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  • March 02, 2017 17:36
    Change in reply by Jeff to Hi Eleanor,<br /><br />There are no direct trains from <a href="" rel="nofollow" title="Link:">Barcelona</a> to <a href="" rel="nofollow" title="Link:">Lisbon</a>. To get from <a href="" rel="nofollow" title="Link:">Barcelona</a> to <a href="" rel="nofollow">Lisbon</a>, you would take a train to <a href="" rel="nofollow">Madrid</a>, where you would switch to an overnight train that will take you to <a href="" rel="nofollow">Lisbon</a>.<br /><br />To purchase tickets for such a trip, you would have to piece together the connection by doing a separate search for each segment. Therefore, you would do one search for trains from <a href="" rel="nofollow">Barcelona to Madrid</a> and then another search to access the night train from <a href="" rel="nofollow" title="Link:">Madrid to Lisbon</a>.<br /><br />When doing these searches, you will see that trains from Barcelona to Madrid arrive into the <a href="" rel="nofollow" title="Link:">Atocha station</a> in <a href="" rel="nofollow">Madrid</a>, while the night train from <a href="" rel="nofollow">Madrid to Lisbon</a> departs out of the <a href="" rel="nofollow">Chamartin station</a>. To commute from <a href="" rel="nofollow" title="Link:">Atocha</a> to <a href="" rel="nofollow">Chamartin</a>, you would take a Renfe 'Cercanias' train, which is like a local commuter train. The ride between <a href="" rel="nofollow" title="Link:">Atocha</a> and <a href="" rel="nofollow">Chamartin</a> only takes about 10 to 13 minutes, but you would still want to allow yourself at least 1 full hour between your arrival from <a href="" rel="nofollow" title="Link:">Barcelona</a> and your departure to <a href="" rel="nofollow" title="Link:">Lisbon</a>. You would pay to board a Cercanias train right at the station before boarding.<br /><br />The trains from <a href="" rel="nofollow" title="Link:">Barcelona to Madrid</a> are high-speed <a href="" rel="nofollow" title="Link:">AVE</a> trains, and the night train from <a href="" rel="nofollow" title="Link:">Madrid to Lisbon</a> is the Lusitania train..

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