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There are 4 ways to get from Beja to Castelo Branco by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Beja to Castelo Branco RedeExpressos

€13 - €17

3 alternative options

Bus via Évora  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Beja to Evora RedeExpressos
  2. Take the bus from Evora to Castelo Branco RedeExpressos

€20 - €26

Train  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the train from Beja to Casa Branca Ic
  2. Take the train from Casa Branca to Lisboa - Oriente Ic
  3. Take the train from Lisboa - Oriente to Castelo Branco Ic / ...

€29 - €42

Drive  •  3h 32m

  1. Drive from Beja to Castelo Branco 363 km

€40 - €65

Beja to Castelo Branco by bus

The bus journey time between Beja and Castelo Branco is around 4h 49m and covers a distance of around 268 km. The fastest bus normally takes 4h 10m. Services are operated by Rede Expressos. Typically eight buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
4h 49m
Fastest bus time:
4h 10m
Buses per week:
8
Cheapest price:
€13
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
11:15
Last bus departs at:
16:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Beja to Castelo Branco bus schedules

Beja → Castelo Branco
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Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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Inter-regional travel is permitted
Regional restriction measures in place
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 808 24 24 24

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Portugal.

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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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Castelo Branco is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Castelo Branco is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Castelo Branco 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.

Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Beja to Castelo Branco is to bus which costs €13 - €17 and takes 4h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Beja to Castelo Branco is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 3h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Beja and arriving at Castelo Branco. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Beja to Castelo Branco. However, there are services departing from Beja and arriving at Castelo Branco via Casa Branca and Lisboa - Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 54m.

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It is 204 km from Beja to Castelo Branco. It is approximately 363 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Beja to Castelo Branco without a car is to bus which takes 4h 40m and costs €13 - €17.

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The bus from Beja to Castelo Branco takes 4h 40m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Beja to Castelo Branco bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Beja station.

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Beja to Castelo Branco train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Beja station.

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The best way to get from Beja to Castelo Branco is to bus which takes 4h 40m and costs €13 - €17. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €28 - €45 and takes 6h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Beja to Castelo Branco.
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  • Distance: 203.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 40m

What companies run services between Beja, Portugal and Castelo Branco, Portugal?

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Beja to Castelo Branco once daily. Tickets cost €13 - €17 and the journey takes 4h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Beja to Castelo Branco via Casa Branca and Lisboa - Oriente in around 6h 54m.

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 Beja to Casa Branca
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€4 - €7
Train from Casa Branca to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€8 - €13
Train from Lisboa - Oriente to Castelo Branco
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€16 - €23
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 Beja to Castelo Branco
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Beja to Evora
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Evora to Castelo Branco
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt

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Beja to Castelo Branco bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Castelo Branco station.

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Beja to Castelo Branco train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Castelo Branco station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Beja to Castelo Branco is 363 km. It takes approximately 3h 32m to drive from Beja to Castelo Branco.

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