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Duration 13h 41m
Distance 647.2 km
Average price 67€
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average train between Madrid and Sintra takes 13h 41m and the fastest train takes 13h 38m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Madrid to Sintra. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train, night train

  1. Madrid-Principe Pio
  2. Salamanca
  3. Sintra
12h 1m
54€ - 80€

Madrid to Sintra train times

Trains run six times a week between Madrid and Sintra. The service departs Madrid at 19:37 in the evening, which arrives into Sintra at 08:15. All services require a transfer, and take on average 13h 41m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Sintra. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Principe Pio and arriving at Sintra via Salamanca and Lisboa - Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 1m.

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The distance between Madrid and Sintra is 518 km. The road distance is 647.2 km.

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Madrid to Sintra train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Madrid-Principe Pio station.

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Madrid to Sintra train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Lisboa - Oriente station.

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Sintra is 1h behind Madrid. It is currently 7:23 AM in Madrid and 6:23 AM in Sintra.

There are 11773+ hotels available in Sintra. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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