Portalegre in detail

Flights & getting there


The bus station has regular services to the following destinations.

DestinationCost (€)DurationFrequency
Castelo Branco11.401¼hr1 daily
Castelo de Vide620min2 daily Mon-Fri
Elvas141¼hr1 daily Mon-Fri
Estremoz850min2 to 6 daily
Évora12.201½hr1 to 3 daily
Lisbon154hr4 daily
Marvão635min1 daily


Portalegre's train station is 12km south of the centre. A free shuttle bus provides transport from the station.

From Portalagre, you can catch trains southwest to Elvas (€4.65, 45 minutes, one daily) and on to Badajoz in Spain (€9, 70 minutes). Heading east, you can reach Castelo Branco (€12.30, three hours, one daily) with a transfer at Abrantes, or Lisbon (€14.10, four hours, one daily) or Coimbra (€18, 3¼ hours, one daily), transferring at Entroncamento.