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There are 3 ways to get from Santarém to Cuba by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Santarem to Evora RedeExpressos
  2. Take the bus from Évora to Cuba 8146

€29 - €35

Cheapest option

Train  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the train from Santarem to Lisboa - Oriente Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Lisboa - Oriente to Casa Branca Ic
  3. Take the train from Casa Branca to Cuba Ic

€16 - €25

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Drive  •  2h 5m

  1. Drive from Santarém to Cuba 206.2 km

€24 - €35

Santarém to Cuba by train

The train journey time between Santarém and Cuba is around 3h 31m and covers a distance of around 237 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 47m. Operated by Comboios De Portugal, the Santarém to Cuba train service departs from Santarem and arrives in Cuba. Typically 19 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 31m
Fastest train time:
2h 47m
Trains per week:
19
Cheapest price:
€16
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:41
Last train departs at:
16:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Santarém to Cuba train schedules

Santarém → Cuba
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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 Cuba is 808 24 24 24.

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

The social distance requirement in Cuba 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 Santarém to Cuba is to train which costs €15 - €25 and takes 4h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Santarém to Cuba is to drive which costs €24 - €35 and takes 2h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santarém to Cuba. However, there are services departing from Santarem and arriving at Cuba via Évora. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Santarém to Cuba. However, there are services departing from Santarem and arriving at Cuba via Lisboa - Oriente and Casa Branca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 55m.

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The distance between Santarém and Cuba is 137 km. The road distance is 206.2 km.

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The best way to get from Santarém to Cuba without a car is to bus which takes 4h 25m and costs €29 - €35.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Santarém to Cuba, including transfers.

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Santarém to Cuba bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Santarem station.

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Santarém to Cuba train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Santarem station.

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The best way to get from Santarém to Cuba is to bus which takes 4h 25m and costs €29 - €35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €15 - €25 and takes 4h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Santarém to Cuba.
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  • Distance: 137.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 25m

What companies run services between Santarém, Portugal and Cuba, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Santarém to Cuba via Evora and Évora in around 4h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santarém to Cuba via Lisboa - Oriente and Casa Branca in around 4h 55m.

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 Santarem to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€4 - €7
Train from Lisboa - Oriente to Casa Branca
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€8 - €13
Train from Casa Branca to Cuba
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€3 - €5
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 Santarem to Evora
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt

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Santarém to Cuba bus services, operated by Rodoviaria do Alentejo, arrive at Cuba station.

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Santarém to Cuba train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Cuba station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santarém to Cuba is 206 km. It takes approximately 2h 5m to drive from Santarém to Cuba.

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