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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3h 9m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Porto - Campanha Ic

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the rideshare from Lisbon to Porto 311 km

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Porto RedeExpressos / ...

Bus via Lisboa - Oriente  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon to Porto 1000 / ...

Drive  •  2h 57m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to São Bento Station 309.8 km

Fly  •  3h 9m

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

Lisbon to São Bento Station by train and walk

The journey time between Lisbon and São Bento Station is around 3h 48m and covers a distance of around 339 km. This includes an average layover time of around 33 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 10m. Operated by Comboios De Portugal, the Lisbon to São Bento Station service departs from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia and arrives in São Bento Station. Typically 84 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 14m
Layover time:
33 min
Total time:
3h 48m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 10m
Journey distance:
339 km
Services per week:
84
Cheapest price:
€25
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:30
Last service departs at:
22:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lisbon to São Bento Station train and walk schedules

Lisbon → São Bento Station
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Inter-regional travel is permitted
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COVID-19 help in Portugal

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 808 24 24 24

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Portugal.

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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in São Bento Station is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in São Bento Station is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in São Bento Station 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: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to São Bento Station is to rideshare which costs €11 - €23 and takes 3h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to São Bento Station is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 2h 57m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lisboa Sete Rios and arriving at Porto. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon to São Bento Station. However, there are services departing from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia and arriving at Porto - Sao Bento via Porto - Campanha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 9m.

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The distance between Lisbon and São Bento Station is 274 km. The road distance is 309.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to São Bento Station without a car is to train which takes 3h 9m and costs €25 - €35.

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It takes approximately 3h 9m to get from Lisbon to São Bento Station, including transfers.

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Lisbon to São Bento Station bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Lisboa Sete Rios station.

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Lisbon to São Bento Station train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to São Bento Station is to train which takes 3h 9m and costs €25 - €35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €14 - €22 and takes 3h 46m, you could also fly, which costs €25 - €120 and takes 3h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to São Bento Station.
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  • Distance: 273.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 9m

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and São Bento Station, Portugal?

Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Porto - Campanha hourly. Tickets cost €24 - €35 and the journey takes 2h 58m. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Porto hourly. Tickets cost €14 - €18 and the journey takes 3h 30m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €150
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 Porto - Campanha
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€24 - €35
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 Porto
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Porto
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €18
Schedules at
Citi Express
RenEX
Phone
+351 707 223 344
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Porto
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
RenEX
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.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €20
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.
For more information, please visit this page
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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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 São Bento Station bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Porto station.

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Lisbon to São Bento Station train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Porto - Campanha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to São Bento Station is 310 km. It takes approximately 2h 57m to drive from Lisbon to São Bento Station.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Lisbon Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 612+ hotels available in São Bento Station. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lisbon and São Bento Station. 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 subway which takes 17 min and costs €1 - €6.

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