There are 4 ways to get from Porto to Sintra by train, bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Lisboa Oriente Intercity
  2. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Portela de Sintra Regional / ...

$26 - $52

Cheapest option

Fly, train  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Lisbon (LIS) OPO - LIS
  2. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Portela de Sintra

$17 - $85

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Lisboa

$25 - $46

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Porto to Sintra 207 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Sintra is to bus which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 4 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Sintra is to drive which takes 3 h 7 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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The distance between Porto and Sintra is 269 km. The road distance is 331 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Porto to Sintra, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Sintra. However, there are services departing from Vila Nova de Gaia and arriving at Portela de Sintra via Lisboa Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 21 min.

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

You can take a train from Porto to Sintra via Lisboa Oriente in around 3 h 21 min. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Porto to Sintra hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $28 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. ALSA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $100
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Lisboa Oriente to Portela de Sintra
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$2 - $3
1st Class
$3 - $5
Bus operators

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