How to get from Porto to Sintra

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from Porto to Sintra

You can get from Porto to Sintra by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Porto to Sintra on 14 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:00Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto4h15 20:15Sintra
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16:00Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto4h15 20:15Sintra
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10:00Porto Airport1h00 11:00Lisbon Portela Airport
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13:32Porto - Campanha3h57 17:29Mira Sintra-Melecas
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13:32Porto - Campanha4h04 17:36Sintra
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Travel Information from Porto to Sintra

distanceDistance167 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £58
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 3 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £58 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, TAP Portugal or Comboios De Portugal

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 167 miles from Porto to Sintra. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, TAP Portugal or Comboios De Portugal among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Porto to Sintra.

Travel Tips: Travel from Porto to Sintra

Travel to Sintra easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Porto to Sintra.

There are 4 ways to travel to Sintra from Porto including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Porto to Sintra, which costs on average £7.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Sintra:

A coach journey is usually £51 less than a journey to Sintra by plane, which costs on average £58 for the same trip.

A coach journey is usually £16 less than a journey to Sintra by train, which costs on average £23 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Sintra from Porto is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

There are alternative travel options to Sintra that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Sintra by coach can take on average 3 h 30 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 3 h 57 min.

The Porto to Sintra distance is approximately 167 miles.

The average frequency per day from Porto to Sintra is:

  • 5 coaches per day.
  • Around 17 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Porto to Sintra as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Porto to Sintra:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto and arrive in Sintra, Portela Estacao Sul.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Porto to Sintra depart from Porto - Campanha to Sintra.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Porto to Sintra:

  • You can travel between Porto and Sintra by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £7 with Flixbus from Porto to Sintra.
  • You can travel by plane from Porto to Sintra with TAP Portugal, and you can find TAP Portugal Porto to Sintra tickets for £58 on Omio.
  • You can go to Sintra from Porto by train with Comboios De Portugal. You'll see cheap train tickets for £23 with Comboios De Portugal from Porto to Sintra on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available between Porto and Sintra with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with 5 direct coaches per day.
  • You can find around direct flights per day and book this direct flight with PGA-Portugalia Airlines or TAP Portugal.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Sintra as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Porto and Sintra.

Looking to extend your trip from Porto to Sintra? Many Omio customers who go from Porto to Sintra usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Lisbon, Madrid or Sevilla. If you're looking to explore Lisbon, Madrid or Sevilla from Sintra, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before travelling from Porto to Sintra, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £7 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is £58 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £23 one way.

But we recommend booking Porto to Sintra tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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