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There are 7 ways to get from Basel to Lisbon by plane, train, 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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Fly from Basel  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Lisbon (LIS) BSL - LIS

$80 - $331

6 alternative options

Train to Zurich, fly  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lisbon (LIS) ZRH - LIS

$105 - $355

Train, bus Ouibus  •  23h 46m

  1. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Lisbon - 7 Rios

$255 - $318

Train  •  24h 44m

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

$318 - $430

Train, bus Eurolines FR  •  35h 20m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg Strasbourg - Mulhouse - Bâle / ...
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Lisboa Oriente

$210 - $321

Bus  •  35h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Lisboa Estação do Oriente

$168 - $200

Drive  •  19h 22m

  1. Drive from Basel to Lisbon 1265.9 miles

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Lisbon is to fly which costs SFr 75 - SFr 330 and takes 5h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Lisbon is to fly which costs SFr 75 - SFr 330 and takes 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Basel and arriving at Rua Da Palma via Estação Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Lisboa Santa Apolonia via Avignon TGV, Madrid-Atocha Cercanías, Badajoz and Entroncamento. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 44m.

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The distance between Basel and Lisbon is 1669 km. The road distance is 2025.5 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus which takes 23h 46m and costs SFr 250 - SFr 320.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Basel to Lisbon, including transfers.

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

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Basel to Lisbon train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Basel SBB station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Lisbon is to fly which takes 5h 20m and costs SFr 75 - SFr 330. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 310 - SFr 430 and takes 24h 44m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 160 - SFr 200 and takes 35h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 1043 miles
  • Duration: 5h 20m

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

easyJet, TAP Portugal and six other airlines fly from Basel to Lisbon every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Basel to Lisbon via Avignon TGV, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid-Atocha Cercanías, Badajoz, and Entroncamento in around 24h 44m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $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 Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$170 - $240
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
7h 2m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanías to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Train from Badajoz to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
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
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$10 - $16
Bus operators
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 Bordeaux City Centre to Lisbon - 7 Rios
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
32h 22m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Lisboa Estação do Oriente
Ave. Duration
35h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Book at
eurolines.ch

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Basel to Lisbon bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Lisboa Estação do Oriente station.

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Lisbon is 1h behind Basel. It is currently 12:16 PM in Basel and 11:16 AM in Lisbon.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Lisbon is 2025 km. It takes approximately 19h 22m to drive from Basel to Lisbon.

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TAP Portugal, British Airways, Iberia and four other airlines offer flights from Basel 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 Basel to Basel Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 8m and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4.

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