There are 4 ways to get from Lisbon to Castelo Branco by train, bus or car
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Train • 2h 51m
14€ - 29€
Bus • 3h 56m
14€ - 18€
2 alternative options
Bus via Sapadores • 4h 53m
16€ - 23€
Drive • 2h 10m
27€ - 40€
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Castelo Branco is to bus which costs 13€ - 18€ and takes 3h 56m.
The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Castelo Branco is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2h 10m.
No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Castelo Branco. However, there are services departing from Elevador Da Glória and arriving at Castelo Branco Bus Terminal via Lisbon Sete Rios Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 56m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia and arriving at Castelo Branco. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 51m.
The distance between Lisbon and Castelo Branco is 187 km. The road distance is 224.7 km.
The best way to get from Lisbon to Castelo Branco without a car is to train which takes 2h 51m and costs 14€ - 29€.
The train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Castelo Branco takes 2h 51m including transfers and departs four times a day.
Lisbon to Castelo Branco bus services, operated by Citi Express, arrive at Lisbon Sete Rios Station.
Lisbon to Castelo Branco train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.
The best way to get from Lisbon to Castelo Branco is to train which takes 2h 51m and costs 14€ - 29€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 18€ and takes 3h 56m.
What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Castelo Branco, Portugal?
Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Lisbon to Castelo Branco 4 times a day. Tickets cost 14€ - 29€ and the journey takes 2h 51m. Alternatively, Citi Express operates a bus from Lisbon to Castelo Branco every 4 hours. Tickets cost 12€ - 16€ and the journey takes 2h 49m.
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.
Train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Castelo Branco
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 51m
- 4 times a day
- Estimated price
- 14€ - 29€
- 2nd Class
- 14€ - 20€
- 1st Class
- 18€ - 29€
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Castelo Branco
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More Questions & Answers
Lisbon to Castelo Branco bus services, operated by Citi Express, arrive at Castelo Branco Bus Terminal station.
Lisbon to Castelo Branco train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Castelo Branco station.
Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Castelo Branco is 225 km. It takes approximately 2h 10m to drive from Lisbon to Castelo Branco.
There are 53+ hotels available in Castelo Branco. Prices start at 34€ per night.