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

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Fly from Birmingham  •  5h 18m

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Lisboa (LIS) BHX - LIS

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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 Lisboa (LIS) BRS - LIS

Train to Manchester, fly  •  7h 5m

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

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lisboa (LIS) LHR - LIS

Train to London Luton, fly  •  7h 50m

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

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  7h 29m

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

Train, bus via Bordeaux  •  23h 16m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord Eil
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv
  4. Take the bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Lisbon 793

Train, bus  •  36h 1m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lisbon 793

Bus  •  36h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Summer Row- Great Charles Street to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine Ukn603
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lisbon X793 / ...

Train, bus #2  •  39h 26m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Estação Rodoviária de Sete Rios

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

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  22h 23m

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

Birmingham to Lisbon by train, subway, walk and bus

48 Weekly Services
23h 16m Average Duration
€323 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Lisbon is to fly which costs £50 - £310 and takes 5h 18m.

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The fastest way to get from Birmingham to Lisbon is to fly which takes 5h 18m and costs £50 - £310.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Summer Row- Great Charles Street and arriving at Lisbon via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 15m.

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The distance between Birmingham and Lisbon is 1647 km.

The best way to get from Birmingham to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus via Bordeaux which takes 23h 16m and costs £270 - £750.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Birmingham to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Lisbon bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Birmingham Summer Row- Great Charles Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Lisbon is to fly which takes 5h 18m and costs £50 - £310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £130 - £240 and takes 36h 15m.

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Birmingham to Lisbon bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lisbon station.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 1647 km
  • Duration: 5h 18m

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

easyJet and Ryanair fly from Birmingham to Lisbon once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Lisbon Oriente via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 36h 15m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €430
Flights from Bristol to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €400
Flights from Bristol to Lisboa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €400
Flights from Bristol to Lisboa via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €400
Flights from Manchester to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €360
Flights from Manchester to Lisboa via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €360
Flights from London Luton to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €370
Flights from London Luton to Lisboa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €400
Flights from Birmingham to Lisboa via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€55 - €400
Flights from Manchester to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €400
Flights from Manchester to Lisboa via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €400
Flights from London Luton to Lisboa via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from London Stansted to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €330
Flights from London Stansted to Lisboa via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €330
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Manchester to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €470
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €470
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisboa via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €900
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€85 - €430
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisboa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Wizz Air UK
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €390
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 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €140
Website
https://www.crosscountrytrains.co.uk/
Standard
€50 - €80
1st Class
€95 - €140
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €130
Website
https://www.crosscountrytrains.co.uk/
Standard
€50 - €75
1st Class
€85 - €130
Transport for Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
https://tfw.wales/
Schedules at
https://tfw.wales/service-status/timetables
Anytime Standard
€30 - €50
Avanti West Coast
Phone
00 44 345 528 0253
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Website
https://www.avantiwestcoast.co.uk/
Anytime Single
€45 - €70
Anytime Single 1st Class
€100 - €140
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €100
Website
https://www.avantiwestcoast.co.uk/
Anytime Single
€27 - €40
Anytime Single 1st Class
€70 - €100
West Midlands Railway
Phone
+44 333 311 0039
Email
contact.wmr@wmtrains.co.uk
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
https://www.westmidlandsrailway.co.uk/
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
https://www.westmidlandsrailway.co.uk/
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
+33 1 84 94 36 35
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €150
Website
https://www.sncf.com/en
2nd Class
€85 - €120
1st Class
€110 - €150
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 1 84 94 36 35
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€90 - €200
Website
https://www.sncf-connect.com/en-en/
2nd Class
€90 - €130
Rail 1st Class
€140 - €200
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
https://www.eurotunnel.com/uk/
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€120 - €180
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Birmingham Summer Row- Great Charles Street to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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BlaBlaCar Bus

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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Bordeaux Halte routière Belcier to Estação Rodoviária de Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €100
Website
https://www.blablacar.co.uk/
Bus from London Victoria to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
https://www.blablacar.co.uk/
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Estação Rodoviária de Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
https://www.blablacar.co.uk/
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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
+34 910 207 007
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Burdeos to Estação Rodoviária de Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
17h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€90 - €140
Website
https://www.alsa.com/en/web/bus/home
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Estação Rodoviária de Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
24h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€130 - €200
Website
https://www.alsa.com/en/web/bus/home
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Estação Rodoviária de Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€150 - €230
Website
https://www.alsa.com/en/web/bus/home
Euroscoach By Cm Tours
Phone
+33 6 31 09 82 47
Email
contact@euroscoach.com
Website
euroscoach.com
Bus from Bordeaux Paludate to Estação Rodoviária de Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€8 - €75
Website
Euroscoach By Cm Tours
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Estação Rodoviária de Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€50 - €120
Website
Euroscoach By Cm Tours
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
Twice a week
Estimated price
€75 - €700
Book at
Brittany Ferries
Adult
€75 - €100
Car
€240 - €340
Single Ticket
€100 - €220
Car Single Ticket
€280 - €700

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