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

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Train  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa Oriente Ic
  2. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Portela de Sintra R

$19 - $36

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Bus, train  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra to Lisboa Rodonorte-19 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Portela de Sintra R

$17 - $23

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Bus  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra Bus Terminal to Lisbon Sete Rios Station L07 / ...

$20 - $29

Drive  •  2h 10m

  1. Drive from Coimbra to Sintra 139.6 miles

$30 - $50

Shuttle, fly, train  •  4h 17m

  1. Take a shuttle bus 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

$166 - $233

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The cheapest way to get from Coimbra to Sintra is to bus and train which costs 14€ - 20€ and takes 3h 16m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Coimbra to Sintra. However, there are services departing from Coimbra Bus Terminal and arriving at Sintra Estação via Sete Rios and Amoreiras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 55m.

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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 2h 29m.

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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 2h 29m and costs 16€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 2h 29m to get from Coimbra to Sintra, including transfers.

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Coimbra to Sintra bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Coimbra Bus Terminal 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 2h 29m and costs 16€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 3h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Coimbra to Sintra.
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  • Distance: 110.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 29m

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

You can take a train from Coimbra to Sintra via Lisboa Oriente in around 2h 29m. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Coimbra to Sintra hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 2h 20m. Citi Express also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Lisboa Oriente to Portela de Sintra
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$3 - $5
Bus operators
Rodonorte
Phone
+ 351 259 340 710
Email
geral@rodonorte.pt
Website
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Coimbra to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
rodonorte.pt
Auto Viacao do Tamega
Website
avtamega.pt
Bus from Coimbra to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
avtamega.pt
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Coimbra Bus Terminal to Lisbon Sete Rios Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
citiexpress.eu
Bus from Coimbra Bus Terminal to Lisbon Sete Rios Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
citiexpress.eu
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Shuttle from Coimbra to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$150
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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

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Coimbra to Sintra bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Lisbon Sete Rios 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 2h 10m 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 7643+ hotels available in Sintra. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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

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