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Rail to Portugal
Rail travel to Portugal, property portugal

Travelling to Portugal by rail is easier than you think! With high speed rail links from London to Paris and the sleeper train down to Lisbon. You can take in the sites of Paris on-route or relax as you take in the scenery speeding through the French countryside.

The following is an example of a typical route, timings and approximate prices from London to Lisbon.


Route

  - Eurostar leaving London, St Pancras at 11:05

  - Arrive Paris, Paris Gare du Nord at 14:20 and cross Paris on Metro underground

  - Leave Paris, Gare Montparnasse at 15:50 and arrive at Irun at 21:25

  - At Irun, easy platform change to the waiting Sud Express

  - Travel from Irun to Lisbon overnight on the famous sleeper Sud Express, leaving Irun at 22:00 and arriving Lisbon (Oriente station) at 10:54 and Lisbon (Santa Apolonia station, for city centre) at 11:03 next morning.

For Coimbra:
Sud Express stops at Coimbra B station at 08:49 on itís way to Lisbon.

For Porto:
From Coimbra B you can get the tilting Alfa Pendular train north to Porto.  Monday to Saturday leaving Coimbra B at 09:52 arrives Porto 10.52.  Sundays leave Coimbra at 11:34 arriving Porto at 12:39.


Prices (approx and correct at date of publish - Aug 08)


Single
London to Paris: start £44
Paris to Irun: between £18 - £47
Irun to Lisbon:
  - Seat £50
  - Couchette(seats converts to bed): £71
  - Sleeping Car: single berth £148. 2 berth £94. 3 berth £81

Return
London to Paris: start £59
Paris to Irun: between £36 - £94
Irun to Lisbon:
  - Seat £50
  - Couchette(seats converts to bed): £71
  - Sleeping Car: single berth  £237. 2 berth  £150. 3 berth  £130


Related links


For a complete run down of the rail journey to Portugal with images visit seat61.com at www.seat61.com

Eurostar 0870 518 6186 or +44 1233 617 575 outside UK or visit www.eurostar.com

Caminhos De Ferro Portugueses 808 208 208 or  (21) 318 5990 outside Portugal or visit  www.cp.pt.

www.raileurope.co.uk/inter-rail



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