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There are 9 ways to get from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Cologne Bonn

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

8 alternative options

Train to Dusseldorf, fly

  1. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Lisbon (LIS)

Train to Frankfurt, fly

  1. Take the train from Siegburg Bf to Frankfurt
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Lisbon (LIS)

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly

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

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Bordeaux St Jean
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Lisbon

Train, bus via Tui

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Bordeaux St Jean
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Valença
  4. Take the train from Valenca to Lisboa - Oriente

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Cologne Airport CGN to Guimaraes
  2. Take the bus from Porto to Lisbon

Train, bus #2

  1. Take the train from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Koblenz Hbf
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Luxembourg
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto
  4. Take the bus from Porto to Lisboa Oriente

Drive

  1. Drive from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS)
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International entry into Portugal from Germany

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Conditions of entry into Portugal from Germany

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Portugal

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, entry into Portugal is currently allowed 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

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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.

No, returning to Germany from Portugal is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to bus which costs €110 - €150 and takes 38h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which costs €70 - €280 and takes 3h 5m.

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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 train and bus which takes 27h 52m and costs €220 - €340.

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It takes approximately 3h 5m to fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Lisbon (LIS), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which takes 3h 5m and costs €70 - €280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €110 - €150 and takes 38h 7m.

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The quickest flight from Cologne Bonn Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 5m.

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Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 1h behind Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN). It is currently 8:12 PM in Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) and 7:12 PM in Lisbon Airport (LIS).

Yes, the driving distance between Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 2225 km. It takes approximately 20h 30m to drive from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS).

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Eurowings, easyJet, Lufthansa and Ryanair offer flights from Cologne Bonn Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS).
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  • Distance: 1850.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 5m

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

Eurowings, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) via Guimaraes, Porto, Lisbon, and Oriente in around 38h 7m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€190 - €750
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€190 - €750
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €400
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €400
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€70 - €400
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€70 - €400
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon via Malta
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€70 - €400
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €600
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €600
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €600
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €470
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €700
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €750
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€270 - €1200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €850
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €700
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€140 - €370
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €460
Train operators
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
National Express Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO 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 Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Siegburg Bf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
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
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€17 - €24
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€130 - €180
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€130 - €160
1st Class
€150 - €180
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 Valenca to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€30 - €50
TRANS REGIO Deutsche Regionalbahn GmbH
Phone
+49-261-98887070
Email
service@trans-regio.de
Website
mittelrheinbahn.de
Train from Koeln/Bonn Flughafen to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
TRANS REGIO Deutsche Regionalbahn GmbH
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne Airport CGN to Guimaraes
Ave. Duration
32h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €20
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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Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.pt
Bus from Bordeaux to Valença
Ave. Duration
13h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Schedules at
barquense.pt
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bordeaux to Valença
Ave. Duration
14h 6m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Luxembourg to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto
Ave. Duration
29h 32m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
iberocoach.com
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
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
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
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 Porto to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €18
Schedules at
Citi Express

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