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There are 7 ways to get from Amsterdam to Lisbon by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5h 31m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Lisbon (LIS) AMS - LIS

42€ - 259€

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Train to Brussels, fly  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Lisbon (LIS) BRU - LIS

99€ - 287€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Lisbon (LIS) DUS - LIS

95€ - 350€

Train to Eindhoven, fly  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Lisbon (LIS) EIN - LIS

93€ - 328€

Bus  •  32h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk > Hazeldonk - Pays Bas > Hazeldonk - Belgique > Neuville en Ferrain - Belgique > Neuville en Ferrain - France > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Almada 793

97€ - 122€

Train, night train  •  24h 28m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the night train from Hendaye to Santa Apolónia

297€ - 494€

Drive  •  21h 4m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Lisbon 2236.9 km

280€ - 410€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Lisbon is to fly which costs 40€ - 260€ and takes 5h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Lisbon is to fly which costs 40€ - 260€ and takes 5h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Cacilhas via Paris and Cova Piedade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Santa Apolónia via Gare du Nord, Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 and Hendaye. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 28m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Lisbon is 1863 km. The road distance is 2236.9 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Lisbon without a car is to bus which takes 32h 39m and costs 95€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 5h 31m to get from Amsterdam to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Lisbon bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Lisbon train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Lisbon is to fly which takes 5h 31m and costs 40€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 95€ - 130€ and takes 32h 39m.

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  • Distance: 1863.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 31m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Lisbon, Portugal?

TAP Portugal, KLM and eight other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Lisbon hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Lisbon via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Paris, and Cova Piedade in around 32h 39m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 430€
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 360€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 600€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 450€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 450€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 330€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 340€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 340€
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 360€
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Valencia
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 360€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 400€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 700€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 700€
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 320€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 450€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 450€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 360€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 230€
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 450€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 330€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 330€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 250€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 150€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 600€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
55€ - 80€
Comfort
65€ - 90€
Premium
80€ - 110€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
Website
Thalys
Standard
110€ - 150€
Comfort
120€ - 160€
Premium
160€ - 230€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
22€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 35€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
15€ - 21€
1st Class
24€ - 35€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban 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 connect to trains in Portugal's 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. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Night train from Hendaye to Santa Apolónia
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
75€ - 110€
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Almada
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 100€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h.

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Amsterdam to Lisbon bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Almada station.

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Lisbon is 1h behind Amsterdam. It is currently 2:48 AM in Amsterdam and 1:48 AM in Lisbon.

Amsterdam to Lisbon train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Santa Apolónia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Lisbon is 2237 km. It takes approximately 21h 4m to drive from Amsterdam to Lisbon.

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Transavia Holland, TAP Portugal, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 4790+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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