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

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Fly, line 19001 train  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Lisbon (LIS) BCN - LIS
  2. Take the line 19001 train from Lisboa - Cais Do Sodre to Cascais

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  12h 36m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Cascais N793

Train, night train  •  18h 47m

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

Bus  •  20h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Lisbon Sete Rios

Train, night train via Madrid  •  15h 19m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca Alv
  3. Take the night train from Salamanca to Santa Apolónia

Drive  •  11h 58m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Cascais 1269.3 km

Barcelona to Cascais by train and bus

The journey time between Barcelona and Cascais is around 13h 55m and covers a distance of around 1315 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 46m. The fastest journey normally takes 13h 55m. Operated by Renfe AVE, Renfe Cercanias and FlixBus, the Barcelona to Cascais service departs from Barcelona-Sants and arrives in Cascais. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
12h 9m
Layover time:
1h 46m
Total time:
13h 55m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
13h 55m
Journey distance:
1315 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
120 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
19:00
Last service departs at:
19:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Barcelona to Cascais train and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Barcelona to Cascais is to fly and line 19001 train, which costs €29 - €100 and takes 5h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Cascais is to fly and line 19001 train which costs €29 - €100 and takes 5h 36m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Cascais is 1030 km. The road distance is 1269.3 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Cascais without a car is to train and bus which takes 12h 36m and costs €90 - €160.

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It takes approximately 5h 36m to get from Barcelona to Cascais, including transfers.

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

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Cascais is 1h behind Barcelona. It is currently 11:38 PM in Barcelona and 10:38 PM in Cascais.

Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Cascais is 1269 km. It takes approximately 11h 58m to drive from Barcelona to Cascais.

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Ryanair, Air Europa, TAP Portugal and two other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 1022+ hotels available in Cascais. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Cascais.
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  • Distance: 1030.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 36m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Cascais, Portugal?

ALSA operates a bus from Barcelona to Lisbon Sete Rios once daily. Tickets cost €95 - €140 and the journey takes 18h 45m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €200
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €210
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €200
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €200
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €210
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €200
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €130
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
€50 - €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 - Cais Do Sodre to Cascais
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€1 - €3
Night train from Salamanca to Santa Apolónia
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€40 - €55
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
Every 3 hours
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 Barcelona-Sants to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
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 Madrid to Cascais
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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 Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
alsa.com

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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