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

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Fly

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

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
  2. Take the bus from Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur to Lisbon Oriente

Train

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

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Lisboa Oriente

Bus via Trujillo

  1. Take the Bus from Barcelona to Trujillo
  2. Take the bus from Trujillo to Lisboa - Oriente

Drive

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Lisbon

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Lisbon is to fly which costs €30 - €160 and takes 4h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Lisbon is to fly which costs €30 - €160 and takes 4h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Cais Lingueta via Estação Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia via Madrid-Atocha Cercanias, Badajoz and Entroncamento. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 38m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Lisbon is 1006 km. The road distance is 1247.5 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus which takes 10h 39m and costs €75 - €150.

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It takes approximately 4h 51m to get from Barcelona to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Lisbon bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Lisbon train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Lisbon is to fly which takes 4h 51m and costs €30 - €160. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €100 - €190 and takes 13h 38m, you could also bus, which costs €100 - €140 and takes 19h 1m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 1006.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 51m

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

TAP Portugal, Vueling Airlines and five other airlines fly from Barcelona to Lisbon hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Lisbon via Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Madrid-Atocha Cercanias, Badajoz, and Entroncamento in around 13h 38m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €240
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €240
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €230
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €240
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €240
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €230
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€29 - €250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €210
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€69 - €74
Flexible
€90 - €120
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
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
+351 808 109 110
Email
apoiocliente@cp.pt
Website
cp.pt
Train from Badajoz to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€12 - €18
Train from Entroncamento to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€7 - €11
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur to Lisbon Oriente
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €26
Website
Union Ivkoni
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
+34 910 207 007
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
ALSA
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Barcelona to Trujillo
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €80
Avanza Grupo
Bus from Trujillo to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €45
Avanza Grupo

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Barcelona to Lisbon bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Lisboa Oriente station.

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Lisbon is 1h behind Barcelona. It is currently 6:01 PM in Barcelona and 5:01 PM in Lisbon.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Lisbon is 1247 km. It takes approximately 11h 47m to drive from Barcelona to Lisbon.

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easyJet, Iberia, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 1061+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs €4 - €6.

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