Historical Vouga Steam Train

Special Edition on May 8, 9, 15 and 16.

If travelling on a steam train is in your plans, take advantage of this unforgettable opportunity to get to know the Vouga Line.

An old steam locomotive built by the German house Henschel & Sohn and carriages from the early years of the 20th century. A historical steam train on the Vouga Line, on a journey starting in Aveiro and ending in Macinhata do Vouga.

Check here more information to travel safely.

The use of the steam locomotive depends on weather conditions. If these do not occur, the 9004 diesel locomotive, used in the Vouga Historical Train in the summer period, will be used.

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One-day programme

Outward

  • Departure from Aveiro at 13h35 and arrival in Macinhata do Vouga at 15h22;
  • Entertainment on Macinhata do Vouga station with a musical group and traditional songs from the region and regional products show;
  • Visit to the Acinhata do Vouga Railway Museum, at the station.

Homeward

  • Departure from Macinhata do Vouga at 16h33 and a 40-minute stop in Águeda with the possibility to visit to its historic centre;
  • Departure from Águeda at 17h45 and arrival in Aveiro at 18h49.

Notes:

The use of a mask is compulsory during the whole journey.

The use of the steam locomotive depends on weather conditions. If these do not occur, the 9004 diesel locomotive, used in the Vouga Historical Train in the summer period, will be used.

  • Adult 30,00 €
  • Children 16,50 € (4 to 12 years old, inclusive)

Connecting journeys to Aveiro:

Alfa Pendular, Intercidades, Regional and InterRegional

25% off return journeys when purchased together with the Historical Train ticket from a CP ticket office or on board (only if the station ticket office does not have an available ticket office).
Outward journey valid on the same day or on the day before the historical train journey (Friday and Saturday). Homeward journey valid on the same day or on the day after the historical train journey (Saturday or Sunday).

Oporto Urban Trains

Benefit from the promotional 2€ return ticket on Oporto Urban Trains. To travel on the Oporto Urban Trains you just need a Siga card, without journeys, or a Siga Pass card. If you do not have a Siga card, you can buy one for an additional cost of €0.50. Before boarding the train, you must always validate your ticket.

This programme cannot be refunded nor reissued.

It cannot be used together with any other discounts or special offers in force.

Gift vouchers purchased during the Christmas period, can be exchanged for full or children's tickets for one of the days.

Saturdays, May 8 and 15 and Sundays, May 9 and 16:

  • Outward: Aveiro 13h35 > Águeda 14h37 / 14h47 > Macinhata do Vouga 15h22;
  • Homeward: Macinhata do Vouga 16h33 > Águeda 17h03 / 17h45 > Aveiro 18h49.
  • Ticket offices;
  • Online Ticket Office at the end of this page

Special conditions upon presenting the ticket

  • Car park at Oporto Campanhã and Lisboa Oriente stations.

  • Accommodation: 15% discount on the best daily rate (cannot be used with other special offers), upon presenting the ticket at Meliã Ria Aveiro Hotel &Spa.

Check on YouTube CP some previous journeys of the Historical Vouga Train and the Historical Douro Train.