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There are 5 ways to get from Lisbon to Penela by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Coimbra-B Ic

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Bus  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Avelar RedeExpressos

3 alternative options

Bus via Coimbra  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon to Coimbra 1001 / ...

Taxi  •  1h 49m

  1. Take a taxi from Lisbon to Penela 186.8 km

Drive  •  1h 49m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Penela 186.8 km
Lisbon → Penela
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 808 24 24 24

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Yes, travel within Portugal is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Penela is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Penela is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Penela is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

Last updated: 17 Nov 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Penela is to bus which costs €16 - €21 and takes 3h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Penela is to taxi which costs €100 - €130 and takes 1h 49m.

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The distance between Lisbon and Penela is 159 km. The road distance is 186.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Penela without a car is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs €18 - €27.

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It takes approximately 2h 5m to get from Lisbon to Penela, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Penela is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs €18 - €27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €16 - €21 and takes 3h 47m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Penela is 187 km. It takes approximately 1h 49m to drive from Lisbon to Penela.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Penela. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Penela.
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  • Distance: 159.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 5m

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

Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Coimbra-B hourly. Tickets cost €15 - €22 and the journey takes 1h 42m. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Avelar once a week. Tickets cost €11 - €14 and the journey takes 2h 25m.

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
+351 808 109 110
Email
apoiocliente@cp.pt
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€15 - €22
Bus operators
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Avelar
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lisbon to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Other operators
Taxi from Lisbon to Penela
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Estimated price
€100 - €130
Tele Táxis
Phone
+351 218 111 100
Website
teletaxis.pt
TaxiTours
Phone
+351 964 120 673
Website
taxitours.pt
Retális
Phone
+351 218 119 000
Website
retalis.pt
Lisbon Taxi
Phone
+351 916 053 420
Website
lisbontaxi.net
Cooptáxis
Phone
+351 217 932 756
Website
cooptaxis.pt

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