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There are 6 ways to get from Braga to Lisbon by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Braga to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Ic

$27 - $60

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Braga to Lisbon 228.9 miles

$12

4 alternative options

Bus Rede Expressos  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Braga Bus Terminal to Lisbon Sete Rios Station

$24 - $35

Bus ALSA  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Braga to Lisbon Sete Rios

$35 - $51

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Braga to Lisbon 228.4 miles

$50 - $75

Fly  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Lisbon (LIS) OPO - LIS

$86 - $151

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The cheapest way to get from Braga to Lisbon is to rideshare which costs 10€ and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Braga to Lisbon is to fly which costs 75€ - 140€ and takes 2 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Braga Bus Terminal and arriving at Lisbon Sete Rios Station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Braga and arriving at Lisboa Santa Apolonia. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Braga and Lisbon is 321 km. The road distance is 365.4 km.

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The best way to get from Braga to Lisbon without a car is to train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs 24€ - 50€.

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The train from Braga to Lisboa Santa Apolonia takes 3 h 29 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Braga to Lisbon bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Braga Bus Terminal station.

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Braga to Lisbon train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Braga station.

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The best way to get from Braga to Lisbon is to train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs 24€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 28€ and takes 4 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs 75€ - 140€ and takes 2 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Braga to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 200.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 min

What companies run services between Braga, Portugal and Lisbon, Portugal?

Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Braga to Lisbon every 3 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 29 min. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Braga to Lisbon every 3 hours. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $100
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Braga to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Braga Bus Terminal to Lisbon Sete Rios Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Braga to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Braga to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Braga to Lisbon bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Lisbon Sete Rios Station.

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Braga to Lisbon train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Lisboa Santa Apolonia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Braga to Lisbon is 365 km. It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to drive from Braga to Lisbon.

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Ryanair and TAP Portugal offer flights from Porto Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 6794+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Braga and Lisbon. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Braga to Porto Airport is to shuttle which takes 36 min and costs 60€.

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