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There are 13 ways to get from Cologne to Lisbon by plane, train, bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Cologne Bonn  •  5 h 39 min

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

$98 - $385

Cheapest option

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Mönchengladbach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Lisbon (LIS) EIN - LIS

$90 - $331

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Fly from Dusseldorf  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Lisbon (LIS) DUS - LIS

$104 - $357

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Lisbon (LIS) FRA - LIS

$116 - $322

Train to Brussels, fly  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Lisbon (LIS) BRU - LIS

$104 - $326

Train to Luxembourg, fly  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd to Trier Hbf
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Lisbon (LIS) LUX - LIS

$103 - $337

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Koln Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Lisbon (LIS) AMS - LIS

$130 - $343

Train, bus via Bordeaux  •  23 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Tomar
  4. Take the train from Tomar to Lisboa Santa Apolonia R / ...

$357 - $491

Bus  •  31 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Köln / Bonn Flughafen Fernbusterminal to Lisboa - Sete Rios

$136 - $218

Train, bus Iberocoach  •  37 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd to Trier Hbf
  2. Take the train from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale Re
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg - Gare - ao lado da Poste to Lisbon - Sete Rios

$155 - $190

Train, night train  •  24 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the night train from Hendaye to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Hot

$382 - $512

Train, drive  •  25 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  4. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Lisbon

$531 - $691

Drive  •  20 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Lisbon 1388.7 miles

$310 - $460

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The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Lisbon is to fly which costs 85€ - 340€ and takes 5 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Lisbon is to fly which costs 85€ - 340€ and takes 5 h 39 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Lisbon is 1851 km. The road distance is 2221.9 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus which takes 23 h 32 min and costs 310€ - 430€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Cologne to Lisbon, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Lisbon is to fly which takes 5 h 39 min and costs 85€ - 340€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 110€ - 190€ and takes 31 h 15 min.

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

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Lisbon is 1 h behind Cologne. It is currently 10:01 AM in Cologne and 9:01 AM in Lisbon.

Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Lisbon is 2222 km. It takes approximately 20 h 48 min to drive from Cologne to Lisbon.

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

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  • Distance: 1156.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Lisbon, Portugal?

TAP Portugal, Eurowings and three other airlines fly from Cologne to Lisbon hourly. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Cologne to Lisbon 3 times a day. Tickets cost $120 - $200 and the journey takes 30 h 2 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $290
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koln Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koln Hbf to Monchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd to Trier Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Mönchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
bahn.de
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 Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Venlo to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Portuguese Railways (CP)

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 Tomar to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$10 - $14
1st Class
$12 - $19
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Night train from Hendaye to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Köln / Bonn Flughafen Fernbusterminal to Lisboa - Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
30 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
eurolines.de
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Luxembourg - Gare - ao lado da Poste to Lisbon - Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
32 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Website
iberocoach.com

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