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There are 8 ways to get from Bucharest to Lisbon by plane, shuttle, train, bus, car or car train

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 Bucharest Otopeni  •  7h 26m

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Lisbon (LIS) OTP - LIS

64€ - 497€

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Shuttle to Varna, fly  •  12h 51m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Bucharest to Varna
  2. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Lisbon (LIS) VAR - LIS

172€ - 345€

Train, bus via Timișoara  •  39h 3m

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord to Timisoara Nord Ir
  2. Take the bus from Timisoara to Zaragoza
  3. Take the train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Sevilla-Santa Justa Ave
  4. Take the bus from Seville Santa Justa Railway St. to Faro
  5. Take the train from Faro to Lisboa - Entrecampos Ic

290€ - 476€

Train, bus  •  43h 13m

  1. Take the train from Bucureşti Nord Gr.A to Braşov
  2. Take the bus from Brasov to Zaragoza
  3. Take the train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Badajoz 194
  5. Take the train from Badajoz to Entroncamento Re
  6. Take the train from Entroncamento to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia Re / ...

302€ - 456€

Bus  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Lisbon - Sete Rios

Bus via Sofia  •  2 days 16h

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Lisbon

361€ - 477€

Drive  •  37h 19m

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Lisbon 3776.5 km

470€ - 700€

Drive, car train  •  2 days 0h

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Villach
  2. Take the car train from Villach to Düsseldorf Hbf
  3. Drive from Düsseldorf Hbf to Lisbon

452€ - 714€

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Lisbon is to fly which costs $70 - $600 and takes 7h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Lisbon is to fly which costs $70 - $600 and takes 7h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucharest and arriving at Lisbon - Sete Rios. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday and Tuesday. The journey takes approximately 2 days 12h.

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The distance between Bucharest and Lisbon is 2975 km. The road distance is 3776.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus via Timișoara which takes 39h 3m and costs $330 - $550.

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It takes approximately 7h 26m to get from Bucharest to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Lisbon bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, depart from Bucharest station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Lisbon is to fly which takes 7h 26m and costs $70 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 12h.

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 40m.

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Bucharest to Lisbon bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, arrive at Lisbon - Sete Rios station.

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  • Distance: 2975.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 26m

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Lisbon, Portugal?

Wizz Air, Blue Air and 14 other airlines fly from Bucharest to Lisbon hourly. Alternatively, Maxibus Travel operates a bus from Bucharest to Lisbon - Sete Rios twice a week, and the journey takes 2 days 12h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 470€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 470€
Flights from Varna to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 290€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 470€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 470€
Flights from Varna to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 290€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Flights from Varna to Lisbon via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Flights from Varna to Lisbon via Sofia
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 450€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
Flights from Varna to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 290€
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 200€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 420€
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Lisbon via Sofia
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
170€ - 460€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Lisbon via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 310€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Varna to Lisbon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
SkyUp
Website
skyup.aero
Flights from Varna to Lisbon via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
21€ - 300€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Varna to Lisbon via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 470€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Varna to Lisbon via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord to Timisoara Nord
Ave. Duration
9h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 35€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
11€ - 15€
1st Class
31€ - 35€
Train from Bucureşti Nord Gr.A to Braşov
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 13€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
3€ - 5€
1st Class
11€ - 13€
Renfe AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Sevilla-Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
75€ - 100€
Promo+
84€ - 90€
Flexible
110€ - 140€
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
30€ - 40€
Promo+
37€ - 40€
Flexible
50€ - 65€
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 Faro to Lisboa - Entrecampos
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
21€ - 30€
Train from Badajoz to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
12€ - 18€
Train from Entroncamento to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
7€ - 11€
S.C. Softrans S.R.L.
Phone
0351/40.91.53
Email
office@softrans.ro
Website
softrans.ro
Train from Bucureşti Nord Gr.A to Braşov
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 9€
Website
S.C. Softrans S.R.L.
Regio Călători
Phone
0310 800 900
Email
contact@regiocalatori.ro
Website
regiocalatori.ro
Train from Bucureşti Nord Gr.A to Braşov
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 8€
Website
Regio Călători
Astra Trans Carpatic
Website
astratranscarpatic.ro
Train from Bucureşti Nord Gr.A to Braşov
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
astratranscarpatic.ro
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
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Villach to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 47m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 120€
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Urlaubs-Express
Passenger
59€
Motorcycle
99€
Vehicle
109€
Bus operators
Atlas Taxi
Phone
+359 89 345 5533
Email
info@atlastaxi.eu
Website
atlastaxi.eu
Shuttle from Bucharest to Varna
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
110€ - 130€
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Atlas Taxi
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
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Timisoara to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
170€ - 250€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Brasov to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220€ - 310€
Website
alsa.com
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Seville Santa Justa Railway St. to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 22€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Maxibus Travel
Phone
+40 745 766 766
Email
dispecerat@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Lisbon - Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
2 days 12h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 days 6h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
350€ - 450€
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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Lisbon is 2h behind Bucharest. It is currently 5:26 PM in Bucharest and 3:26 PM in Lisbon.

Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Lisbon is 3777 km. It takes approximately 37h 19m to drive from Bucharest to Lisbon.

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Wizz Air, Blue Air, Swiss and seven other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 6937+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 21 min and costs $11 - $14.

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