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There are 6 ways to get from Bairro Alto to Barcelona by plane, train, night train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4h 33m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Barcelona (BCN) LIS - BCN

37€ - 107€

5 alternative options

Train  •  15h

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Entroncamento Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Entroncamento to Badajoz Re
  3. Take the train from Badajoz to Madrid-Atocha Cercanias 197 / ...
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave

109€ - 195€

Night train, train  •  17h 22m

  1. Take the night train from Santa Apolónia to Salamanca Trenhotel Surexpreso
  2. Take the train from Salamanca to Barcelona-Sants Alv

96€ - 136€

Bus via Madrid  •  19h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Madrid Avenida de América A4035
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Barcelona

68€ - 99€

Bus  •  20h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Airport to Badajoz A4035/A141 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Badajoz to Barcelona Nord Bcn57

Drive  •  11h 45m

  1. Drive from Bairro Alto to Barcelona 1245.6 km

140€ - 210€

Bairro Alto to Barcelona by subway and train

The journey time between Bairro Alto and Barcelona is around 31h 23m and covers a distance of around 1353 km. The fastest journey normally takes 30h 34m. Operated by Metro Lisboa, Comboios De Portugal, Renfe Viajeros and others, the Bairro Alto to Barcelona service departs from Baixa-Chiado and arrives in Barcelona-Sants. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
31h 23m
Fastest journey time:
30h 34m
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
109€
Carbon emissions:
71 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:00
Last service departs at:
08:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bairro Alto to Barcelona subway and train schedules

Subway services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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International entry into Spain from Portugal

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Portugal

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Barcelona is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Barcelona is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Barcelona is 1.5 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bairro Alto to Barcelona is to fly which costs 35€ - 110€ and takes 4h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Bairro Alto to Barcelona is to fly which costs 35€ - 110€ and takes 4h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bairro Alto to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Lisbon Restauradores and arriving at Barcelona Nord via Lisbon Airport and Badajoz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bairro Alto to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Baixa-Chiado and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Lisboa - Santa Apolonia, Entroncamento, Badajoz and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h.

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The distance between Bairro Alto and Barcelona is 1007 km. The road distance is 1245.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bairro Alto to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 15h and costs 100€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 4h 33m to get from Bairro Alto to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Bairro Alto to Barcelona bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Lisbon Airport station.

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Bairro Alto to Barcelona train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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The best way to get from Bairro Alto to Barcelona is to fly which takes 4h 33m and costs 35€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 200€ and takes 15h, you could also bus via Madrid, which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 19h 15m.

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  • Distance: 1007.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 33m

What companies run services between Bairro Alto, Portugal and Barcelona, Spain?

TAP Portugal, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines fly from Bairro Alto to Barcelona every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bairro Alto to Barcelona via Santa Apolónia, Lisboa - Santa Apolonia, Entroncamento, Badajoz, Madrid-Atocha Cercanias, and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha in around 15h.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 190€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Train operators
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 Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
7€ - 11€
Train from Entroncamento to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
12€ - 18€
Night train from Santa Apolónia to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
40€ - 55€
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 Badajoz to Madrid-Atocha Cercanias
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Salamanca to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
60€ - 80€
Promo+
68€ - 73€
Flexible
90€ - 120€
Bus operators
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Madrid Avenida de América
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 28€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Airport to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Schedules 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. 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 Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
alsa.com
Llorente Bus, Sl
Phone
93 265 61 32
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Badajoz to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
Llorente Bus, Sl

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Bairro Alto to Barcelona bus services, operated by Llorente Bus, Sl, arrive at Barcelona Nord station.

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Barcelona is 1h ahead of Bairro Alto. It is currently 9:53 PM in Bairro Alto and 10:53 PM in Barcelona.

Bairro Alto to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bairro Alto to Barcelona is 1246 km. It takes approximately 11h 45m to drive from Bairro Alto to Barcelona.

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

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There are 1723+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Bairro Alto to Lisbon Airport is to shuttle which takes 17 min and costs 4€ - 10€.

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