How to get to Vila Nova de Ancos Portugal by train
The quickest way to travel from Lisbon to Vila Nova de Ancos is by taking the train. This is operated by Comboios de Portugal CP and takes 3h to cover the distance of around 147 miles. It’s best to book your tickets in advance to avoid the price hikes that happen during popular events and holidays.
Buying your ticket online can help you save money, especially if you book your trip well in advance. You can do this on Comboios de Portugal’s website or by downloading their app. You’ll need to create an account and provide some basic information like your name, email address and travel dates. Once you’re done, you can start booking your train tickets. You can also sign up for a newsletter to receive exclusive discounts and news.
Once you arrive at Porto Sao Bento station, look for the Mobility Center (Centro da Mobilidade) with a cloud-like logo to buy your train ticket. The station staff will be able to assist you with any additional questions you might have. You can also purchase your tickets at the train station’s automated machines, which accept credit cards and debit cards.
Buses are an environmentally friendly choice, as they use about 0.6-0.9 liters of gas per passenger, whereas trains require around 2.6 liters per person and cars run on gasoline, requiring 7.6 liters per mile. For your convenience, the city buses are available from several points around the city and operate throughout the day. To make the most of your ride, make sure to bring a playlist that will keep you entertained and awake during the journey.