There are 7 ways to get from Basel to Lisbon by plane, train, bus, night train 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Basel  •  5 h 11 min

  1. BSL - LIS

$73 - $324

6 alternative options

Train to Zurich, fly  •  6 h 3 min

  1. ZRH - LIS

$91 - $347

Train, bus  •  20 h 33 min

  1. Tgv
  2. Ave
  3. Ave

$295 - $383

Bus Eurolines CH  •  35 h 35 min

$168 - $200

Bus Eurolines FR  •  36 h 44 min

  1. N831 / ...

$191 - $306

Train, night train  •  25 h 1 min

  1. Tgv
  2. Tgv
  3. Hot

$372 - $468

Drive  •  19 h 22 min

  1. 1265.9 miles

$280 - $420

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

easyJet, Brussels Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Basel to Lisbon hourly. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Basel to Lisbon 3 times a week. Tickets cost $160 - $200 and the journey takes 35 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
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
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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, 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 Basel to Lisbon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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
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
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
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
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $150
1st Class
$170 - $250
Train from Basel SBB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $290
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Irun to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
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
$56
Auto Res Normal
$51
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Lisboa Estação do Oriente
Ave. Duration
35 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
32 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Basel and Lisbon is 1669 km. The road distance is 2025 km.

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Lisbon is to fly which costs SFr 70 - SFr 330 and takes 5 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Basel to Lisbon is to fly which takes 5 h 11 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 330.

No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Basel and arriving at Cais Lingueta via Estação Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Basel to Lisbon, including transfers.