There are 7 ways to get from Lisbon to Vila Real by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus via Porto - Campanhã  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Porto(Campanha) Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Porto to Vila Real

$39 - $67

Cheapest option

Bus Rodonorte  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon to Vila Real

$21 - $27

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Aveiro Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Aveiro to Vila Real

$33 - $57

Bus Rede Expressos  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Vila Real

$26 - $35

Train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Porto(Campanha) Intercity
  2. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Regua Interregio / ...

$42 - $78

Drive  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Vila Real 248.3 miles

$55 - $85

Fly  •  3 h 34 min

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

$129 - $189

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Vila Real is to bus which costs 17€ - 23€ and takes 5 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Vila Real is to fly which costs 100€ - 170€ and takes 3 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Vila Real. However, there are services departing from Estação Sta. Apolónia and arriving at Vila Real via Lisbon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 52 min.

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The distance between Lisbon and Vila Real is 311 km. The road distance is 397.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Vila Real without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 4 min and costs 30€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Lisbon to Vila Real, including transfers.

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Lisbon to Vila Real bus services, operated by Rodonorte, depart from Lisbon station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Vila Real is to bus which takes 5 h 52 min and costs 17€ - 23€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 6 h 57 min, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 170€ and takes 3 h 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Vila Real.
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  • Distance: 194.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Vila Real, Portugal?

Rodonorte operates a bus from Lisbon to Vila Real every 4 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $27 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lisbon to Vila Real via Porto(Campanha), Regua, and Régua in around 6 h 57 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $100
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional 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 train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Porto(Campanha)
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Aveiro
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$20 - $28
1st Class
$26 - $45
Train from Porto(Campanha) to Regua
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$10 - $16
Bus operators
Rodonorte
Phone
+ 351 259 340 710
Email
geral@rodonorte.pt
Website
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Porto to Vila Real
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Aveiro to Vila Real
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Lisbon to Vila Real
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
rodonorte.pt
Book at
rodonorte.pt
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Vila Real
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt

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