At CP – Comboios de Portugal, you can check train times and discounts and buy tickets online. Further details. Consulte os serviços, acessos e horários da Estação de Portela de Sintra. Compre já o seu bilhete de comboio. (C). Mira Sintra-Meleças. (P). Mira Sintra-Meleças.

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By plane If you are travelling to Sintra directly from the airport, catch the metro and take the red line to Oriente only three stops. Lisbon has a beautiful coastline of glorious sandy beaches. The entire pricing policy can be found on the CP website: Sintra is a delightful Portuguese town and is the best day trip from Lisbon.

It is possible to purchase intercity train tickets eg from Porto, Algarve that include the Sintra urban route; these can be purchased from any train ticket offices or on the CP website: Lots, read to find out what.

For the latest timetable please see the CP website: The most popular and extensive guide to Sintra!

Sintra is very easy to travel to from Lisbon; this guide explains it all in detail. Sintra is 25km to the west of Lisbon and the recommended means of travel is by train.

Across from the station is the Vasco da Gama shopping centre, which has an excellent food court on the top level. The bus is seasonal dependant, and there are up to four departures every hour, but there can be very long queues in Sintra.

The journey between the airport and the Oriente train station is so short there is no need for a taxi, which will cost much more. Also, public transport in Portugal does contain the same social stigma as in the US and is used by all.

For a full guide to this bus, please click here. The station is part of a larger transport hub and contains sintrx major horqrios station and busy metro station red line. The Pena Palace and Moors castle are high in the hills of Sintra, and it is a very challenging up-hill hike to hoarios.

In the station there are ticket offices and ticket machines, but it can horqrios very busy at peak tourist times, as everyone is buying tickets or asking the same questions….


By train All intercity trains to Lisbon stop at Oriente train horzrios, and this is the location to board the train to Sintra.

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Due to the popularity of Sintra there can be long queues at Rossio station for tickets not to mention the queues at the monuments of Sintraour advice is always start a trip to Sintra as early in the day as possible.

Rossio train station is in the centre of horwrios Baixa district, and the exact GPS coordinates are The historic centre is located 1. Where the Portuguese go on holiday, discover their secret destination! Reviews of Sintra’s Hotels.

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Do not even attempt to drive in the historic section of Sintra at the weekend during the sinta months. Charming Obidos is the finest example of a Portuguese walled city.

The platforms are on the top level, and the ticket offices are on the level below the platforms. The train station is connected to the Green metro line by the Rossio metro station, but you have to exit the metro station and across Rossio square to get to the station. In the residential side of Sintra 1.

The walk from Sintra train station to the historic centre has no steep climbs and is very scenic, with great views over the National Palace and surrounding countryside. The train departing from Oriente station is generally used by those visitors travelling onward to Sintra, as this route is closer to the airport, the main bus stations and train station. The Viva Viagem ticket holds the fare for one person, meaning each traveller in a group will need their own card.

Sete Rios bus station is the terminus for Rede Expressos, the main national bus company of Portugal, and this will be the bus company which is routinely used for all longer bus journeys.

This could be useful if travelling to Sintra from Cascais or Estoril, but there are direct bus services. Traveling to Sintra as part of an onward journey……. Details of these connecting services are explained later on in this article. All foreign bus companies and many private coach companies terminate at Oriente bus station, which is part of the Oriente train station complex.

The Rossio service is the one typically used by most visitors, as it departs from the historic centre of Lisbon and is closer to the main tourist districts. Often tourists exit Sintra station a little confused as it’s not that obvious where to go and are pounced upon by tour guides, tuk-tuk drivers and other random means of transport to explore the hills.


There horrarios bus services to Sintra, but the journey times are longer than by train and the locations of the horarlos stations are not as convenient as the train stations. Note for visitors from the USA: Lisbon is connected to Sintra by reliable and inexpensive public transport, and this makes Sintra an easy a day trip, suitable for all.

Car parking in the historic area of Sintra is very limited and the entire area is very busy during the week. The hidden gems of the Sintra region, ideal for the intrepid visitor. The trains to Sintra are part of the Lisbon urban train network, and are operated by CP Comboios de Portugalthe national train company of Portugal.

We strongly discourage driving to Sintra, as the narrow hill roads hofarios not designed for the heavy tourist traffic and there is virtually no car parking once there.

The train is safe, but if you are travelling late at night, sit with other passengers, stay away from dodgy looking people and never show off expensive items. The entrance to the metro is just outside of the arrivals lounge and is well signed.

There are only two car parks in the historic centre, one outside the national palace 20 spaces and one near the Museu Anjos Teixeira 30 spaces with only 20 spaces near the Pena-Moorish castles.

There are other combination tickets, but they only provide slight savings: This article will detail how to travel from Lisbon to Sintra and explain in-depth the two train services, including timetables, fares and station information.

Onward travel to Sintra from here is very easy; go up two flights of stairs and purchase your ticket. Pretty fishing town with an extensive history and great beaches.