Please Help! Train Travel in Portugal

Jun 8th, 2010, 08:37 PM
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Please Help! Train Travel in Portugal

We are traveling in Portugal in July. I have hotels booked in several cities and am trying to figure out how to use trains to get from one to the other. I am stymied! I went to, but I can't seem to access schedules. If anyone can help, I can provide the places we need to travel to/from. Thank you!
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Jun 8th, 2010, 10:42 PM
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Try clicking on the Union Jack in the top right hand corner to get the English version and use Internet Explorer as the browser
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Jun 9th, 2010, 01:02 AM
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The Portuguese site worked for me but an easier site is:
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Jun 28th, 2010, 09:16 AM
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where are you trying to get to? In portugal, the best mode of transportation are buses, they are reliable and they are on time.
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Jun 28th, 2010, 10:32 AM
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Yes except for the main rail line Faro (Algarve)-Lisbon-Coimbra-Porto buses IME are a better bet - but for any place on the main rail line then trains are faster and have improved greatly in the past few years
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Jun 28th, 2010, 01:57 PM
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Most of the timetables are available for download in pdf format from the site.

Also, if you go to my blog at:

Scroll down on the right hand panel until you come to the section entitled:

»» Algarve & Portugal - Travel Transport Links

You will find links to the Portuguese Railways Porto/Lisbon/Faro and Algarve Lines Train Timetables in pdf format.
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