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How to get to the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown (CCU) from the Airport

The best way to get to the CCU from the airport is by taxi and it should cost between 12-18€.

Ask for “Fundação Champalimaud” (foon-DA-sow cham-PAL-ee-mow) or “Doca Pesca” (Doka Pesh-ka).

How to go from the airport to downtown Lisbon 

By Taxi (10 to 15 min depending on traffic)

With luggage, it should cost you between 10 and 15€ .

By Metro (underground, 15 to 20 min)

The station at the airport, on the red line, quickly takes you to the centre of the city, reaching the final station of São Sebastião in about 20 minutes.

By AeroBus

The airport special bus runs between the airport and the city centre. A ticket may be purchased directly from the driver and currently stands at 3.50€. They run every 20 or 30 min. and stop at important points in the city, such as Marquês de Pombal, Avenida da Liberdade, Restauradores, Rossio, Praça do Comércio and Cais do Sodré. On board, there are screens showing each stop as the bus approaches the area.

How to get to the CCU from downtown Lisbon

By Taxi (10 to 15 min)

Ask for “Fundação Champalimaud” (foon-DA-sow cham-PAL-ee-mow) or “Doca Pesca” (Doka Pesh-ka).The ride should cost around 10€.

By Train (10 min + 10 min walk)

Take the train (direction Cascais) from Cais do Sodré station (Metro: “Cais do Sodré” green line). Exit in Algés. When exiting Algés train station, go down and then to your right, towards the river.

By Tram (45 min + 10 min walk)

Take the 15 tram from Praça da Figueira. Exit in Largo da Princesa. Cross the bridge to the other side of the train tracks (on the same side of “Vela Latina” Restaurant) and walk through the Belém Tower park to the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown (river will be on your left).

 

Taxi Apps

A taxi ride from downtown Lisbon should cost around 10€. Tell the driver to take you to “Fundação Champalimaud”, in Belém, at Av. Brasília, Doca de Pedrouços.

MyTaxi

Coop Taxis

Cabify

Uber

Adress

Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown

Avenida Brasília,

1400-038 Lisbon, Portugal

You can find us on Google Maps

Or using our GPS coordinates : 38.6935° N, 9.2215° W

Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown