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

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Train  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Lisboa Oriente Ic
  2. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Portela de Sintra R

$26 - $52

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Fly, train  •  3h 22m

  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  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto to Lisbon Sete Rios Station

$30 - $37

Drive  •  3h 7m

  1. Drive from Porto to Sintra 207 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Porto to Sintra is to bus which costs 25€ - 35€ and takes 5h 5m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Porto to Sintra. However, there are services departing from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto and arriving at Sintra Estação via Sete Rios and Amoreiras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 5m.

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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 3h 28m.

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The distance between Porto and Sintra is 269 km. The road distance is 331.1 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Sintra without a car is to train which takes 3h 28m and costs 23€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 3h 28m to get from Porto to Sintra, including transfers.

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Porto to Sintra bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto station.

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Porto to Sintra train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Vila Nova de Gaia station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Sintra is to train which takes 3h 28m and costs 23€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 35€ and takes 5h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Sintra.
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  • Distance: 168.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 28m

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

You can take a train from Porto to Sintra via Lisboa Oriente in around 3h 28m. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Porto to Sintra hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $28 and the journey takes 3h 30m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $100
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional 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 train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main 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.

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Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Lisboa Oriente to Portela de Sintra
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$3 - $5
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto to Lisbon Sete Rios Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Porto to Sintra bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Lisbon Sete Rios Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Sintra is 331 km. It takes approximately 3h 7m to drive from Porto to Sintra.

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Ryanair and TAP Portugal offer flights from Porto Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 7568+ hotels available in Sintra. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Porto to Porto Airport is to Metro which takes 29m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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