Reduced Mobility Passengers
In order to accommodate passengers with reduced mobility, Alfa Pendular trains have access lifts to raise and lower wheelchairs, two reserved places and specially equipped toilets.
The SIM (Integrated Mobility Service) provides information about CP train and station accessibility, special rates, access equipment, services and assistance.
SIM Tel: 808 208 746 (open weekdays 07:00-18:00)
Comboios de Portugal or CP is the Portuguese national rail service. A limited English-language website lists prices, timetable and online trip-planning: CP in English
InterRail is an international rail travel service around Europe, Morroco and Turkey.
CP Station Finder
CP Information and Reservations
Tel: 808 208 208
CP booking service (in English)
CP network map
Trains in the Algarve Region
CP provides the Alfa Pendular, Regional, Intercidades and Intra_Rail train services to the Algarve region.
At: Calçada do Duque 20, 1249-109 Lisbon
Tel: 211 023 000
Tel (Call centre) : 808 208 208 (national calls)
Fax: 213 473 093
The Alfa Pendular service connects Braga, Porto, Coimbra, Lisbon and Faro.
For timetable and pricing information: Click here
The Intercidades service travels through Guimarães, Porto, Guarda, Coimbra, Covilhã, Lisbon, Évora, Beja and Faro.
For timetables and price information: Click here
The Regional service links the Portuguese regions together. Trains run between Valença, Vila Real, Braga, Porto, Mirandela, Pocinho, Régua, Guarda, Covilhã, Coimbra, Leiria, Marvão-Beirã, Elvas, Lisbon, Evora, Beja, V.R. S.Ant, Faro and Lagos.
For timetables and prices: Click here
IntraRail cards are valid for three or ten days and allow passengers between 12 and 30 years of age to travel within four pre-defined areas of Portugal. Cards are sold in some CP stations, Youth Hostels, Movijovem shops and Ponto JA shops. There are two types of IntraRail cards:
IntraRail xcape card is valid for three days in one of the four pre-defined zones and gives free travel on Intercidades (second class), Regional, Inter-Regional and Urban trains from Friday to Sunday, plus two nights' stay (Friday and Saturday) in shared or double rooms at youth hostel.
IntraRail xplore is valid for ten days in two adjoining zones, and gives free travel on Intercidades (second class), Regional, Inter-Regional and Urban trains (journeys starting between Monday and Thursday), plus nine nights' accommodation in shared or double rooms at youth hostels
Passengers with a Youth Card will be granted a discount on IntraRail cards
For a list of points of sale: Click here
Tickets~For more information on points of sale: Click here
To view special offers: Click here