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Almancil to Lisbon or Oporto

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Almancil to Lisbon or Oporto

I will be in dunas douradas next summer and when that holiday is complete I am keen to go to Lisbon or Oporto to join family members who will be there for the weekend. They haven't decided where to go yet but the ease with which I can get to their location may influence their destination. I am told I can get on a train at Almancil or Loule and it takes about an hour to get to Lisbon, - is this true and where can I find out information on traintimes? Any information gratefully received.

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1. Re: Almancil to Lisbon or Oporto

"I am told I can get on a train at Almancil or Loule and it takes about an hour to get to Lisbon" - not correct. The fastest train (AlfaPendular) takes 3h to arrive to Lisboa and 5h30m to arrive to Porto http://www.cp.pt/StaticFiles/CP/Imagens/PDF/Passageiros/horarios/longo_curso/ap_ic.pdf; www.cp.pt/cp/displayPage.do…

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2. Re: Almancil to Lisbon or Oporto

The railway station of Loule is where you need to go.

It's not really in Loule but southwards. Google maps coordinates:

37.104548,-8.059087

www.cp.pt/cp/displayPage.do…

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3. Re: Almancil to Lisbon or Oporto

Ryanair flies Faro-Porto. Ususally they offer very good fares

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4. Re: Almancil to Lisbon or Oporto

You can also go by coach from Almancil to Lisbon (about 3hrs 30 minutes to 4 hours) or to Porto (7 or 8 hours) journey.

Times, fares and on-line reservation at

www.rede-expressos.pt

www.renex.pt (Portuguese only)

There is a little station at Almancil but it is unstaffed. The connections with the Lisbon trains are not very good, so best to go to Loulé as suggested. Reservation is compulsory for all long distance trains in Portugal. The website mentioned above has a facility for on line reservation which opens a maximum of 30 days before travel. You cannot buy tickets on the train.

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5. Re: Almancil to Lisbon or Oporto

Thank you so much - Lisbon sounds better for me!

Appreciate your help

C

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6. Re: Almancil to Lisbon or Oporto

Excellent - thank you so much - appreciate your help

C

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7. Re: Almancil to Lisbon or Oporto

Thanks for your help - will look in to this

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8. Re: Almancil to Lisbon or Oporto

thanks for the advice - sounds good

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