Lisbon to Braga train

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Cheap train tickets from Lisbon to Braga

Showing times and prices for 22 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Lisbon to Braga is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
IC - Intercidades
09:393h54
Lisbon - Oriente
13:33Braga station
£251One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
IC - Intercidades
19:393h54
Lisbon - Oriente
23:33Braga station
£251One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
IC - Intercidades
19:304h03
Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
23:33Braga station
£251One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
IC - Intercidades
09:304h03
Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
13:33Braga station
£251One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
IC - Intercidades
11:394h27
Lisbon - Oriente
16:06Braga station
£261One-way
1 change

Train timetableLisbon to Braga

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 22 June
AP - Alfa Pendular
07:003h37
Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
10:37Braga station
0 changes
AP - Alfa Pendular
07:093h28
Lisbon - Oriente
10:37Braga station
0 changes
AP - Alfa Pendular
08:004h57
Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
12:57Braga station
1 change
AP - Alfa Pendular
08:094h48
Lisbon - Oriente
12:57Braga station
1 change
IC - Intercidades
09:304h03
Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
13:33Braga station
0 changes
IC - Intercidades
09:393h54
Lisbon - Oriente
13:33Braga station
0 changes
AP - Alfa Pendular
09:455h11
Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
14:56Braga station
2 changes
AP - Alfa Pendular
09:574h59
Lisboa - Entrecampos
14:56Braga station
1 change
AP - Alfa Pendular
10:094h47
Lisbon - Oriente
14:56Braga station
1 change
IC - Intercidades
11:304h36
Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
16:06Braga station
1 change
IC - Intercidades
11:394h27
Lisbon - Oriente
16:06Braga station
1 change
AP - Alfa Pendular
12:004h56
Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
16:56Braga station
1 change
AP - Alfa Pendular
12:094h47
Lisbon - Oriente
16:56Braga station
1 change
AP - Alfa Pendular
14:003h37
Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
17:37Braga station
0 changes
AP - Alfa Pendular
14:093h28
Lisbon - Oriente
17:37Braga station
0 changes
IC - Intercidades
15:304h44
Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
20:14Braga station
1 change
IC - Intercidades
15:394h35
Lisbon - Oriente
20:14Braga station
1 change
AP - Alfa Pendular
17:005h16
Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
22:16Braga station
1 change
AP - Alfa Pendular
17:095h07
Lisbon - Oriente
22:16Braga station
1 change
AP - Alfa Pendular
18:003h37
Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
21:37Braga station
0 changes
AP - Alfa Pendular
18:093h28
Lisbon - Oriente
21:37Braga station
0 changes
AP - Alfa Pendular
18:455h32
Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
00:17Braga station
2 changes
AP - Alfa Pendular
18:575h20
Lisboa - Entrecampos
00:17Braga station
1 change
AP - Alfa Pendular
19:095h08
Lisbon - Oriente
00:17Braga station
1 change
IC - Intercidades
19:304h03
Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
23:33Braga station
0 changes
IC - Intercidades
19:393h54
Lisbon - Oriente
23:33Braga station
0 changes

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Train times from Lisbon to Braga

Showing times and prices for 22 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 28 m

Average

4 h 28 m

Trains per day

26

Distance

321 km

Of the 26 trains that leave Lisbon for Braga every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
AP - Alfa Pendular
07:093h28
Lisbon - Oriente
10:37Braga station
£321One-way
0 changes
Fastest
AP - Alfa Pendular
18:093h28
Lisbon - Oriente
21:37Braga station
£321One-way
0 changes
Fastest
AP - Alfa Pendular
14:093h28
Lisbon - Oriente
17:37Braga station
£321One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
AP - Alfa Pendular
18:003h37
Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
21:37Braga station
£321One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
AP - Alfa Pendular
07:003h37
Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
10:37Braga station
£321One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Lisbon to Braga

distanceDistance198 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price£26 (€29)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersComboios De Portugal, Alfa Pendular, Intercidades or U - Urban

Trains from Lisbon to Braga cover the 198 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 28 min with our travel partners like Comboios De Portugal, Alfa Pendular, Intercidades or U - Urban. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £26, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £19. Travellers depart most frequently from Lisbon - Oriente and arrive in Braga.

