Alfa Pendular

From Braga or Guimarães to Faro, Lisbon to Oporto, morning, afternoon or evening, the Alfa Pendular helps you manage your time.

Apart from the specific services for the Conforto and Turística classes, the Alfa Pendular trains have a cafeteria, mini bar, meals, free Wi-Fi, audio and video channels, nappy changing facilities, WC and seats reserved and adapted for people with reduced mobility.

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Conforto class (1st class)
“Welcome kit” comprised of a newspaper or a magazine and earphones so you can listen to the audio and video channels on board of the train.

The Conforto class passengers also have access to the CP Lounge at Lisbon Oriente station.

Possibility of having meals at your seat and there are power sockets beside some seats.

Turística class (2nd class)
Mini-bar service in the carriages and there are earphones available from the bar.

As an extra, and depending on the time of your journey, you can have a hot or cold breakfast, lunch or dinner on board with meat, fish and vegetarian dishes. See the menu.

You can also have a diet meal and children meal if you book at least 48 hours before the train starts its journey, contacting the CP Customer Care Line - 707 210 220.

Conveniently book the meal you want to have on board when you purchase your ticket from a ticket office, the CP Customer Care Line or the Online Ticket Office, and get 15% off the price of your meal.

The meal must be booked up to 30 minutes before the train leaves from Braga, Oporto Campanhã, Lisbon or Faro stations. 

You can pay for your meals and other cafeteria services in cash or using Visa or Multibanco (Portuguese debit cards).

The Alfa Pendular is equipped with the following equipment for reduced mobility passengers:

  • lifts for wheelchair access between the platform and the train;
  • two reserved seats;
  • adapted WC.

Available Services

CP Lounge Oriente station

We offers a special service for those moments when you really need to have a break.

CP Empresas

Discover the benefits for your company.

Family & Friends - 50% Discount

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

Promo ticket- advance purchase

Buy your ticket 5, 8 or more days in advance and get discounts of up to 65%.

Return tickets 10% off

Buy your ticket in advance and get 10% off your long-distance journeys.

Trainsharing – up to 50% off

Travel as a group of 3 or 4 people on the Alfa Pendular or Intercidades trains and get up to 50% off.

Senior citizen - 50% off

Travel up and down the country for half-price.

Children - half-price

Take the kids on a journey for half the price.

Youth ticket

All your destinations are just a discount away. 25% off all your journeys until you are over 25.

Cartão Dourado - 50% off

If you are a pensioner or retiree, travel with us at half price.


CPmais offers more favourable conditions on ticket purchases.

Rail&Fly - SATA | Azores Airlines

Discounts on Alfa Pendular, Intercidades and flights.

Rail&Fly - Emirates

Discounts on Alfa Pendular, Intercidades and Flights


Train and car with a single click.

CPAvis kit - Train + Car

Comfort is arriving by train and having a car waiting for you.

Hotel da Música and Hotel Star Inn Partnership

Complement your train journey with our partners in Lisbon, Oporto and Peniche.

Meliá Hotels

You can have a comfortable stay in Braga, Aveiro or Setúbal at the best prices.

Hotéis Tryp

Travel peacefully and enjoy he comfort and convenience of the Tryp hotels.

Caldas da Felgueira Termas & SPA

At the end of your train journey, enjoy some unforgettable moments at the Hotel and Spa.

Lisbon, Oporto and Pragal - Car parks

Enjoy special car parking rates if you travel on the Alfa Pendular, Intercidades, Lusitânia Comboio Hotel, Sud Expresso or Celta (Oporto/Vigo) trains.

Caravel on Wheels Partnership

Enjoy the discounts for being a CP Customer and discover Lisbon on this multimedia caravel.

Yellow bus partnership

Make the most of the discounts for CP passengers and enjoy a unique adventure with your family and friends.

Zoo Partnership

Wildlife is just a train journey away.

Portugal for Kids Partnership

Enjoy the discount for groups on Intercidades, InterRegional or Regional trains and admission to the park.

Sea Life Porto

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

World of Discoveries

Special train + museum + theme park ticket

Centro Cultural de Belém - CCB

A train journey to the cultural centre

Convent of Christ

Make the most of a discount on your journey to Tomar to visit the world heritage.

Discoveries Wax Museum

Make the most of your train journeys to see 22 wax figures of the Portuguese Discoveries.

Teatro Nacional de São João

Come to the theatre with us and enjoy discounts on the shows and the journeys.

National Railway Museum

The museum is housed in the Entroncamento Railway Complex.

Visit the museums in Braga and Guimarães

Spend a different kind of day out with your family or friends in Braga or Guimarães.

Transports and Communications Museum

Discover the history of transports and the different means of transport man has invented.

Aveiro city museum

Come by train and discover the history of Aveiro, also known as the “Venice of Portugal”.

Algarve Regional museum and Faro Municipal Museum

Take time to visit places of cultural and educational interest.

Serralves partnership

Benefit from the discounts on trains and exhibitions, shows, fairs and park visits.

FC Porto

Learn the history of FC Porto where it is made.

ACP Partnership

Travel by train and make the most of our discounts for members.


Make the best of both worlds and enjoy discounts on the journey and on admission to the fairs.

Delgaturis Partnership

Enjoy the CP Customer discount and discover the beauty of Faro and Tavira.

MSC Cruises

If your cruise arrive or departs from Lisbon Santa Apolónia, you can add on your Alfa Pendular train journey.