There are 7 ways to get from Barcelona to Lisbon by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly  •  4h 45m

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

39€ - 149€

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Train, bus  •  11h 41m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  2. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Lisbon Oriente Station Auto Res

81€ - 169€

Train  •  14h 35m

  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 - Santa Apolonia Re / ...

107€ - 182€

Bus via Lisboa - Oriente  •  15h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Lisbon, Lisbon N797

57€ - 68€

Bus  •  18h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Lisbon Sete Rios

100€ - 140€

Train, night train  •  21h 29m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Madrid-Chamartin Re
  2. Take the night train from Madrid-Chamartin to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia 332

86€ - 110€

Drive  •  11h 48m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Lisbon 1244.7 km

150€ - 230€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Lisbon is to bus via Lisboa - Oriente which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 15h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Lisbon is to fly which costs 35€ - 150€ and takes 4h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Lisbon Sete Rios. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 18h 45m.

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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 14h 35m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Lisbon is 1006 km. The road distance is 1244.7 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus which takes 11h 41m and costs 80€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 4h 45m 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 45m and costs 35€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 190€ and takes 14h 35m, you could also bus via Lisboa - Oriente, which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 15h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 1006.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 45m

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

TAP Portugal, Vueling Airlines and three 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 14h 35m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 190€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
65€ - 260€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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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 SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
9h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Night train from Madrid-Chamartin to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
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
3h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
12€ - 18€
Train from Entroncamento to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
7€ - 11€
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 Madrid Estacion Sur to Lisbon Oriente Station
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 45€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Madrid to Lisbon Gare do Oriente
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
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, Barcelona Nord to Lisbon, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
100€ - 140€
Website
alsa.com

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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 to Lisbon bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Lisbon Sete Rios station.

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Lisbon is 1h behind Barcelona. It is currently 2:57 AM in Barcelona and 1:57 AM 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 1245 km. It takes approximately 11h 48m to drive from Barcelona to Lisbon.

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

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Book your Barcelona to Lisbon bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 6023+ 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 train which takes 25 min and costs .

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