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There are 5 ways to get from Sintra to Coimbra by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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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Train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Portela de Sintra to Lisboa Oriente R
  2. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Coimbra-B Ic

$18 - $40

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Bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Coimbra Bus Terminal L07 / ...

$19 - $29

Train, bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Portela de Sintra to Lisboa Oriente R
  2. Take the bus from Lisboa Oriente to Coimbra

$18 - $22

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Sintra to Coimbra 140.3 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly, shuttle  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Portela de Sintra to Lisboa Oriente
  2. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Porto (OPO) LIS - OPO
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Porto Airport to Coimbra

$166 - $233

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The cheapest way to get from Sintra to Coimbra is to train and bus which costs 15€ - 19€ and takes 3 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sintra to Coimbra is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sintra to Coimbra. However, there are services departing from Sintra Estação and arriving at Coimbra Bus Terminal via Amoreiras and Lisbon Sete Rios Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sintra to Coimbra. However, there are services departing from Portela de Sintra and arriving at Coimbra-B via Lisboa Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

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The distance between Sintra and Coimbra is 177 km. The road distance is 224.4 km.

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The best way to get from Sintra to Coimbra without a car is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs 15€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Sintra to Coimbra, including transfers.

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

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Sintra to Coimbra train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Portela de Sintra station.

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The best way to get from Sintra to Coimbra is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs 15€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 26€ and takes 3 h 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Sintra to Coimbra.
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  • Distance: 110.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

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

You can take a train from Sintra to Coimbra via Lisboa Oriente in around 2 h 42 min. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Sintra to Coimbra hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $21 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Citi Express also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Portela de Sintra to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$3 - $5
Train from Lisboa Oriente to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$20 - $35
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Coimbra Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
citiexpress.eu
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Coimbra Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
citiexpress.eu
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Auto Viacao do Tamega
Website
avtamega.pt
Bus from Lisboa Oriente to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
avtamega.pt
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Shuttle from Porto Airport to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$150
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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

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Sintra to Coimbra bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Coimbra Bus Terminal station.

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Sintra to Coimbra train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Coimbra-B station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sintra to Coimbra is 224 km. It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to drive from Sintra to Coimbra.

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

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There are 295+ hotels available in Coimbra. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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