There are 5 ways to get from Mérida to Lisbon by bus, train or car

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Bus via Lisboa - Oriente  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Mérida to Lisbon Oriente Station Auto Res

15€ - 32€

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Bus  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from Mérida to Lisbon Sete Rios Station Madrid - South Station > Merida > Badajoz > Lisbon - Oriente > Lisbon - Airport > Lisbon - 7 Rios

14€ - 35€

3 alternative options

Bus via Mérida, Merida  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Mérida, Merida to Lisbon, Lisbon 795 / ...

17€ - 32€

Train  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Merida to Badajoz Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Badajoz to Entroncamento Re
  3. Take the train from Entroncamento to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia Re / ...

27€ - 39€

Drive  •  2h 48m

  1. Drive from Mérida to Lisbon 290.2 km

35€ - 55€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mérida to Lisbon is to bus via Lisboa - Oriente which costs 14€ - 35€ and takes 3h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Mérida to Lisbon is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mérida and arriving at Lisbon Sete Rios Station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h.

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No, there is no direct train from Mérida to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Merida and arriving at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia via Badajoz and Entroncamento. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 43m.

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The distance between Mérida and Lisbon is 243 km. The road distance is 290.2 km.

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The best way to get from Mérida to Lisbon without a car is to bus via Lisboa - Oriente which takes 3h 50m and costs 14€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 3h 50m to get from Mérida to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Mérida to Lisbon bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Mérida station.

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Mérida to Lisbon train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Merida station.

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The best way to get from Mérida to Lisbon is to bus via Lisboa - Oriente which takes 3h 50m and costs 14€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 6h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Mérida to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 242.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 50m

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

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Mérida to Lisbon Oriente Station twice daily. Tickets cost 13€ - 17€ and the journey takes 3h 30m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Mérida to Lisbon via Badajoz and Entroncamento in around 6h 43m.

Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Merida to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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 Badajoz to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
12€ - 18€
Train from Entroncamento to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
7€ - 11€
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 Mérida to Lisbon Oriente Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Mérida to Lisbon Sete Rios Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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
Bus from Merida to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Merida to Lisbon - 7 Rios
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Merida to Lisbon - Oriente
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
alsa.com
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
Bus from Mérida, Merida to Lisbon, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Lisbon is 1h behind Mérida. It is currently 7:45 AM in Mérida and 6:45 AM in Lisbon.

Mérida to Lisbon train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mérida to Lisbon is 290 km. It takes approximately 2h 48m to drive from Mérida to Lisbon.

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