Family & Friends - 50% Discount

Enjoy the weekend with your family and friends and benefit from a 50% discount.

Make the most of the 50% discount with family & friends tickets. Do something different this weekend and travel with your family or friends.

Family & Friends is for groups of three to nine people, regardless of whether they are members of the same family or not, who travel together with at least one adult. 

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CP Services: Alfa Pendular | Intercidades | Regional and InterRegional | Porto urban trains | Coimbra urban trains

  • The ticket is valid for the day it is bought for an unlimited number of journeys on the chosen route on the Aveiro, Braga, Guimarães and Marco de Canaveses lines.
  • These tickets can only be used to travel at the weekends and public holidays. The ticket is only valid for the day it is purchased for (you must say what day, when you buy the ticket).
  • The tickets can be bought up to 15 days in advance.
  • The 50% discount applies to the price of two return tickets. Prices are rounded up to the nearest 5 cents.
  • Cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts or special offers.
  • Only on sale from Porto urban train ticket offices.

Families and small groups of 3 to 9 people who travel together (return journeys) in any class, in which one of the elements is 13 years old or older, can benefit from the Family&Friends discount.

Valid for journeys on Saturdays, on any Alfa Pendular or Intercidades train, and on Sundays on the below mentioned trains. It gives you 50% discount on the listed prices, being rounded up to the next 50 cents. This reduction cannot be used together with other discounts or special offers in force, particularly return, children and seniors’ tickets.

The return journeys can be carried out on Saturdays or Sundays – on the same weekend or on a different one – subject to the ticket validity.

The ticket must be purchased simultaneously for all elements of the group, up to 60 days in advance, from the CP ticket offices or travel agencies working with CP, or on board when the departure site does not have available ticket offices.

Whenever the outward, homeward or return journey cannot be carried out in accordance with the established commercial conditions, the difference for the full ticket shall be paid for the entire group.

Family & Friends tickets can be exchanged for the same weekend or for a subsequent one. However, whenever the exchange is requested for a train that is not included in the trains mentioned below, the difference for the full ticket is paid, always considering the outward and homeward journey.

Family & Friends can be refunded according to the regulation.

This special offer is valid between October and April.

Sunday journeys can be taken on the following trains:

Line Train Departure time From To
Alfa Pendular north 130 05:54 Braga Lisbon
131 07:00 Lisbon Braga
121 08:00 Lisbon Oporto
122 11:32 Oporto Lisbon

Alfa Pendular Oporto/Faro

180 05:32 Oporto Faro
182 07:00 Faro Oporto
Beira Alta 510* 06:08 Guarda Lisbon
511* 07:30 Lisbon Guarda
Intercidades north 522 08:37 Porto Lisbon
721 09:30 Lisbon Braga
720 09:59 Braga Lisbon
621 11:30 Lisbon Guimarães
Beira Baixa 540 07:07 Guarda Lisbon
541 08:15 Lisbon Guarda
Intercidades Faro 670 08:22 Faro Oriente
570 10:02 Oriente Faro
Intercidades Alentejo 594 09:52 Oriente Évora
692 09:06 Évora Oriente
580 08:22 Beja Casa Branca
585 11:19 Casa Branca Beja


* Replacement bus service Pampilhosa-Guarda-Vilar Formoso section - check Alerts

Families and small groups from 3 to 9 members that are purchasing return tickets together, with at least one of them being 13 years old or older, may benefit from Family&Friends.

If you are travelling on Saturdays and Sundays in the Regional, InterRegional and Coimbra Urban Trains, from and to any station, you can benefit from a 50% discount in the return ticket.

These journeys can be made in any train, as follows:

  • Return ticket for that same Saturday;
  • Departure on Saturday and returning on the following Sunday;
  • Return ticket for that same Sunday;
  • Departure on Saturday or Sunday, and returning on any following weekend, subject to the ticket validity.

The discount is applicable for journeys of the Regional, InterRegional and Coimbra urban trains only, or journeys carried out with one of these services as complement to an Alfa Pendular, Intercidades or Oporto Urban Trains service, if the purchasing conditions for getting the discount are complied with in both services.

The discount is granted over the listed price rounded to the higher €0.05 in the Coimbra urban services, and to the closest €0.05 in the Regional and InterRegional services.

This discount cannot be used together with other discounts or offers in force, namely for return tickets, children, senior citizens, youths. And others.

Tickets must be purchased at the same time for all members of the group, travelling on the same day, same train and with the same departure/arrival stations, until 60 days in advance, in CP ticket offices or on board the train if the station where you board does not have an available ticket office.

If these conditions are changed, you will have to pay the difference for the full ticket, including all members of the group and extent of the journey. 

Tickets can be reissued for the same weekend or a following weekend for the period during which the tickets are valid.

The tickets of the group can be refunded in accordance with the regulations.

This offer is valid between October and April.