Is there a bus service to Sintra?
This bus service is essential when visiting Sintra as a day trip, as it is a demanding uphill hike to Palácio Nacional da Pena from the town centre or the train station. This guide will provide an overview of the Sintra 434 bus, including tourist information, fares and details of the timetable.
How to get to Sintra from Estoril?
This ticket is beneficial for tourists who will be travelling to Sintra from Estoril (via route 418) or Cascais (bus route 403) and will be using the 434 bus in Sintra. This ticket costs €15.00 and also includes the 435 bus route, which connects Sintra to the Palácio de Monserrate.
How far is Sintra from Lisbon by bus?
The distance to Sintra from Lisbon by bus is approximately 14 miles (23 km). When traveling by bus from Lisbon to Sintra, which bus station in Lisbon do I depart from and which bus station in Sintra do I arrive in?
How to see Sintra in one day?
There is another way of a sightseeing bus in Sintra: the hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus! Run by the worldwide company that offers comfortable sightseeing bus tours this is also a very easy way to see all the main sights in Sintra in one day.
How to get to Sintra by bus?
The 434-bus route connects Sintra train station to the Palácio Nacional da Pena and Castelo dos Mouros, and passes through the historic town centre. This bus service is essential when visiting Sintra as a day trip, as it is a demanding uphill hike to Palácio Nacional da Pena from the town centre or the train station.
How to get from Cascais to Sintra?
The Cascais Sintra bus route is direct and is the recommended means of travel between the two tourist towns. There are two bus services which connect Cascais to Sintra, service number 403 and 417. Both routes start at Cascais bus station (Cascais Terminal) and terminate at Sintra train station (Sintra Estação).
How to get from Sintra to Pena Palace?
Another option if arriving in Sintra around mid-morning, is to catch the 434 bus from the train station and to go straight to the Pena Palace and then visit the historic town centre in the afternoon.
What is there to do in Sintra?
At the top of the hill are the Palácio Nacional da Pena and the Castelo dos Mouros. The colourful Pena Palace is the highlight of any day trip to Sintra and should not be missed. The Castelo dos Mouros is an ancient castle ruin, but it should only be considered as a side attraction to the Palácio Nacional da Pena.
How many trains are there from Lisbon to Sintra?
Sintra therefore has a total of six trains each hour for most of the day to and from various Lisbon stations. Last trains are at around 01.00am every night. From Lisbon Rossio at 0601 and once every hour until 0101hrs. There is also a train at 31 minutes past to Cacém, where you change for Sintra.
How do I get to Sintra?
Sintra is 25km to the west of Lisbon, and the recommended means of travel, is by train. We strongly discourage driving to Sintra, as the narrow hill roads are not designed for the heavy tourist traffic and there is very limited car parking.
How crowded is Sintra Portugal?
As Sintra is the most popular day trip from Lisbon, the town can get very crowded during the summer months, and especially at the weekends. At the height of the tourist season, there can be extremely long queues to purchase tickets and over 1-hour waits for space on the 434 tourist bus.
How many trains are there in a day in Lisbon?
Sintra therefore has a total of six trains each hour for most of the day to and from various Lisbon stations. Last trains are at around 01.00am every night. From Lisbon Rossio at 0601 and once every hour until 0101hrs.