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You can go to Portugal using the transportation you prefer. In fact you can reach Portugal by Air , by Sea or using any Surface transportation (Train, Car, etc.)

By Air
Portuguese international airports are: Lisboa, Porto, Faro, Funchal and Porto Santo (Madeira), Ponta Delgada, Santa Maria e Terceira (Açores).
The national airline is TAP Air Portugal.
There is also another international airline company, Portugália, and a regional air company, SATA, making flying connections among Açores islands and also between Funchal and Porto Santo (Madeira).

By Land
Spain is the only country having borders with Portugal. You can enter Portugal by road through several borders open all the year:
Valença do Minho, Vila Verde da Raia, Miranda do Douro, Bemposta Mogadouro, Vilar Formoso, Elvas, Vila Real de Santo António.

By rail you can go to Portugal from the main European Countries. With Portuguese railways (CP) you can enter or leave Portugal on international trips and also travel inside Portugal, just to go from one city to another or to know the country with special touristic travel programs.
Every day international trains run between Paris and Lisboa (Sud Express), crossing the border at Vilar Formoso; The Lisboa-Madrid train crosses at Marvão and Porto-Vigo train crosses the border at Valença.

By Sea
With its long Atlantic coast Portugal is a privileged country of stop for cruisse ships. Main ports in Portugal are: Lisboa, Leixões (Porto), Funchal (Madeira), Portimão (Algarve) and Ponta Delgada (Açores). Portugal has also an important position for Yachts cruissing from the North of Europe to the Mediterraneum sea. Portugal has good marinas with a special mention to Vilamoura (Algarve). Madeira and Açores are traditionaly passing ports for ships crossing the ocean between Europe and The American Continent.


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