Fly To Porto, Portugal
If you want to visit one of the oldest European centres, world famous for its exquisite wine, beautiful architecture and its friendly semi-Mediterranean climate, Porto should definitely be considered one of your most attractive holiday prospects.
Porto is the second largest city in Portugal after Lisbon. Book cheap flights to Porto, Portugal online and enjoy a European culture passionate about fine arts, breathtaking architectural patrimony which includes centuries-old buildings and monuments, including the 12th-century Oporto Cathedral and the Church of Saint Francis.
Porto’s well-preserved beauty has encouraged UNESCO to catalogue its historic centre as a World Heritage Site. If you’re about to start your Porto flights search, you should know that this vast, enchanting city isn’t all about fine Portuguese wine and flawless architecture. Its amazing surroundings, friendly inhabitants, elegant retro shops, colourful local markets and relaxing cruises down the Douro Valley complete the picture, stimulating millions of tourists to visit Porto over and over again, and giving them new reasons to find cheap flights to Porto every time.
Visa Requirements and SA Embassy details
- South African passport holders do require a Travel Visa for Portugal and it has to be obtained before you leave. You can get a Portugal visa by applying in person or by relying on services provided by a Visa agency operating in your area, at least 3 months prior to your departure. You should have a South African Passport, valid for 6 months beyond date of return with at least 3 blank pages.
- The Embassy of the Republic of South Africa is located in Lisbon, Portugal. Avenida Luis Bívar, 101069-024 Lisboa. Phone: (+351) 21 319 22 00.
See and do
Porto takes great pride in Livraria Lello, one of the biggest, most impressive bookshops in the world, and in its numerous monumental churches which enchant the eyes of millions of tourists. You can purchase essential items from the local Bolhão Market, or high-class, limited edition souvenirs from 66 Avenida Brasil, one of the most appreciated concept stores in Porto.
Porto Airport – OPO
Food and beverages: Recharge with coffee from Boundi Café, Café Café or the Airport Cafe, accompanied by a light snack.
Currency Exchange: If you have to withdraw and/or exchange money, Porto Airport gives you access to a few ATM’s conveniently located around the OPO terminal. You can also count on the services of a bank and a currency exchange bureau allowing you to get financially prepared for your trip to Porto.
Lost and Found: In case you have to deal with a lost luggage situation, you can get all the support that you need by visiting the lost and found desk located on the first floor of the terminal or you can simply call one of these two numbers: 21 843 1183 or 22 943 2543.
Airport Hotels: Within walking distance of Porto airport is Park Hotel Porto Aeroporto, Hotel Premium Aeroporto or TRYP Oporto Expo Hotel.
Car Hire: Check out Economy Car Rentals at Porto Airport, one of the most popular car hire companies in Porto.
Airport Hub: Porto Airport – OPO is a hub for TAP Portugal and Ryanair.