There are 6 ways to get from Lisbon to Sintra by bus, train, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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

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Line 035 bus  •  27 min

  1. Take the line 035 bus from Marquês de Pombal to Sintra Estação 035

$4 - $6

Cheapest option

Train  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa(Rossio) to Portela de Sintra Regional

$2 - $5

4 alternative options

Rideshare  •  39 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lisbon to Sintra 17.7 miles

$3

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lisbon to Sintra 17.8 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Sintra 17.8 miles

$4 - $6

Uber  •  23 min

  1. Take an Uber from Lisbon to Sintra 17.8 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Sintra is to rideshare which costs 3€ and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Sintra is to taxi which costs 50€ - 60€ and takes 23 min.

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The distance between Lisbon and Sintra is 23 km. The road distance is 28.6 km.

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The line 035 bus from Marquês de Pombal to Sintra Estação takes 27 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marquês de Pombal and arriving at Sintra Estação. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lisboa(Rossio) and arriving at Portela de Sintra. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Sintra.
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  • Distance: 14.5 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

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

Vimeca Transportes operates a bus from Lisbon to Sintra every 4 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 27 min. Alternatively, Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Lisbon to Sintra every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 37 min.

Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa(Rossio) to Portela de Sintra
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
cp.pt
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$2 - $4
Bus operators
Vimeca Transportes
Phone
214 357 472
Website
vimeca.pt
Bus from Marquês de Pombal to Sintra Estação
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
vimeca.pt
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lisbon to Sintra
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Lissabon
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Lisbon to Sintra
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Green
$23 - $35
UberX
$23 - $35
Black
$40 - $60
Taxi from Lisbon to Sintra
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Lisbon Taxi
Phone
+351 302 099 910
Website
lisbontaxi.net
Tele Taxis
Phone
+351 218 111 100
Website
taxinet.com.pt
TaxiTours
Phone
+351 964 120 673
Website
taxitours.pt

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