There are 6 ways to get from Lisbon to Braga by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Braga Intercity

$27 - $60

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Rideshare  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lisbon to Braga 228.1 miles

$12

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Bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Braga Bus Terminal 1

$24 - $35

Bus, train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon to Porto
  2. Take the train from Porto(Sao Bento) to Braga Regional

$29 - $46

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Braga 227.8 miles

$50 - $75

Fly  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Porto (OPO) LIS - OPO

$82 - $147

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lisbon Sete Rios Station station and arriving at Braga Bus Terminal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lisboa Santa Apolonia and arriving at Braga. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Lisbon and Braga is 321 km. The road distance is 364.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Braga without a car is to train which takes 3 h 25 min and costs .

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The train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Braga takes 3 h 25 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Lisbon to Braga bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Lisbon Sete Rios Station.

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Lisbon to Braga 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 Braga is to train which takes 3 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Lisbon to Braga bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Braga Bus Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Braga.
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  • Distance: 200.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Braga, Portugal?

Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Lisbon to Braga every 3 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Lisbon to Braga hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $100
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 Santa Apolonia to Braga
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Porto(Sao Bento) to Braga
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$5 - $9
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Braga Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Autna
Phone
+34 (0) 986 288 030
Email
autna@autna.com
Website
autna.com
Bus from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
autna.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lisbon to Braga
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Lisbon to Braga train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Braga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Braga is 364 km. It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to drive from Lisbon to Braga.

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Ryanair and TAP Portugal offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 562+ hotels available in Braga. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lisbon and Braga. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to bus which takes 4 min and costs .

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