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There are 8 ways to get from Seville to Sintra by bus, train, 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.

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Bus  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Prado Seville to Lisbon Oriente Station A3636
  2. Take the bus from Lisbon, Lisbon to Sintra N793

25€ - 78€

Cheapest option

Bus via Seville Santa Justa Terminal  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Seville Santa Justa Terminal to Lisbon Oriente Station

19€ - 49€

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Sevilla, Seville to Faro, Faro 785 / ...
  2. Take the train from Faro to Lisboa - Entrecampos Ic

34€ - 56€

Bus via Lisbon Sete Rios  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Seville to Lisbon Sete Rios

40€ - 57€

Train  •  11h 39m

  1. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Merida
  2. Take the train from Merida to Badajoz 194 / ...
  3. Take the train from Badajoz to Entroncamento Re
  4. Take the train from Entroncamento to Lisboa - Oriente Re / ...

47€ - 65€

Drive  •  4h 39m

  1. Drive from Seville to Sintra 484.7 km

60€ - 90€

Fly from Sevilla, line 18200 train  •  4h 22m

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

50€ - 760€

Bus to Faro, fly  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Seville Plaza de Armas to Faro Airport
  2. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Lisbon (LIS) FAO - LIS

76€ - 437€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seville to Sintra is to bus and train which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 8h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Seville to Sintra is to fly and line 18200 train which costs 50€ - 800€ and takes 4h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seville to Sintra. However, there are services departing from Prado Seville and arriving at Sintra via Lisbon, Lisbon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Seville to Sintra. However, there are services departing from Sevilla-Santa Justa and arriving at Sintra via Merida, Badajoz, Entroncamento and Lisboa - Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 39m.

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The distance between Seville and Sintra is 337 km. The road distance is 484.7 km.

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The best way to get from Seville to Sintra without a car is to bus which takes 7h 5m and costs 25€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 7h 5m to get from Seville to Sintra, including transfers.

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Seville to Sintra bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Prado Seville station.

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Seville to Sintra train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Sevilla-Santa Justa station.

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The best way to get from Seville to Sintra is to bus which takes 7h 5m and costs 25€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 11h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Seville to Sintra.
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  • Distance: 337.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 5m

What companies run services between Seville, Spain and Sintra, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Seville to Sintra via Lisbon Oriente Station and Lisbon, Lisbon in around 7h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seville to Sintra via Merida, Badajoz, Entroncamento, and Lisboa - Oriente in around 11h 39m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Sevilla to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 200€
Flights from Faro to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 700€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sevilla to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 240€
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 Faro to Lisboa - Entrecampos
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
21€ - 30€
Train from Badajoz to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
12€ - 18€
Train from Entroncamento to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
7€ - 10€
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€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Merida
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Merida to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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 Prado Seville to Lisbon Oriente Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 70€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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Bus from Seville Santa Justa Terminal to Lisbon Oriente Station
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 45€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Seville Plaza de Armas to Faro Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 21€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
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 Lisbon, Lisbon to Sintra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Sevilla, Seville to Faro, Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Seville to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Seville to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Sevilla Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Seville to Sintra bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Sintra station.

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Sintra is 1h behind Seville. It is currently 6:54 PM in Seville and 5:54 PM in Sintra.

Seville to Sintra train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Lisboa - Oriente station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seville to Sintra is 485 km. It takes approximately 4h 39m to drive from Seville to Sintra.

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

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There are 7427+ hotels available in Sintra. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Seville to Sevilla Airport is to shuttle which takes 15 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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