Portugal Trains

Reservations & Supplements

Keeping in line with the spirit of Interrail, train travel in Portugal provides a nice level of comfort! you can just hop on and off most of the local and regional trains.

But to give you piece of mind, we recommend that you make sure you understand everything there is to know about seat reservations and supplements on trains in Portugal before you travel.

Reservations are required for:

We would recommend reservations, if you are intending to use any of the following trains in Portugal:

  • Alfa Pendular (AP): Reservations are required for these high-speed trains

  • InterCidades (IC): Reservations are required for these intercity trains. 

Reservations are not required for:

The following trains in Portugal do not need you to make a reservation:

  • InterRegional (IR) & Regional (R): Reservations are not required for these regional trains.
  • Urbanos: Reservations are not required for these commuter trains.

How to make reservations for trains in Portugal:

Details on how to make reservations on trains in Portugal will be included with your Interrail Pass.


Please click here for details of Interrail Supplements.

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