Douro Historical Train

Travel back in time. The Douro Historical Train runs between June and October.

Travelling on the Douro Historical Train is to take a trip back in time. The journey follows the banks of the River Douro. The steam locomotive and the 5 historical carriages run between Régua and Tua on a unique journey into the past, marked by the beauty of the landscape classified as UNESCO World Heritage.

Here, you can see the Douro journey and Aboard the Douro Historical Train - in the 'Viajar entre Viagens' blog and the YouTube CP  Historical Train on the Douro and Vouga.

The one-day programme leaves Régua at 15:28 and returns at 18:26 with a stop in Pinhão, continuing to Tua and back.

Passengers on the Douro historical train are welcomed 30 minutes before departure with musical entertainment, a glass of Port, water and local sweets.

There is onboard entertainment with traditional regional music and singers.

At Pinhão Station, you can watch the CP 0186 steam locomotive, built in 1925, filled with water. You can also admire the famous tile panels decorating the station's walls, depicting the landscape and life of the people of the Douro, with images of Port production, grape picking and carrying wine in Rabelo boats. On the return trip, take the opportunity to visit the Wine House located in the station building, where you can buy typical products of the region.

At Tua Station, while the steam locomotive gets turned around, you can relax, admire the landscape and visit an exhibition of regional products. You can also visit the Tua Valley Interpretative Centre, where passengers get cut-price admission on the Douro historical train. 

Print here the Douro historical train´s tripbook.

Return trip on the Historic Douro Train

  • Adult - €45.00
  • Child - (4 to 12 years old inclusive) - €22.50
  • Groups - (10 people or more) - €40.00 ¤ (purchase by email cohistorico@cp.pt)

These tickets cannot be reissued for a different date or refunded.
Gift vouchers for the Douro historical train can be redeemed for full or children's tickets.

Saturdays: 4 June to 29 October

Sundays: 3 July to 9 October

Stations Outward Return
Régua D 15:28 A 18:26
Pinhão A 16:05 D 17:50
D 16:15 A 17:25
Tua  A 16:35 D 17:06

Please contact cohistorico@cp.pt for more information on this product and confirmation.

Note: Although only information on the outward journey is shown on the ticket, the ticket is valid for the return journey, with the same carriage and seat number.

Special conditions if you show your ticket.

    • Porto Campanhã car park - customers of the Historical Douro Train benefit from the subsidised rate;
    • Douro Museum (Régua) - 20% off admission (Saturdays and Sundays, June to October);
    • Centro Interpretativo do Vale do Tua - 50% off admission.

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