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There are 5 ways to get from Portimão to Cascais by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus via Alcantara-Mar  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Portimao to Lisboa Sete Rios MundialTurismo / ...

€16 - €25

4 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Portimao to Lisboa Oriente Renex / ...

€19 - €28

Train  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Tunes to Lisboa - Entrecampos Ic

€22 - €33

Drive  •  2h 54m

  1. Drive from Portimão to Cascais 303.9 km

€35 - €55

Line 12 bus, fly  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the line 12 bus from Portimão — Rua das Hortas to Montes de Alvor
  2. Take the plane from Portimão Airport to Cascais Municipal Aerodrome

Portimão to Cascais by train and walk

The journey time between Portimão and Cascais is around 5h 14m and covers a distance of around 314 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 37m. Operated by Comboios De Portugal, the Portimão to Cascais service departs from Portimao and arrives in Cascais. Typically 26 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 14m
Fastest journey time:
4h 37m
Journey distance:
314 km
Services per week:
26
Cheapest price:
€22
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:34
Last service departs at:
17:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Portimão to Cascais train and walk schedules

Portimão → Cascais
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 808 24 24 24

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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
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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

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

The social distance requirement in Cascais 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: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portimão to Cascais is to bus via Alcantara-Mar which costs €15 - €25 and takes 4h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Portimão to Cascais is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 2h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portimão to Cascais. However, there are services departing from Portimao and arriving at Cascais via Lisboa - Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Portimão to Cascais. However, there are services departing from Portimao and arriving at Cascais via Tunes, Lisboa - Entrecampos and Alcantara-Mar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 19m.

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The distance between Portimão and Cascais is 190 km. The road distance is 303.9 km.

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The best way to get from Portimão to Cascais without a car is to bus via Alcantara-Mar which takes 4h 30m and costs €15 - €25.

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It takes approximately 4h 30m to get from Portimão to Cascais, including transfers.

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Portimão to Cascais bus services, operated by RenEX, depart from Portimao station.

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Portimão to Cascais train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Tunes station.

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The best way to get from Portimão to Cascais is to bus via Alcantara-Mar which takes 4h 30m and costs €15 - €25. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €22 - €35 and takes 6h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Portimão to Cascais.
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  • Distance: 189.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 30m

What companies run services between Portimão, Portugal and Cascais, Portugal?

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Portimao to Lisboa Sete Rios hourly. Tickets cost €13 - €17 and the journey takes 3h 15m. RenEX also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Tunes to Lisboa - Entrecampos 5 times a day. Tickets cost €18 - €26 and the journey takes 3h 3m.

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 Tunes to Lisboa - Entrecampos
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€18 - €26
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
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Portimao to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
RenEX
Phone
+351 707 223 344
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Portimao to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
RenEX
Bus from Portimao to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
RenEX
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Portimao to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Vai e Vem Citybus Circuito Urbano
Phone
+351 282 470 777
Email
balcao.unico@cm-portimao.pt
Website
cm-portimao.pt
Bus from Portimão — Rua das Hortas to Montes de Alvor
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2
Schedules at
cm-portimao.pt
Other operators
Sevenair
Phone
+351 214 444 545
Email
bookings@sevenair.com
Website
aerovip.pt
Plane from Portimão Airport to Cascais Municipal Aerodrome
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
bookings.aerovip.pt
Book at
bookings.sevenair.com

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Portimão to Cascais bus services, operated by RenEX, arrive at Lisboa Oriente station.

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Portimão to Cascais train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Lisboa - Entrecampos station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portimão to Cascais is 304 km. It takes approximately 2h 54m to drive from Portimão to Cascais.

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