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Arriving

By Train -- The round-trip fare from Lisbon's Cais do Sodré to either Estoril (the second-to-last stop) or Cascais (the end of the line) costs 4€. Electric trains arrive from and depart from Lisbon at intervals of every 20 minutes. Service runs daily from 5:30am to 1:30am. For information, call tel. 808/208-208 in Lisbon, or tel. 21/486-41-65 in Cascais or Estoril.

By Bus -- Buses from Lisbon are impractical, considering the low cost and convenience of the frequent trains. But if you're coming to Cascais from Sintra, the bus is your best bet; about a dozen buses a day make the 1-hour run. The round-trip fare is 7€.

By Car -- From Estoril, continue west along Route 6 for another 6.5km (4 miles).

Visitor Information

Cascais Tourist Office is at Rua Visconde da Luz, 2750 Cascais (tel. 21/486-82-04; www.estorilcoast-tourism.com). The tourist office is open Monday to Friday 9am to 7pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am to 8pm. In summer (June-Sept), it's open daily 9am to 8pm.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.