High-speed train Alfa Pendular from Lisbon Oriente station to Faro, vice versa, also connecting north portugal & online reservation

Station Oriente is a very beautiful and very famous station, the hub for the various networks of public transportation serving the eastern area of Lisbon, with a metro station, trains, buses, taxis and easy airport links.  The station was created by master architect Santiago Calatrava with a roof of glass and steel.

Oriente Station

Station Oriente. A ticket from Lisbon Oriente Station to Faro (or vice versa) cost about 19 euro.

Alfa Pendular train

The Alfa Pendular is a very comfortable, fast and luxury train.

Address station: Ed. Gare do Oriente, piso 1 – Av. D. João II. You can buy a ticket via internet, also from International station Santa Apolonia. The best thing to do is to reserve a ticket (and a chair number) from 30 days to at least one day before your journey.

Alfa Pendular connects the cities of Braga, Porto, Aveiro, Coimbra, Santarém, Lisbon, Albufeira and Faro, among others.

Website Alfa Pendular (online ticket reservation, from 30 days to at least one day before your journey.)

Aquaduct Lisbon

You can overlook the fine views (picture: Aquaduct in Lisbon) during the 3 -hours trip, or work: sockets for laptops are at many of the seats.

Public transport Alfa Pendular train view 25 April Bridge Lisbon downtowm

View from April 25 Bridge on Lisbon downtown

There’s also a buffet car, mini bar, audio and video channels (ear-phones are distributed), toilets and special places reserved for reduced mobility passengers.

Alfa Pendular view Alcantara Lisbon

Alcantara cruise port just beyond the April 25 bridge.

6 Responses to “High-speed train Alfa Pendular from Lisbon Oriente station to Faro, vice versa, also connecting north portugal & online reservation”

  1. [...] arches (65 m tall) over the Alcântara valley. (I took this picture in the train from Faro to Lisbon). The main course of the aqueduct covers 18 km. Concluded in 1834 (although it [...]

  2. [...] destinations and central/ northern Portugal. The other major railway hubs 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 [...]

  3. where do I purchase a ticket from Lisbon to Portimao in May? Please send me a link where I can purchase. Thank You.

  4. See website Alfa Pendular on this page(online ticket reservation, from 30 days to at least one day before your journey.)

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  6. Alan Fellowes on May 22nd, 2013 at 7:41 pm

    Hi I wonder if it is possible to catch a train from the Cais Do Sodre’??

    Website with all the Alfa Pendular trainstations: http://www.cp.pt/cp/displayPage.do?vgnextoid=0fcf6e29d6b74010VgnVCM1000007b01a8c0RCRD&lang=en

    info Cais do Sodre trainstation: http://www.thelisbonconnection.com/cais-do-sodre-lisbons-major-railway-station-train-line-to-estoril-cascais-ferry-terminal-to-cacilhas-the-beaches-of-caparica/

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