There are 3 ways to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Castelo Branco by train, bus 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.

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Train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Castelo Branco Intercity

$18 - $37

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa to Castelo Branco

$21 - $26

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Castelo Branco 136.7 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Castelo Branco is to bus which costs 18€ - 23€ and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Castelo Branco is to drive which takes 2 h 3 min and costs 26€ - 40€.

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The distance between Lisbon Airport (LIS) and Castelo Branco is 183 km. The road distance is 219 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Castelo Branco, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Castelo Branco. However, there are services departing from Lisboa Aeroporto and arriving at Castelo Branco via Lisboa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 49 min.

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What companies run services between Lisbon Airport (LIS), Portugal and Castelo Branco, Portugal?

Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Castelo Branco 5 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 43 min. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Castelo Branco every 3 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
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 Lisboa Oriente to Castelo Branco
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$21 - $35
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa to Castelo Branco
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt

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