Getting around in Lisbon — public transport

The first metro leaves at 6:30 AM. The last metro leaves at 1 AM. After this time, there are still some night buses leaving. If you're in the center, find a night bus at the bus stops next to Rossio square, opposite the McDonald's. One important Portuguese word to remember: greve (strike). Those lazy metro people strike all the time and you won't be refunded for the tickets you may already have. You can check for strikes at hagreve.pt. When there is a metro strike, you can try the bus but they'll be full and possible won't even stop for you. Another common word you'll see: perturbações when the metro is late again. Some information may be displayed about delays but usually delays are unexpected. Taxis Although I would … (Continue reading)