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There are 8 ways to get from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Cologne Bonn  •  2h 55m

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Lisbon (LIS) CGN - LIS

€17 - €240

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Koeln/Bonn Flughafen to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Lisbon (LIS) DUS - LIS

€74 - €259

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Lisbon (LIS) FRA - LIS

€47 - €242

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the train from Koeln/Bonn Flughafen to Moenchengladbach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven Centraal
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Lisbon (LIS) EIN - LIS

€66 - €247

Bus  •  38h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Cologne South to Guimaraes
  2. Take the bus from Guimaraes to Porto
  3. Take the bus from Porto to Lisboa Oriente

€118 - €154

Train, bus  •  40h 31m

  1. Take the train from Bonn Hbf to Luxembourg Ic
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto
  3. Take the bus from Porto to Lisboa Oriente

€157 - €227

Train, night train  •  27h 14m

  1. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Massy Tgv Tgv
  3. Take the train from Massy Tgv to Hendaye Tgv
  4. Take the night train from Hendaye to Lisboa - Oriente

€294 - €498

Drive  •  20h 30m

  1. Drive from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) 2224.5 km

€260 - €380

Germany → Portugal
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International entry into Portugal from Germany

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from Germany

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Portugal from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

Yes, entry into Germany from Portugal is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which costs €17 - €240 and takes 2h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which costs €17 - €240 and takes 2h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS). However, there are services departing from Koeln/Bonn Flughafen and arriving at Aeroporto via Koeln Hbf, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Massy Tgv, Hendaye and Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 14m.

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The distance between Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) and Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 1851 km. The road distance is 2224.5 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) without a car is to bus which takes 38h 31m and costs €110 - €160.

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It takes approximately 2h 55m to fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Lisbon (LIS), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Koeln Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which takes 2h 55m and costs €17 - €240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €110 - €160 and takes 38h 31m.

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The quickest flight from Cologne Bonn Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 55m.

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Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 1h behind Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN). It is currently 5:29 AM in Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) and 4:29 AM in Lisbon Airport (LIS).

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  • Distance: 1850.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 55m

What companies run services between Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN), Germany and Lisbon Airport (LIS), Portugal?

Ryanair, Eurowings and three other airlines fly from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) via Guimaraes, Porto, Lisboa Oriente, and Oriente in around 38h 31m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€16 - €190
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€12 - €80
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Valencia
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€12 - €80
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €390
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€190 - €800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €410
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €360
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €320
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €240
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €240
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €420
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €390
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €160
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €210
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €410
Train operators
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln/Bonn Flughafen to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln/Bonn Flughafen to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€16 - €23
1st Class
€27 - €40
Train from Venlo to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€17 - €24
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln/Bonn Flughafen to Moenchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bonn Hbf to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€65 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Massy Tgv
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €85
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€65 - €80
1st Class
€70 - €85
Train from Massy Tgv to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€130 - €150
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 Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€75 - €110
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne South to Guimaraes
Ave. Duration
32h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€95 - €120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Guimaraes to Porto
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Guimaraes to Porto
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €8
Schedules at
Citi Express
Bus from Porto to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €18
Schedules at
Citi Express
RenEX
Phone
+351 707 223 344
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €23
Website
RenEX
Rodonorte
Phone
+ 351 259 340 710
Email
geral@rodonorte.pt
Website
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Porto Campo 24 Agosto to Lisbon Oriente
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Luxembourg to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto
Ave. Duration
30h 13m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
iberocoach.com

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Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Lisboa - Oriente station.

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Ryanair, Swiss, TAP Portugal and two other airlines offer flights from Cologne Bonn Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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