Sea Life Porto

Come by train and get discount admission to SEA LIFE Porto.

SEA LIFE Porto is an aquatic park with about 30 tanks and about 5,600 marine creatures, divided into 12 different areas, from the fresh water of the Douro natural park to the Atlantic and the tropical seas and even some side tracks such as the Douro vine terraces, the historical D. Luís I bridge and the traditional frontages of the Ribeira.

The centre also has a classroom for school visits and an SOS area dedicated to animal protection and welfare all around the world.

CP Services: Alfa Pendular | Intercidades | Oporto urban trains

30% off the admission price if you show your Oporto Urban Trains pass and receipt proving the validity of the pass or an Alfa Pendular or Intercidades ticket (travel date for the outward ticket and up until the return journey on a return ticket, at the Sea Life ticket office.

20% off admission price if you show your Siga card along with the respective receipt at the Sea Life ticket office, with the validity date on the date of the visit or within the validity period (up to 3 admissions). 

Oporto Urban Trains

Sea Life Porto and CP Oporto Urban Trains have created a special programme for groups with a minimum of 10 paying visitors that includes:

  • Return journey on an urban train between any Oporto Urban Train station and Oporto São Bento;
  • Return bus journey from Oporto São Bento station to Sea Life Porto and back;
  • Visit to Sea Life Porto.


  • The train journeys can be on any day of the week. There are no time restrictions at the weekends. Business days there are some restrictions at rush hour (contact the service for further details).
  • You must book with the Oporto Urban Trains group service at least 5 business days in advance.
  • You pay at the Oporto Urban Train ticket offices.

The discounts only apply to scheduled services.


Free (quantity discount):

  • 1 free visit for every 5 paying visitors;
  • 1 train journey for every 10 paying passengers;

* The bus tickets will be given by CP at Oporto S. Bento station– Customer Support Office – and have to be validated upon boarding on both journeys and returned to S. Bento station at the same place before boarding the return train. Different bus prices may apply depending on special offers or not according to the indications with the service provider..

Segments Urban train Sea Life Porto Scheduled STCP bus*
 Pre-school (0 - 5 ) €2.00 €3.45 Price of two Z2 Andante cards
 Sc hool(6 - 18) €5.25
 Extra teachers €5.90
 Adult (parents, Grandparents Etc.) €6.95


Alfa Pendular and Intercidades

  • Price negotiated on a case by case basis depending on the number of people, date, time, route and kind of service, regular or special;
  • Available for minimum of 10 passengers;
  • The journey must be booked at least 10 days before the journey date.

The free visit to Sea Life Porto includes:

  • Visit guide for schools;
  • Access to talks and animal feeding throughout the day;
  • Interactive experience at the rockpool (pools where you can stroke starfish and sea urchins).

Sea Life Porto opening hours:

  • Winter (1 September to 14 July)
    • From 10:00 to 18:00 weekdays
    • From 10:00 to 19:00 at the weekends
  • Summer (15 July to 31 August)
    • From 10.00 to 19:00 weekdays
    • From 10:00 to 20:00 at the weekends
  • Last entrance 45 minutes before closing time;
  • Open every day except Christmas day;
  • The ticket office closes at 15:15 on 24 and 31 December and the exhibition closes at 16:00.

SEA LIFE Porto is in Praça Gonçalves Zarco right in front of Castelo do Queijo.

Take the train to Oporto São Bento station.

Oposite the station catch STCP bus number 500 (Andante Z2 ticket), which runs along the bank of the Douro to Foz and stops at Castelo do Queijo, in front of SEA LIFE.

Oporto Urban Trains:
Telephone: 221 052 482 (Business days from 9:30 to 13:00 and 14:30 to 17:30)

Alfa Pendular, Intercidades: