There are 3 ways to get from Castelo Branco to Lisbon by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Castelo Branco to Lisboa

$17 - $23

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Castelo Branco to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Intercity

$17 - $35

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Castelo Branco to Lisbon 141 miles

$30 - $50

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

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Castelo Branco to Lisbon every 3 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $23 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Castelo Branco to Lisbon 5 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 58 min.

Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Castelo Branco to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Castelo Branco to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Castelo Branco and Lisbon is 187 km. The road distance is 226 km.

The cheapest way to get from Castelo Branco to Lisbon is to bus which costs 14€ - 19€ and takes 2 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Castelo Branco to Lisbon is to drive which takes 2 h 12 min and costs 27€ - 40€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Castelo Branco and arriving at Lisboa Santa Apolonia. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 58 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Castelo Branco and arriving at Lisboa. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

The bus from Castelo Branco to Lisboa takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs every three hours.