Stations and Transport Hubs in Lisbon

Find out how to get from Lisbon to Sintra, Cascais and Porto. Lisbon has several stations and transport hubs to get to all destinations outside the city easily.

Gare do Oriente

Gare do Oriente is Lisbon’s hub for train services, including a departure point for coach and bus companies, and a metro station.

It’s a multi-level platform, located on the eastern part of the city near the Parque das Nações (Oriente metro station on red line).

Gare do Oriente railway station

Gare do Oriente serves as a high-speed, commuter and regional train hub with national and international connections. You can get to Porto on the fast Alfa Pendular train, as well as to other Portuguese cities using the Intercities and Regional train services.

Train times & tickets: CP

The terminal has also frequent coach services to several major Portuguese cities (Renex company) and also to Spain and France (Avanza and Eurolines operators).

The station is housed in a structure designed by the Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, and it was one of the Expo 98 architectural masterpieces.

Santa Apolónia

Santa Apolónia is Lisbon’s historic train station. Located near the Alfama district, the Santa Apolónia train station is the terminal for the main Portuguese and international train routes.

Train times & tickets: CP


Rossio Station

Rossio Station

The Rossio train station is conveniently located in the Baixa between Praça do Rossio and Praça dos Restauradores. Trains to visit the beautiful village of Sintra depart every 15 minutes. You can use your Viva Viagem card to pay for the journey to Sintra.

Cais do Sodré

The Cais do Sodré is also a major hub, with bus, metro (blue line), train and ferry services. From here you can go by train to Estoril and Cascais. The ferries connect Cais do Sodré and Cacilhas just accross the River Tejo. Pay the journey with the Viva Viagem card.

Sete Rios

The long distance bus terminal of Sete Rios is located near the train station (Jardim Zoológico metro station on blue line). The Rede Expressos coach company operates services to several destinations in Portugal, including the cities of Porto, Coimbra, Faro, Braga and Évora.

Coach times & tickets: Rede Expressos