About FCT

About FCT

How to get to FCT

The campus is served by a wide transport network, including combined services (bus, train, ferry) and by tram, which terminus ("University") is located along one of the FCT entrances.

 

Here are some suggestions, although there are other possibilities, combining public transportation.

From Lisbon (Portela Airport) 

Using public transportation

There is a special shuttle bus (Carris nr 91), that takes passengers to Lisbon downtown in 20 minutes. This bus also stops at “Cais do Sodré” Train Station, next to the Ferry Station, where you can take a ferryboat to “Cacilhas”. Once in “Cacilhas” you can take a tram to “Universidade”, hopping off on its terminus (located near one of the campus entrances).

In Cacilhas you can also take one of the following TST buses: “Marisol”, “Fonte da Telha” or “Costa de Caparica – via Almada”. They all stop next to the FCT main entrance.

(In the airport there are other town bus lines: 5, 22, 44, 45 and 83 to Lisbon).

By Taxi

There are always plenty of taxis at the Arrivals and Departures Halls. All the taxis have meters, a ride to FCT NOVA costs approximately €30, depending on the traffic. During weekends, nights, and holidays there is a 20% surcharge.

 

From Lisbon (Praça de Espanha)

By car

Follow the directions to “A2 Sul”. Cross the “25 de Abril” bridge towards south (“Sul”), take the first exit after the bridge, entering the expressway to Caparica (IC20), follow the sign “Universidade”.

Using public transportation

You can use the TST bus to “Costa da Caparica” and get out at the bus stop located right in front of FCT main entrance.

 

From Lisbon (Cais do Sodré)

Using public transportation

In the “Cais do Sodré” Ferry Station, you can take a ferryboat to “Cacilhas”. Once in Cacilhas you take a tram to “Universidade”, hopping off on its terminus (located near one of the campus entrances).

In Cacilhas you can also take one of the following TST buses: “Marisol”, “Fonte da Telha” or “Costa de Caparica – via Almada”. They all stop next to the FCT main entrance.

 

From Lisbon (Santa Apolónia Train Station)

Using public transportation

Metro to “Amadora Este” (blue line), get out in “Jardim Zoológico” station. Take the Fertagus train to “Coina” or “Setúbal” and get out in “Pragal”. Once there, take the tram to “Universidade”, hopping off on its terminus (located near one of the campus entrances).

By Taxi

There are always plenty of taxis outside the station. All the taxis have meters, a ride to FCT NOVA costs approximately €25, depending on the traffic. During weekends, nights, and holidays there is a 20% surcharge.

 

From Lisbon (Belém)

Using public transportation

Take the ferry to “Trafaria”. Once there, take the TST bus to “Cacilhas”, getting out on the bus stop next to FCT.

 

From Costa de Caparica

Using public transportation

Take a TST bus to “Cacilhas – via Almada” and get out in the bus stop right in front of FCT main entrance.

 

From Setúbal 

By car

Follow the highway A2 towards Lisbon, take the exit “Caparica” (before the “25 de Abril” bridge), entering the expressway to “Caparica” (IC20), follow the sign “Universidade”.