There are 8 ways to get from Alicante to Lisbon by plane, train, bus, night train, tram, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Alicante to Lisbon  •  5h 15m

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Lisbon (LIS) ALC - LIS

60€ - 499€

Cheapest option

Train to Valencia, fly to Lisbon  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Lisbon (LIS) VLC - LIS

49€ - 156€

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Fly Alicante to Badajoz, bus  •  10h 43m

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Badajoz (BJZ) ALC - BJZ
  2. Take the bus from Badajoz to Lisbon - Oriente

113€ - 213€

Train  •  14h 41m

  1. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Badajoz 194 / ...
  3. Take the train from Badajoz to Entroncamento Re
  4. Take the train from Entroncamento to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia Re / ...

79€ - 162€

Bus  •  15h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Badajoz
  2. Take the bus from Badajoz to Lisbon - Oriente Madrid - South Station > Merida > Badajoz > Lisbon - Oriente > Lisbon - Airport > Lisbon - 7 Rios

78€ - 100€

Train, night train  •  14h 39m

  1. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the night train from Madrid-Chamartin to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia 332

81€ - 160€

Tram, night bus  •  18h

  1. Take the tram from Mercado to Benidorm L1
  2. Take the night bus from Benidorm, Benidorm to Lisbon, Lisbon N794

56€ - 72€

Drive  •  9h 34m

  1. Drive from Alicante to Lisbon 914.6 km

110€ - 180€

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The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Lisbon is to tram and night bus which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 18h.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Lisbon is to fly which costs 60€ - 500€ and takes 5h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Alicante to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Alicante-Termino and arriving at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia via Madrid-Atocha Cercanias, Badajoz and Entroncamento. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 41m.

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The distance between Alicante and Lisbon is 753 km. The road distance is 914.6 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Lisbon without a car is to train which takes 14h 41m and costs 75€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 5h 15m to get from Alicante to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Alicante to Lisbon train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Alicante-Termino station.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Lisbon is to fly which takes 5h 15m and costs 60€ - 500€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 75€ - 170€ and takes 14h 41m, you could also bus, which costs 75€ - 100€ and takes 15h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Alicante Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Lisbon is 1h behind Alicante. It is currently 2:39 AM in Alicante and 1:39 AM in Lisbon.

Map of how to get from Alicante to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 753.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 15m

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Lisbon, Portugal?

TAP Portugal, Air Europa and two other airlines fly from Alicante to Lisbon 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Alicante to Lisbon via Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Madrid-Atocha Cercanias, Badajoz, and Entroncamento in around 14h 41m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
Flights from Valencia to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 460€
Flights from Valencia to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 220€
Flights from Valencia to Lisbon via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 220€
Flights from Valencia to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 220€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 250€
Flights from Alicante to Badajoz via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 240€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Flights from Valencia to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 260€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 130€
Flights from Valencia to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
23€ - 130€
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Alicante-Termino to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Night train from Madrid-Chamartin to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alicante-Termino to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 95€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
50€ - 65€
Promo+
55€ - 59€
Flexible
70€ - 95€
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban 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 connect to trains in Portugal's 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. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Badajoz to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
12€ - 18€
Train from Entroncamento to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
7€ - 11€
Bus operators
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Badajoz to Lisbon - Oriente
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
alsa.com
Interbus
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Alicante to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Schedules at
interbus.es
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Benidorm, Benidorm to Lisbon, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Alicante to Lisbon train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Lisbon is 915 km. It takes approximately 9h 34m to drive from Alicante to Lisbon.

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TAP Portugal, Air Europa, Ryanair and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Alicante Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 7599+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Alicante Airport is to bus which takes 13 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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