The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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1 h 34 m
2 h 35 m
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Of the 78 trains that leave Coimbra for Lisbon every day 20 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||109 miles (176 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 51 min|
|Average train ticket price||$14 (€12)|
|Train frequency||18 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Comboios De Portugal|
Trains from Coimbra to Lisbon cover the 109 miles (176 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 51 min with our travel partners like Comboios De Portugal. Normally, there are 18 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $14 (€12), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $10 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from Coimbra-B and arrive in Lisboa - Oriente.
For as little as $10 (€9) you can travel by train to Lisbon from Coimbra with Comboios De Portugal. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
Comboios Portugal (CP) is the main train company in Portugal operating medium and long-distance train services operating across Portugal. CP train types include International (IN) which connect Portugal with Spain and France; Alfa Pendular (AP) operating high-speed trains up to 220 km/h between Porto, Lisbon and Faro; Intercidades, long-distance trains operating up to 200km/h; Inter-Regional (IR), which offer medium distance services; and Regional, CP's local services. There are two types of fares available for CP trains: Promo (booked 5-60 days in advance and non-refundable) and Normal (refundable for a fee) available for both 1st and 2nd class tickets. Take a train with CP between Coimbra and Lisbon.
Comboios De Portugal from Coimbra to Lisbon train information:
The trip on trains from Lisboa to Aveiro is going to cover a distance of around 158 miles (255 km) and can take anywhere from 2h up to about 4h 30min depending on whether or not your route is direct or not. There are about 40 departures from Lisboa every day on this route.
Departures for trains to Aveiro from Lisboa occur pretty evenly throughout the entire day with the first trains departing at around 6:30 a.m. and the final trains of the day departing just after 10:00 p.m. A vast majority of trains on this route are direct trains with only a handful requiring one transfer along the route.
The journey on trains from Lisboa to Aveiro is going to cover around 158 miles (255 km). Travelers should expect a trip time of anywhere from around 2h to up to 4h 30min. All of the direct trains on this route will make the trip in between 2h and 2h 30min.
Coimbra Square. Source: Shutterstock
Departure train station: Lisboa Oriente Station. This station sits roughly 4 miles (6.5 km) to the north of Lisboa. There is train service that can take you to the station in about 7min as well as subway service that makes the trip in about 10min or bus service that can get you there in around 12min. This is a very modern-looking station with quite breathtaking architecture. Across from the station, there is a large mall that offers shopping and food and you will also find some shopping and food in the station as well as luggage lockers.
Lisboa Santa Apolonia Station. The station is the one that is closest to the center of the city and is less than 1 mile (1.6 km) in distance from the city center. You can take a bus to the station from the center of the city or you could even walk to get to the station in around 15min. As the oldest train station Lisboa the station offers just a few platforms making the station quite easy to navigate. Here you will find a small café, some shopping, and a supermarket. Just outside of the station there are also plenty of cafés, bars, and shops that are just a short walk away.
Arrival train station: Aveiro Station. This station has a location that is very close to the center of the city and in fact, it's only about 1.2 miles (2 km) distance from the center of the city. You can ride in a taxi from the station to the center of the city in about 3min or alternatively you could walk that distance in about 18min. The station has public restrooms for use plus it also has ticket machines and ticket kiosks. There is a large information board showing the status of all of the trains arriving and departing the station and there are a couple of small coffee shops where you can get something to eat or drink.
All trains from Lisboa to Aveiro use Comboios De Portugal as their operator. Most of the trains that they offer on this route are direct trains and they offer a trip time of just about 2h. There are a handful of trains that require one transfer along the way and this will increase your travel time to mostly because you will be waiting at the transfer station for the next train.
Most of the trains offered on this route leave during the day or the early evening hours. There are two trains that leave in the 7 o'clock hour as well as one train that leaves just after 10:00 p.m. There are no true overnight trains on this route since the distance between the cities is so short. It is important to note that the train that leaves at around 7:30 p.m. and the one that leaves at around 10:00 p.m. will make stops at both of the stations in Lisboa before heading on to Aveiro.
This company offers travelers roughly 40 different trains from Lisboa to Aveiro on a daily basis and on every day of the week. They do not offer any high-speed trains on this route. Because it is a rather short distance between the two cities most trains will make the trip in around 2h. Some trains require one transfer that will result in longer travel times but most of this added travel time is the time you'll spend waiting at the transfer station for your next train.
Train travel is a much more sustainable method of travel as opposed to all the people that can fit on the train making the journey between two cities such as this on their own. Beyond that basic fact, Comboios de Portugal has an environmental policy that spans their entire operation to make sure that everything they do happens in the most sustainable manner possible. One example of this that you can see on this journey is that the number of trains offered, including many direct trains, offer the most efficient way to get the maximum number of travelers between these two cities daily.
Based on the route offered for your train there may be one or two classes of seating available. You will usually find that the direct trains offer two classes of seating while the ones that require a transfer along the route will only have one class of seating. Passengers can generally bring up to three bags onto the train free of charge with one of the bags being a carry-on item that they can place under the seat in front of them or in the overhead bin. The other pieces will generally ride in the storage areas found in every train car.
You can bring a bicycle on the train without a fee so long as the bicycle can fit somewhere in the train car where it will not obstruct passenger movement. Pets can also ride free of charge in an approved pet carrier or on some trains they can ride on a leash but that will generally incur an additional fee. The company has a specific advisor that handles all passengers with limited mobility or special needs to make sure that they can travel in the same manner as all other passengers on these trains.
If you are looking for ways to save money on travel on Lisboa to Aveiro trains, one great way is to be flexible in the times that you travel. If you can search different times and days of the week to travel you can often find disparities in ticket prices. Another good tip is the book as far in advance of your travel date as possible as this gives you the best chance to find discounts and specials offered by the train provider. One last tip is to stick to trains that require transfers as these often have lower fares than direct trains.
Lisboa Statue Night. Source: Shutterstock
One of the things that visitors often comment about when visiting Aveiro is their network of canals that make it somewhat similar to Venice, Italy. In fact, visitors can take trips on these waterways in traditional colorful boats. This is a great way to tour the town in comfort and style. The town offers a very vibrant food scene with plenty of restaurants and cafés to explore plus there's also quite a bit of shopping that you can do in this town. Some of the spots that you cannot miss when you visit Aveiro include:
When taking the train from Coimbra to Lisbon, you can choose to depart from train stations like Coimbra-B and Coimbra. Your trip can end in train stations such as Lisboa - Oriente, Lisboa - Sete Rios and Lisboa - Entrecampos.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Coimbra-B and arrive in Lisboa - Oriente.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Coimbra-B and travel around 2.2 miles (3.6 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Lisboa - Oriente and need to travel approximately 5.7 miles (9.2 km) from the train station to the city center in Lisbon.
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