Sud Expresso night train

Sud Expresso

The Sud Expresso night train connects the Portuguese capital of Lisbon with the south of France. It runs daily, leaving Lisbon in the afternoon and arriving in the French town of Hendaye the next morning. The Sud Expresso night train offers a variety of travel options, from personal sleeping compartments with a private shower to reclining seats in the 2nd class saloon car.

Sud Expresso routes
Facilities and Services

Sud Expresso night train routes


The Sud Expresso runs daily between Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, to Hendaye in the south of France. In Hendaye, you can switch to a TGV high-speed train that will bring you to Paris. The Sud Expresso halts in some notable cities along the way, such as Coimbra in Portugal and Salamanca and San Sebastian in Spain. 

Map with route of Sud Expresso night train
The Sud Expresso runs on the following route:
  • Lisbon - Hendaye



Reservation: mandatory

When a reservation is mandatory you must reserve your seat or sleeping accommodation in advance. It's not possible to board the train without this reservation.

Reservations on the Sud Expresso night trains are mandatory. We recommend you make your reservations as far in advance as possible.

How to make reservations on the Sud Expresso

You can reserve your seat or sleeping accommodation on the Sud Expresso in the following ways: 

Reservation fees

  • Seat: 7 euros

  • 4-bed sleeper: 29 euros p.p.

  • Double sleeper (1st class): 43.50 euros p.p.

  • Single sleeper (1st class): 86.50 euros

  • Double deluxe sleeper with private bathroom (1st class): 57.50 euros p.p.

  • Single deluxe sleeper with private bathroom (1st class): 115 euros

Facilities and services

  • Air conditioning

  • Audio system

  • Disabled facilities

  • Newspapers/magazines

  • Power sockets

  • Video screens

Facilities may differ per train and route.

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Travel tips


1st class pass holders have access to the CP lounge at Lisbon Oriente station, so you can relax in style while waiting for your train to arrive.

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