Transport and infrastructure in Portugal

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Portugal with the average of all countries in Europa. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 82,900 km. Theoretically, this is 8.03 meter for each of the 10 millions inhabitants of the country. Portugal hereby ranks 65th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.30 meters of railway tracks per person Portugal come 54th worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 1,793 km long coastline.

Airports in Portugal

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 82,900 km8,028.70 km898.89 m 6,817,900 km11,349.61 km1,129.91 m
Railroads 3,100 km297.81 km33.34 m 283,700 km472.30 km47.02 m
Waterways 200 km20.34 km2.28 m 53,100 km88.46 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors 10910.560.001 8,34513.890.001
Airports 646.200.694 3,7526.250.001