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There are 7 ways to get from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly  •  1h 55m

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

€22 - €80

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Navalmoral De La Mata 194 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Navalmoral de la Mata to Lisboa - Aeropuerto

€111 - €192

Train  •  15h 24m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants 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 - Oriente Re / ...

€115 - €201

Train, night train  •  18h 18m

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

€97 - €143

Bus  •  20h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Lisboa Oriente N797

€68 - €161

Bus via Zafra  •  22h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Zafra Bcn58
  2. Take the bus from Zafra to Lisbon Airport A9/A3936/A4234

Drive  •  11h 35m

  1. Drive from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) 1231 km

€140 - €220

Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) by train and subway

The journey time between Barcelona Airport (BCN) and Lisbon Airport (LIS) is around 38h 16m and covers a distance of around 1362 km. The fastest journey normally takes 38h 15m. Operated by Renfe Cercanias, Renfe Viajeros, Renfe AVE and others, the Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) service departs from Aeroport and arrives in Aeroporto. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
38h 16m
Fastest journey time:
38h 15m
Journey distance:
1362 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€115
Carbon emissions:
71 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:08
Last service departs at:
07:08

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) train and subway schedules

Train 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.
Spain → Portugal
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International entry into Portugal from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Portugal, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from Spain

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from Spain
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, Nepal and South Africa
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom

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Rules to follow in Portugal

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Spain

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Portugal from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from Portugal.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which costs €22 - €80 and takes 1h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which costs €22 - €80 and takes 1h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS). However, there are services departing from Barcelona Airport El Prat T2 and arriving at Lisbon Airport via Barcelona Nord and Zafra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS). However, there are services departing from Aeroport and arriving at Aeroporto via Barcelona-Sants, Madrid-Atocha Cercanias, Badajoz, Entroncamento and Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 24m.

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It is 994 km from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS). It is approximately 1231 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) without a car is to train and bus which takes 12h 59m and costs €110 - €200.

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It takes approximately 1h 55m to fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Lisbon (LIS), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) bus services, operated by Autocares Cersa, S.A, depart from Barcelona Nord station.

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Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which takes 1h 55m and costs €22 - €80. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €110 - €210 and takes 15h 24m, you could also bus, which costs €65 - €170 and takes 20h 8m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS).
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  • Distance: 993.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 55m

What companies run services between Barcelona Airport (BCN), Spain and Lisbon Airport (LIS), Portugal?

TAP Portugal, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines fly from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) via Barcelona-Sants, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Madrid-Atocha Cercanias, Badajoz, Entroncamento, Lisboa - Oriente, and Oriente in around 15h 24m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €120
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €170
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€29 - €120
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€29 - €120
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €120
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €170
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€29 - €120
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€29 - €120
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€29 - €120
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Navalmoral De La Mata
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€12 - €18
Train from Entroncamento to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€7 - €10
Night train from Salamanca to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€35 - €55
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 Barcelona to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
alsa.com
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
Bus from Barcelona to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autocares Cersa, S.A
Phone
93 223 51 39
Email
info@cersabus.es
Website
cersabus.es
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Zafra
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Autocares Cersa, S.A
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
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Zafra to Lisbon Airport
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Lisbon Airport station.

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Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 1h behind Barcelona Airport (BCN). It is currently 1:16 AM in Barcelona Airport (BCN) and 12:16 AM in Lisbon Airport (LIS).

Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Lisboa - Oriente station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 1231 km. It takes approximately 11h 35m to drive from Barcelona Airport (BCN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS).

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

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There are 1183+ hotels available in Lisbon Airport (LIS). Prices start at €87 per night.

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