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Lisbon 48 Hour Open Top Bus Tours

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Two panoramic double-decker hop on hop off bus tours: Tagus and Olisipo on a single ticket valid for 48hours. Take the Tagus Bus Tour to see the historic centre of the city and the area of Belém, where the historic feats of Portugal's voyages of discovery are guarded. Olisipo Tour will take you to the places where the locals relax and have fun! You'll also discover the Parque das Nações, where you can stroll at your own speed, shop or take a ride on a cable car.

Highlights
  • Combine 2 double-decker bus and hop on and hop at any of the stops of the tour routes
  • Hop On the Tagus open-top bus and explore Downtown Lisbon also known as Baixa and Belem areas
  • Take the Olisipo route and visit Parque Das Nacoes with its fantastic Oceanarium and attractions and Fado neighbourhood

Description

With this 48-hour valid ticket, take three panoramic but complimentary open top bus tours: Tagus, Olisipo and Belém and discover all that Lisbon has to offer hoping on and off at any of the stops along the three routes.

TAGUS BUS TOUR

Travel along the city's main avenues with the fresh breeze of the Tagus on your face, from the historic centre to the monuments of Belém. This iconic area is an obligatory stop on any tour with its monuments to the Portuguese voyages of discovery - the Jerónimos Monastery, Tower of Belém and Monument to the Discoveries - and various museums, the Carriage Museum in particular.

Available Languages

Audioguide available in Portuguese, English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Dutch, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese in Brasil, Swedish and Mandarin

Stops

Praça da Figueira - Restauradores - Av. Liberdade - Marquês de Pombal - Av. José Malhoa Sul - Av. José Malhoa Norte - Praça de Espanha - El Corte Ingles - Parque Eduardo VII - Amoreiras - Basilica da Estrela - Museu dos Coches - Jerónimos/ Museu da Marinha - Torre de Belém - Padrão dos Descobrimentos - Docas - Museu de Arte Antiga - Cais do Sodré - Rua do Comércio - Praça da Figueira

Loop Duration

1h40m

Frequency

June - September: Departures every 15 minutes, from 9.00am to 7.00pm and departures every 30 minutes, from 7.00pm to 8.00p.m

October - May: Departures every 20 minutes, from 9.00am to 5.30pm

OLISIPO BUS TOUR

The trip follows the Tagus from the heart of the city to Parque das Nações. On this site, which famously was the venue for the 1998 World Expo, you'll come across distinctive modern architecture alongside leisure areas and restaurants. While you're there, don't miss the Oceanarium, the second largest of its kind in the world. And because Lisbon wouldn't be Lisbon without its traditional fado music, take a trip to the house museum dedicated to its greatest singer, Amália Rodrigues.

Available Languages

Audioguide available in Portuguese, English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Dutch, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese in Brasil, Swedish and Mandarin

Stops

Praça da Figueira - Rua do Comércio - Casa dos Bicos - Museu do Fado - Estação de Santa Apolónia -Museu do Azulejo - Oceanário - Pavilhão de Portugal - C. C. Vasco da Gama - FIL-International Fair of Lisbon - Hotel Myriad - Gare do Oriente - Igreja São João de Brito - Entrecampos - Campo Pequeno - Saldanha - Marquês de Pombal - Principe Real - Rua do Alecrim - Cais do Sodré - Praça da Figueira

Loop Duration

1h40m

Frequency

June - September: Departures every 30 minutes, from 9.15am to 7.15pm

October - May: Departures every 30 minutes, from 9.15am to 5.45pm

AEROBUS

Line 1 - City Centre

  • 1st exit from Airport and from Cais do Sodre at 8:00 (starts at the same time in both locations)

  • Last Exit from Airport and from Cais do Sodre 23:00 (ends at the same time in both locations)

  • From 8:00 to 19:00 every 20 minutes

  • From 19:00 to 23:00 every 25 minues

  • Same schedules for week days, weekends and holidays

Line 2 - Financial Center

  • 1st exit from Airport and from Av. Jose Malhoa Sul at 8:00 (starts at the same time in both locations)

