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There are 12 ways to get from Birmingham to Lisbon by train, plane, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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Train to Bristol, fly  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Lisbon (LIS) BRS - LIS

111€ - 1679€

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Train to London Luton, fly  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Lisbon (LIS) LTN - LIS

61€ - 397€

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Train to Manchester, fly  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Lisbon (LIS) MAN - LIS

119€ - 433€

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lisbon (LIS) LHR - LIS

128€ - 364€

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Lisbon (LIS) LGW - LIS

119€ - 593€

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Lisbon (LIS) STN - LIS

86€ - 367€

Train, bus via Lyon  •  30h 35m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Lyon Perrache Tgv
  4. Take the bus from Lyon, Perrache to Guarda 251
  5. Take the train from Guarda to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia Ic / ...

307€ - 763€

Train, bus  •  36h 7m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Braga
  4. Take the train from Braga to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia Ic

233€ - 643€

Bus  •  36h 40m

  1. Take the bus from BIRMINGHAM Coach Station, Digbeth to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Gallieni 450
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Lisboa Oriente 320 / ...

100€ - 150€

Drive, car ferry  •  31h 48m

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Drive from Santander to Lisbon

208€ - 525€

Bus, train  •  43h 10m

  1. Take the bus from BIRMINGHAM Coach Station, Digbeth to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Albergaria-a-velha
  4. Take the train from Aveiro to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia Ic / ...

131€ - 190€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  22h 21m

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Lisbon

431€ - 567€

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Lisbon is to train and fly which costs £55 - £360 and takes 7h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Lisbon is to train and fly which costs £100 - £1,600 and takes 6h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from BIRMINGHAM Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Lisboa Oriente via London and Paris, Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 40m.

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The distance between Birmingham and Lisbon is 1629 km.

The best way to get from Birmingham to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus via Lyon which takes 30h 35m and costs £270 - £700.

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It takes approximately 6h 45m to get from Birmingham to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Lisbon bus services, operated by National Express, depart from BIRMINGHAM Coach Station, Digbeth.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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

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Transavia Holland, TAP Portugal, Aer Lingus and three other airlines offer flights from Bristol Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 1628.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 45m

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Lisbon, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Birmingham to Lisbon via LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station, London, and Paris, Gallieni in around 36h 40m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 300€
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 340€
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 280€
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 290€
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 310€
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 280€
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 310€
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 330€
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 290€
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 300€
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
65€ - 310€
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 450€
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
85€ - 420€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 1000€
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 250€
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 250€
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 330€
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 330€
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 330€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 280€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 370€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 370€
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 420€
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 370€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 450€
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 350€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Cork
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Cork
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 230€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Air Bagan
Website
airbagan.com
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 150€
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 170€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
50€ - 65€
Anytime Day 1st Class
120€ - 170€
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 160€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
50€ - 60€
Anytime Day 1st Class
110€ - 160€
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
45€ - 160€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
45€ - 65€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
120€ - 160€
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 95€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
26€ - 35€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
70€ - 95€
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
22€ - 35€
Anytime Day Single
35€ - 55€
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
12€ - 18€
Anytime Day Single
21€ - 30€
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 Lille Europe to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 120€
1st Class
110€ - 140€
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
Train from Guarda to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
27€ - 40€
Train from Braga to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
28€ - 40€
Train from Aveiro to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
19€ - 28€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
145€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon, Perrache to Guarda
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from London to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 100€
Website
Eurolines FR
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Braga
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
80€ - 100€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from BIRMINGHAM Coach Station, Digbeth to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
National Express
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 London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Paris to Albergaria-a-velha
Ave. Duration
24h 4m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
iberocoach.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
70€ - 90€
Car
210€ - 310€

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