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There are 7 ways to get from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Lisbon by plane, bus, car ferry, car or train

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Fly from Tenerife  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from Tenerife (TFN) to Lisbon (LIS) TFN - LIS

57€ - 168€

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Bus to Tenerife Sur Apt, fly  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Intercambiador Sta.Cruz to Aeropuerto Tenerife Sur
  2. Fly from Tenerife Sur Apt (TFS) to Lisbon (LIS) TFS - LIS

61€ - 127€

Car ferry to Las Palmas, fly  •  8h 21m

  1. Take the car ferry from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Agaete, Gran Canaria
  2. Fly from Las Palmas (LPA) to Lisbon (LIS) LPA - LIS

94€ - 203€

Car ferry, drive  •  34h 54m

  1. Take the car ferry from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Huelva
  2. Drive from Huelva to Lisbon

1708€ - 4276€

Car ferry, bus, train  •  39h 11m

  1. Take the car ferry from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Huelva
  2. Take the bus from Huelva to Faro 785
  3. Take the train from Faro to Lisboa - Entrecampos Ic

1707€ - 4270€

Car ferry, train, bus via Seville  •  2 days 16h

  1. Take the car ferry from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Cádiz
  2. Take the train from Cadiz to Sevilla-San Bernardo
  3. Take the bus from Sevilla Prado to Lisbon Oriente

204€ - 497€

Car ferry, train, bus  •  2 days 18h

  1. Take the car ferry from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Cádiz
  2. Take the train from Cádiz to Jerez De La Frontera C1 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Jerez De La Frontera to Lisbon Sete Rios

225€ - 515€

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Lisbon is to bus and fly which costs 60€ - 130€ and takes 5h 31m.

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The fastest way to get from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Lisbon is to fly. Taking this option will cost 55€ - 170€ and takes 4h 45m.

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The distance between Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Lisbon is 1316 km.

The best way to get from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Lisbon without a car is to car ferry and bus and train which takes 39h 11m and costs 1700€ - 4300€.

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It takes approximately 4h 45m to get from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Lisbon, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tenerife Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Binter Canarias and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Tenerife Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 4790+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Tenerife Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 22 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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Map of how to get from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 1315.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 45m

What companies run services between Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain and Lisbon, Portugal?

Binter Canarias and Vueling Airlines fly from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Lisbon 4 times a week.

Airlines
Binter Canarias
Website
bintercanarias.com
Flights from Tenerife to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Flights from Las Palmas to Lisbon via Tenerife
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 200€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Tenerife Sur Apt to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 230€
Flights from Las Palmas to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 240€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Tenerife to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Las Palmas to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 290€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Las Palmas to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 320€
Train operators
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 Faro to Lisboa - Entrecampos
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
21€ - 30€
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 Cadiz to Sevilla-San Bernardo
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Cadiz to Jerez De La Frontera
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cádiz to Jerez De La Frontera
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
Titsa
Phone
+34 (0) 922 531 300
Website
titsa.com
Bus from Intercambiador Sta.Cruz to Aeropuerto Tenerife Sur
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Titsa
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 Huelva to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Sevilla Prado to Lisbon Oriente
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 45€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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 Huelva to Faro
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Jerez De La Frontera to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Fred Olsen Express
Phone
+34 902 10 01 07
Email
reservas@fredolsen.es
Website
fredolsen.es
Car ferry from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Agaete, Gran Canaria
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
38€
Website
Fred Olsen Express
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Huelva
Ave. Duration
31h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
1600€ - 4300€
Website
FRS Ferries
Passenger
1664€
Standard Car
4206€

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