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

$116 - $396

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Train to Zurich, fly  •  6 h 23 min

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

$106 - $354

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Train to Geneva, fly  •  6 h 56 min

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

$108 - $437

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  8 h 55 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

$140 - $384

Train, train to Lyon, fly  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Genève
  2. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  3. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Lisbon (LIS) LYS - LIS

$153 - $406

Train, bus  •  23 h 6 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 Navalmoral de la Mata Tlg / ...
  5. Take the bus from Navalmoral de la Mata to Lisboa

$302 - $445

Night bus, bus  •  33 h 35 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bern to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N106 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Lisboa Oriente

$151 - $273

Bus  •  34 h 49 min

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

$150 - $180

Drive  •  19 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Lisbon 1256.9 miles

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Bern to Lisbon is to bus which costs SFr 150 - SFr 180 and takes 34 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Lisbon is to train and fly which costs SFr 100 - SFr 360 and takes 6 h 23 min.

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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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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 23 h 6 min and costs SFr 300 - SFr 450.

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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 FlixBus, depart from Bern station.

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

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Bern to Lisbon bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Lisboa Oriente station.

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Lisbon is 1 h behind Bern. It is currently 6:52 AM in Bern and 5:52 AM in Lisbon.

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  • Distance: 1017.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 25 min

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

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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday 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 Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
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 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
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 - $90
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
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Genève to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
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 Navalmoral de la Mata
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
renfe.com
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 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
Avanza Grupo
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Bern to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
27 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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

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