Cais do Sodré, Lisbon’s major railway station, train line to Estoril, Cascais, ferry terminal to Cacilhas & the beaches of Caparica

Cais do Sodré is Lisbon’s major bus, metro, trainstation ‘Linha de Cascais’ , name of the train line joining Lisbon to Cascais and ferry terminal to Cacilhas , Seixal, Montijo and ferries to Trafaria and Porto Brandão (near the beaches of Caparica). Or maybe you prefer a cruise on the river Tagus?

Lisbon Cais do Sodre Railway station

Cais do Sodré railway station Lisbon to Cascais

Cais do Sodré railway station is serving westbound suburban route to f.i. Estoril, Belém and Cascais, and subway or bus for any spot in Lisbon. It is adjacent to the Lisbon Metro  station (website incl. network diagram & how to use the metro) of the same name which is the terminus for subway’s Green Line (Linha da Caravela).

Lisbon Cais do Sodre Duque da Terceira square

Statue Duque da Terceira, Cais do Sodré,  Praça do Duque da Terceira 

Cais do Sodré is situated in central Lisbon on the bank of Tagus River. Although the official name is Duque da Terceira Square, everybody knows it by Cais do Sodré. Duque da Terceira was a hero in the Peninsular War (1807-1814) that united Portugal, Great Britain and later Spain against Napoleon.

Ferry to Cacilhas, the river Tagus left bank

From here you can also take a ferry to river Tagus left bank to Cacilhas , for a walk along the river to the elevator of the famous Cristo Rei statue.

Lisbon Caiso do Sodre ferry Cacilhas people

Lisbon, ferry Cais do Sodré

 Transtejo (and timetable) is the company responsible for the fluvial crossing of the Tagus River. People from the other side of the river have to cross it every day to work in Lisbon or in the environment. The company offers every 10 minutes a ferry to Cacilhas (Almada, district of Setubal), a return ticket cost 1,20 euro (2008). From Cacilhas you can take the bus to the beaches of Caparica.

Lisbon Cais do Sodre ferry view Christo Rei

Transtejo also offer Tagus cruises, a tourist service with various types of ships as Catamarans and luxury ferry-boats.

A mini cruise on the Tagus River overlooking the city is wonderful, especially at the end of the day the light is unforgettable.

Lisbon Cacilhas Ferry and fisherman

Ferry in Cacilhas. Wonderful views on downtowm Lisbon!

13 Responses to “Cais do Sodré, Lisbon’s major railway station, train line to Estoril, Cascais, ferry terminal to Cacilhas & the beaches of Caparica”

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  4. [...] in Lisbon are Gare do Oriente, which is situated on the same track stretch 6,5 km northeast and Cais do Sodré (to Cascais and Estoril) , Rossio Train Station (runs to Sintra) and [...]

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  7. [...] reach by ‘Linha de Cascais’  (name of the train line joining Lisbon to Cascais) from Cais do Sodré , Lisbon’s major bus, metro,  ferry and trainstation. [...]

  8. [...] it’s really worth taking a ferry at Cais do Sodré  to Montijo, walk around in the picturesque village, have lunch and take a bus to Alchochete centre. [...]

  9. [...] Cais do Sodré  is Lisbon’s major bus, metro, trainstation ( ‘Linha de Cascais’  name of the train line joining Lisbon to Cascais) and ferry terminal. A major bus station is sited outside the front of the Cais do Sodré station, with a Carris  small kiosk selling transport passes, tickets and guides. [...]

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