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    Transtejo ferry
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  • Transtejo ferry and Cristo Rei Statue
    Transtejo ferry and Cristo Rei Statue
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  • Transtejo ferry in Cacilhas
    Transtejo ferry in Cacilhas
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    Explore Lisbon by ferry

    by HORSCHECK Updated Sep 27, 2011

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    Lisbon has 5 ferry boat terminals (estacoes fluviais) which are served by ferries of the Transtejo company. These ferries cross the river to the southern side. The river Tejo is about 2 km wide near the city centre so the ferry crossing takes about 15 minutes.

    I once took a ferry from Cais Sodre to Cacilhas from where I walked along the river bank and enjoyed the scenic views of Lisbon. A single ticket costs 0,70 Euro (2006). The ferry ride also offers splendid views of the Ponte 25 de Abril.

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    Cais do Sodre to Cacilhas Ferry

    by darkjedi Written Feb 24, 2010

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    We used this ferry to reach Almada and then the bus to the Cristo Rey statue. The ferry port is about one minute walk from the railway/metro station and serves several destinations. Your Lisboa card will not get you access to the trip but for only a few euros the 20 minute ride can be obtained.

    The boats operate from early morning to past midnight and travel both ways every 15 min during the day hours and every 30 min after 9 pm.

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    Lisbon - Ferry / Boat

    by a2lopes Written Mar 3, 2009

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    Lisbon seen from Cacilhas (Almada) on the other side of the river Tejo is a must see and you should do it.
    The boats operate from 5am to 2am and depart from Cais do Sodré to Cacilhas (and vice-versa) every 15 min during the day hours and every 30 min after 9 pm.
    There are also links to other urban areas on the other side: Cais do Sodré – Seixal, Cais do Sodré - Montijo, Praça do Comércio - Barreiro, and between Belém - Trafaria

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    - Single ticket: 0,80€- 2 way ticket: 1,45€ - 7 Colinas pass: 10 tickets: 7,30€ or 0,73€ for each ticket.

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    Ferry to Cacilhas

    by barryg23 Updated Oct 11, 2006

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    Cacilhas is a short journey from Lisbon. Most visitors come here to see the Cristo Rei statue or to sample the good seafood restaurants around the riverside. Ferries leave every 15 minutes from Cais do Sodre and the journey only takes about 10 minutes. The cost is only 72 cents.

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    Cacilheiro

    by bambino36 Written Sep 8, 2004

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    Cacilheiro, Lisbon

    This type of ferry is called "cacilheiro" because it connects Lisbon to Cacilhas (Almada) on the south side of the river.
    This type of ferry do the river crossing from Cais do Sodré (Lisbon) to Cacilhas (Almada) and from Belém (Lisbon) to Porto Brandão and Trafaria. The river crossing is less than 10 minutes.

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    By Ferry

    by ncfg Updated Dec 5, 2003

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    One way to cross the River Tagus and visit Cacilhas in Almada, is by ferry. Go to Cais do Sodré and buy a ticket to Cacilhas (EUR 0,60). When I been there we cross the bridge 25 de Abril by car and we return to Lisbon by ferry.
    The trip is fast and we can admire the boats and the fabulous views.
    The view when we were approaching Lisbon is something; take a look at the photo I took. We can see the Praça do Comercio (Square), the Castle of S. George up the hill and … just amazing!

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    Cruises

    by solopes Updated Aug 30, 2012

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    If you want to see Lisbon from the river, you may book a three hours cruise in a typical "fragata" with departure from EXPO park, each saturday.

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    Ferries

    by Dyesebel Written Jun 4, 2009

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    A short ferry ride to get to the suburb of Cacilhas from Lisbon across the Rio Tejo.Ferries are from Terminal Fluvial adjacent to Praça do Comércio or from Cais do Sodré.

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    Take a ferry to the otherside of the river

    by woodstockties Written Jan 7, 2008

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    Take a ferry to Cacilhas and enjoy the view you'll have on Lisbon from the water. If you do, you'll know why it's called the white city.

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  • Crossing River Tagus

    by dimilag Written May 24, 2007

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    Transtejo is the company responsible for the fluvial crossing of the Tagus River. You can use this company in order to make a short trip to the other side of the river.

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    The new "cacilheiro"

    by bambino36 Written Sep 15, 2004

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    Ferry, Lisbon

    These ferries connect Lisbon (from Terreiro do Paço) to Montijo, Barreiro and Seixal, all these cities in the south side of the Tagus

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    Cacilheiro

    by bambino36 Written Sep 8, 2004

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    Cacilheiro departing from Cais do Sodr��, Lisbon

    This Cacilheiro can transport cars, motorbikes and bycicles.
    Leaves from Cais do Sodré to Cacilhas

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    Across the Tagus river

    by brancolini Written Jul 21, 2003

    Best way to cross the river, avoiding awful traffic on the bridge.
    The best panoramic view over Lisbon is from the Southbank of the river and, of course, from the deck of these historical ferries.

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