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There are 10 ways to get from Brussels to Lisbon by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Brussels  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Lisbon (LIS) BRU - LIS

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Bus to Charleroi, fly  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Brussels Midi / Brussel Zuid West to Charleroi Airport
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Lisbon (LIS) CRL - LIS

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Lisbon (LIS) AMS - LIS

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Central to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Lisbon (LIS) EIN - LIS

Train to Rotterdam, fly  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Lisbon (LIS) RTM - LIS

Train to Luxembourg, fly  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Luxembourg to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Lisbon (LIS) LUX - LIS

Train, bus  •  18h 45m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Massy Tgv to Bayonne Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Bayonne Quai de Lesseps to Lisbon Oriente

Train  •  31h 2m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Vigo Guixar Alv
  4. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha Ic
  5. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia Ic / ...

Bus  •  31h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine BlaBlaCar Bus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Lisbon Sete Rios N1150 / ...

Drive  •  19h 1m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Lisbon 2040.1 km

Brussels to Lisbon by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Brussels and Lisbon is around 18h 45m and covers a distance of around 2027 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 14m. Operated by Thalys, Paris RER, TGV inOui and others, the Brussels to Lisbon service departs from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arrives in Lisboa - Santa Apolonia. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

2 Weekly Services
18h 45m Average Duration
€194 Cheapest Price
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lisbon is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lisbon is mandatory.

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Lisbon is to bus which costs €85 - €130 and takes 31h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Lisbon is to fly which costs €65 - €250 and takes 5h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia via Gare du Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Barcelona-Sants, Vigo Guixar and Porto - Campanha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 2m.

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The distance between Brussels and Lisbon is 1713 km. The road distance is 2040.1 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus which takes 18h 45m and costs €190 - €390.

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from Brussels to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Brussels to Lisbon train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Lisbon is to fly which takes 5h 22m and costs €65 - €250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €270 - €430 and takes 31h 2m, you could also bus, which costs €85 - €130 and takes 31h 22m.

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

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Lisbon is 1h behind Brussels. It is currently 10:33 AM in Brussels and 9:33 AM in Lisbon.

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  • Distance: 1712.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 22m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Lisbon, Portugal?

TAP Portugal, Ryanair and nine other airlines fly from Brussels to Lisbon hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Lisbon via Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Barcelona-Sants, Vigo Guixar, and Porto - Campanha in around 31h 2m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €400
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€70 - €400
Flights from Charleroi to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€26 - €320
Flights from Charleroi to Lisbon via Alicante
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€26 - €320
Flights from Charleroi to Lisbon via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€26 - €320
Flights from Charleroi to Lisbon via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€26 - €320
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €440
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €440
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €440
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €360
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €360
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€50 - €360
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €550
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €440
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Flights from Rotterdam to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €490
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €460
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €460
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€260 - €1000
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€280 - €1000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €400
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €320
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruxelles-Central to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Bruxelles-Luxembourg to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €28
1st Class
€30 - €45
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €25
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €330
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€290 - €330
Standard
€65 - €80
Standard Premier
€110 - €140
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Massy Tgv to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€100 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
13h 42m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€75 - €95
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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
+351 808 109 110
Email
apoiocliente@cp.pt
Website
cp.pt
Train from Porto - Campanha to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€24 - €35
Bus operators
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Email
info@flibco.com
Website
flibco.com
Bus from Brussels Midi / Brussel Zuid West to Charleroi Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Flibco
Standard Ticket
€11 - €14
Euroscoach By Cm Tours
Phone
+33 6 31 09 82 47
Email
contact@euroscoach.com
Website
euroscoach.com
Bus from Bayonne Quai de Lesseps to Lisbon Oriente
Ave. Duration
10h 43m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€11 - €70
Website
Euroscoach By Cm Tours
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Blablabus
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels South to Paris
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€75 - €95
Website
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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