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There are 5 ways to get from Lisbon to Santarém by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 9m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Santarem Re / ...

5€ - 8€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 14m

  1. Take the rideshare from Lisbon to Santarem 81.3 km

4€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Santarem RedeExpressos

9€ - 12€

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lisbon to Santarém 81.2 km

55€ - 70€

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Santarém 81.2 km

9€ - 14€

Lisbon to Santarém by train

The train journey time between Lisbon and Santarém is around 56 min and covers a distance of around 74 km. The fastest train normally takes 38 min. Operated by Comboios De Portugal, the Lisbon to Santarém train service departs from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia and arrives in Santarem. Typically 234 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
56 min
Fastest train time:
38 min
Trains per week:
234
Cheapest price:
5€
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:15
Last train departs at:
22:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lisbon to Santarém train schedules

Lisbon → Santarém
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Inter-regional travel is permitted
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Frequently Asked Questions


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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 Santarém is 808 24 24 24.

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

The social distance requirement in Santarém 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: 9 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Lisbon to Santarém is to rideshare, which costs 4€ and takes 1h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Santarém is to taxi which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lisboa Sete Rios and arriving at Santarem. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia and arriving at Santarem. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 9m.

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The distance between Lisbon and Santarém is 69 km. The road distance is 81.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Santarém without a car is to train which takes 1h 9m and costs 5€ - 8€.

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The train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Santarem takes 1h 9m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Lisbon to Santarém bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Lisboa Sete Rios station.

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Lisbon to Santarém train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Santarém is to train which takes 1h 9m and costs 5€ - 8€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 12€ and takes 1h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Santarém.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 69.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 9m

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Santarém, Portugal?

Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Santarem hourly. Tickets cost 5€ - 8€ and the journey takes 1h 9m. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Santarem every 4 hours. Tickets cost 9€ - 12€ and the journey takes 1h 10m.

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
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Santarem
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
5€ - 8€
Bus operators
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Santarem
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

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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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lisbon to Santarem
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Lisbon to Santarém
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
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

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Lisbon to Santarém bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Santarem station.

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Lisbon to Santarém train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Santarem station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Santarém is 81 km. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Lisbon to Santarém.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Santarém. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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

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