Vouga Historical Train

The Vouga Historical Train operates annually between June and October.

Discover a new route full of history. A historical train in the Vouga line, running from Aveiro to Macinhata do Vouga with a visit to the historical centre of Águeda.

Come on a journey back through time on an old diesel locomotive with three coaches from the early 20th century.

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Note: Runs every Saturday between June and October. We will disclose further details about the 2020 edition as soon as possible.

The one-day programme leaves Aveiro at 13:40 and arrives in Macinhata do Vouga at 15:00. There is live entertainment on board with a group of local singers and musicians and you can try the local parties. Once you get to Macinhata do Vouga, there is a visit to the railway museum why you can also taste and buy local products. Return at 16:25 with a call at Águeda and a visit to the old town centre, where you can see the famous The Umbrella Sky - a display of thousands of colourful umbrellas ion the streets of the town. Arrival back in Aveiro at 19:00.

You can buy the Vouga Historical Train programme and add on a journey to anywhere in the country at special that include the return journey on Alfa Pendular, Intercidades, Regional and Oporto urban trains.

Vouga Historical Train

  • Adult €30.00
  • Child €16,50 (4 to 12 inclusive)

Connecting journeys to Aveiro

  • 30% off long-distance journeys (Alfa Pendular  Intercidades | Regional and InterRegional) when bought together with the Vouga Historical train ticket from a CP ticket office or on board the train if you cannot buy a ticket at the station where you got on;
  • Outward journey valid on the same day or the day before the historical train trip (Friday and Saturday)
  • Return journey valid on the same day or the day after the historical train trip (Saturday or Sunday)
  • €2 return on the Oporto urban trains

These tickets cannot be refunded or reissued.

Cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts or special offers.

Saturdays between 29 June and 12 October 2019: 

  • Outward: Aveiro 13:40 > Macinhata do Vouga 15:00;
  • Return: Macinhata do Vouga 16:25 > Águeda 16:48 / Águeda 18:15 > Aveiro 19:00.

Get 25% off if you buy a ticket for the Vouga Historical train and the Douro Historical Train at the same time:

  • Price - €54.50
  • Child - €27,00

The all-in-one tickets are only sold at ticket offices.

Special conditions if you show your ticket