The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Porto to Lisbon will cost around £ 12 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 4.
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3 h 44 m
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Of the 57 buses that leave Porto for Lisbon every day 57 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 274 km distance in an average of 3 h 44 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 15 m .
The slowest buses will take 5 h 55 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||170 miles (274 km)|
|Average coach duration||3 h 15 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£5 (€5)|
|Coach companies||Rede Expressos, Renex, BlaBlaCar, Flixbus, Citi Express or EVA Transportes|
Coaches from Porto to Lisbon cover the 170 miles (274 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like Rede Expressos, Renex, BlaBlaCar, Flixbus, Citi Express or EVA Transportes. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £5, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £4. Travellers depart most frequently from Porto - Campanha and arrive in Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios.
You can travel by coach between Porto and Lisbon with FlixBus for as low as £4. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
FlixBus has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your FlixBus tickets from Porto to Lisbon and when travelling by coach:
There are around 40 bus from Porto to Lisbon each day, which run from early in the morning until late at night. Most services run directly and last around 3 and a half hours, but in rush hour this can increase to 4 and a half hours.
The fastest bus from Porto to Lisbon usually takes around 3 hours and 20 minutes, but the average journey time is usually a little bit longer. The slowest service takes around 4 and a half hours.
There are between 40-50 bus from Porto to Lisbon each day, and services run on weekdays and at weekends. The first bus of the day generally leaves at around 9:00 a.m., after which services leave every 15-30 minutes throughout the day until the early evening. After 9:00 p.m. services start to become less frequent, before the last bus departs at around 11:00 p.m.
Departure bus station: Bus from Porto to Lisbon depart from Campo 24 de Agosto Station. Campo 24 de Agosto Station is the main bus station in Porto and is located 2.6 miles from the city centre, or around a 13-minute train ride from São Bento Train Station. It is close to a luggage storage facility and various shops and restaurants.
Arrival bus station: Bus from Porto to Lisbon arrive at either Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios or Gare do Oriente. Gare do Oriente Bus Station is next to Oriente Train Station, which has a good selection of shops and lounges. It is around 5 miles from the city centre with regular bus and train connections into central Lisbon. Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios is next to Sete Rios Train Station and is also next to Lisbon Zoo. It is a 30-minute train ride to central Lisbon and has shops, cafes, toilets and lounges.
Bus from Porto to Lisbon are provided by Citi Express, Rede Expressos, and Renex. All services run directly with no changes, and Renex offers the fastest connection, wile Rede Expressos coaches have the longest journey time depending on the time of day.
Citi Express only offers two services per day, in the mid-afternoon and early evening. They both run directly and have a journey time of around 3 and a half hours.
Rede Expressos provides dozens of services each day, leaving every 15-30 minutes from morning until evening. Their fastest service takes around 3 hours and 25 minutes, while their longest takes up to 4 hours 15 minutes. Journey times are likely to be longer during rush hour.
Renex provides around 8 services per day. All of their buses run directly and the journey usually lasts around 3 hours and 20 minutes.
Citi Express and Redex are both part of the Rede Expressos company umbrella, so they have the same policies on luggage, pets, and disabled passengers. When it comes to luggage, all passengers are permitted to travel with one piece of luggage to be stowed under the bus, and one small piece of hand luggage. Rede Expressos will not charge a fee for luggage under 20 kg, but if it goes over this weight, passengers will be charged. Larger items like bicycles, sports equipment, and musical instruments are not permitted, but foldable bicycles are allowed as long as they meet the weight requirements.
None of the bus companies provide first-class seating areas, but all offer extras such as free WiFi, plug sockets, and onboard media that includes local news updates and live TV.
Pets are allowed on Citi Express, Redex, and Rede Expressos buses as long as they are small and safely contained in a carrier. Assistance dogs are permitted on all buses but you should ring ahead to make sure they know you're travelling with an animal.
Citi Express, Redex, and Rede Expressos buses do not provide any information about travel for disabled passengers. If passengers need any assistance or wish to travel with your wheelchair, it's best to phone the customer service helpline before they buy their ticket to see what help may be available for them.
When taking a coach from Porto, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto, Porto, Parque das Camélias Terminal rodoviário and Porto, Boavista-casa da Música. When you arrive in Lisbon, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios, Lisbon, Av. João XXI / Pç. Londres and Lisbon, Rossio.
Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Porto - Campanha to Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios.
Passengers board their coach most frequently from Porto - Campanha and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre to this coach station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios and need to travel approximately 2 mile (s) / 3 km from the coach station to the city centre in Lisbon.
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