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

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Fly  •  4 h 37 min

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

$40 - $190

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Train, bus  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Lisbon

$116 - $164

Train, Trenhotel  •  14 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca Ir / ...
  3. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de Salamanca to Guarda
  4. Take the train from Guarda to Lisboa Santa Apolonia

$150 - $241

Bus FlixBus  •  15 h 50 min

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

$70 - $118

Bus ALSA  •  19 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Lisbon Sete Rios

$73 - $109

Drive  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Lisbon 777.9 miles

$170 - $260

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Estação Sta. Apolónia via Estação Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 50 min.

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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, Madrid-Chamartin, Estación de Salamanca and Guarda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 36 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Lisbon is 1006 km. The road distance is 1244.6 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus which takes 10 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Barcelona to Lisbon, including transfers.

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

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Barcelona to Lisbon train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Lisbon is to fly which takes 4 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15 h 50 min.

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

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Barcelona to Lisbon bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lisbon, Lisbon station.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 628.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

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, FlixBus operates a bus from Barcelona to Lisbon once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $120 and the journey takes 15 h 20 min. ALSA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Estación de Salamanca to Guarda
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional 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 train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Guarda to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Bus operators
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Express
$55
Auto Res Normal
$50
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
alsa.com

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Lisbon is 1 h behind Barcelona. It is currently 10:26 PM in Barcelona and 9:26 PM in Lisbon.

Barcelona to Lisbon train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Lisboa Santa Apolonia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Lisbon is 1245 km. It takes approximately 11 h 50 min to drive from Barcelona to Lisbon.

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

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There are 6303+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs .

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