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There are 6 ways to get from Benfica (Station) to Cascais by bus, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, line 19001 train

  1. Take the bus from Estação Benfica to Algés
  2. Take the line 19001 train from Alges to Cascais

Cheapest option

Line 18668 train, line 19001 train

  1. Take the line 18668 train from Benfica to Lisboa - Rossio
  2. Take the line 19001 train from Lisboa - Cais Do Sodre to Cascais

4 alternative options

Line 18200 train, line 455 bus

  1. Take the line 18200 train from Benfica to Rio De Mouro
  2. Take the line 455 bus from Rio de Mouro Estacao to Avenida Sintra frent.Estrada Jumbo

Line 162 bus

  1. Take the line 162 bus from Praceta Liberdade to Algés

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Benfica (Station) to Cascais

Drive

  1. Drive from Benfica (Station) to Cascais

Benfica (Station) to Cascais by walk, bus and train

The journey time between Benfica (Station) and Cascais is around 50 min and covers a distance of around 32 km. This includes an average layover time of around 9 min. The fastest journey normally takes 39 min. Services are operated by Carris and Comboios De Portugal. Typically 400 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
40 min
Layover time:
9 min
Total time:
50 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
39 min
Journey distance:
32 km
Services per week:
400
Cheapest price:
€3
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:04
Last service departs at:
23:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Benfica (Station) to Cascais walk, bus and train schedules

Departing Monday, October 18, 2021

Benfica (Station) → Cascais
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Rules to follow in Portugal

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Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Nationwide control measures in place
Inter-regional travel is permitted
Regional restriction measures in place
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

COVID-19 help in Portugal

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 808 24 24 24

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Portugal.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cascais is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cascais is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Cascais is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Benfica (Station) to Cascais is to line 18668 train and line 19001 train, which costs €1 - €4 and takes 1h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Benfica (Station) to Cascais is to taxi which costs €45 - €60 and takes 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Benfica (Station) to Cascais. However, there are services departing from Benfica and arriving at Cascais via Lisboa - Cais Do Sodre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 15m.

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The distance between Benfica (Station) and Cascais is 20 km. The road distance is 28.2 km.

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The best way to get from Benfica (Station) to Cascais without a car is to bus and line 19001 train which takes 55 min and costs €3 - €4.

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It takes approximately 55 min to get from Benfica (Station) to Cascais, including transfers.

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Benfica (Station) to Cascais train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Benfica station.

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The best way to get from Benfica (Station) to Cascais is to line 18668 train and line 19001 train which takes 1h 15m and costs €1 - €4. Alternatively, you can line 162 bus, which costs €1 - €5 and takes 2h 52m.

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Benfica (Station) to Cascais train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Cascais station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Benfica (Station) to Cascais is 28 km. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Benfica (Station) to Cascais.

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Map of how to get from Benfica (Station) to Cascais.
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  • Distance: 19.8 km
  • Duration: 55 min

What companies run services between Benfica (Station), Portugal and Cascais, Portugal?

You can take a train from Benfica (Station) to Cascais via Lisboa - Rossio and Lisboa - Cais Do Sodre in around 1h 15m. Alternatively, Vimeca Transportes operates a bus from Praceta Liberdade to Algés every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €1 - €3 and the journey takes 1h 57m.

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
Phone
+351 808 109 110
Email
apoiocliente@cp.pt
Website
cp.pt
Train from Alges to Cascais
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€1 - €2
Train from Benfica to Lisboa - Rossio
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€1
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€1
Train from Lisboa - Cais Do Sodre to Cascais
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€1 - €3
Train from Benfica to Rio De Mouro
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€1 - €2
Bus operators
Carris
Phone
(+351) 213 500 115
Email
atendimento@cmt.pt
Website
carris.pt
Bus from Estação Benfica to Algés
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2
Website
Carris
Scott URB
Phone
21 469 91 00
Email
scotturb@scotturb.com
Website
scotturb.com
Bus from Rio de Mouro Estacao to Avenida Sintra frent.Estrada Jumbo
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2
Website
Scott URB
Vimeca Transportes
Other operators
Taxi from Benfica (Station) to Cascais
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Taxigal
Phone
+351 961 532 938
Website
taxigal.pt
Auto Taxis Nuno Simões Unipessoal
Phone
+351 960 193 767
Taxivision
Phone
+351 969 219 034
Nuno Miguel Silva Rodrigues
Phone
+351 961 176 490
Tele Taxis
Phone
+351 218 111 100
Website
teletaxis.pt
TaxiTours
Phone
+351 964 120 673
Lisbon Taxi
Phone
+351 302 099 910
Website
lisbontaxi.net
Taxis Almada
Phone
+351 926 549 000
Ratalma-Cooperativa Rádio Táxis de Almada
Phone
+351 21 294 7070
Website
ratalma.pt
Autotáxis Toscano e Lopes
Phone
+351 21 421 2641

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