How to Get to Marco De Canaveses Portugal by Train

How to get to Marco de Canaveses Portugal by train

Comboios Portugal (CP) is the main train company in the country and offers a wide range of long-distance and local services. There are several types of trains to choose from including the International (IN) which connects Portugal with Spain and France; Alfa Pendular, a high-speed train that covers long distances between Porto and Lisbon and also serves Guimares; Intercidades, a medium distance service that runs across the country; and Regional, CP’s local services.

Depending on the type of train you take, the ticket prices can vary. However, tickets from Porto Campanha Train Station to Marco de Canaveses typically cost around $7 (EUR6) one way if you purchase them in advance on Omio.

There are 14 direct train routes per day from Porto to Marco de Canaveses. This makes it a great option for those who wish to avoid having to make multiple stops.

On the IC and IR trains, you can bring your bicycle for free. However, on the Alfa Pendular trains, bikes must be disassembled and carried like luggage.

Located in the northern part of the country, Marco de Canaveses is a stunning municipality and birthplace to famous singer Carmen Miranda. It is also home to the Marco de Canaveses Municipal Museum of Arts and History and the Municipal Library. The municipality is divided into 16 civil parishes. The population in 2012 was 17,806. Civil registration records are sent to the district office of each civil parish after 100 years, so you can find your family’s record at any one of these offices.

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