There are 7 ways to get from Lisbon to Vila Real by train, taxi, 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, taxi  •  4 h 55 min

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

$144 - $170

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa to Vila Real

$27 - $35

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 3 min

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

$39 - $67

Train, bus via Coimbra  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Coimbra-B Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Coimbra to Vila Real

$30 - $51

Bus Santos  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa to Fátima 50
  2. Take the bus from Fátima to Vila Real

$29 - $41

Drive  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Vila Real 248.3 miles

$55 - $85

Fly, taxi  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Porto (OPO) LIS - OPO
  2. Take the taxi from Porto Airport to Vila Real

$129 - $189

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

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Lisbon to Vila Real every 2 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 21 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
59 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)
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
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$21 - $35
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Vila Real
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa to Vila Real
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa to Fátima
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Rodonorte
Phone
+ 351 259 340 710
Email
geral@rodonorte.pt
Website
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Coimbra to Vila Real
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
rodonorte.pt
Santos
Phone
+ 351 279 652 188
Email
info@santosviagensturismo.pt
Website
santosviagensturismo.pt
Bus from Fátima to Vila Real
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
santosviagensturismo.pt
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Taxi from Porto Airport to Vila Real
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$118
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lisbon and Vila Real is 311 km. The road distance is 397 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Vila Real is to bus which costs 23€ - 30€ and takes 5 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Vila Real is to fly and taxi which takes 3 h 34 min and costs 110€ - 170€.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lisboa and arriving at Vila Real. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Lisbon to Vila Real, including transfers.