There are 7 ways to get from Lisbon to Barcelona by plane, bus, train, night 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

Fly  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Barcelona (BCN) LIS - BCN

$39 - $184

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon to Madrid
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave

$118 - $170

Train  •  14 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Entroncamento
  2. Take the train from Entroncamento to Badajoz R
  3. Take the train from Badajoz to Madrid-Atocha Cercanías Tlg / ...
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave

$151 - $222

Bus MonBus  •  20 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa - Oriente to Salamanca Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Salamanca to Barcelona 9724-9740 / ...

$66 - $119

Bus InterNorte  •  20 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Oriente to Barcelona Sants

$85 - $110

Trenhotel, train  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Madrid Chamartín Station Lusitania
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave

$176 - $231

Drive  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Barcelona 777.4 miles

$170 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Barcelona is to fly which costs 30€ - 160€ and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Barcelona is to fly which takes 4 h 41 min and costs 30€ - 160€.

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The distance between Lisbon and Barcelona is 1006 km. The road distance is 1244 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Lisbon to Barcelona, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Igreja dos Anjos and arriving at Barcelona via Lisboa - Oriente and Salamanca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Lisboa Santa Apolonia and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Entroncamento, Badajoz and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 27 min.

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What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Barcelona, Spain?

TAP Portugal, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines fly from Lisbon to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lisbon to Barcelona via Entroncamento, Badajoz, Madrid-Atocha Cercanías, and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 14 h 27 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
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 Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$10 - $16
Train from Entroncamento to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
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.

Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Badajoz to Madrid-Atocha Cercanías
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Madrid Chamartín Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Express
$56
Auto Res Normal
$51
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 Lisboa - Oriente to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Salamanca to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
monbus.es
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Lisboa Oriente to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Schedules at
internorte.pt

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