There are 10 ways to get from Bristol to Lisbon by plane, train, bus, car ferry, 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.

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Fly from Bristol  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Lisbon (LIS) BRS - LIS

$85 - $315

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Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lisbon (LIS) LHR - LIS

$149 - $428

Train to London City, fly  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Lisbon (LIS) LCY - LIS

$183 - $497

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Lisbon (LIS) LGW - LIS

$136 - $422

Train, bus via Bordeaux  •  25 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  3. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  4. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Castelo Branco
  5. Take the train from Castelo Branco to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Ic / ...

$368 - $704

Bus Ouibus  •  36 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 040
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Lisbon - 7 Rios

$90 - $127

Train, car ferry, Trenhotel  •  36 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Take the train from Santander to Valladolid Campo Grande A / ...
  4. Take the train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Medina del Campo R / ...
  5. Take the Trenhotel from Medina del Campo to Lisboa Santa Apolonia

$255 - $649

Train, bus Eurolines NL  •  36 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Santarém
  4. Take the train from Santarem to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Ic / ...

$274 - $492

Drive, car ferry  •  30 h 31 min

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

$221 - $588

Bus ALSA  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 040
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela
  3. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Lisbon Sete Rios

$176 - $295

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Bristol, Bus Station and arriving at Lisbon - 7 Rios via London and Paris Centre - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 5 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Lisbon is 941 miles.

The best way to get from Bristol to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus which takes 25 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Bristol to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Bristol to Lisbon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Lisbon is to fly which takes 5 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 36 h 5 min.

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

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Bristol to Lisbon bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Lisbon - 7 Rios station.

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Air France, Aer Lingus, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Bristol Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 6303+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 940.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

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

easyJet, KLM and four other airlines fly from Bristol to Lisbon every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Lisbon via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London, and Paris Centre - Bercy in around 36 h 5 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from London City to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,200
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
Train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $150
Premier
$120 - $170
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
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 Castelo Branco to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Santarem to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$7 - $11
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Valladolid Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Medina del Campo
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Medina del Campo to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
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 Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 London to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Lisbon - 7 Rios
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Lille to Santarém
Ave. Duration
29 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.nl
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 days 7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santiago De Compostela to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Lisboa - Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
internorte.pt
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
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$85 - $110
Car
$260 - $370

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The best way to get from Bristol to Bristol Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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