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from Lisbon to Barcelona

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

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To get from Lisbon to Barcelona on Jan 21 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:30AMLisbon Portela Airport1h50 01:20PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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08:55AMLisbon Portela Airport1h55 11:50AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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01:50PMLisbon Portela Airport1h55 04:45PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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08:55AMLisbon Portela Airport1h50 11:45AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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Fri
Jan 21
$70Alsa
$49Ryanair
Sat
Jan 22
$65Flixbus
$47Vueling
Sun
Jan 23
$77Alsa
$22Ryanair
Mon
Jan 24
$77Alsa
$16Ryanair
Tue
Jan 25
$70Flixbus
$42Vueling
Wed
Jan 26
$60Alsa
$19Ryanair
Thu
Jan 27
$65Flixbus
$36Vueling
Fri
Jan 28
$65Flixbus
$32Ryanair
Sat
Jan 29
$65Flixbus
$42Vueling
Sun
Jan 30
$72Alsa
$19Ryanair
Mon
Jan 31
$75Alsa
$19Ryanair
Tue
Feb 1
$70Flixbus
$36Vueling
Wed
Feb 2
$65Flixbus
$31Ryanair
Thu
Feb 3
$60Alsa
$36Vueling
Fri
Feb 4
$60Alsa
$36Ryanair
Sat
Feb 5
$65Alsa
$36Vueling
Sun
Feb 6
$60Alsa
$19Ryanair
Mon
Feb 7
$60Alsa
$29Ryanair
Tue
Feb 8
$60Alsa
$36Vueling
Wed
Feb 9
$60Alsa
$16Ryanair

Travel Information from Lisbon to Barcelona

distanceDistance623 miles (1005 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$18 - $48
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $18 (€15) • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $18 (€15) • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or Alsa

Travel 623 miles (1005 km) by flight or bus to Barcelona from Lisbon. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $18 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Ryanair or Alsa among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Lisbon to Barcelona.

 How to Travel from Lisbon to Barcelona?

If you wish to travel from Lisbon to Barcelona, you will find that there are two available methods of transportation. Traveling by bus or by plane are the most convenient ways to reach Barcelona from Lisbon. The bus typically takes around 19 hours and 41 minutes with routes operating every day of the week. On the other hand, traveling by plane would only take 1 hour and 55 minutes and also offers departures every day. 

What is the Cheapest Way To Get from Lisbon to Barcelona?

The cheapest way to travel from Lisbon to Barcelona is generally by using the plane. Nonetheless, this depends on when you book your ticket. If you book just a few days in advance, buses might be more affordable. It is important to keep in mind that most bus routes require at least one transfer and the average journey can about a day. There are usually 33 bus trips per day, and they are operated by Eurolines, Alsa and FlixBus. Flights conveniently take you directly from Lisbon to Barcelona in just a few hours. There are a little over 30 flights per day, and the routes are operated by Air Europa, Iberia, KLM, PGA, TAP Portugal, and Vueling.

What is the Fastest Way to Travel from Lisbon to Barcelona?

The fastest way to travel from Lisbon and Barcelona is undoubtedly by plane. If you would opt for taking a bus to the final destination, not only would you encounter at least one transfer on average, but a journey by bus that lasts around 20 hours or more. On the other hand, planes conveniently depart from Lisbon Portela Airport (LPA) and arrive at the Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN) in two hours. 

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Travel from Lisbon to Barcelona by Bus

Traveling by bus from Lisbon to Barcelona is quite simple. You will find that the first buses will usually depart at around 6:00 a.m. with the last ones leaving at 9:30 p.m. You can catch a bus from multiple stations around the city, including Lisbon Gare Oriente, Aeropuerto Lisboa, Praça Marechal Humberto Delgado and Lisbon Sete Rios. In Barcelona, you will have the choice to arrive in Barcelona Estación Nord and Barcelona Sants Station, and the city center can be conveniently reached by subway or bus from either station. The average journey takes 19 hours and 40 minutes. There are usually about 33 buses that leave daily with at least one connection. Travelers will be able to choose between a number of operators, including FlixBus, Euroline, and Alsa.

Travel from Lisbon to Barcelona by Plane

The quickest and most convenient way to travel the route from Lisbon to Barcelona is by plane. You will find that about 30 to 40 planes are traveling directly or with one layover daily, with an average journey time of two hours. You will depart from the Lisbon Portela Airport (LPA) and arrive at the Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN), both of which are conveniently located just a short bus or metro ride from the city center. The flights are operated by Air Europa, Iberia, KLM, PGA, TAP Portugal, and Vueling. Vueling is the flight operator that caters the cheapest and fastest routes.​

How to get from Lisbon to Barcelona

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Lisbon to Barcelona, 87,78% 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 Lisbon to Barcelona, 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

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

Travel from Lisbon, Portugal to Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Barcelona from Lisbon restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Barcelona, Spain from Lisbon?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 1/18/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Lisbon and Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Lisbon, Portugal from Barcelona, Spain?

The current restriction level for returning to Lisbon, Portugal from Spain is: Partially open.

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

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

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

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

Which rules do I need to follow in Lisbon, Portugal regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/17/22. 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 Lisbon from Barcelona here.

How do I travel from Lisbon to Barcelona?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Lisbon to Barcelona. You can take a flight or bus.

How do I get from Lisbon to Barcelona the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Barcelona from Lisbon is by taking a flight, which costs on average $18 (€15).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

Taking a flight is about $30 (€25) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $48 (€40) for this route.

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

The quickest way to travel to Barcelona from Lisbon is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by bus can take on average 18 h 35 min.

What is the distance from Lisbon to Barcelona?

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

Where do I depart from Lisbon? Where do I arrive in Barcelona?

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

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

Who can get me from Lisbon to Barcelona?

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

  • You can go to Barcelona from Lisbon by plane with Ryanair. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $18 (€15) with Ryanair from Lisbon to Barcelona on Omio.
  • You can travel between Lisbon and Barcelona by bus with Alsa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $48 (€40) with Alsa from Lisbon to Barcelona.

Is it possible to travel directly between Lisbon and Barcelona?

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

  • You can travel directly by plane with Vueling, PGA-Portugalia Airlines, Ryanair or TAP Portugal.
  • You can travel directly by bus with.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona?

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

When should I purchase a ticket from Lisbon to Barcelona online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $18 (€15) one way.
  • A bus ticket costs $48 (€40) one way on average for this route.

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