Centro Cultural de Belém - CCB

A train journey to the cultural centre

The Belém Cultural Centre Foundation is close to Belém station and its main purpose is to promote culture through a huge range of activities such as theatre, dance, all kinds of music: classical, jazz and opera, and even cinema.

The CB is organised into three centres – Meeting Centre, Performing arts Centre and the Exhibition Centre, currently the Berardo Collection Museum – and it offers supplementary activities for professional and leisure activities for you and your family.

CP Services: Alfa Pendular | Intercidades | Regional and InterRegional | Lusitânia Comboio Hotel (Lisbon/Madrid) | Sud Expresso | Lisbon urban trains

The following discounts apply if you show your admission tickets from TicketLine or the CCB ticket offices for events at the CCB and Fábrica das Artes/Education Service: 

Alfa Pendular, Intercidades and Regional

30% off return journeys in either class to and from Lisbon.

Lisbon urban trains

Special €2 return tickets on the Sintra/Azambuja, Cascais and Sado line Lisbon urban trains to Belém.

You just need a Viva Viagem card or you can buy one for just €0.50.

Always remember to validate your ticket before boarding the train.

Tickets available from CP ticket offices.

Alfa Pendular, Intercidades and Regional

We have a specialised team who can present the best solution for group travel with 10 or more people, offering discounts of up to 50%.

Contact:  gruposLC-RG@cp.pt

Lisbon urban trains

Group travel for a minimum of 15 people pay just €2 return per person.

Contact: gruposlisboa@cp.pt

The following CP customers can get 25% off tickets to performances produced and co-produced by CCB e Fábrica das Artes bought through Ticketline (‘cliente CP’ code) and at the CCB ticket office as well as free entry. At the Garagem Sul (Architecture Exhibition):

Passengers with a return Alfa Pendular, Intercidades, Regional, InterRegional, Sud Expresso or Lusitânia ticket to Lisbon and with a journey on the day of the performance or the three days before or after.

  • Organised groups of 10 or more people for journeys on Alfa Pendular, Intercidades, Regional or InterRegional trains.
  • Organised groups of 15 or more people for journeys on Lisbon urban trains.

The Centro Cultural de Belém opened its doors to the world on March 21, 1993. Having been designed by architects Vittorio Gregotti and Manuel Salgado, CCB has been standing out for the last 25 years by its efforts in building benchmark artistic activities within the Portuguese cultural scene and the international framework. CCB’s history and its role in fostering the arts will be celebrated in several occasions throughout this year.

March 21 – Marking CCB’s 25 birthday by launching the exhibition CCB 25 Years, exploring and remembering the creation and development of this cultural institution in Portugal during the early 1990s, and by carrying out workshops for students and backstage guided tours.

April 21, 26 and 29 – Musical Days – Tryptic Festival, from Hieronymus Bosch.

July 10 – Party in the CCB Square, where artists from several fields that have been working with CCB will gather, while also launching the Building Stories exhibition, with Ricardo Bak Gordon, Architecten De Vylder Vinck Tailieu and Maio Arquitetos, and the cork construction “Uma Praça no Verão” (“Summer Square”), a work by Promontório Arquitetos.

September 30 – Symphony Orchestra of Milan Giuseppe Verdi – Darcos Season.
One of the most prestigious Italian orchestras of today, conducted by the composer and maestro Nuno Côrte-Real, with the debut of his Symphony Noa Noa.

October 28 – MozartFest, by DSCH - Schostakovich Ensemble

December 5 – Premiere of the play Fausto, at the request of the Centro Cultural de Belém to the Mala Voadora theatre company.