How to travel to Portugal?
There are three international airports in mainland Portugal: Porto, Lisboa and Faro.
You can click here to check all the flights to these airports.
The main international trains coming to Portugal are the Sud-Express that connect Paris to Lisboa and the Lusitania that connects Madrid to Lisboa.
Eurolines is one company that can bring you to Portugal.
How to travel inside Portugal?
The only national passenger train service in Portugal is done by CP - www.cp.pt .
This operator offers different kinds of service. You can choose from the cheapest and slow to the expensive and fast you can choose: Suburbano, Regional, Inter-Regional, InterCidades and Alfa Pendular.
The bus is a good option when you need to reach places not served by train. The main bus company is called Rede Expressos – www.rede-expressos.pt .
Hitchhiking can be an option in small villages, but be ready to be a long time waiting.
I don't speak Portuguese, is this a problem?
Most of the young Portuguese people speak English. Language is not a problem in Portugal as people who don’t speak English usually make a big effort to communicate with you.
Do I need a Visa?
If you are not an EU citizen, you need to check at a Portuguese Embassy to discover if you will need a Visa. We CANNOT help you with any kind of letter or recommendation. You can check here to discover where is the closest embassy to you.
A WWOOFer isn't a worker but a tourist sharing experiences with the hosts. In case you want to work in Portugal and you are not an EU citizen, you will need a special working visa.
WWOOF or WOOF ?
It is WWOOF not WOOF. Click here for more details.