There are 8 ways to get from Salamanca to Lisbon by bus, night train, train, rideshare, car, taxi 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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Bus Rede Expressos  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca to Ciudad Rodrigo
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad Rodrigo to Guarda 745
  3. Take the bus from Guarda to Lisboa 33 / ...

$25 - $147

7 alternative options

Bus Iberocoach  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca to Lisbon - Sete Rios

$90 - $103

Trenhotel, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de Salamanca to Coimbra B Lusitania
  2. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Intercity

$56 - $87

Trenhotel  •  6 h 21 min

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

$65 - $80

Rideshare  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Salamanca to Lisbon 294.4 miles

$34

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Salamanca to Lisbon 293.8 miles

$65 - $100

Bus, taxi to Porto, fly  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca to Ciudad Rodrigo
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad Rodrigo to Guarda
  3. Take the taxi from Guarda to Porto Airport
  4. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Lisbon (LIS) OPO - LIS

$274 - $449

Train to Madrid, fly  •  6 h 29 min

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

$59 - $192

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

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It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Salamanca to Lisbon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salamanca to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Salamanca and arriving at Lisboa via Ciudad Rodrigo and Guarda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 31 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 6 h 21 min.

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

You can take a bus from Salamanca to Lisbon via Ciudad Rodrigo and Guarda in around 7 h 31 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Train operators
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
Night train from Estación de Salamanca to Coimbra B
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Estación de Salamanca to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
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 Coimbra-B to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$21 - $35
Bus operators
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 Salamanca to Ciudad Rodrigo
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Ciudad Rodrigo to Guarda
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
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 Ciudad Rodrigo
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Ciudad rodrigo - Estación de Autobuses to Guarda - Terminal de Camionagem
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Salamanca to Lisbon - Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
iberocoach.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 Ciudad Rodrigo to Guarda
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Guarda to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
citiexpress.eu
Bus from Guarda to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
citiexpress.eu
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
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Taxi from Guarda to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$257
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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