There are 9 ways to get from Bern to Lisbon by train, plane, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Basel, fly  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Lisbon (LIS) BSL - LIS

$112 - $392

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Train to Zurich, fly  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lisbon (LIS) ZRH - LIS

$102 - $350

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Train to Geneva, fly  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Lisbon (LIS) GVA - LIS

$105 - $433

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Domodossola
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Lisbon (LIS) MXP - LIS

$136 - $380

Train, bus via Madrid  •  21 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Avignon TGV Tgv
  3. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave
  4. Take the bus from Madrid to Lisbon

$288 - $419

Train  •  26 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Avignon TGV Tgv
  3. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanías to Badajoz Tlg / ...
  5. Take the train from Badajoz to Entroncamento R
  6. Take the train from Entroncamento to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Ic / ...

$318 - $469

Bus  •  34 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Lisboa - Sete Rios

$150 - $180

Train, bus InterNorte  •  36 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Airport to Chambéry
  3. Take the bus from Chambéry to Lisboa - Sete Rios

$168 - $249

Drive  •  19 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Lisbon 1256.9 miles

$280 - $420

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bern and arriving at Lisboa - Sete Rios. Services depart three times a day, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 34 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bern to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Lisboa Santa Apolonia via Genève, Avignon TGV, Madrid-Atocha Cercanías, Badajoz and Entroncamento. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 1 min.

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The distance between Bern and Lisbon is 1627 km. The road distance is 2011.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus which takes 21 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Bern to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Bern to Lisbon bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Bern station.

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Bern to Lisbon train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Bern station.

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The best way to get from Bern to Lisbon is to train which takes 26 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 34 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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Bern to Lisbon bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Lisboa - Sete Rios station.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 1017.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 25 min

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Lisbon, Portugal?

You can take a train from Bern to Lisbon via Genève, Avignon TGV, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid-Atocha Cercanías, Badajoz, and Entroncamento in around 26 h 1 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Bern to Lisbon 3 times a day. Tickets cost $150 - $180 and the journey takes 34 h 49 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Genève to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanías to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Train from Badajoz to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $26
Website
renfe.com
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Entroncamento to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$10 - $16
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Express
$55
Auto Res Normal
$50
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bern to Lisboa - Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
34 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Airport to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Chambéry to Lisboa - Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
31 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
internorte.pt

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Lisbon is 1 h behind Bern. It is currently 6:29 PM in Bern and 5:29 PM in Lisbon.

Bern to Lisbon train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Lisboa Santa Apolonia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Lisbon is 2011 km. It takes approximately 19 h 3 min to drive from Bern to Lisbon.

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TAP Portugal, Brussels Airlines, Air France and five other airlines offer flights from Basel Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 6303+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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