How to Get to Abrantes Portugal by Train

How to get to Abrantes Portugal by train

The city of Abrantes is a wonderful day trip or overnight destination from Lisbon. You can easily take a train from the Portuguese capital, and cheap tickets start at only $8 (EUR7). With its many historic monuments, Ribatejo culture rooted in convent sweets and dozens of river activities to choose from, it’s a great way to spend a weekend away from the hustle and bustle.

It’s easy to travel to Abrantes from other cities in Portugal, too. For example, the city of Pombal is a short bus ride from Abrantes and there are daily coach trips to Ourem and Fatima.

Abrantes Castle is a great place to start any visit to the city. The historic complex is perched high above the city and provides a beautiful bird’s eye view. There are plenty of other historic landmarks to explore, too, like the Church of Saint Vincent and the Municipal Art Gallery Quartel.

Located over 140 km from Lisbon, Abrantes is well within reach by train, car or bus. There are also regular flights to Lisbon International Airport, which is a quick and convenient hour-long drive from Abrantes.

For those who prefer to stay in the city center, there are several hotels in Abrantes that offer modern accommodations and excellent service. One option is the Luna Hotel, which offers a variety of amenities and is just a few minutes from the Abrantes train station. It’s also just a short walk from the city’s best attractions and restaurants.

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