How to travel from Lisbon to Castelo Branco

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Travel Information to Castelo Branco from Lisbon

distanceDistance116 miles (187 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$9 - $5
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $5 (€4) • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $5 (€4) • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesCiti Express or Comboios De Portugal

Take a train or bus to travel 116 miles (187 km) from Lisbon to Castelo Branco. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Citi Express or Comboios De Portugal among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Lisbon to Castelo Branco.

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from Lisbon to Castelo Branco

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

Our recommendation
bus

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

Citi Express
09:30AM2h30
Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios
12:00PMCastelo Branco
$141One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Citi Express
05:00PM2h30
Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios
07:30PMCastelo Branco
$71One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
FlixBus
11:00AM2h20
Lisbon
01:20PMCastelo Branco
$141One-way
0 transfers
Other options
IC - Intercidades
08:23AM2h40
Lisbon - Oriente
11:03AMCastelo Branco station
$211One-way
0 transfers
IC - Intercidades
08:15AM2h48
Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
11:03AMCastelo Branco station
$211One-way
0 transfers
R - Regional
09:53AM3h40
Lisbon - Oriente
01:33PMCastelo Branco station
$201One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
09:45AM2h45
Lisbon
12:30PMCastelo Branco
$141One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
08:00AM2h20
Lisbon
10:20AMCastelo Branco
$141One-way
0 transfers
Citi Express
10:30AM2h50
Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios
01:20PMCastelo Branco
$161One-way
0 transfers

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Find the best route between Lisbon and Castelo Branco with Comboios De Portugal, Alsa and FlixBus. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most popular route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Comboios Portugal is the national railway company of Portugal and it operates trains between Lisbon and Castelo Branco. It operates a wide range of trains, including Intercidades, Interregional, Regional, and Urban trains. Intercidades are the fastest and most comfortable trains, offering direct connections between major cities. Interregional trains are slightly slower, but still offer a comfortable journey. Regional trains are the slowest, but they are the most affordable option. Urban trains are the most convenient way to get around the cities. Comboios Portugal offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The most popular routes for Comboios Portugal are Lisbon to Porto, Lisbon to Faro, and Porto to Faro. These routes offer stunning views of the Portuguese countryside and coastline.

    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.

      FAQs: Travel from Lisbon to Castelo Branco

      FAQs: Travel to Castelo Branco 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 Lisbon to Castelo Branco.
      FAQs

      There are 2 ways to get from Lisbon to Castelo Branco: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel between Lisbon and Castelo Branco is a bus with an average price of $5 (€4).

      This is compared to other travel options from Lisbon to Castelo Branco:

      A bus is () less than a ferry for this trip with tickets for a ferry from Lisbon to Castelo Branco costing on average ().

      A bus is () less than a flight with an average ticket price of () from Lisbon to Castelo Branco.

      Taking a bus costs $5 (€4) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $9 (€8).

      The fastest way from Lisbon to Castelo Branco is by bus with an average journey time of 2 h 20 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Castelo Branco that take longer:

      Train takes on average 2 h 40 min.

      You should expect to travel around 116 miles (187 km) between Lisbon and Castelo Branco.

      The average frequency per day from Lisbon to Castelo Branco is:

      • 12 buses a day.
      • 6 trains per day.

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

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

      • Buses mostly leave from Lisbon, Avenida da Liberdade (Monumento aos Mortos da Grande Guerra) and tend to arrive in Castelo Branco.
      • Trains mostly leave from Lisbon - Oriente and tend to arrive in Castelo Branco.

      The following travel companies offer services from Lisbon to Castelo Branco:

      • Citi Express, FlixBus, Rede Expressos, Infobus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland or BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Castelo Branco by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Rede Expressos from Lisbon to Castelo Branco for $5 (€4).
      • Comboios De Portugal, Intercidades or R - Regional can take you to Castelo Branco by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for R - Regional from Lisbon to Castelo Branco for $9 (€8).

      Yes, there are direct routes from Lisbon to Castelo Branco with the following travel companies:

      • You can find 12 direct buses per day to Castelo Branco with Citi Express, FlixBus, Rede Expressos, Alsa or BlaBlaCar Bus.
      • You can check for a direct train to Castelo Branco with Comboios De Portugal, Intercidades or R - Regional with 3 direct trains per day.

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

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