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Main contact information


All mail should be addressed to:

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

Praça Europa 1, Cais do Sodré
1249-289 Lisbon

Telephone and fax

Tel. (351) 211 21 02 00
Fax (351) 211 21 03 80


General questions about the EMCDDA


Technical issues, comments and questions about this website


Social media

Press contacts

press[a]emcdda.europa.eu, Tel. (351) 211 21 02 00

All E-mail addresses have been inserted in a way to discourage spam. Please replace [a] by @ before actually using any of the e-mail addresses.

Getting to the EMCDDA

In Lisbon, the EMCDDA is also known under its Portuguese name: Observatório Europeu da Droga e da Toxicodependência (OEDT). This information might be useful when getting around.

By taxi from the airport

The best way to get to the EMCDDA from the airport is by taxi. In normal driving conditions, the trip should take no more than 20 minutes and the cost should be between EUR 10 and 15. All fares including extras are shown on the taxi meter.

By metro (from the airport and from within the city)

The EMCDDA's office is located right next to the metro station Cais do Sodré (green line).

For the most up to date information, see the website of the Lisbon metro.

By bus (from the airport and from within the city)

There are various bus lines that stop close to the EMCDDA's main office in Cais do Sodré, such as Aerobus, 35, 36, 40, 44, 758, 781 and 782.

Check the website of the Lisbon bus company Carris when planning a trip by bus.

By boat (from the other side of the Tejo)

There are ferry connections between Cais do Sodré and Cacilhas, Seixal and Montijo.

For timetables, please visit the Transtejo website.


The location of the EMCDDA office viewed in Google maps.

Page last updated: Wednesday, 05 February 2020