There are 6 ways to get from Lisbon to Barcelona by plane, train, night train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4h 53m

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

34€ - 157€

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Train  •  15h 14m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Entroncamento Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Entroncamento to Badajoz Re
  3. Take the train from Badajoz to Madrid-Atocha Cercanias 197 / ...
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave

104€ - 189€

Night train, train  •  15h 43m

  1. Take the night train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Salamanca 310 / ...
  2. Take the train from Salamanca to Barcelona-Sants Ic

85€ - 112€

Bus  •  16h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon, Lisbon to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord N797

56€ - 71€

Bus via Mérida  •  18h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon - 7 Rios to Merida Lisbon - 7 Rios > Lisbon - Airport > Lisbon - Oriente > Badajoz > Merida > Madrid - South Station
  2. Take the bus from Merida to Barcelona Nord Bcn57

Drive  •  11h 49m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Barcelona 1243.9 km

150€ - 230€

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Barcelona is to bus which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 16h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Barcelona is to fly which costs 30€ - 160€ and takes 4h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Lisbon - 7 Rios and arriving at Barcelona Nord via Merida. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 15m.

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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 15h 14m.

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The distance between Lisbon and Barcelona is 1006 km. The road distance is 1243.9 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 15h 14m and costs 100€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Lisbon to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Lisbon to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Lisbon - 7 Rios station.

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Lisbon to Barcelona train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Barcelona is to fly which takes 4h 53m and costs 30€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 190€ and takes 15h 14m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 16h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 1006.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 53m

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

TAP Portugal, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines fly from Lisbon to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lisbon to Barcelona via Entroncamento, Badajoz, Madrid-Atocha Cercanias, and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha in around 15h 14m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 190€
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 190€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 260€
Train operators
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban 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 connect to trains in Portugal's 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. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
7€ - 11€
Train from Entroncamento to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
12€ - 18€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Badajoz to Madrid-Atocha Cercanias
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Night train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Salamanca to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
60€ - 80€
Promo+
68€ - 73€
Flexible
90€ - 120€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lisbon, Lisbon to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Lisbon - 7 Rios to Merida
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
alsa.com
Llorente Bus, Sl
Phone
93 265 61 32
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Merida to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
Llorente Bus, Sl

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Lisbon to Barcelona bus services, operated by Llorente Bus, Sl, arrive at Barcelona Nord station.

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Barcelona is 1h ahead of Lisbon. It is currently 2:49 PM in Lisbon and 3:49 PM in Barcelona.

Lisbon to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Barcelona is 1244 km. It takes approximately 11h 49m to drive from Lisbon to Barcelona.

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Air Europa, Iberia, TAP Portugal and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 2573+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to shuttle which takes 16 min and costs 4€ - 7€.

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