There are 5 ways to get from Coimbra to Sintra by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa Oriente Intercity
  2. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Portela de Sintra Regional / ...

$19 - $36

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Bus Rodonorte  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra to Lisbon

$18 - $24

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Bus Rede Expressos  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra to Lisboa 2 / ...

$19 - $26

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Coimbra to Sintra 139.6 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Lisbon (LIS) OPO - LIS
  2. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Portela de Sintra

$169 - $236

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The cheapest way to get from Coimbra to Sintra is to bus which costs 16€ - 22€ and takes 2 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Coimbra to Sintra is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Coimbra to Sintra. However, there are services departing from Coimbra and arriving at Sintra Estação via Estação Oriente and Marquês de Pombal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Coimbra to Sintra. However, there are services departing from Coimbra-B and arriving at Portela de Sintra via Lisboa Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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The distance between Coimbra and Sintra is 177 km. The road distance is 223.4 km.

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The best way to get from Coimbra to Sintra without a car is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs 16€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Coimbra to Sintra, including transfers.

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Coimbra to Sintra bus services, operated by Rodonorte, depart from Coimbra station.

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Coimbra to Sintra train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Coimbra-B station.

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The best way to get from Coimbra to Sintra is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs 16€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 22€ and takes 2 h 59 min.

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  • Distance: 110.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 min

What companies run services between Coimbra, Portugal and Sintra, Portugal?

You can take a train from Coimbra to Sintra via Lisboa Oriente in around 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Coimbra to Sintra every 3 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $21 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $100
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

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.

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Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$16 - $22
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Lisboa Oriente to Portela de Sintra
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$3 - $5
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Coimbra to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Rodonorte
Phone
+ 351 259 340 710
Email
geral@rodonorte.pt
Website
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Coimbra to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
rodonorte.pt

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Coimbra to Sintra bus services, operated by Rodonorte, arrive at Lisbon station.

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Coimbra to Sintra train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Portela de Sintra station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Coimbra to Sintra is 223 km. It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to drive from Coimbra to Sintra.

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Ryanair and TAP Portugal offer flights from Porto Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 7160+ hotels available in Sintra. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Coimbra to Porto Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 24 min and costs 130€.

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