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There are 4 ways to get from Lisbon to Santa Amalia by bus, train, night bus or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Oriente to Badajoz
  2. Take the bus from Badajoz to Santa Amalia

Train

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Entroncamento
  2. Take the train from Entroncamento to Badajoz
  3. Take the train from Badajoz to Valdetorres

Night bus

  1. Take the night bus from Lisboa Oriente to Merida

Drive

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Santa Amalia

Lisbon to Santa Amalia by train and bus

The journey time between Lisbon and Santa Amalia is around 6h 22m and covers a distance of around 343 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h. Operated by Comboios De Portugal, Rede Expressos, FlixBus and others, the Lisbon to Santa Amalia service departs from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia and arrives in Santa Amalia. Typically 17 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

17 Weekly Services
6h 22m Average Duration
€19 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Spain from Portugal

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Portugal

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
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  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers or those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Bahrain, Chile, China, Colombia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Vatican
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
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Rules to follow in Spain

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Portugal

There are no current restrictions

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from 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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Santa Amalia is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Santa Amalia is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Santa Amalia is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

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

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Last updated: 19 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Santa Amalia is to bus which costs €18 - €35 and takes 6h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Santa Amalia is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 3h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Santa Amalia. However, there are services departing from Rossio and arriving at Santa Amalia via Lisboa Oriente and Mérida. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 8m.

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The distance between Lisbon and Santa Amalia is 272 km. The road distance is 321.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Santa Amalia without a car is to bus which takes 6h 22m and costs €18 - €35.

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It takes approximately 6h 22m to get from Lisbon to Santa Amalia, including transfers.

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Lisbon to Santa Amalia bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Lisboa Oriente station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Santa Amalia is to bus which takes 6h 22m and costs €18 - €35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €50 - €70 and takes 8h 7m.

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Lisbon to Santa Amalia bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Merida station.

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Santa Amalia is 1h ahead of Lisbon. It is currently 9:15 PM in Lisbon and 10:15 PM in Santa Amalia.

Map of how to get from Lisbon to Santa Amalia.
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  • Distance: 272.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 22m

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Santa Amalia, Extremadura, Spain?

You can take a bus from Lisbon to Santa Amalia via Lisboa - Oriente, Lisbon Oriente, and Badajoz in around 6h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lisbon to Santa Amalia via Entroncamento, Badajoz, and Valdetorres in around 8h 7m.

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 Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€7 - €11
Train from Entroncamento to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€12 - €18
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Badajoz to Valdetorres
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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 Lisbon Oriente to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €16
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 Badajoz
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
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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Interbus
Phone
+39 0935 22 460
Website
interbus.it
Bus from Badajoz to Santa Amalia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €13
Schedules at
interbus.es
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Night bus from Lisboa Oriente to Merida
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Santa Amalia is 321 km. It takes approximately 3h 7m to drive from Lisbon to Santa Amalia.

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