There are 5 ways to get from Gibraltar to Portugal by bus, train, car, plane or car ferry

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, train  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from La Línea de la Concepción to San Fernando
  2. Take the train from Bahia-Sur to Sevilla Santa Justa A / ...
  3. Take the bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Faro
  4. Take the train from Faro(P) to Entrecampos

$75 - $145

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Algeciras to Lisboa Oriente

$48 - $124

3 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Gibraltar to Lisbon 410.8 miles

$90 - $140

Fly from Malaga  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Lisbon (LIS) AGP - LIS

$95 - $598

Bus, car ferry to Tangier, fly  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Mondéjar to Tarifa
  2. Take the car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
  3. Fly from Tangier (TNG) to Lisbon (LIS) TNG - LIS

$140 - $443

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The cheapest way to get from Gibraltar to Portugal is to bus which costs $45 - $130 and takes 14 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gibraltar to Portugal is to fly which costs $95 - $600 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gibraltar to Portugal. However, there are services departing from La Línea de la Concepción and arriving at Rua Da Palma via Algeciras and Estação Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 46 min.

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The distance between Gibraltar and Portugal is 486 km. The road distance is 657.2 km.

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The best way to get from Gibraltar to Portugal without a car is to bus and train which takes 12 h 56 min and costs $75 - $150.

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It takes approximately 12 h 56 min to get from Gibraltar to Portugal, including transfers.

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Gibraltar to Portugal bus services, operated by InterNorte, depart from Algeciras station.

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The best way to get from Gibraltar to Portugal is to bus which takes 14 h 46 min and costs $45 - $130. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $95 - $600 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Gibraltar to Portugal.
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  • Distance: 303.8 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 56 min

What companies run services between Gibraltar and Portugal?

InterNorte operates a bus from Gibraltar to Lisbon once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $100 and the journey takes 12 h 21 min. ALSA also services this route once daily. Alternatively, TAP Portugal, Iberia and Air Europa fly from Gibraltar to Lisbon 4 times a day.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Malaga to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Tangier to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Tangier to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bahia-Sur to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
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 Faro(P) to Entrecampos
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Bus operators
Transportes Comes
Phone
956 291 168
Email
comercial@tgcomes.es
Website
tgcomes.es
Bus from La Línea de la Concepción to San Fernando
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
Book at
movelia.es
Bus from Mondéjar to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
siu.ctmcg.es
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Algeciras to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
12 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
internorte.pt
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 Algeciras to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
4 days 7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$43 - $47
Standard Car
$115 - $125
Inter Shipping
Phone
+34 956 68 47 29
Email
info@intershipping.es
Website
intershipping.es
Car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
intershipping.es

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