There are 6 ways to get from Lisbon to Sintra by bus, train, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar
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Questions & Answers
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marquês de Pombal and arriving at Sintra Estação. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 27 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lisboa(Rossio) and arriving at Portela de Sintra. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.
The distance between Lisbon and Sintra is 23 km. The road distance is 28.6 km.
The best way to get from Lisbon to Sintra without a car is to line 035 bus which takes 27 min and costs .
The line 035 bus from Marquês de Pombal to Sintra Estação takes 27 min including transfers and departs every four hours.
Lisbon to Sintra bus services, operated by Vimeca Transportes, depart from Marquês de Pombal station.
Lisbon to Sintra train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Lisboa(Rossio) station.
The best way to get from Lisbon to Sintra is to line 035 bus which takes 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 37 min.
Lisbon to Sintra bus services, operated by Vimeca Transportes, arrive at Sintra Estação station.
Lisbon to Sintra train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Portela de Sintra station.
What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Sintra, Portugal?
Vimeca Transportes operates a bus from Lisbon to Sintra every 4 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 27 min. Alternatively, Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Lisbon to Sintra every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 37 min.
Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.
Train from Lisboa(Rossio) to Portela de Sintra
- Ave. Duration
- 37 min
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- $2 - $5
- 2nd Class
- $3 - $5
- 1st Class
- $2 - $4
A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.
Rideshare from Lisbon to Sintra
- Ave. Duration
- 39 min
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
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More Questions & Answers
Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Sintra is 29 km. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Lisbon to Sintra.
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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lisbon and Sintra. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.