How to travel from Barcelona to Lisbon

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Travel Information to Lisbon from Barcelona

distanceDistance623 miles (1005 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$35 - $182
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $35 (€30) • 15 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $80 (€69) • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa, Vueling Airlines or Renfe Intercity

Travel 623 miles (1005 km) by train, bus or flight to Lisbon from Barcelona. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Alsa, Vueling Airlines or Renfe Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Barcelona to Lisbon.

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from Barcelona to Lisbon

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

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bus

The best way to travel from Barcelona to Lisbon is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

iryo
08:55AM11h34
Barcelona Sants
07:29PMLisbon
$1131One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
iryo
01:45PM15h59
Barcelona Sants
04:44AMLisbon
$961One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
TAP Portugal
06:00AM1h55
Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
06:55AMLisbon Portela Airport (LIS)
$5121One-way
0 transfers
Other options
iryo
07:55AM12h34
Barcelona Sants
07:29PMLisbon
$1091One-way
1 transfer
iryo
08:55AM12h05
Barcelona Sants
08:00PMLisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios
$1131One-way
1 transfer
iryo
07:55AM13h05
Barcelona Sants
08:00PMLisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios
$1091One-way
1 transfer
Air Europa
08:30PM11h20
Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
06:50AMLisbon Portela Airport (LIS)
$1861One-way
1 transfer
Iberia
02:30PM6h35
Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
08:05PMLisbon Portela Airport (LIS)
$2111One-way
1 transfer
easyJet
09:55AM2h05
Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
11:00AMLisbon Portela Airport (LIS)
$2531One-way
0 transfers

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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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All travel companies: Airlines and Bus from Barcelona to Lisbon

Air Europa, Vueling Airlines and BlaBlaCar Bus will get you between Barcelona and Lisbon at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    Eurowings is Germany's leading low-cost airline and offers a choice of Smart, Best and BIZclass fares for your next travel from Barcelona to Lisbon.

      FAQs: Travel from Barcelona to Lisbon

      FAQs: Travel to Lisbon easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barcelona to Lisbon.
      FAQs

      There are 3 travel options from Barcelona to Lisbon: train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to travel between Barcelona and Lisbon is a bus with an average price of $35 (€30).

      This is compared to other travel options from Barcelona to Lisbon:

      Taking a bus costs $45 (€39) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $80 (€69).

      A bus is $147 (€127) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Barcelona to Lisbon costing on average $182 (€157).

      The quickest way to travel to Lisbon from Barcelona is by flight, which takes on average 2 h   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 15 h 5 min of travel time.

      Train takes 19 h 27 min on average.

      The distance from Barcelona to Lisbon is approximately 623 miles (1005 km).

      The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Lisbon is:

      • Around 1 bus per day.
      • 1 train a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Lisbon from Barcelona as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

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

      • Buses most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Sants and arrive in Lisbon at Lisbon, Av. João XXI / Pç. Londres.
      • Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon most often leave from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Lisbon Portela Airport.
      • Trains mostly leave from Barcelona Sants and tend to arrive in Lisbon - Oriente.

      The following travel companies offer services from Barcelona to Lisbon:

      • Travel with Alsa, BlaBlaCar, FlixBus, Ourbus, Eurolines Switzerland or BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Lisbon by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Alsa Barcelona to Lisbon tickets on Omio for $35 (€30).
      • Travel with Vueling Airlines, Ryanair, easyJet, TAP Portugal, Iberia, PGA-Portugalia Airlines, Air Europa, Bulgaria Air, Eastern Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Air France, Stobart Air or Eurowings to go to Lisbon by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling Airlines Barcelona to Lisbon tickets on Omio for $80 (€69).
      • Travel with Renfe Intercity or AVE for trains to Lisbon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for AVE Barcelona to Lisbon tickets on Omio for $182 (€157).

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

      • Direct buses with Alsa or FlixBus with 1 direct bus per day.

      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.

      Many of our customers traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon don't make Lisbon their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Lisbon are Porto, Madrid, Paris or Faro, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Lisbon to any of these top destinations today!
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