There are 6 ways to get from Portugal to León by train, 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.

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Train  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Valladolid Campo Grande Hot
  2. Take the train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Leon Ave / ...

$87 - $142

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Bus FlixBus  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon, Lisbon to Salamanca N786 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Salamanca to León

$45 - $112

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Bus via Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto  •  12 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto
  2. Take the bus from Porto - Campo 24 de Agosto - Enfrente ao Pingo Doce to Zamora - Estación de Autobuses
  3. Take the bus from Zamora to Leon

$120 - $160

Drive  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to León 417.8 miles

$95 - $140

Bus to Vila Real, fly to Braganca, bus  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Guimarães to Vila Real
  2. Fly from Vila Real (VRL) to Braganca (BGC) VRL - BGC
  3. Take the bus from Bragança - Central de Camionagem, Antiga estação de comboios to Zamora - Estación de Autobuses
  4. Take the bus from Zamora to Leon

$134 - $356

Fly Lisbon to Oviedo, bus  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Oviedo (OVD) LIS - OVD
  2. Take the bus from Oviedo to Leon

$89 - $319

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Portugal to León. However, there are services departing from Elevador Da Glória and arriving at Leon via Lisbon Sete Rios Station, Porto - Campo 24 de Agosto - Enfrente ao Pingo Doce and Zamora. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Portugal to León. However, there are services departing from Lisboa Santa Apolonia and arriving at Leon via Valladolid Campo Grande. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 59 min.

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The distance between Portugal and León is 345 km. The road distance is 668.5 km.

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The best way to get from Portugal to León without a car is to train which takes 9 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 59 min to get from Portugal to León, including transfers.

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

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Portugal to León 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 León is to train which takes 9 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 42 min.

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The quickest flight from Vila Real Airport to Braganca Airport is the direct flight which takes 20 min.

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Portugal to León bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Leon station.

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Map of how to get from Portugal to León.
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  • Distance: 215.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 59 min

What companies run services between Portugal and León, Spain?

You can take a train from Lisbon to León via Valladolid Campo Grande in around 9 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lisbon to León via Estação De Sete Rios, Lisbon Sete Rios Station, Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto, Porto - Campo 24 de Agosto - Enfrente ao Pingo Doce, Zamora - Estación de Autobuses, and Zamora in around 12 h 42 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Oviedo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Lisbon to Oviedo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Sevenair
Website
fly.sevenair.com
Flights from Vila Real to Braganca
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$19 - $200
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Oviedo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Oviedo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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 Valladolid Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
cp.pt
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Guimarães to Vila Real
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Porto - Campo 24 de Agosto - Enfrente ao Pingo Doce to Zamora - Estación de Autobuses
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bragança - Central de Camionagem, Antiga estação de comboios to Zamora - Estación de Autobuses
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
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 Zamora to Leon
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Salamanca to Leon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Oviedo to Leon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
alsa.com
Empresa Vivas
Phone
980 51 66 23
Email
%20info@autocaresvivas.es
Website
autocaresvivas.es
Bus from Zamora to León
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Schedules at
autocaresvivas.es
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 Salamanca
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Lisboa Estação do Oriente to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
internorte.pt
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 Lisbon - Oriente to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
Ouibus
Zamora Salamanca
Phone
+34 (0) 980511781
Email
info@zamorasalamanca.com
Website
zamorasalamanca.es
Bus from Salamanca to León
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
zamorasalamanca.es
Rodonorte
Phone
+ 351 259 340 710
Email
geral@rodonorte.pt
Website
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Guimarães to Vila Real
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
rodonorte.pt

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Portugal to León train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Leon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portugal to León is 669 km. It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to drive from Portugal to León.

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Sevenair offers flights from Vila Real Airport to Braganca Airport.

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There are 201+ hotels available in León. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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