How to travel from Barcelona to Lisbon

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from Barcelona to Lisbon

You can get from Barcelona to Lisbon by train, bus or flight.

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flight

To get from Barcelona to Lisbon on Dec 06 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:05AMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h05 08:10AMLisbon Portela Airport
0 transfers
1201One-way
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11:30PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord18h30 05:00PMLisbon
1 transfer
661One-way
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10:25AMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h05 11:30AMLisbon Portela Airport
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1301One-way
07:30PMBarcelona El Prat Airport4h40 11:10PMLisbon Portela Airport
1 transfer
991One-way
04:55PMBarcelona El Prat Airport4h10 08:05PMLisbon Portela Airport
1 transfer
1101One-way

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Travel Information between Barcelona and Lisbon

distanceDistance623 miles (1005 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $104
fastestFastest modeFlight • $60 (€55) • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 623 miles (1005 km) from Barcelona to Lisbon. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Barcelona to Lisbon.

How to Travel from Barcelona to Lisbon

Traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon is simple and fast when you catch a flight. Trains and buses present an alternative to flying if you don't enjoy the experience, but flights will get you to the Portuguese capital in a couple of hours, while other forms of transport can take over 15 hours. Budget airlines operate on the route, so you should be able to find an affordable flight.

Trains from Barcelona to Lisbon | Buses from Barcelona to Lisbon | Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon

Barcelona to Lisbon Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

Bus

€73

17:15 h

1 Week Ahead

Flight

€43

1:55 h

1 Month Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Barcelona to Lisbon?

Cheapest way to travel from Barcelona to Lisbon

Taking a flight with a budget airline is the cheapest way to travel from Barcelona to Lisbon. Flights traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon depart from Barcelona-El Prat airport and take at least 1:55 h of flight time to arrive at Lisbon's Portela airport. Around 12 direct flights travel from Barcelona to Lisbon per day with the earliest departing Barcelona at 6:45 a.m. Airlines that travel directly from Barcelona to Lisbon include Vueling, TAP Portugal, Iberia, and British Airways.


Fastest way to travel from Barcelona to Lisbon

Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Barcelona to Lisbon. Flights depart from Barcelona-El Prat airport and arrive at Lisbon's Portela Airport after approximately 5 hours of travel time when transport to and from Barcelona and Lisbon's airports is taken into consideration. Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon require approximately 2 hours of flight time. Alternatively, buses traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon take over 17 hours to arrive in Lisbon.


Most popular way to travel from Barcelona to Lisbon

Taking a flight is the most popular way to travel from Barcelona to Lisbon. Taking a flight is at least 12 hours faster than traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon by bus. The convenient public transportation options from both Barcelona and Lisbon's airports to their respective city centers also help reduce the total travel time when flying between Barcelona and Lisbon.


How to get from Barcelona to Lisbon

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Barcelona to Lisbon, 86,62% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Barcelona to Lisbon, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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FAQs

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Lisbon, Portugal is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Spain enter Portugal?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Lisbon from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry into Portugal:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Lisbon, Portugal?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Portugal has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 11/17/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Barcelona to Lisbon.

The current restriction level for returning to Barcelona, Spain from Portugal is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Barcelona, Spain from Lisbon, Portugal?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Barcelona from Lisbon?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Barcelona from Lisbon here.

There are 4 ways to travel from Barcelona to Lisbon including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Lisbon is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $5 (€5) compared to other travel options to Lisbon:

Taking a train is usually $99 (€90) less than taking a bus to Lisbon, which costs on average $104 (€95) for the same trip.

Taking a train is about $55 (€50) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $60 (€55) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Lisbon from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 55 min.

Other travel options to Lisbon can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 16 h 14 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

Lisbon is approximately 623 miles (1005 km) away from Barcelona.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Barcelona to Lisbon:

  • Buses most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Lisbon at Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios.
  • Flights mostly leave from Barcelona El Prat Airport and tend to arrive in Lisbon Portela Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Barcelona Sants and tend to arrive in Lisboa - Oriente.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Barcelona to Lisbon:

  • You can take a bus from Barcelona to Lisbon with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $104 (€95) with Flixbus from Barcelona to Lisbon.
  • You can travel between Barcelona and Lisbon by flight with Vueling. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $60 (€55) with Vueling from Barcelona to Lisbon.

Yes, there are direct services available from Barcelona to Lisbon with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with Alsa or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can take a direct flight with Vueling, Bulgaria Air, TAP Portugal or Eastern Airways.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lisbon as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Lisbon from Barcelona.

Your trip from Barcelona to Lisbon doesn't have to end in Lisbon. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Porto or Paris. If you’d like to add Madrid, Porto or Paris to your Barcelona to Lisbon tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lisbon today!

Before traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $104 (€95) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket costs $60 (€55) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $5 (€5) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Barcelona to Lisbon tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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