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There are 5 ways to get from São Bento to Sintra (Station) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, line 18200 train  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Lisboa - Oriente Ic / ...
  2. Take the line 18200 train from Lisboa - Oriente to Sintra 18200 / ...

€25 - €39

Cheapest option

Bus via Lisboa - Sete Rios  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Lisboa Sete Rios RedeExpressos / ...

€16 - €21

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Lisbon 1000 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lisbon to Sintra N793

€23 - €28

Drive  •  3h 5m

  1. Drive from São Bento to Sintra (Station) 328.4 km

€35 - €60

Fly, line 18200 train  •  3h 42m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Lisbon (LIS) OPO - LIS
  2. Take the line 18200 train from Lisboa - Oriente to Sintra

€34 - €132

São Bento to Sintra (Station) by train

The train journey time between São Bento and Sintra (Station) is around 4h 27m and covers a distance of around 365 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 55m. Operated by Comboios De Portugal, the São Bento to Sintra (Station) train service departs from Porto - Sao Bento and arrives in Sintra. Typically 104 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 27m
Fastest train time:
3h 55m
Trains per week:
104
Cheapest price:
€25
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:50
Last train departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

São Bento to Sintra (Station) train schedules

São Bento → Sintra (Station)
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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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sintra (Station) is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sintra (Station) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sintra (Station) 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: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from São Bento to Sintra (Station) is to bus via Lisboa - Sete Rios which costs €15 - €21 and takes 4h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from São Bento to Sintra (Station) is to drive which costs €35 - €60 and takes 3h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from São Bento to Sintra (Station). However, there are services departing from Porto and arriving at Sintra via Lisbon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from São Bento to Sintra (Station). However, there are services departing from Porto - Sao Bento and arriving at Sintra via Porto - Campanha and Lisboa - Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 32m.

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The distance between São Bento and Sintra (Station) is 269 km. The road distance is 328.4 km.

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The best way to get from São Bento to Sintra (Station) without a car is to train and line 18200 train which takes 4h 32m and costs €25 - €40.

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It takes approximately 4h 32m to get from São Bento to Sintra (Station), including transfers.

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São Bento to Sintra (Station) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Porto station.

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São Bento to Sintra (Station) train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Porto - Campanha station.

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The best way to get from São Bento to Sintra (Station) is to train and line 18200 train which takes 4h 32m and costs €25 - €40. Alternatively, you can bus via Lisboa - Sete Rios, which costs €15 - €21 and takes 4h 34m.

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Map of how to get from São Bento to Sintra (Station).
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  • Distance: 268.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 32m

What companies run services between São Bento, Porto, Portugal and Sintra (Station), Portugal?

You can take a train from São Bento to Sintra (Station) via Porto - Campanha and Lisboa - Oriente in around 4h 32m. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Porto to Lisboa Sete Rios hourly. Tickets cost €14 - €18 and the journey takes 3h 30m. Citi Express also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €180
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 Porto - Campanha to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€23 - €35
Train from Lisboa - Oriente to Sintra
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€2 - €4
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
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €18
Schedules at
Citi Express
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lisbon to Sintra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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São Bento to Sintra (Station) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Sintra station.

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São Bento to Sintra (Station) train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Sintra station.

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Yes, the driving distance between São Bento to Sintra (Station) is 328 km. It takes approximately 3h 5m to drive from São Bento to Sintra (Station).

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Porto Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 1305+ hotels available in Sintra (Station). Prices start at €75 per night.

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