Train providers: Comboios De Portugal, Alfa Pendular and Intercidades trains Lisbon to Braga

For as little as £19 you can travel by train between Lisbon and Braga with Comboios De Portugal, Alfa Pendular and Intercidades. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

Comboios Portugal (CP) is the main train company in Portugal operating medium and long-distance train services operating across Portugal. CP train types include International (IN) which connect Portugal with Spain and France; Alfa Pendular (AP) operating high-speed trains up to 220 km/h between Porto, Lisbon and Faro; Intercidades, long-distance trains operating up to 200km/h; Inter-Regional (IR), which offer medium distance services; and Regional, CP's local services. There are two types of fares available for CP trains: Promo (booked 5-60 days in advance and non-refundable) and Normal (refundable for a fee) available for both 1st and 2nd class tickets. Take a train with CP to Braga from Lisbon.

Train information from Lisbon to Braga with Comboios De Portugal:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 28 min
  • Cheapest Price: £31
  • Comboios De Portugal frequency: 10 a day

Trains from Lisboa to Braga

There are plenty of options for getting the train from Lisboa to Braga, and the trains leave regularly throughout the day. They do not operate overnight, but you have a selection of two departure train stations in Lisboa and two arrival stations in Braga to choose from. There are direct trains and there are trains that require a change or two. The total duration of the journey is between three and a half hours and five hours.

   

Lisboa to Braga Train Time: Daily Departures

The trains from Lisboa to Braga tend to depart on the hour every hour between 7:00 a.m. and 7:39 p.m. They also depart bout ten minutes after the hour, giving you plenty of options to choose from. This will allow you to choose the best departure time for you. The trains run every day of the week, and the first train of the day leaves at around 7:00 a.m. and the last train leaves at around 7:39 p.m.

How long is the journey by train from Lisboa to Braga?

In general, travelling from Lisboa to Braga by train will take you between 3h 30min and 5h. The fastest train available takes 3h 30min and it is direct. The slowest train takes just over 5h, and it requires two stops along the way. On average, the journey takes about 4h 30min with one stop in Porto on the way.

Lisboa View Sky. Source: Shutterstock

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Lisboa to Braga?

Departure train stations: Santa Apalonia train station is about 1 mile (1.5 km) from the city centre and there are a few ways that you can get there with public transport. The fastest is to take a taxi, which will take about 5min depending on traffic. If you would prefer to walk, it takes about 15min. The train station has ATMs, storage lockers and public bathrooms.

The ticket office is open from around 6:00 a.m. to about 9:45 p.m. where you can get cheap tickets from Lisboa to Braga and there are plenty of shops and cafes where you can get snacks and relax. Lisboa Oriente train station is about 5 miles (8 km) to the north of the city centre, and takes about 7min on the train to get to the city centre. There are taxis available as well, and there is a comfortable waiting area, public bathrooms, and a shopping centre nearby where you can buy books, snacks and other items.

Arrival train stations: Braga train station is about 11min walk from the city centre, which is located about 0.6 miles (1 km) away. A taxi will take about 2min, if you have lots of luggage and you will find public toilets, a waiting area and a ticket office where you can find cheap tickets to many destinations. Ferreiros train station is located slightly further away from the city centre of Braga, at about 2 miles (3.5 km) distance. Waking will take you about 40min, or you could take a 5min taxi. The Line 32 bus also takes you there in about 10min. It is open plan, with no architectural barriers, making it easier access for travellers with reduced mobility, and it has a car park, and public toilets, as well as places where you can sit and wait for your train.

Which train companies travel from Lisboa to Braga?

Currently there is only one company that manages train journeys from Lisboa to Braga and it is Comboios de Portugal. It boasts direct and non-direct trains offering you faster and slower journeys at a variety of prices to suit all types of travellers. The fastest train available on this route takes about 3h 30min to complete journey, while most of the trains that have a stop along the way, stopover in Porto, where you need to change train.

