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There are 9 ways to get from Salamanca to Lisbon by bus, train, night train, rideshare, 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.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca to Covilhã
  2. Take the train from Covilha to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Ic

$38 - $65

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Salamanca to Lisbon 294.4 miles

$34

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Bus Rede Expressos  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca to Lisbon Airport

$40 - $47

Trenhotel, train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de Salamanca to Guarda Hot
  2. Take the train from Guarda(P) to Coimbra-B Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Ic

$49 - $91

Bus Iberocoach  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca to Lisbon - Oriente Station - Santa maria dos Olivais

$89 - $102

Trenhotel  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de Salamanca to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Lusitania / ...

$65 - $80

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Salamanca to Lisbon 293.8 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Madrid, fly  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Lisbon (LIS) MAD - LIS

$66 - $199

Bus, shuttle to Porto, fly  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca to Guarda
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Guarda to Porto Airport
  3. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Lisbon (LIS) OPO - LIS

$280 - $426

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salamanca to Lisbon is to rideshare which costs 29€ and takes 5 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salamanca to Lisbon is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salamanca to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Salamanca and arriving at Rua Da Palma via Aeroporto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Estación de Salamanca and arriving at Lisboa Santa Apolonia. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Salamanca and Lisbon is 388 km. The road distance is 470.1 km.

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The best way to get from Salamanca to Lisbon without a car is to bus and train which takes 7 h 25 min and costs 30€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 25 min to get from Salamanca to Lisbon, including transfers.

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

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Salamanca to Lisbon train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Estación de Salamanca station.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Salamanca to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 242.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 25 min

What companies run services between Salamanca, Castille and León, Spain and Lisbon, Portugal?

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Salamanca to Lisbon twice a week. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 7 h 15 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h
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 Covilha to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Guarda(P) to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $25
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$16 - $25
Train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$16 - $22
1st Class
$20 - $35
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
Night train from Estación de Salamanca to Guarda
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Estación de Salamanca to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Salamanca to Covilhã
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Salamanca to Lisbon Airport
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Salamanca to Guarda Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Salamanca to Lisbon - Oriente Station - Santa maria dos Olivais
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Salamanca to Guarda - Terminal de Camionagem
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Salamanca to Guarda
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
internorte.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
Bus from Salamanca to Guarda
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
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 Salamanca to Guarda
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
bus
Bus from Salamanca to Guarda
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
eurolines.es
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Shuttle from Guarda to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$254
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Salamanca to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$34
Book at
blablacar.es

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Salamanca to Lisbon bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Lisbon Airport station.

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Lisbon is 1 h behind Salamanca. It is currently 12:38 AM in Salamanca and 11:38 PM in Lisbon.

Salamanca to Lisbon train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Lisboa Santa Apolonia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salamanca to Lisbon is 470 km. It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to drive from Salamanca to Lisbon.

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easyJet, Air Europa, Iberia and TAP Portugal offer flights from Madrid Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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Book your Salamanca to Lisbon train tickets online with Loco2.

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There are 6448+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Salamanca and Lisbon. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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