How to get there
The most commonly used road transport methods to get to the city of Peniche are the car and bus/coach. Peniche has good access roads, as below:
- From Porto: A1 (towards Lisbon), exit 9 linking up to the A8 (towards Lisbon), exit 14 linking up to the IP6 towards Peniche
- From Lisbon: A8 (towards Leiria), exit 14 linking up to the IP6 towards Peniche
Regular bus/coach services link up all the cities, towns and main locations in Portugal.
For detailed information on routes, timetables and prices, please consult Rede Nacional de Expressos at www.rede-expressos.pt
The price is indicated on the taximeter, and the charges are affixed inside the vehicle. Alternatively, you may ask the driver. If your luggage exceeds 55x35x20cm it must be carried in the boot of the taxi or on the roof-rack. In this event, you may have to pay an extra charge. Wheelchairs, cots and baby buggies are carried free of charge. Tipping is not compulsory.
Portugal’s excellent geographical position makes it an ideal stop-over used by many foreign airlines using all the airports dotted around the country, the nearest being located in Lisbon – Portela International 90 Km away and Dr. Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport in Porto 272 Km away.
You can hire a car at airport arrivals, via a car rental company. Another option is to book in advance. There are several car hire companies in the city of Peniche – just ask at hotel reception for more information.