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There are 5 ways to get from Vila Nova de Gaia to Cascais by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia Ic / ...

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Bus via Lisboa - Sete Rios  •  5h 46m

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

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Cascais 1007 / ...

Drive  •  3h 11m

  1. Drive from Vila Nova de Gaia to Cascais 336.3 km

Fly, line 19001 train  •  3h 36m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Lisbon (LIS) OPO - LIS
  2. Take the line 19001 train from Lisboa - Cais Do Sodre to Cascais

Vila Nova de Gaia to Cascais by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Vila Nova de Gaia and Cascais is around 4h 25m and covers a distance of around 361 km. This includes an average layover time of around 31 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 44m. Operated by Comboios De Portugal and Metro Lisboa, the Vila Nova de Gaia to Cascais service departs from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas and arrives in Cascais. Typically 90 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 54m
Layover time:
31 min
Total time:
4h 25m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 44m
Journey distance:
361 km
Services per week:
90
Cheapest price:
€26
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:11
Last service departs at:
20:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vila Nova de Gaia to Cascais train, subway and walk schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Vila Nova de Gaia to Cascais is to bus via Lisboa - Sete Rios which costs €17 - €27 and takes 5h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Vila Nova de Gaia to Cascais is to drive which costs €40 - €60 and takes 3h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Porto and arriving at Cascais. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h.

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No, there is no direct train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Cascais. However, there are services departing from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas and arriving at Cascais via Santa Apolónia and Lisboa - Cais Do Sodre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 1m.

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The distance between Vila Nova de Gaia and Cascais is 279 km. The road distance is 336.3 km.

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The best way to get from Vila Nova de Gaia to Cascais without a car is to train which takes 4h 1m and costs €25 - €45.

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It takes approximately 4h 1m to get from Vila Nova de Gaia to Cascais, including transfers.

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Vila Nova de Gaia to Cascais bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Porto station.

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Vila Nova de Gaia to Cascais train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas station.

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The best way to get from Vila Nova de Gaia to Cascais is to train which takes 4h 1m and costs €25 - €45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €18 - €70 and takes 4h.

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Map of how to get from Vila Nova de Gaia to Cascais.
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  • Distance: 278.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 1m

What companies run services between Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal and Cascais, Portugal?

Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia hourly. Tickets cost €23 - €35 and the journey takes 2h 53m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Porto to Cascais twice daily. Tickets cost €18 - €22 and the journey takes 4h. Ovnitur also services this route once a week.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €150
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
+351 808 109 110
Email
apoiocliente@cp.pt
Website
cp.pt
Train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€23 - €35
Train from Lisboa - Cais Do Sodre to Cascais
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€1 - €3
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Porto to Cascais
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Ovnitur
Phone
258 942 920
Website
ovnitur.pt
Bus from Porto Garagem to Cascais
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€18 - €70
Schedules at
ovnitur.pt
Express
€18 - €21
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
+351 21 75 24 524
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
Rodonorte
Phone
+ 351 259 340 710
Email
geral@rodonorte.pt
Website
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Porto Campo 24 de Agosto to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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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

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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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Vila Nova de Gaia to Cascais bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cascais station.

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Vila Nova de Gaia to Cascais train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vila Nova de Gaia to Cascais is 336 km. It takes approximately 3h 11m to drive from Vila Nova de Gaia to Cascais.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Porto Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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Book your Vila Nova de Gaia to Cascais bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 1022+ hotels available in Cascais. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Vila Nova de Gaia to Porto Airport is to towncar which takes 20 min and costs €18 - €25.

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