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There are 7 ways to get from Brussels to Lisbon by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Brussels  •  5h 20m

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

40€ - 125€

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Train to Charleroi, fly  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Lisbon (LIS) CRL - LIS

37€ - 196€

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  6h 51m

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

103€ - 264€

Train to Luxembourg, fly  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the train from Brux./Brus.-Luxemb. to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Lisbon (LIS) LUX - LIS

51€ - 186€

Bus  •  30h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine Brussels City Center - Midi Train station > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Almada 793

93€ - 122€

Train, night train  •  22h 30m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the night train from Hendaye to Santa Apolónia

265€ - 427€

Drive  •  19h 1m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Lisbon 2040.1 km

230€ - 350€

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Lisbon is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 200€ and takes 7h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Lisbon is to fly which costs 35€ - 130€ and takes 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and arriving at Cacilhas via Paris and Cova Piedade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 24m.

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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 Santa Apolónia via Gare du Nord, Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 and Hendaye. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 30m.

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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 bus which takes 30h 24m and costs 90€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Brussels to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Brussels to Lisbon bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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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 20m and costs 35€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90€ - 130€ and takes 30h 24m.

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  • Distance: 1712.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

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

Ryanair, TAP Portugal and seven other airlines fly from Brussels to Lisbon every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Lisbon via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Paris, and Cova Piedade in around 30h 24m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 340€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 230€
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 420€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 370€
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 270€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
27€ - 260€
Flights from Charleroi to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Flights from Charleroi to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Flights from Charleroi to Lisbon via Pisa
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Flights from Charleroi to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 360€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 360€
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 320€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 200€
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 200€
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday
Estimated price
65€ - 200€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 340€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 360€
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Valencia
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 360€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 320€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 320€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 380€
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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 Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 16€
Train from Brux./Brus.-Luxemb. 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€
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 Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
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
Night train from Hendaye to Santa Apolónia
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
75€ - 110€
Bus operators
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 Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels South to Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Almada
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 100€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Lisbon is 1h behind Brussels. It is currently 7:56 PM in Brussels and 6:56 PM in Lisbon.

Brussels to Lisbon train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Santa Apolónia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Lisbon is 2040 km. It takes approximately 19h 1m to drive from Brussels to Lisbon.

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Brussels Airlines, Ryanair, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 1212+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 8€ - 10€.

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