Travel & School Bus Routes
School Bus Routes
The School has its own bus routes, from Cascais, Estoril, Sintra, Parede and the Lisbon area. In the morning, buses will arrive in school between 8:00am and 8:15am. In the afternoon buses will leave at 4pm and 5:30pm (to allow students to participate in after-school activities). Transportation will be invoiced PER TERM: 750€ for two ways and 450€ for one way.
The following school buses routes will be changed yearly according to the needs of our students.
How to Reach OIS
Coming from Lisbon
Take the Cascais line and exit at Caxias station. Take bus 117 to Barcarena. There is a bus stop in front of the school. If you prefer a taxi, ask for Rua Antero de Quental, off the Estrada do Cacém.
If you take the A5 in the direction Cascais, take the turn to Queijas and follow the signs to Barcarena. At the town of Barcarena, turn left to the Estrada do Cacém, in the direction of Caxias and you will find Rua Antero de Quental after 1.5 km. If you take Estrada Marginal take the exit to Caxias, turn right at Rua Dr. Jorge Rivotti – 1.1km, then turn left at Estrada do Murganhal – 1.5 km, then follow the signs to the school. After 2.5km on Estrada do Cacém turn left onto Rua Antero de Quental.
Coming from Cascais
If you take the A5 towards Lisbon, exit the highway at Exit 6 after the Barcarena Bridge. Keep in the right-hand lane to go to Caxias and then to Murganhal. Turn right onto the Estrada Militar, and after about 30m, take the first road on the right, Rua das Tílias (unmarked). This takes you down a hill to a roundabout. Take the second exit and then turn right onto the Estrada do Murganhal. You will go under the A5 and you will see the signs directing you to the school. Keep on this road (now the Estrada do Cacém) and after 2.5km, turn left onto Rua Antero de Quental.
If you take the Estrada Marginal, follow the directions to the A5 after Caxias/Gibalta and later follow directions to Queijas. Follow the signs to Barcarena. At the town of Barcarena, turn left onto the Estrada do Cacém, in the direction of Caxias, and you will find Rua Antero de Quental after 1.5 km.
Take the Cascais line and exit at Caxias station. There is a possibility that you will have to change to the middle train in Oeiras. In Caxias, take bus 117 to Barcarena. There is a bus stop in front of the school. If you prefer a taxi ask for Rua Antero de Quental ‘Entrada Principal’, off Estrada do Cacém.
Coming from Sintra
From the A16/IC19 option and you need to leave at exit number 7, Tercena/Barcarena. At the roundabout take the first exit to Avenida Infante D. Henrique (direction Tercena/Barcarena – 450m). Continue until Avenida Santo António de Tercena – 360m. Turn right onto Estrada das Fontainhas – 400m. Turn left onto Estrada do Cacém – 1km. Turn right onto Rua Felner Duarte – 350m. Turn right onto Rua Joaquim Sabino de Sousa – 500m. A sharp turn to the right will take you to Rua Antero de Quental. Please bear in mind that the school is located on the River Barcarena but south of Barcarena.
If by any chance you get lost in Barcarena, ask for the new English school and call OIS for instructions: Tel: +351 211 935 330.
Once you find the school we would be grateful if you could improve these instructions. GPS coordinates are sometimes not very helpful.
38º, 43´, 33.047´´ N
9º, 16´, 36.984´´ W