There are many main railway stations in Lisbon that allow you to connect to the parts of the city and the country.
You can find the list of the main railway stations in Lisbon below.
Having modernist architecture, Oriente Station was designed by the architect Santiago Calatrava. It was then completed for the 1998 Lisbon Expo.
The Oriente Station, also known as Gare do Oriente, is part of the Parque das Nações district of eastern Lisbon.
Gare do Oriente is connected by The Sintra Line with Roma Areeiro, Entrecampos, Sete Rios, M. Abraão, Campolide and Sintra. The station also includes a Lisbon Metro station on the Red Line. There’s also a sub-urban train station on the Azambuja Line that includes connecting trains to Santa Apolónia, Alverca, Vila Fraca de Xera, and Azambuja.
Santa Apolónia Station
Built-in 1865, this is the oldest railway station in Lisbon. Santa Apolónia Station takes place in the district of Alfama, near the River Tagus. The station is a useful one for many of the attractions in the city. For example, you can reach Museu Nacional do Azulejo and the Museu Militar from this station.
The express trains for Porto also leave from this station, and it stops at the Oriente Station as well.
There are also Caminhos de Ferro Portugueses (CP) trains. From this station, these trains go to Paris and Madrid. The high-speed Alfa Pendular service also serves this purpose.
Sete Rios Station is in northern Lisbon. It’s also the main bus station for long-distance buses. Lots of local Lisbon buses stop at this station as well. The station is also on the blue line of the Lisbon Metro. The name of the metro station here is Jardim Zoológico.
The trains go to Faro Station in Faro, Setubal, and other destinations from here.
The train to Evora departs from Orient Station and calls at Sete Rios. The train also has connections to Beja.
You can also take a train to Mira Sintra-Meleças, Torres Vedras, Obidos, and Caldas da Rainha from this station.
The 19th-century building of this station is designed by José Luís Monteiro. Rossio Station is situated in Rossio Square in central Lisbon. It carries the traces of Neo-Manueline architecture.
The station is also a transportation center for the subway, taxi, Lisbon city bus, and tram network.
It’s also the main rail gateway to Sintra. On weekdays, you can find trains to Sintra Station around every 15 minutes from here. Note that the train service is every 30 minutes after 8.38 p.m. on weekdays. On weekends, you can find the same trains every 30 minutes. The trip takes around 40 minutes.
Restauradores Station has been in service since 1959. Being on the Blue Line of the Lisbon Metro, the station was also one of the original stations of Lisbon’s metro. There’s a pedestrian pathway connecting this station to Rossio Station. The next station to the south is Cais do Sodré, and to the north is Rato.
Cais Do Sodré
Cais do Sodré Station has a metro station on the Green Line and a suburban train station on the Cascais Line. From this station, you can find ferries across the River Tagus as well.
This station is on the Cascais Line from Cais do Sodre to Cascais. Belém Station is a great spot near certain sights in Belém. These include MAAT, The Museu Nacional dos Coches, Jardim do Ultramar, and Estação Fluvial de Belém. You can also reach Jardim Afonso Albuquerque by walking from here.
Sintra Station is another 19th-century building dating back to 1887. The walls of the station are decorated with azulejos tile. It’s situated on Avenida Dr. Miguel Bombarda. There’s a 1.5 km walking distance to Sintra town from this station.
The Sintra Line here connects to other stations including Rossio Station, Oriente, Entrecampos, Sete Rios, and Campolide. You can also find a taxi or bus from this station to go to the historic places of Sintra.
The building of Campolide Station holds many works of art. These include the sculptures by Charters de Almeida and Francisco Simões. There are also azulejos tiles by Eduardo Nery and Andreas Stocklein.
Being on the Fertagus Line to Setubal, Campolide Station is at the south of Sete Rios. It’s also a station for suburban trains on the lines of Sintra and Azambuja.
You can also reach the historic Águas Livres Aqueduct from Campolide Station easily.
Cascais Station is the western last stop of the Cascais Line from Cais do Sodre Station. You can take a train to go to Belém to see some of the attractions. These include the Torre de Belem, Mosterio dos Jerónimos, and the Monument to the Discoveries. You can also find frequent train services between Cais do Sodre, Estoril, and Cascais. From Cais do Sodré to Cascais, it takes around 35 minutes by train.
This station is very close to the Areeiro Station and Roma Station on the Lisbon metro. Roma-Areeiro Station is on the Fertagus line over the River Tagus. You can reach Roma-Areeiro Station through Lisbon buses numbered 705, 727, and 793.
Entrecampos Station is on the Lisbon metro as well as on the Fertagus line. From there, it connects to Setubal, and on the Sintra line, it connects to Sintra.
The building of the station includes a supermarket. Also, the concourse includes many cafes and shops as well.
The AeroBus to Lisbon Airport and many Lisbon buses stop here or close to this station. You can also find several hotels close to Entrecampos Station.
Coina Station has been in service since 2004, designed by the Portuguese architect Motta Guedes. You can find the artworks of Charteres de Almeida and Nadir Afonso as well.
The station is located south of the River Tagus. Coina Station is on the Fertagus line to Setúbal from Roma-Areeiro Station.
You can reach the city of Setúbal from this main station. Setúbal Station is on the Fertagus line over the River Tagus, and on the Sado Line to Barreiro. The latter station lies between Praias do Sado-A Station and Barreiro.
You’ll see the buses Transportes Sul de Tejo (TST) running from outside of the station. You can also find Soflusa ferries across the Tagus to Terreiro do Paço on the Lisbon metro network.
Monte Abraão Station
Situated on the Sintra Line, Monte Abraão Station is on the west side of Sintra. It’s also on the Azambuja Line as well.
The station is quite close to the Queluz National Palace (Palácio Nacional e Jardins de Queluz). You can reach the palace within 20 minutes by walking or taking a taxi.
This station is located in the west of Lisbon. It’s the previous station to Monte Abraão Station if you travel west on the Sintra line. You can visit Queluz National Palace from this station easily as well.