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 platforms are on the top level, and the ticket offices are on the level below the platforms. The hidden gems of the Sintra region, ideal for the intrepid visitor. 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. The Sintra railway is an important commuter route, so there are multiple hourly departures, and trains continue late into the night.

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The train journey to Sintra passes through the non-descript residential housing estates that surround Lisbon and there is not much to see. The Rossio service is the one typically used by most visitors, as it departs from the historic centre of Ccp and is closer to the main tourist districts.

The two sensible options from the train station are to walk or to catch the tourist bus. Lisbon is connected to Sintra by eintra and inexpensive public transport, and this makes Sintra an easy a day trip, suitable for all.

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

Estoril Introduction 1 week in Estoril Lisbon to Estoril. Onward travel to Sintra from here is very easy; go up two flights of stairs and purchase your ticket. During the summer season there is a permanent traffic jam in the historic centre, as frustrated drivers hunt out the few parking spaces available.


The Viva Viagem ticket holds the fare for one person, meaning each traveller in a group will need their own card. Sintra is a delightful Portuguese town and sitra the best day trip from Lisbon.

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.

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. Reviews of Sintra’s Hotels. The entire pricing policy can be found on the CP website: For a full guide to using the metro, please click here. 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.

Sintra is 25km to the west of Lisbon and the recommended means of travel is by train. Lisbon has so much to offer, here is a suggested itinerary for a 1-week holiday. In the residential side of Sintra 1. The roads of Sintra are very narrow, especially the roads which climb the hill to the Pena Palace.

Details of these connecting services are explained later on in this article. 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: The walk horaios 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.

Car parking in the historic area of Sintra is very limited and the entire area is very busy during the horaeios. This metro station is part of the Oriente train station.

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Note for visitors from the USA: 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.


Do not even attempt to drive in the historic section of Sintra at the weekend during the summer months. There are other combination tickets, but they only provide slight savings: 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 Oriente to Sintra train service passes through Sete Rios train station and it is a very short walk from the bus station to the train station. The station is part of a larger transport hub and contains a major bus station and busy metro station red line.

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There are multiple other unimportant stations along both routes which have been omitted. Also, public transport in Portugal does contain the same social stigma as in the US and is used by all. The GPS coordinates for the Sintra sinrra station are exact The road can get very busy in rush hours as people commute in and out of Lisbon. Find the best hotels at the lowest prices! The entrance to the metro is just outside of the arrivals lounge and is well signed. All foreign bus companies and many private coach companies terminate at Oriente bus station, which is part of the Oriente train station complex.

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.

What are Sintra’s most popular tourist attractions and monuments? The Pena Palace and Moors castle are high in the hills of Sintra, and it is a very challenging up-hill hike to them.