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Useful information

Where is Fatima?

Fatima is in Portugal, Europe. The town of Fatima is located 125 km north of Lisbon and 200 km south of Porto.

If you are visiting Fatima you might be interested in visiting Santarem for the Eucharistic Miracle, Coimbra, Tomar the city of the Knights, Alcobaca Monastery, Nazare the nearest beach.

How to get to Fatima?

Fatima is connected with the highway A1 connecting Lisbon to Porto. If you are going by car you will find a lot of parking there.

The bus network RedeExpressos connect Fatima to Lisbon in 90 minutes. There is a connection every hour or more on peak times. Fatima is also connected to Porto in just over 2 hours by bus RedeExpressos. Please check online schedule.

Once or twice a day depending on the season there is a bus coming or/and going to Santiago de Compostela with ALSA bus. Please check online schedule.

There is a train connecting Fatima but the station is located 20km from Fatima. You will need to catch a taxi.

The nearest airport to Fatima is Lisbon international. All major carrier fly to Lisbon from any point of Europe. Lisbon is also connected with major cities in Brazil, USA, China and Africa. Porto can be an alternative.

From Lisbon airport or Porto airport you will have to take a bus to take you to the bus station to connect with your bus to Fatima.

Opening times

The Chapel of the Apparitions is open 24 hours a day. CCTV and security guards are always on duty for the safety of the place and pilgrims.

The Basilica of the Rosary and the Church of the Holy Trinity, St Stephan Chapel close at night.

The Chapel of Reconciliation is open during the day. Priests from all over the world listen to confession of the faithful.

The Chapel of the Holy Sacrament is open 24 hours a day but access at night is limited and under strict security.

The way of the cross, Valinhos, Cabeco are always open.

The native houses of the visionaries in Aljustrel has limited opening time during the day. Please check locally for complete details.