Sesimbra travel guide

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You're Going to Love Sesimbra

With a population of 41,134, Sesimbra is a must-see destination in Setubal, Portugal.

When to visit Sesimbra

Sesimbra in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Sesimbra in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Sesimbra


Although Sesimbra doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS), which is located 37 km from Sesimbra. The shortest flight to Sesimbra from New Zealand departs from Wellington and takes around 40h 15m.


Train is the most popular train carrier serving Sesimbra, followed by Comboios de Portugal. The train journey from Sesimbra to Porto takes 2h 50m and costs around $25 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Faro, expect to pay about $25 for a 3h 28m trip.


Another option to get to Sesimbra is to pick up a car hire from Lisbon, which is about 30 km from Sesimbra. You’ll find branches of Klass Wagen and GREEN MOTION , among others, in Lisbon.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Sesimbra, including Gipsyy, FlixBus and Bus. From Faro, the bus ride to Sesimbra takes 306 km and will cost you around $12. From Porto, the ticket costs about $12 for a journey of 312 km.

Airports near Sesimbra

Airlines serving Sesimbra

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Hiring a car in Sesimbra

Expect to pay $3.36 per litre in Sesimbra (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $40.27 and $53.70. The most frequently booked car type in Sesimbra is Economy (Jeep Renegade or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Ford Ka or similar) is, on average, 77% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.