  • Last exit from Airport and from Av. Jose Malhoa Sul at 8:00 (ends at the same time in both locations)

  • Every 40 minutes (all day)

  • Same schedules for week days, weekends and holidays

Includes

  • Free access to any Carris public transport

  • Free access to the Aerobus

  • Discounts on tickets to monuments, museums and leisure activities

  • English audio guide
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Open Top Bus Tour: 2 Routes in 1 Ticket (48 Hours)
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Enjoy two panoramic bus tours on a single ticket valid for 48 hours! Combine the Tagus Tour with the Olisipio Tour and you can hop on and hop off on any stop along the route while your ticket is valid.

Available: Daily
Inclusions: 48-Hour Combo Ticket (Tagus Bus Tour and Olisipo Bus Tour) / Free access to any Carris public transport / Free access to the Aerobus / Discounts on tickets to monuments, museums and leisure activities / English audio guide
Adult ( Age & over ) From Child ( Age & over ) From Infant ( Age & over ) Free
Open Top Bus and Tramcar Tours: 3 Routes in 1 Ticket (48 Hours)
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Discover the best of Lisbon in 48 hours: Belem, Parque das Naçoes, the river Tagus and the hills of Lisbon! Explore the main attractions of these must-see areas via 3 panoramic bus tours and 1 historic tram ride through the hills of Lisbon. Take advantage of this 3-in-1 ticket designed to get you to the city's main sights!

Available: Daily
Inclusions: 48-Hour Combo Ticket (Tagus Bus Tour, Olisipo Bus Tour, and Belém Bus Tour) / Free access to any Carris public transport / Free access to the Aerobus / Discounts on tickets to monuments, museums and leisure activities / English audio guide
Adult ( Age & over ) From Child ( Age & over ) From Infant ( Age & over ) Free
Open Top Bus and Tramcar Tours: 5 Routes in 1 Ticket (48 Hours)
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Hop on three panoramic bus tours on a single ticket valid for 48 hours and two Castle Tram tours which takes you up and down the hills around St. George Castle.

Available: Daily
Inclusions: 48-Hour Combo Ticket (Tagus Bus Tour, Olisipo Bus Tour, Belém Bus Tour, Hills Tramcar Tour, and Castle Tramcar Tour) / Free access to any Carris public transport / Free access to the Aerobus / Discounts on tickets to monuments, museums and leisure activities / English audio guide
Adult ( Age & over ) From Child ( Age & over ) From Infant ( Age & over ) Free
Open Top Bus, Tramcar and Boat Tours: 6 Routes in 1 Ticket (72 Hours)
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Discover all main attractions of Lisbon via 3 panoramic bus tours plus 2 historic tram rides through the historic parts of the city and enjoy a hop-on hop-off sightseeing cruise on the Tagus River! This is the best way to get around Lisbon and see its top attractions!

Available: Daily
Inclusions: 72-Hour All-in-One Ticket (Tagus Bus Tour, Olisipo Bus Tour, Belém Bus Tour, Yellow Boat Tour, Hills Tramcar Tour, and Castle Tramcar Tour) / Free access to any Carris public transport / Free access to the Aerobus / Discounts on tickets to monuments, museums and leisure activities / English audio guide
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Location and direction

Voucher Exchange Procedure:
Please present your VELTRA voucher for a ticket at the Sales Point in Praça do Comércio (Yellow Bus kiosk) or directly at the boat at any stop along the route.