Comboios de Portugal trains from Lisboa to Braga

Comboios de Portugal offer direct trains on the route from Lisboa to Braga, and they take about 3h 30min. They also have some train journeys that require a stop or two, changing in Porto. They offer regular departure that tend to leave on the hour, or about 10min after hour throughout the day.

Train Lisboa to Braga: Services on Board

Comboios de Portugal have recently enhanced their Wi-Fi service to make it available to all users of their trains There are both first class and 2nd class tickets available and all travellers canbring up to three pieces of luggage on the train. The luggage must be smaller than 85x55x35 cm to be permitted on the Comboios de Portugal train. If you have reduced mobility or a disability, then we advise you to get in contact with the company as they have a designated member of staff called the Advisor for Special Needs Costumers who can help you with any questions or needs that you may have.

Night trains Lisboa

Currently there are no night trains operating on the route from Lisboa to Braga. The last train to leave from Lisboa, departs at 7:39 p.m. and it takes about 4h 30min to arrive, getting you into Braga at about 00:13 a.m. This train requires a change in Porto Campanha station. The next train to depart from Lisboa is at 7 a.m. in the morning.

Traveling by train: Sustainable journey

Comboios de Portugal is dedicated to making their trains more sustainable and encourages travellers to travel with them as an eco-friendly alternative to travelling by car or plane. Trains have been proven to create less pollution than the combination of individual vehicles, as well as being a more efficient use of space in urban planning, and creating less noise pollution to traffic dense cities and motorways.

How to find cheap train tickets from Lisboa to Braga?

There are plenty of options when it comes to travelling from Lisboa to Braga, and for travellers who are interested in finding the cheapest tickets available, we recommend trying to book your tickets in advance as they tend to be cheaper than booking your ticket on the day at the train station. Another good option is to try and be flexible with your travel time, as this way you can choose from a variety of different departure times and choose the cheapest one. Another strategy is to consider taking train routes that require a change or two, as they tend to be slower and cheaper than the more direct, and fast trains.

Braga Funicular. Source: Shutterstock

To Braga by train—travel tips

Braga is a very popular tourist destination in Portugal and offers something different away from the beaches of the south. If you are interested in learning about the local history, and how this small nation affected the world then Braga is a great place to start as it is the home of the first Cathedral of Portugal, and it was the seat of Portuguese power at the end of the eleventh century.

It is the third largest city in the country, behind Porto and Lisbon, and combines a rich history with a relaxed modern-day vibe that is based around arts and sports. It has a rich religious history, and you can investigate how it was conquered by the Moors and then reconquered and restored to Christianity. Top five places to visit in Braga:

  • Bom Jesus de Monte
  • Braga Cathedral
  • Garden of Santa Barbara
  • Sancutary of Our Lady of Sameiro
  • Biscainhos Museum

FAQs: Lisbon to Braga train

FAQs: Travel by train from Lisbon to Braga 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 Braga.
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Cheap train tickets from Lisbon to Braga can start from as little as £19 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Lisbon to Braga is £26; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Lisbon to Braga is 3 h 28 min   to travel the 198 mile long route, with around there are 10 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Lisbon to Braga leaves at 08: 39. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Lisbon to Braga leaves at 20: 09.
Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day from Lisbon to Braga with Comboios De Portugal, Alfa Pendular or Intercidades. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Lisbon to Braga with Alfa Pendular or Intercidades. Overall you can travel with the following companies: Comboios De Portugal, Alfa Pendular, Intercidades or U - Urban.
For the best Lisbon to Braga train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Comboios De Portugal, Alfa Pendular, Intercidades or U - Urban. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Lisbon and Braga to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 09.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Lisbon - Oriente, which is located around 5.7 miles (9.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Braga, located 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Braga from Lisbon is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 28 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Lisbon to Braga by train is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Braga from Lisbon including taking a train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Lisbon and Braga

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Braga
The major railway station for departures from Lisbon is Lisbon - Oriente. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Lisbon - Oriente for your trip between Lisbon and Braga.
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Lisbon - Sete RiosParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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