How to travel from Lisbon to Coimbra

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from Lisbon to Coimbra

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

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To get from Lisbon to Coimbra on Mar 28 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:00PMLisboa, Gare Oriente2h15 08:15PMCoimbra, Rodoviária Da Beira Litoral SA
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09:00PMLisboa, Gare Oriente2h10 11:10PMCoimbra, Rodoviária Da Beira Litoral SA
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06:30PMLisbon2h20 08:50PMCoimbra, Rodoviária Da Beira Litoral SA
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08:15AMLisboa, Gare Oriente2h15 10:30AMCoimbra, Rodoviária Da Beira Litoral SA
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08:00AMLisboa, Gare Oriente2h15 10:15AMCoimbra, Rodoviária Da Beira Litoral SA
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Travel Information from Lisbon to Coimbra

distanceDistance109 miles (176 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $16
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $8 (€7) • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $8 (€7) • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Comboios De Portugal

Take a bus or train to travel 109 miles (176 km) from Lisbon to Coimbra. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $8 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Comboios De Portugal among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Lisbon to Coimbra.

How to get from Lisbon to Coimbra

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Lisbon to Coimbra there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 100,00% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Lisbon to Coimbra. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Lisbon to Coimbra

Travel Tips: Travel to Coimbra 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 Coimbra.

There are 2 ways to travel between Lisbon and Coimbra including taking a bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Coimbra is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $8 (€7) compared to other travel options to Coimbra:

A bus is generally $8 (€7) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $16 (€14) from Lisbon to Coimbra.

The quickest way to travel to Coimbra from Lisbon is by bus, which takes on average 2 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 45 min   on average.

The Lisbon to Coimbra distance is around 109 miles (176 km).

The average frequency per day from Lisbon to Coimbra is:

  • 16 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Lisbon to Coimbra:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios and arrive in Coimbra, Av. Fernão de Magalhães (Terminal Rodoviário).
  • Most travelers take a train from Lisboa - Oriente to Coimbra-B.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Lisbon to Coimbra, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Coimbra. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Lisbon to Coimbra tickets on Omio for $8 (€7).
  • Comboios De Portugal can get you to Coimbra by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Comboios De Portugal from Lisbon to Coimbra for $16 (€14) on Omio.

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

  • You'll find 16 direct trains per day with Comboios De Portugal.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Coimbra 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 Coimbra.

Looking to extend your trip from Lisbon to Coimbra? Many Omio customers who go from Lisbon to Coimbra usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Porto, Madrid or Aveiro. If you're looking to explore Porto, Madrid or Aveiro from Coimbra, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Lisbon to Coimbra, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $8 (€7) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $16 (€14) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Lisbon to Coimbra online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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