How to Reach Cascais

GET IN

  • By Air: The town is served by Lisbon airport which can be reached by taking a bus from the Cais do Sodre station. It runs every 20 minutes.
  • By Train: Low cost train services run between Cascais and Lisbon’s Cais do Sodre every 20 minutes. It is a half an hour journey by train.
  • By Bus: If you are coming in from Sintra, bus no. 403 runs between the two stops and crosses Cabo da Roca too. Connections to Estoril, Carcavelos and Oeiros are also available.
  • By Car: Take the A5 highway towards the west to reach Cascais. If you are looking for a more relaxed and scenic drive, take the Marginal coast road along the shore from Lisbon to Cascais.

GET AROUND

  • By Walking: It is possible and even recommended to explore the small town of Cascais on foot.
  • By Bus: BusCas minibus runs on a circuit tour of the city every 7 minutes. It serves the entire town and neighbouring areas. If you require bus connection to far off destinations, services are available near the train station.
  • By Car: Exploring Cascais by car is a tricky option. However, it is possible to rent a car at the bus station.
  • By Taxi: It is easy to find a taxi in the city centre and can also be booked via telephone.
  • By Bicycle: Free bicycles are available at the train station and around town. The city has special paths dedicated to bicycles at many places. A lot of people ride bicycles to the beach and back. Also, scooters/mopeds are available for rent at a low-cost.