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There are 4 ways to get from Alfama to Cascais by train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Line 19001 train  •  40 min

  1. Take the line 19001 train from Lisboa - Cais Do Sodre to Cascais 19001 / ...

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Rideshare  •  39 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lisbon to Cascais 31.2 km

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Alfama to Cascais 32.3 km

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Alfama to Cascais 32.3 km

Alfama to Cascais by train

The train journey time between Alfama and Cascais is around 37 min and covers a distance of around 25 km. The fastest train normally takes 33 min. Operated by Comboios De Portugal, the Alfama to Cascais train service departs from Lisboa - Cais Do Sodre and arrives in Cascais. Typically 424 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
37 min
Fastest train time:
33 min
Train distance:
25 km
Trains per week:
Cheapest price:
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

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Last train departs at:

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alfama to Cascais train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alfama to Cascais is to line 19001 train which costs €1 - €3 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alfama to Cascais is to taxi which costs €55 - €70 and takes 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lisboa - Cais Do Sodre and arriving at Cascais. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Alfama and Cascais is 25 km. The road distance is 32.3 km.

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The best way to get from Alfama to Cascais without a car is to line 19001 train which takes 40 min and costs €1 - €3.

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The line 19001 train from Lisboa - Cais Do Sodre to Cascais takes 40 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Alfama to Cascais train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Lisboa - Cais Do Sodre station.

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Alfama to Cascais train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Cascais station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alfama to Cascais is 32 km. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Alfama to Cascais.

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  • Distance: 25.4 km
  • Duration: 40 min

What companies run services between Alfama, Portugal and Cascais, Portugal?

Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Lisboa - Cais Do Sodre to Cascais every 20 minutes. Tickets cost €1 - €3 and the journey takes 40 min.

Train operators
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban 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 connect to trains in Portugal's 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. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
+351 808 109 110
Train from Lisboa - Cais Do Sodre to Cascais
Ave. Duration
40 min
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Comboios De Portugal
€1 - €3
Other operators

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Rideshare from Lisbon to Cascais
Ave. Duration
39 min
4 times a day
Estimated price
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Taxi from Alfama to Cascais
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Tele Taxis
+351 218 111 100
+351 964 120 673
Lisbon Taxi
+351 302 099 910

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Alfama and Cascais. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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