Operating Hours:
9:00AM to 6:00PM

Itinerary

BUS TOURS:

A. Tagus Bus Tour
Starting point: Praça da Figueira

Operating Hours:
June - September
- 9:00AM to 7:00PM | Departs every 15 minutes
- 7:00PM to 8:00PM | Departs every 30 minutes

October - May
- 9:00AM to 5:30PM | Departs every 20 minutes

Route:
1. Parque Eduardo VII
2. Amoreiras Shopping
3. Basílica da Estrela
4. PILAR 7
5. Museu dos Coches
6. Jerónimos /Museu Marinha/CCB
7. Torre Belém
8. Padrão Descobrimentos
9. MAAT/Yellow Boat stop
10. Terminal Cruzeiro (Alcântara)/Docas
11. Cais do Sodré
12. Rua do Comércio
13. Praça da Figueira

Itinerary

B. Olisipo Bus Tour
Starting point: Praça da Figueira

Operating Hours:
- 10:40AM to 5:40PM | Departs every 60 minutes

Route:
1. Praça da Figueira
2. Rua do Comércio
3. Terminal Cruzeiros (Jardim do Tabaco)
4. Terminal Cruzeiros (Stª Apolónia)
5 Museu do Azulejo
6. Oceanário
7. Pavilhão de Portugal
8. C.C Vasco da Gama / Fil
9. Hotel Myriad
10. Gare do Oriente
11. Igreja São João de Brito
12. Entrecampos
13. Campo Pequeno
14. Saldanha
15. Marquês de Pombal
16. Rua Braamcamp
17. Príncipe Real
18. Miradouro S. Pedro de Alcântara
19. Cais do Sodré (Rua Bernardino Costa)
20. Praça da Figueira

Itinerary

C. Belém Bus Tour
Starting point: Padrão dos Descobrimentos

Operating Hours:
- 10:40AM to 5:40PM | Departs every 60 minutes

Route:
1. Mosteiro dos Jerónimos
2. Pilar 7 Ponte 25 de Abril
3. Museu dos Coches
4. Torre de Belém
5. Padrão dos Descobrimentos
6. MAAT / Yellow Boat Stop
7. Museu da Marinha
8. Mosteiro dos Jerónimos

Itinerary

Yellow Boat Tour:
Starting point: Terreiro do Paço Ferry Terminal

Operating Hours:
May to October
Terreiro do Paço: 10:00am | 11:30am | 2:00pm | 3:30pm | 5:00pm
Belem Tower: 10:30am | 12:00nn | 2:30pm | 4:00pm | 5:30pm
Belém Ferry: 10:45am | 12:15pm | 2:45pm | 4:15pm | 5:45pm

Route:
1. Terreiro do Paço
2. Belém
3. Terreiro do Paço

The entire route takes about 1 hour and 40 minutes to complete, but you can get off at Trafaria and Belém, and board the next scheduled cruise.

Itinerary

TRAM TOURS:

A. Hills Tramcar Tour
Starting point: Praça do Comércio

Operating Hours:
June - September
- 9:30AM to 7:00PM | Departs every 25 minutes

October - May
- 9:30AM to 5:30PM | Departs every 30 minutes

B. Belem Tramcar Tour
Starting point: Praça do Comércio

Operating Hours:
May - October
- 10:00AM - 6:30PM | Departs every 30 minutes

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Notes

Required Items to Bring & Attire
All Packages
  • Printed VELTRA voucher

  • Walking shoes

  • Comfortable clothing

Additional Note(s)
All Packages
  • The audio guide is available in 11 languages (English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish).

  • Please see the PDF for the tours' brochure and map:
    Lisbon Brochure and Map.pdf

  • Please note that tour stops and schedule are subject to change without notice.

Open Top Bus and Tramcar Tours: 5 Routes in 1 Ticket (48 Hours),
Open Top Bus, Tramcar and Boat Tours: 6 Routes in 1 Ticket (72 Hours)
  • From November 2017 to February 2018, the Castle Tramcar Tour is suspended.

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Reviews

We visited Lisbon in a low season, end of December.
Maybe that was the reason we had to wait for the next bus connection fo...
r a looong time. We wasted a lot of time at bus stops. The view from the window of the bus was great, but in low season we would recommend to use public transport. more

Lisa

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