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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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The hidden gems of the Sintra region, ideal for the intrepid visitor. Traveling to Sintra as part of an onward journey……. 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.

For the latest timetable please see the CP website: This metro station is part of the Oriente train station. There are bus services to Sintra, but the journey times are longer than by train and the locations of the bus stations are not as convenient as the train stations.

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. 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.

All foreign bus companies and many private coach companies terminate at Oriente bus station, which is part of the Oriente train station complex. Onward travel to Sintra from here is very easy; go up two flights of stairs and purchase your ticket. The bus is seasonal dependant, and there are up to four departures every hour, but there can be very long queues in Sintra. Sintra is 25km sintea the west of Lisbon and the recommended means of ohrarios is by train.

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The walk from Sintra train station to the historic centre has no steep climbs horariks is very scenic, with great views over the National Palace and surrounding countryside. Details of these connecting services are explained later on in this article.


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. The GPS coordinates for the Sintra train station are exact horarioss The most popular and extensive guide to Sintra! Find the best hotels at the lowest prices!

Why have 2 days in Sintra, what else is there to see? There are so many great day trips from Lisbon, which one is ideal for you? The train station for the historic centre of Sintra is the final stop of the railway.

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By train All intercity trains to Lisbon stop at Oriente train station, and this is the location to board the train to Sintra. This could be useful if travelling to Sintra from Cascais or Estoril, but there are direct bus services. The entire pricing policy hoarios be found on the CP website: Estoril Introduction 1 week in Estoril Lisbon to Estoril.

For a full guide to this bus, please click here. The entrance to the metro is just outside of the arrivals lounge and is well signed. 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: Due to the popularity of Sintra there can be long queues at Rossio station for tickets not to mention the queues horqrios the monuments of Sintraour advice is always start a trip to Sintra as early in the day as possible.

As the Lisbon to Sintra railway is an urban route, tickets and seats cannot be pre-booked, horariso there is no real need as there is usually plenty of free seats.

Lisbon has so much to offer, here is a suggested itinerary for a hoorarios holiday. What are Sintra’s most popular tourist attractions and monuments?

Lisbon to Sintra

For a full guide to using the metro, please click here. Charming Obidos is the finest example of a Portuguese walled city.

The station is part of a larger transport hub and contains a major bus sintrq and busy metro station red line. 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.


The road can get very busy in rush hours as people commute in and out of Lisbon. We strongly discourage driving to Sintra, as the narrow hill roads are not designed for the heavy tourist traffic and there is virtually no car parking once there.

In the station there are dp offices sinhra ticket machines, but it can get very busy at peak tourist times, as everyone is buying tickets or asking the same questions…. There are two rail routes between Lisbon to Sintra, both equally useful for tourists. Sintra lies within the cooling hills of the Serra de Sintra, and found within this region are opulent palaces, ruinous castles and extravagant mansions.

Lisbon has a beautiful coastline of glorious sandy beaches. The platforms are on the top level, and the ticket offices are on the level below the platforms.

The Viva Viagem ticket holds the fare for one person, meaning each traveller in a group will need their own card. Reviews of Sintra’s Hotels. For a holiday to Lisbon, we strongly recommend not hiring a car. Car parking in the historic hodarios of Sintra is horairos limited and the entire area is very busy during the week.

Lisbon is notoriously challenging for driving; with crowded roads, erratic drivers and virtually no parking and this lack of parking extends to the hills of Sintra. Rossio train station is in the centre of the Baixa district, and the exact GPS coordinates are 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.

Also, public transport in Portugal does contain the same social stigma as in the US and is used by all.