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

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

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 / ...

$18 - $36

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra to Lisbon
  2. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Portela de Sintra Regional / ...

$16 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra to Lisboa 2

$21 - $27

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Coimbra to Sintra 139.6 miles

$30 - $50

Taxi, fly, train  •  4 h 19 min

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

$168 - $235

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 hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $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)
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
$15 - $35
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Lisboa Oriente to Portela de Sintra
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$2 - $3
1st Class
$3 - $5
Bus operators
Rodonorte
Phone
+ 351 259 340 710
Email
geral@rodonorte.pt
Website
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Coimbra to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
rodonorte.pt
Ovnitur
Phone
258 942 920
Website
ovnitur.pt
Bus from Coimbra to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ovnitur.pt
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Taxi from Coimbra to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$152
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Coimbra and Sintra is 177 km. The road distance is 223 km.

The cheapest way to get from Coimbra to Sintra is to bus and train which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 3 h 16 min.

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

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.

No, there is no direct bus from Coimbra to Sintra. However, there are services departing from Coimbra and arriving at Sintra Estação via Sete Rios and Amoreiras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

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