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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.

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Fly  •  4 h 46 min

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

$39 - $191

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Bus, train  •  10 h 47 min

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

$117 - $169

Train  •  15 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Entroncamento R / ...
  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 / ...

$147 - $221

Bus FlixBus  •  16 h 35 min

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

$72 - $122

Bus InterNorte  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Oriente to Barcelona Sants

$82 - $112

Night train, train  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the night train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Madrid-Chamartin Hot / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$148 - $232

Drive  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Barcelona 777.4 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Barcelona is to fly which costs 30€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Barcelona is to fly which costs 30€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Alfândega and arriving at Barcelona via Lisbon, Lisbon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 35 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 15 h 24 min.

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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 bus and train which takes 10 h 47 min and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Lisbon to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Lisbon to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lisbon, Lisbon station.

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Lisbon to Barcelona train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Lisboa Santa Apolonia station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Barcelona is to fly which takes 4 h 46 min and costs 30€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 200€ and takes 15 h 24 min, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 16 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 628.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 46 min

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

TAP Portugal, Vueling Airlines and four 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 15 h 24 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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$10 - $16
Train from Entroncamento to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $26
Website
cp.pt
Night train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
cp.pt
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
Train from Badajoz to Madrid-Atocha Cercanías
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Madrid Chamartín Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 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
$55
Auto Res Normal
$50
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$80 - $110
Schedules at
internorte.pt

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

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Lisbon to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Barcelona is 1 h ahead of Lisbon. It is currently 6:28 AM in Lisbon and 7:28 AM in Barcelona.

Lisbon to Barcelona train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Barcelona is 1244 km. It takes approximately 11 h 51 min to drive from Lisbon to Barcelona.

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

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There are 3443+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to bus which takes 9 min and costs 3€.

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