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There are 6 ways to get from Lisbon to Valencia by plane, train, night train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly  •  4h 4m

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

27€ - 89€

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Train, night train  •  12h 52m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Coimbra-B Ic
  2. Take the night train from Coimbra to Salamanca
  3. Take the train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin Alv
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Ave / ...

87€ - 166€

Bus  •  14h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Madrid Estación Sur A4035/A141 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Valencia Auto Res

48€ - 62€

Night train, train  •  13h 33m

  1. Take the night train from Santa Apolónia to Salamanca
  2. Take the train from Salamanca to Madrid-Principe Pio
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Ave / ...

87€ - 164€

Night bus, bus  •  17h 17m

  1. Take the night bus from Lisbon to Toledo
  2. Take the bus from Toledo to Cuenca 584
  3. Take the bus from Cuenca to Valencia

Drive  •  9h 8m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Valencia 882.2 km

100€ - 150€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Valencia is 112.

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

The social distance requirement in Valencia is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Valencia is to bus which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 14h 10m.

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The fastest way to get from Lisbon to Valencia is to fly which takes 4h 4m and costs 27€ - 90€.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Valencia. However, there are services departing from Lisbon Sete Rios and arriving at Valencia via Madrid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon to Valencia. However, there are services departing from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia and arriving at Valencia Joaquin Sorolla via Coimbra, Salamanca, Chamartin and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 52m.

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The distance between Lisbon and Valencia is 760 km. The road distance is 882.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Valencia without a car is to train and night train which takes 12h 52m and costs 85€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 4h 4m to get from Lisbon to Valencia, including transfers.

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Lisbon to Valencia bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Lisbon Sete Rios station.

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Lisbon to Valencia 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 Valencia is to fly which takes 4h 4m and costs 27€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 14h 10m.

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  • Distance: 760 km
  • Duration: 4h 4m

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Valencia, Spain?

Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines fly from Lisbon to Valencia 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lisbon to Valencia via Madrid Estación Sur and Madrid in around 14h 10m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 220€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 130€
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 - Santa Apolonia to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
15€ - 22€
Night train from Coimbra to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
24€ - 35€
Night train from Santa Apolónia to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
40€ - 55€
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
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Salamanca to Madrid-Principe Pio
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
40€ - 55€
Promo+
45€ - 49€
Flexible
60€ - 80€
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 Lisbon Sete Rios to Madrid Estación Sur
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 28€
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Lisbon to Toledo
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
AISA
Phone
+34 (0) 902198788
Website
aisa-grupo.com
Bus from Toledo to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
aisa-grupo.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Cuenca to Valencia
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Schedules at
monbus.es

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Valencia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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Valencia is 1h ahead of Lisbon. It is currently 3:51 PM in Lisbon and 4:51 PM in Valencia.

Lisbon to Valencia train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Valencia Joaquin Sorolla station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Valencia is 882 km. It takes approximately 9h 8m to drive from Lisbon to Valencia.

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Ryanair, Vueling Airlines, Iberia and TAP Portugal offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Valencia Airport.

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There are 1387+ hotels available in Valencia. Prices start at 75€ 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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