At CP – Comboios de Portugal, you can check train times and discounts and buy tickets online. Further details. Consulte os serviços, acessos e horários da Estação de Portela de Sintra. Compre já o seu bilhete de comboio. (C). Mira Sintra-Meleças. (P). Mira Sintra-Meleças.
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Car parking in the historic area of Sintra is very limited and the entire area is very busy during the week. There are only two car parks in the historic centre, one outside the national palace 20 spaces and one near the Museu Anjos Teixeira 30 spaces with only 20 spaces near the Pena-Moorish castles.
There are so many great day trips from Lisbon, which one is ideal for you? For a full guide to this bus, please click here. The Sintra railway is an important commuter route, so there are multiple hourly departures, and trains continue late into the night.
The two sensible options from the train station are to walk or to catch the tourist bus. The bus is seasonal dependant, and there are up to four departures every hour, but there can be very long queues in Sintra.
The hidden gems of the Sintra region, ideal for the intrepid visitor. Also, public transport in Portugal does contain the same social stigma as in the US and is used by all. It is possible to purchase intercity train tickets eg from Porto, Algarve that include the Sintra urban route; these hroarios be purchased from any train ticket offices or on the CP website: By plane If you are travelling to Sintra directly from the airport, catch the metro and take the red line to Oriente only three stops.
The train journey to Sintra passes through the non-descript residential housing estates that surround Lisbon and yorarios is not much to see.
The platforms are on the top level, and the ticket offices are on the level below the platforms. There are two rail routes between Lisbon to Sintra, both equally useful for tourists.
The trains to Sintra are part of the Lisbon urban train network, and are operated by CP Comboios de Portugalthe national train company of Portugal.
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Note for visitors from the USA: The Pena Palace and Moors castle are high in the hills of Sintra, and it is a very challenging up-hill hike to them. What are Sintra’s most popular tourist attractions and monuments? Do not even attempt to drive in the historic section of Sintra at the weekend during the summer months. The entrance to the metro is just outside of the arrivals lounge and is well sintga.
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The train station is connected to the Green metro line by the Rossio metro station, but you have to exit the metro station and across Horariios square to get to the station. During the summer season there is a permanent traffic jam in the historic centre, as frustrated drivers hunt out the few parking spaces available.
Due to the popularity of Sintra there can be long queues at Rossio station for tickets not to mention the queues at the monuments of Sintraour advice is always start a trip to Sintra as early horariod the day as possible. Lisbon is notoriously challenging for driving; with crowded roads, erratic drivers and virtually no parking and this lack of parking extends to the hills of Sintra.
We strongly discourage driving to Sintra, as the narrow horarois roads are not designed for the heavy tourist traffic and there is virtually no car parking once there.
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For a holiday to Lisbon, we strongly recommend not hiring a car. Rossio train station is in the centre of the Baixa district, and the exact GPS coordinates are Find the best hotels at the lowest prices!
As the Lisbon to Sintra railway is an urban route, tickets and seats cannot be pre-booked, but there is no real need as there is usually plenty of free seats. Details of these connecting services are explained later on in this article.
There are multiple other unimportant stations along both routes which have been omitted. This could be useful if travelling to Sintra from Cascais or Estoril, but there are direct bus services.
The historic centre is located 1. For the latest timetable please see the CP website: The most popular and extensive guide to Sintra!
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There are bus services to Sintra, but the journey times are longer than by train and the locations of the bus stations are not as convenient as the train stations.
Lisbon has so much to offer, here is a suggested itinerary for a sijtra holiday. The journey between the siintra and the Oriente train station is so short there is no need for a taxi, which will cost much more.
Where the Portuguese go on holiday, discover their secret destination! Sintra is a delightful Portuguese town and is the best day trip from Lisbon. Pretty fishing town with an extensive history and great beaches.
Traveling to Sintra as part of an onward journey…….