Lisbon Airport Terminal 1
This is the terminal where all of the international flights land and depart. However, every flight that arrives at the airport is first processed in Terminal 1 because that is where the customs officials are stationed. The domestic and low-cost airlines fly in and out of Terminal 2.
Getting between Terminal 1 and 2
If you are in Terminal 1 and need to get to Terminal 2, the airport provides a complementary bus shuttle between the two buildings. It starts service every day at 3.30am and runs until 1.30am the next day. Buses are available at 10 minute intervals, and the journey takes three minutes.
Services on offer at Terminal 1
Tourists can use a wide variety of useful services within Terminal 1, including:
- ATMs and other banking services
- Business center
- Conference space
- Currency exchange facilities
- Designated smoking locations
- Facilities for baby care
- Food and drink options
- Free Wi-Fi
- Internet zones
- Lost luggage desk
- Luggage storage
- Medical support
- Playground for children
- Post office
- Wrapping for luggage
What you’ll find on Terminal 1’s two levels
Terminal 1 has two levels open to passengers: an arrivals level and a departures level.
The arrivals level is directly connected to the outside of the airport and includes a host of services such as rental car providers, an information kiosk, a direct connection to the airport’s car parking area, and other useful amenities for people on their way into Lisbon.
The departures level features the check-in desks that passengers will need to use when preparing to board their flight home after their stay in Lisbon. There are also various pre-flight services available including shopping, drinking, and dining options, among other attractions.
Lounges available for travelers in Terminal 1
Passengers looking to relax in comfort before their flights can choose from a few lounges in Terminal 1, although it’s important to note that they may require entrance or service fees.
- ANA Airport Lounge
Available every day from 5am through to 11pm, this lounge is nearby to Gate 22 and offers printing and copying services, smoking facilities, reading materials and more. If you’re looking to wash before your flight, you can pay to use showers in the lounge.
- Blue Lounge
This lounge opens at 5am and is available until 11pm each day, for an entrance fee of €18 per person. Amenities within the lounge include magazines, newspapers and other reading material, telephones, smoking sections, snacks and drinks, and televisions.
- TAP Premium Lounge
Another lounge available to passengers before their flight with similar amenities as the other two options. However, the TAP Premium Lounge also includes a play area for children, and unlike the other lounges this one is non-smoking throughout.
Taking the Metro into Lisbon center
Terminal 1 is the only building at Lisbon Airport from which you can get a ride on the Metro, which is the city’s subway system, into the center of Lisbon.