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There are 15 ways to get from Leicester to Portugal by train, plane, bus, night train, bus and ferry, car, car ferry or car train

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

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Train to London Luton, fly to Lisbon  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Lisbon (LIS) LTN - LIS

$90 - $313

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Train to London Luton, fly to Porto  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Porto (OPO) LTN - OPO

$80 - $310

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Train to London Stansted, fly to Porto  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Stansted Airport
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Porto (OPO) STN - OPO

$99 - $505

Train to London City, fly to Porto  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Porto (OPO) LCY - OPO

$144 - $558

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Porto  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Porto (OPO) LGW - OPO

$113 - $349

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Lisbon  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lisbon (LIS) LHR - LIS

$137 - $386

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Porto  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Porto (OPO) MAN - OPO

$94 - $247

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Lisbon  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Lisbon (LIS) MAN - LIS

$109 - $360

Train, bus via Bordeaux-St-Jean  •  25 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  3. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  4. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Lisbon - 7 Rios

$280 - $518

Train, bus Eurolines NL  •  35 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Lisboa - Sete Rios

$250 - $428

Train, bus, night train  •  36 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
  3. Take the night train from Irun to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Hot

$204 - $314

Bus, bus and ferry  •  38 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Lisboa Oriente

$230 - $368

Drive, car ferry  •  32 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Drive from Santander to Lisbon

$240 - $612

Train, night train  •  25 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye Tgv
  4. Take the night train from Hendaye to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Hot

$360 - $638

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  22 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lisbon

$489 - $645

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The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Portugal is to train and fly which costs £60 - £240 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester to Portugal is to train and fly which costs £60 - £240 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leicester station to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and arriving at Rua Da Palma via London Victoria, Lille and Estação Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 14 min.

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The distance between Leicester and Portugal is 933 miles.

The best way to get from Leicester to Portugal without a car is to train and bus which takes 25 h 32 min and costs £210 - £400.

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It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from Leicester to Portugal, including transfers.

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Leicester to Portugal bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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The quickest flight from London Luton Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Leicester to Portugal bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Lisboa Oriente station.

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Air Bagan and easyJet offer flights from London Luton Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Leicester to Portugal.
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  • Distance: 933.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 16 min

What companies run services between Leicester, England and Portugal?

There is no direct connection from Leicester to Lisbon. However, you can take the train to Luton Airport Parkway, take the walk to Luton Airport Parkway Rail Station, take the line 888 bus to Airport Bus Station, take the walk to London Luton airport, fly to Lisbon, take the walk to Aeroporto, then take the bus to Lisbon. Alternatively, you can take the train to Stansted Airport, take the walk to London Stansted airport, fly to Porto, take the walk to Aeroporto, take the Metro to Senhora da Hora, then take the Metro to Matosinhos.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from London Luton to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from London Luton to Porto via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from London Luton to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from London Luton to Porto via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Manchester to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from London City to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from London City to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from London Stansted to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from Manchester to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,200
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Porto via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Manchester to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Air Bagan
Website
airbagan.com
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Train from Leicester to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Thameslink
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $260
Premier
$200 - $300
Train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $140
Premier
$120 - $170
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $280
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
Night train from Irun to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Night train from Hendaye to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Lisbon - 7 Rios
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Lille to Lisboa - Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
30 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
eurolines.nl
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 Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
alsa.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
28 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $270
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$80 - $110
Car
$250 - $360

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