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There are 6 ways to get from Lisbon to Vila Real by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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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Train, bus  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Vila Nova de Gaia Ic
  2. Take the bus from Porto to Vila Real Rodonorte-6 / ...

$36 - $66

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Bus  •  6h 7m

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

$28 - $37

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Train, bus via Coimbra  •  5h 16m

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

$30 - $49

Train, bus #2  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Porto(Campanha) Ic
  2. Take the bus from Porto to Vila Real Rodonorte-6 / ...

$37 - $66

Drive  •  3h 50m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Vila Real 248.3 miles

$55 - $85

Fly, shuttle  •  3h 38m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Porto (OPO) LIS - OPO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Porto Airport to Vila Real

$128 - $193

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Vila Real is to bus which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 6h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Vila Real is to fly and shuttle which costs 110€ - 170€ and takes 3h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Vila Real. However, there are services departing from Sapadores and arriving at Vila Real via Lisbon Sete Rios Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 7m.

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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 5h 8m and costs 30€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 5h 8m to get from Lisbon to Vila Real, including transfers.

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Lisbon to Vila Real bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Lisbon Sete Rios Station.

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Lisbon to Vila Real bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Vila Real station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Vila Real is 397 km. It takes approximately 3h 50m to drive from Lisbon to Vila Real.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Vila Real.
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  • Distance: 194.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 8m

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

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Lisbon to Vila Real every 4 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 4h 55m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $100
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 Vila Nova de Gaia
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$16 - $22
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Porto(Campanha)
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Rodonorte
Phone
+ 351 259 340 710
Email
geral@rodonorte.pt
Website
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Porto to Vila Real
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Coimbra to Vila Real
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
rodonorte.pt
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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
4h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Shuttle from Porto Airport to Vila Real
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$115
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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

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There are 306+ hotels available in Vila Real. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to bus which takes 8m and costs 3€.

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