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There are 9 ways to get from Portugal to Barcelona by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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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Fly from Porto  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Barcelona (BCN) OPO - BCN

$30 - $152

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Fly from Lisbon  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Barcelona (BCN) LIS - BCN

$44 - $196

Bus, train to Vigo, fly  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Braga to Valença Do Minho
  2. Take the train from Valenca to Vigo-Guixar
  3. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Barcelona (BCN) VGO - BCN

$44 - $175

Bus, train  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa to Navalmoral de la Mata
  2. Take the train from Navalmoral de la Mata to Madrid-Atocha Cercanías Tlg / ...
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$130 - $198

Train  •  15 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Entroncamento R / ...
  2. Take the train from Entroncamento to Badajoz R
  3. Take the train from Badajoz to Madrid-Atocha Cercanías Tlg / ...
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$147 - $221

Bus FlixBus  •  16 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon, Lisbon to Barcelona N797

$72 - $122

Bus Rede Expressos  •  18 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Airport to Barcelona Nord Station

$83 - $108

Night train, train  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the night train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Madrid-Chamartin Hot / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$148 - $232

Drive  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Barcelona 777.4 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Portugal to Barcelona is to fly which costs 26€ - 140€ and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portugal to Barcelona is to fly which costs 26€ - 140€ and takes 4 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portugal to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Martim Moniz and arriving at Barcelona via Lisbon, Lisbon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Portugal to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Lisboa Santa Apolonia and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Entroncamento, Badajoz and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 24 min.

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The distance between Portugal and Barcelona is 861 km. The road distance is 1243.9 km.

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The best way to get from Portugal to Barcelona without a car is to bus and train which takes 13 h 2 min and costs 110€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Portugal to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Portugal to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lisbon, Lisbon station.

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

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The best way to get from Portugal to Barcelona is to fly which takes 4 h 54 min and costs 26€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 200€ and takes 15 h 24 min, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 16 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Portugal to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 538 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

What companies run services between Portugal and Barcelona, Spain?

Vueling Airlines, TAP Portugal and three other airlines fly from Matosinhos to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lisbon to Barcelona via Entroncamento, Badajoz, Madrid-Atocha Cercanías, and Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 15 h 24 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Porto to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Porto to Barcelona via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Vigo to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Lisbon to Barcelona via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
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 Valenca to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$10 - $16
Train from Entroncamento to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $26
Website
cp.pt
Night train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Navalmoral de la Mata to Madrid-Atocha Cercanías
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Badajoz to Madrid-Atocha Cercanías
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Madrid Chamartín Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
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
Bus from Braga to Valença Do Minho
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Avanza Grupo
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lisbon, Lisbon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Oriente Station to Barcelona Nord Station
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Airport to Barcelona Nord Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Portugal to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Portugal to Barcelona train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portugal to Barcelona is 1244 km. It takes approximately 11 h 51 min to drive from Portugal to Barcelona.

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Air Europa, Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Porto Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 3504+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Portugal to Lisbon Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 8€.

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