Sunday, 7 April 2013

Portugal - Railways - Stations for Selected Routes

First, note the website for Portuguese Railways:
All timetables can be searched using the timetables and prices tab on the english version page of the website.
1) From Lisbon to Porto
Both Alfa-Pendular and Intercidades Trains Depart from Lisboa Stª. Apolonia Station downtown on approximately an hourly basis. All call at Lisboa Gare Oriente en route North to Porto.
Two Alfa-Pendular trains per day call at Lisboa Entrecampos and Lisboa Gare Oriente en route North from the Algarve.
2) From Lisbon to Sintra
Trains depart from Lisboa Rossio Station for Sintra Station every 20 minutes or so during the day.
It is also possible to catch connecting urban trains to Sintra from Lisboa Gare Oriente, Lisboa Roma-Areiro, Lisboa Entrecampos and Lisboa Sete Rios Stations changing at Campolide or Mira-Sintra Meçeles.
3. Porto to Regua
In Porto, some trains to Regua leave from Porto São Bento Station. All call/leave from Porto Campanha station.
There is only one station called Regua.
4) Pinhão to Lisbon
There are three trains a day with connections to Lisbon via Porto.
Train changes needed at Regua and Porto Campanha!
The late night train requires several changes.
5) Lisbon to Cascais
Only one way! Linha da Cascais from Lisbon Cais de Sodre Station to Cascais Station. bus Nº. 417 almost hourly from Cascais Bus Terminal (across the road from Cascais Train Station) to Sintra Station.