Bus and Tram Services in Lisbon, Cascais, Sintra and Setúbal

Details and contact information on the regional and city bus, tram and metro transport systems in the Lisbon region...

Lisbon and the surrounding area have a wide network of yellow buses, electric trams and trolleybuses which cover the entire city.

Urban Buses in Lisbon

The main operator in Lisbon is Carris (Companhia Carris de Ferro de Lisboa)

The Carris website has information on the following:

  • Map of the network (Mapa de Rede): Click here
  • How to get a pass (Requisição de Passe)
  • Timetable (Horários)
  • Route planner (Simulação de Precursos)
  • Fares (Tarifas)

Carris offers a number of season tickets and other tickets which can be bought online or in Carris ticket outlets.

  • To download a season ticket request form: Click here
  • To find a Carris ticket sales outlet: Click here

Animals are not permitted on Carris transport.

Useful numbers

  • Public service information Tel: 213 513 054 (24 hours)
  • Lost and found (PSP Olivais) Tel: 218 535 403
  • Lost season tickets Tel: 213 613 078
  • Transport for the disabled Tel: 213 613 141
Trams in Lisbon

The electric tram network (elétricos) is run by Carris and covers the older parts of the city and the downtown areas (Alfama, Baixa Chiado, Cais do Sodré).

  • See the website for information on routes, timetables and fares: Click here
Regional Buses

Regional bus transport is run by Vimeca (Viação Mecânica de Carnaxide):

  • Vimeca Transportes
    At: Estrada Consiglieri Pedrosos 81, 2766-973 Queluz
    Customer Service Tel: 214 357 472
    Tel: 214 354 210
    Fax: 214 352 802
    e-mail
  • For routes, timetables and schedules (in Portuguese): Click here then select Carreiras, then Percursos or Hórarios

Buses in Cascais, Sintra and Setúbal

An extensive bus network is operated by Scotturb (formerly Stagecoach Portugal).

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