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There are 4 ways to get from Olivais to Alfama by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  7 min

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

1€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  21 min

  1. Take the bus from Rua Sargento Monteiro Ferreira to Pç. Comércio 781 - Cais Sodré

5€

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Olivais to Alfama 8.2 km

9€ - 12€

Walk  •  1h 38m

  1. Walk from Olivais to Alfama 8.2 km

Olivais → Alfama
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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
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Alfama is 808 24 24 24.

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

The social distance requirement in Alfama 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: 18 Apr 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Olivais to Alfama is to train which costs 1€ and takes 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Olivais to Alfama is to train which costs 1€ and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rua Sargento Monteiro Ferreira and arriving at Pç. Comércio. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lisboa - Oriente and arriving at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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The distance between Olivais and Alfama is 7 km.

The best way to get from Olivais to Alfama without a car is to train which takes 7 min and costs 1€.

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The train from Lisboa - Oriente to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia takes 7 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Olivais to Alfama bus services, operated by Carris, depart from Rua Sargento Monteiro Ferreira station.

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Olivais to Alfama train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Lisboa - Oriente station.

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The best way to get from Olivais to Alfama is to train which takes 7 min and costs 1€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 5€ and takes 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Olivais to Alfama.
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  • Distance: 6.7 km
  • Duration: 7 min

What companies run services between Olivais, Lisboa, Portugal and Alfama, Portugal?

Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Lisboa - Oriente to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia every 20 minutes. Tickets cost 1€ and the journey takes 7 min. Alternatively, Carris operates a bus from Rua Sargento Monteiro Ferreira to Pç. Comércio hourly. Tickets cost 5€ and the journey takes 21 min.

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 - Oriente to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
1€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
1€
Bus operators
Carris
Phone
(+351) 213 500 115
Email
atendimento@cmt.pt
Website
carris.pt
Bus from Rua Sargento Monteiro Ferreira to Pç. Comércio
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€
Website
Carris
Other operators
Taxi from Olivais to Alfama
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
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
Taxivision
Phone
+351 969 219 034
Nuno Miguel Silva Rodrigues
Phone
+351 961 176 490
Taxis Almada
Phone
+351 926 549 000
Ratalma-Cooperativa Rádio Táxis de Almada
Phone
+351 21 294 7070
Website
ratalma.pt

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Olivais to Alfama bus services, operated by Carris, arrive at Pç. Comércio station.

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Olivais to Alfama train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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