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There are 10 ways to get from Lisbon to Spain by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly to Sevilla

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Sevilla (SVQ)

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Fly to Madrid

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Madrid (MAD)

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Fly to Valencia

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Valencia (VLC)

Fly to Bilbao

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Bilbao (BIO)

Fly to Malaga

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Malaga (AGP)

Fly to Barcelona

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Barcelona (BCN)

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 Madrid-Atocha Cercanias
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Oriente to Mérida
  2. Take the Bus from Mérida to Barcelona

Bus via Zaragoza

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Oriente to Zaragoza Delicias Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to La Pineda
  3. Take the bus from La Pineda - La Vasca to Barcelona

Drive

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Barcelona

Lisbon to Spain by train

The train journey time between Lisbon and Spain is around 14h 7m and covers a distance of around 1353 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 51m. Operated by Comboios De Portugal, Renfe Viajeros, Renfe AVE and others, the Lisbon to Spain train service departs from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia and arrives in Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia. Typically 13 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

13 Weekly Trains
14h 7m Average Duration
€109 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Spain is to fly which costs €30 - €220 and takes 4h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Spain is to fly which costs €40 - €240 and takes 3h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Spain. However, there are services departing from Martim Moniz and arriving at Barcelona via Lisbon Oriente and Mérida. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon to Spain. However, there are services departing from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia and arriving at Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia via Entroncamento, Badajoz, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 7m.

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The distance between Lisbon and Spain is 377 km. The road distance is 1246.9 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Spain without a car is to train which takes 14h 7m and costs €100 - €200.

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It takes approximately 3h 25m to get from Lisbon to Spain, including transfers.

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Lisbon to Spain bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Lisbon Oriente station.

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Lisbon to Spain 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 Spain is to fly which takes 3h 25m and costs €40 - €240. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €100 - €200 and takes 14h 7m, you could also bus, which costs €80 - €160 and takes 19h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Spain.
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  • Distance: 377.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 25m

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Spain?

Ryanair and TAP Portugal fly from Lisbon to Seville 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lisbon to Barcelona via Entroncamento, Badajoz, Madrid-Atocha Cercanias, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, and Barcelona-Sants in around 14h 7m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €340
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €420
Flights from Lisbon to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €420
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €370
Flights from Lisbon to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €450
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €420
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €330
Flights from Lisbon to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €330
Flights from Lisbon to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €360
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €340
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €320
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €290
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €300
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €330
Flights from Lisbon to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €330
Flights from Lisbon to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €360
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €340
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €320
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €290
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €300
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €290
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €270
Flights from Lisbon to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €310
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €330
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€26 - €210
Flights from Lisbon to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€40 - €270
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €420
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€19 - €210
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€19 - €170
Flights from Lisbon to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €240
Flights from Lisbon to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €240
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €310
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
Twice 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Badajoz to Madrid-Atocha Cercanias
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
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
Bus from Lisbon Oriente to Mérida
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €65
Website
ALSA
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 Mérida
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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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 Merida
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
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.
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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Lisbon Oriente to Zaragoza Delicias Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Union Ivkoni
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Zaragoza to La Pineda
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
HIFE S.A.
Empresa Plana
Phone
+34 (0) 977 553 680
Website
empresaplana.cat
Bus from La Pineda - La Vasca to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
empresaplana.cat

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Sevilla Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Lisbon to Spain bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Lisbon to Spain train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Spain is 1247 km. It takes approximately 11h 47m to drive from Lisbon to Spain.

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Ryanair and TAP Portugal offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Sevilla Airport.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs €4.

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