There are 7 ways to get from Alicante to Lisbon by plane, train, bus, night train 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 from Alicante  •  5 h 21 min

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

$75 - $257

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Train to Valencia, fly  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Lisbon (LIS) VLC - LIS

$81 - $269

Train, bus  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Lisbon

$105 - $149

Train, Trenhotel  •  13 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca Ir / ...
  3. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de Salamanca to Coimbra B
  4. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa Santa Apolonia

$149 - $221

Bus Interbus Sureste  •  16 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Badajoz
  2. Take the bus from Badajoz to Setúbal Auto Res

$110 - $150

Bus ALSA  •  19 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Seville
  2. Take the bus from Seville, Seville - Armas to Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios K786

$76 - $123

Drive  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Lisbon 571.2 miles

$130 - $190

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No, there is no direct bus from Alicante to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Alicante and arriving at Lisboa via Badajoz and Setúbal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Alicante to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Alacant-Terminal and arriving at Lisboa Santa Apolonia via Madrid Atocha, Madrid-Chamartin, Estación de Salamanca and Coimbra-B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 24 min.

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The distance between Alicante and Lisbon is 753 km. The road distance is 913.9 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus which takes 10 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Alicante to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Alicante to Lisbon bus services, operated by Interbus Sureste, depart from Alicante station.

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Alicante to Lisbon train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Alacant-Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Lisbon is to fly which takes 5 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 16 h 25 min.

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

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Alicante to Lisbon bus services, operated by InterNorte, arrive at Setúbal station.

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Map of how to get from Alicante to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 470.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

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

TAP Portugal, Iberia and two other airlines fly from Alicante to Lisbon every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alicante to Lisbon via Badajoz and Setúbal in around 16 h 25 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Valencia to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Valencia to Lisbon via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Valencia to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Alicante to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Valencia to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Estación de Salamanca to Coimbra B
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
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 Coimbra-B to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$16 - $22
1st Class
$20 - $35
Bus operators
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Express
$56
Auto Res Normal
$51
Bus from Badajoz to Setubal
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Interbus Sureste
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
bcma.interbus.es
Bus from Alicante to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
bcma.interbus.es
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Badajoz to Setúbal
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.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 Badajoz to Setubal
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Alicante to Seville
Ave. Duration
10 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Seville, Seville - Armas to Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Lisbon is 1 h behind Alicante. It is currently 12:43 PM in Alicante and 11:43 AM in Lisbon.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Lisbon is 914 km. It takes approximately 9 h 34 min to drive from Alicante to Lisbon.

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

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There are 6303+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Alicante Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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