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

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Train, bus  •  23h 33m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Entrecampos to Faro Ic
  2. Take the bus from Faro to Seville
  3. Take the bus from Seville to Los Barrios
  4. Take the bus from Algeciras to Rabat

MAD 845 - MAD 1,311

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Fly to Rabat  •  6h 53m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Rabat (RBA) LIS - RBA

MAD 391 - MAD 1,285

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Bus  •  24h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Malaga
  2. Take the bus from Malaga to Rabat

MAD 727 - MAD 1,468

Drive  •  6 days 9h

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Rabat 12374.8 km

MAD 15,000 - MAD 23,000

Fly to Casablanca, train  •  7h 11m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Casablanca (CMN) LIS - CMN
  2. Take the train from Casablanca Port to Rabat Ville

MAD 717 - MAD 3,865

Portugal → Morocco
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International entry into Morocco from Portugal

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Morocco

Restricted for: Foreign nationals

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Conditions of entry into Morocco from Portugal

  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Morocco

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Considerations leaving from Portugal

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Morocco from Portugal is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rabat is 80100-4747.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rabat is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Rabat is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 80100-4747.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Portugal from Morocco.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 2 May 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health.

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Rabat is to fly which costs 35€ - 120€ and takes 6h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Rabat is to fly which costs 35€ - 120€ and takes 6h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Rabat. However, there are services departing from Lisbon Sete Rios and arriving at Rabat via Malaga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 45m.

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It is 562 km from Lisbon to Rabat. It is approximately 12374.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Rabat without a car is to train and bus which takes 23h 33m and costs 75€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 23h 33m to get from Lisbon to Rabat, including transfers.

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Lisbon to Rabat bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Lisbon Sete Rios station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Rabat is to bus which takes 24h 45m and costs 65€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 35€ - 120€ and takes 6h 53m.

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There is no direct flight from Lisbon Airport to Rabat Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 30m and has one stopover.

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Lisbon to Rabat bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Rabat station.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Rabat.
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  • Distance: 562.1 km
  • Duration: 23h 33m

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Rabat, Morocco?

You can take a bus from Lisbon to Rabat via Malaga in around 24h 45m. Alternatively, Air France, Transavia France and six other airlines fly from Lisbon to Rabat 5 times a day.

Airlines
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Lisbon to Rabat via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
MAD 2,200 - MAD 6,500
Flights from Lisbon to Rabat via Marseille
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
MAD 1,800 - MAD 5,500
Flights from Lisbon to Casablanca
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 950 - MAD 2,600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lisbon to Rabat via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
MAD 1,400 - MAD 6,500
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Casablanca
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 650 - MAD 3,600
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Rabat via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 1,100 - MAD 5,500
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Rabat via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
MAD 1,100 - MAD 3,400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Rabat via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
MAD 280 - MAD 1,100
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
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa - Entrecampos to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
MAD 230 - MAD 320
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
MAD 230 - MAD 320
Moroccan Railways (ONCF)

Morocco’s comfortable and fast train network is operated by ONCF (Office National des Chemins de Fer) and links many tourist destinations, including a high-speed TGV link from Tangier via Rabat and Casablanca to Marrakech. For popular destinations where there is no train service, ONCF-operated Supratours offers connecting bus services from the nearest railway station to places like Agadir, Tétouan and Essaouira.

Contact Details
Phone
+212(0)537-77-47-47
Email
communication.digitale@oncf.ma
Website
oncf.ma
Train from Casablanca Port to Rabat Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
MAD 35 - MAD 65
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Moroccan Railways (ONCF)
2nd Class
MAD 35 - MAD 50
1st Class
MAD 55 - MAD 65
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
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro to Seville
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
MAD 130 - MAD 250
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Málaga
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
MAD 250 - MAD 320
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
MonBus
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Algeciras to Rabat
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
MAD 360 - MAD 500
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Malaga
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
MAD 600 - MAD 850
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Malaga to Rabat
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
MAD 470 - MAD 650
Website
alsa.com

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Rabat is 1h behind Lisbon. It is currently 12:27 PM in Lisbon and 11:27 AM in Rabat.

Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Rabat is 12375 km. It takes approximately 6 days 9h to drive from Lisbon to Rabat.

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Ryanair, Transavia France, Iberia and three other airlines offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Rabat Airport.

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There are 295+ hotels available in Rabat. Prices start at MAD 1,000 per night.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to subway which takes 17 min and costs 1€ - 6€.

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