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Take the train from Hendaye to Lisbon in 13 hours 55 minutes

If you want to travel from Hendaye to Lisbon by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Hendaye to Lisbon by train to take around 13 hours 55 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 13 hours 55 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 1 train per day running on this route, which spans 803 km. There's no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Lisbon. Renfe is the main rail company operating on this route. Having the widest network of high-speed trains in Europe, Renfe will make your train travel experience in Spain an enjoyable one.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Hendaye to Lisbon start from $46.87 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Hendaye to Lisbon by train

It takes an average of 13h 55m to travel from Hendaye to Lisbon by train, over a distance of around 499 miles (803 km). There are normally 1 train per day traveling from Hendaye to Lisbon and tickets for this journey start from $46.87 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 13h 55m
PriceFrom $46.87
Distance499 miles (803 km)
Frequency1 train per day
First train18:35
Last train18:35
Departure stationHendaye
Arrival stationLisbon
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsRenfe

Trenhotel and Renfe trains from Hendaye to Lisbon

You can travel from Hendaye to Lisbon on Trenhotel and Renfe trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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The Trenhotel is Renfe's night train service, which serves national and international routes in Portugal. The trains offer three classes with different levels of comfort for the beds and seats – Turista (Second Class), Preferente (First Class) and Gran Confort or Gran Clase. There are six different Trenhotel routes – Galicia (Barcelona – Vigo), Rosalía de Castro (Barcelona – A Coruña), Rías Gallegas (Madrid – Pontevedra), Atlántico (Madrid – Ferrol), Lusitania (Madrid – Lisbon) and Surexpreso (Irun – Lisbon).

Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It operates trains on the longest high-speed railway network in Europe, and the second-longest in the world. The country's major cities are linked up by the high-speed AVE and Avlo trains, while other long-distance routes are served by Altaria, Talgo, Alvia and Euromed trains. Renfe also operates cross-border services into neighbouring Portugal and France. Depending on which service you are travelling on, you'll usually find two classes on Renfe trains - Estándard (Standard Class) and Confort (First Class). Fare types range from the cheapest (but least flexible) Básico fare, to the more flexible Elige fares, to the Premium fare for seats in Confort carriages.

Cheap train tickets from Hendaye to Lisbon

The price of train tickets from Hendaye to Lisbon starts at $46.87 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Hendaye to Lisbon by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Hendaye to Lisbon

Want to know more about your journey from Hendaye to Lisbon? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Hendaye to Lisbon take?

The average journey time by train between Hendaye and Lisbon is 13 hours and 55 minutes, with around 1 train per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Hendaye and Lisbon by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Hendaye to Lisbon is 13 hours and 55 minutes.

How much does the train from Hendaye to Lisbon cost?

Train tickets from Hendaye to Lisbon can start from as little as $46.87 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Hendaye to Lisbon?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Hendaye to Lisbon without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Hendaye to Lisbon each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Hendaye to Lisbon leave?

The first train from Hendaye to Lisbon leaves at 18:35. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Hendaye to Lisbon leave?

The last train from Hendaye to Lisbon leaves at 18:35. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Hendaye and Lisbon by train?

Trains travelling from Hendaye to Lisbon cover a distance of around 499 miles (803 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lisbon to Hendaye.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Hendaye to Lisbon for a typical week day using timetable data for . On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 05/31/2020 for travel on 05/31/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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