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

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Bus, night bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Evora Bus Terminal
  2. Take the night bus from Evora to Badajoz
  3. Take the bus from Badajoz to Zafra

$38 - $70

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Bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Oriente to Badajoz Auto Res / ...
  2. Take the bus from Badajoz to Zafra

$22 - $84

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Train  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Abrantes Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Abrantes to Badajoz R
  3. Take the train from Badajoz to Merida Ir / ...
  4. Take the train from Merida to Zafra R / ...

$37 - $77

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Zafra 188.5 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Sevilla, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Sevilla (SVQ) LIS - SVQ
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Zafra

$68 - $337

Fly to Faro, bus  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Faro (FAO) LIS - FAO
  2. Take the bus from Faro to Zafra

$62 - $222

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon station to Zafra. However, there are services departing from Lisbon Sete Rios Station and arriving at Zafra via Evora and Badajoz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon to Zafra. However, there are services departing from Lisboa Santa Apolonia and arriving at Zafra via Abrantes, Badajoz and Merida. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 22 min.

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The distance between Lisbon and Zafra is 239 km. The road distance is 301.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Zafra without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 5 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Lisbon to Zafra, including transfers.

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

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Lisbon to Zafra train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Lisboa Santa Apolonia station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Zafra is to bus which takes 7 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Sevilla Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Lisbon to Zafra bus services, operated by Leda, arrive at Zafra station.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Zafra.
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  • Distance: 149.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Zafra, Extremadura, Spain?

You can take a bus from Lisbon to Zafra via Lisboa Oriente and Badajoz in around 7 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lisbon to Zafra via Abrantes, Badajoz, and Merida in around 8 h 22 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
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 Abrantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$12 - $20
Train from Abrantes to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
cp.pt
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Badajoz to Merida
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
renfe.com
Train from Merida to Zafra
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Evora Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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
Website
alsa.es
Night bus from Evora to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Badajoz to Zafra
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Seville to Zafra
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
alsa.com
Leda
Phone
+34 (0) 954 90 83 53
Email
info@leda.es
Website
leda.es
Bus from Badajoz to Zafra
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
leda.es
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regular.autobusing.com
Bus from Seville to Zafra
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
leda.es
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regular.autobusing.com
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Lisboa Oriente to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lisbon, Lisbon to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Lisbon Gare do Oriente to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Seville to Zafra
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Faro to Zafra
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Ouibus

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Zafra is 1 h ahead of Lisbon. It is currently 5:47 PM in Lisbon and 6:47 PM in Zafra.

Lisbon to Zafra train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Zafra station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Zafra is 302 km. It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to drive from Lisbon to Zafra.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Lisbon Airport to Sevilla Airport.

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There are 38+ hotels available in Zafra. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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

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