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There are 7 ways to get from Bucharest to Lisbon by plane, train, bus, night train, 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  •  7h 34m

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

72€ - 317€

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Train, bus  •  39h 2m

  1. Take the train from Bucureşti Nord Gr.A to Braşov R / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brasov to Zaragoza
  3. Take the train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  4. Take the bus from Madrid to Setubal

199€ - 310€

Train, bus, Trenhotel  •  41h 23m

  1. Take the train from Bucureşti Nord Gr.A to Timişoara Nord
  2. Take the bus from Timisoara to Zaragoza
  3. Take the train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Salamanca Ic
  4. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de Salamanca to Guarda
  5. Take the train from Guarda to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia Ic / ...

218€ - 338€

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 2360.3 miles

460€ - 700€

Drive, car train  •  44h 47m

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Bischofshofen
  2. Take the car train from Bischofshofen to Koblenz Hbf
  3. Drive from Koblenz Hbf to Lisbon

472€ - 728€

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Lisbon is to fly which costs $80 - $370 and takes 7h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Lisbon is to fly which costs $80 - $370 and takes 7h 34m.

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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 which takes 39h 2m and costs $220 - $360.

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It takes approximately 7h 34m 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 34m and costs $80 - $370. 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 30m.

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

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 1859.5 miles
  • Duration: 7h 34m

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 twice a week, and the journey takes 2 days 12h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Marseille
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 220€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 220€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 220€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Bologna
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
85€ - 220€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 220€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 950€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 950€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
200€ - 650€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 750€
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucureşti Nord Gr.A to Braşov
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucureşti Nord Gr.A to Timişoara Nord
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 26€
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Regio Călători
Phone
0310 800 900
Email
contact@regiocalatori.ro
Website
regiocalatori.ro
Train from Bucureşti Nord Gr.A to Braşov
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 8€
Website
Regio Călători
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 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 9€
Website
S.C. Softrans S.R.L.
Renfe AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
renfe.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 75€
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Estación de Salamanca to Guarda
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 27€
Website
renfe.com
Comboios De Portugal

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 Guarda to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 50€
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
1st Class
30€ - 50€
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Bischofshofen to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 43m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 120€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
58€
Motorcycle
98€
Vehicle
107€
Bus operators
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 Brasov to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 190€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Timisoara to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 160€
Website
alsa.com
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@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 7:55 PM in Bucharest and 5:55 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, Iberia and four other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 6362+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at 65€ per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44m and costs $1 - $2.

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