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There are 6 ways to get from Athens to Lisbon by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  7h 19m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Lisbon (LIS) ATH - LIS

$107 - $377

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Train, bus  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Timişoara
  3. Take the bus from Timisoara to Badajoz
  4. Take the bus from Badajoz to Lisbon Airport

$249 - $414

Train, bus via Zaragoza Delicias  •  2 days 11h

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Timişoara
  3. Take the bus from Timisoara to Zaragoza
  4. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Vigo-Guixar A
  5. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha) Ic
  6. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Ic

$343 - $552

Bus Georg  •  2 days 18h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Lisbon

$476 - $626

Bus Dary Commerce  •  2 days 23h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Lisbon Gare do Oriente

$172 - $212

Drive  •  40h 29m

  1. Drive from Athens to Lisbon 2656.8 miles

$600 - $950

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Lisbon is to fly which costs 90€ - 330€ and takes 7h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Lisbon is to fly which costs 90€ - 330€ and takes 7h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Lisbon via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 18h.

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The distance between Athens and Lisbon is 2850 km. The road distance is 4250.9 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 8h and costs 210€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 7h 19m to get from Athens to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Athens to Lisbon bus services, operated by Tourist Service Holding AD, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Lisbon is to fly which takes 7h 19m and costs 90€ - 330€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 410€ - 550€ and takes 2 days 18h.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 15m.

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Athens to Lisbon bus services, operated by Georg, arrive at Lisbon station.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 1781.5 miles
  • Duration: 7h 19m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Lisbon, Portugal?

Aegean Airlines, Iberia and 12 other airlines fly from Athens to Lisbon hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Lisbon via Sofia in around 2 days 18h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Flights from Athens to Lisbon via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Athens to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Athens to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Athens to Lisbon via Budapest
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Athens to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Athens to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Athens to Lisbon via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
trainose.gr
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2nd Class Ticket
$24 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$45 - $55
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$60 - $70
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 Zaragoza Delicias to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
11h 38m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha)
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $27
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 Porto(Campanha) to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Timisoara to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Timisoara to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
alsa.com
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Badajoz to Lisbon Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 days 6h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$400 - $550
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Athens to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
12h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Athens to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$74 - $79
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Plovdiv to Lisbon Gare do Oriente
Ave. Duration
2 days 9h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130
Schedules at
dary.bg

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Lisbon is 2h behind Athens. It is currently 7:41 AM in Athens and 5:41 AM in Lisbon.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Lisbon is 4251 km. It takes approximately 40h 29m to drive from Athens to Lisbon.

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Aegean Airlines, Iberia, Air France and seven other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 6765+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs 9€.

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