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The regular daytime service for passengers of public transport is made up of 93 bus and tram lines for urban and suburban routes on Metropolitan Area of Lisbon. This service is complemented with 4 elevators.

 
panoramic view of Lisbon

Lisbon's hilly terrain has always been an obstacle for the circulation of people and goods. CARRIS put 3 funiculars and 1 lift at the disposal of its customers and these were classified as National Monuments in February 2002.

Get to know the Funicular Routes and enjoy unique views over the city of Lisbon.

 
Santa Justa lift

Elevador de Santa Justa

The 'Santa Justa' lift was inaugurated on the 10th July 1902 and it is the only vertical lift in Lisbon for public service. It was built by the architect Raoul Mesnier du Ponsard and has a cast iron structure, enriched with filigree details. In 2002 it was classified as a National Monument.

Route:Largo do Carmo - Rua do Ouro

Santa Justa Lift Timetable:
Summer (March - October): 7.00 am - 11.00 pm (every day)
Winter (November - February): 7.00 am - 09.00 pm (every day)

Santa Justa ViewpointTimetable:
Summer (March - October): 9.00 am - 11.00 pm(every day)
Winter (November - February): 9.00 am - 9.00 pm(every day)

Tickets:

  • 'Santa Justa' Ticket- 5,00 (acquired onboard, valid for 2 trips, includes access to the viewpoint);
  • Lisboa Viva,7ColinasorViva Viagem cardswith tickets valid on the CARRIS network;
  • Yellow Bus;
  • Lisboa Card tickets.

Access to 'Santa Justa viewpoint:

  • 'Santa Justa' viewpoint- 1,50 (viewpoint access only - lift trips not included);
  • 'Santa Justa' ticket;
  • Yellow Bus;
  • Lisboa Card tickets.
Gloria funicular

Gloria funicular

The Gloria funicular opened to the public on October 24, 1885, connecting the Restauradores Square to Bairro Alto (So Pedro de Alcntara Belvedere), through Calada da Glria.
Originally, its traction system consisted of a rack rail and cable, powered by a water counterweight system. Later it evolved to steam power and, in 1915, the second funicular to be installed in the city of the seven hills, was electrified.
Initially, the funicular cars were divided into two floors with longitudinal benches. Today, they only have one floor, but the longitudinal benches were kept.
In 2002, the Gloria funicular was declared a National Monument.

Route: Praa Restauradores S. Pedro de Alcntara

Timetable:
Monday to Thursday 7:15 am/11:55 pm
Friday 7:15 am/00:25 am
Saturday 8:45 am/00:25 am
Sunday and public holidays 9:15 am/11:55 pm

Timetable (pdf version):

Bica funicular

Bica Funicular

The Bica funicular opened to the public on June 28, 1892, connecting So Paulo Street to Calhariz Square, through the Bica de Duarte Belo Street. Originally, its traction system made use of steam engines. In 1914, the funicular with the citys most picturesque route, was electrified.

In 2002, the Bica funicular was declared a National Monument.

Route: Rua S. Pedro de Alcntara Largo Calhariz

Timetable:
Monday to Saturday 7:00 am/9:00 pm
Sunday and public holidays 9:00 am/9:00 pm

Timetable (pdf version):
From Rua de So Paulo to Largo de Calhariz
From Largo de Calhariz to Rua de So Paulo




Lavra Funicular

Lavra Funicular

The Lavra funicular opened to the public on April 19, 1884, connecting the Anunciada Square to Cmara Pestana Street, through Calada do Lavra.
Originally, its traction system consisted of a rack rail and cable, powered by a water counterweight system and later it evolved to steam power. In 1915, the funicular that operated for 16 hours straight on its inauguration day, was electrified.

Route: Largo da Anunciada - Rua Cmara Pestana

Timetable:
Monday to Saturday 7:50 am/7:55 pm
Sunday and public holidays 9:00 am/7:55 pm

Timetable (pdf version):
From Largo da Anunciada to Rua Cmara Pestana
From Rua Cmara Pestana to Largo da Anunciada