There are 5 ways to get from Lisbon to Guimarães by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 8 min

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

$28 - $60

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Bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa to Vila Nova de Famalicão

$28 - $40

3 alternative options

Train via Porto(Campanha)  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Porto(Campanha) Intercity
  2. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Guimaraes Regional / ...

$30 - $59

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Guimarães 226.9 miles

$50 - $75

Fly  •  3 h 9 min

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

$76 - $136

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Guimarães is to bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Guimarães is to fly which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 3 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Guimarães. However, there are services departing from Estação Sta. Apolónia and arriving at Guimarães via Lisboa and Vila Nova de Famalicão. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lisboa Santa Apolonia and arriving at Guimaraes. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 8 min.

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The distance between Lisbon and Guimarães is 312 km. The road distance is 363 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Guimarães without a car is to train which takes 4 h 8 min and costs 24€ - 50€.

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The train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Guimaraes takes 4 h 8 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Lisbon to Guimarães bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Lisboa station.

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Lisbon to Guimarães 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 Guimarães is to train which takes 4 h 8 min and costs 24€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 37 min, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 3 h 9 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 Guimarães bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Vila Nova de Famalicão station.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Guimarães.
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  • Distance: 194.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

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

Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Lisbon to Guimarães once daily. Tickets cost $28 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h 8 min. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Lisbon to Guimarães every 4 hours. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 14 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
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $140
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 Guimaraes
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Porto(Campanha)
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Porto(Campanha) to Guimaraes
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 Lisboa to Vila Nova de Famalicão
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt

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