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There are 10 ways to get from Dorchester to Lisbon by train, plane, car, car ferry or bus

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Train to Bristol, fly

  1. Take the train from Dorchester West to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Lisbon (LIS)

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Train to Bournemouth, fly

  1. Take the train from Dorchester South to Bournemouth
  2. Fly from Bournemouth (BOH) to Lisbon (LIS)

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Train to London Heathrow, fly

  1. Take the train from Dorchester South to Woking
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lisbon (LIS)

Train to London Gatwick, fly

  1. Take the train from Dorchester South to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Lisbon (LIS)

Train, train to London Luton, fly

  1. Take the train from Dorchester South to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Lisbon (LIS)

Train to London Stansted, fly

  1. Take the train from Dorchester South to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Lisbon (LIS)

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Dorchester to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Drive from Santander to Lisbon

Train, bus via Vitoria-Gasteiz

  1. Take the train from Dorchester South to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Vitoria-Gasteiz
  3. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Lisbon

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Dorchester South to London Waterloo
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Reims Central Train Station
  3. Take the bus from Reims to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto
  4. Take the bus from Porto to Lisboa Sete Rios

Train, bus #2

  1. Take the train from Dorchester South to London Waterloo
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela
  3. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Valença Do Minho
  4. Take the train from Valenca to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lisbon is 808 24 24 24.

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The cheapest way to get from Dorchester to Lisbon is to train and fly which costs £95 - £260 and takes 7h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Dorchester to Lisbon is to train and fly which costs £95 - £260 and takes 7h 21m.

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The distance between Dorchester and Lisbon is 1434 km.

The best way to get from Dorchester to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus via Vitoria-Gasteiz which takes 37h 10m and costs £180 - £300.

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It takes approximately 7h 21m to get from Dorchester to Lisbon, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Transavia Holland, Aer Lingus, Ryanair and three other airlines offer flights from Bristol Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 1128+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at €100 per night.

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Map of how to get from Dorchester to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 1434.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 21m

What companies run services between Dorchester, Dorset, England and Lisbon, Portugal?

There is no direct connection from Dorchester to Lisbon. However, you can take the train to Bristol Temple Meads, take the walk to Bristol Temple Meads, take the shuttle to Bristol Airport, take the walk to Bristol airport, fly to Lisbon, take the walk to Aeroporto, then take the subway to Lisbon. Alternatively, you can take the train to Woking, take the walk to Woking Railway Station Southside, take the bus to Heathrow Central Bus Station, take the walk to London Heathrow airport, fly to Lisbon, take the walk to Aeroporto, then take the subway to Lisbon.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €360
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €360
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €360
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €360
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€160 - €360
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €420
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €420
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €420
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€45 - €420
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €420
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from Bournemouth to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€220 - €1000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€70 - €440
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€95 - €390
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€95 - €390
Flights from Bournemouth to Lisbon via Budapest
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€150 - €850
Flights from Bournemouth to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €600
Flights from Bournemouth to Lisbon via Palma Mallorca, Valencia
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €600
Flights from Bournemouth to Lisbon via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€95 - €600
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €340
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €340
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€40 - €340
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €340
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€320 - €800
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €480
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €480
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €480
Flights from Bournemouth to Lisbon via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €600
Flights from Bournemouth to Lisbon via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €600
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €600
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€320 - €800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €600
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€260 - €650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €800
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €500
Wizz Air UK
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€110 - €700
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Dorchester West to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€35 - €45
Anytime Day 1st Class
€60 - €80
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Dorchester South to Woking
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €120
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€55 - €75
Anytime Day 1st Class
€95 - €120
Train from Dorchester South to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€65 - €140
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€65 - €90
Anytime Day 1st Class
€110 - €140
Train from Dorchester South to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €140
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€70 - €90
Anytime Day 1st Class
€110 - €140
Train from Dorchester South to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €29
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€14 - €19
Anytime Day 1st Class
€24 - €29
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€14 - €18
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 - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€30 - €50
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 days 7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€190 - €270
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santiago De Compostela to Valença Do Minho
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
alsa.com
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
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.
For more information, please visit this page
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Reims Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Union Ivkoni
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Reims to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto
Ave. Duration
24h 36m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
iberocoach.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
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €18
Schedules at
Citi Express
Rodonorte
Phone
+ 351 259 340 710
Email
geral@rodonorte.pt
Website
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Porto Campo 24 Agosto to Lisboa - Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Book at
Brittany Ferries
Adult
€75 - €100
Car
€230 - €330

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