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There are 6 ways to get from Dublin to Lisbon by plane, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry or 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  •  5h 16m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Lisbon (LIS) DUB - LIS

46€ - 176€

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  46h 12m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Gallieni 450
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Lisboa Oriente 320 / ...

106€ - 157€

Car ferry, train, bus via Guarda  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Cherbourg to Mantes La Jolie Ter
  3. Take the bus from Versailles to Guarda 300 / ...
  4. Take the train from Guarda to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia Ic / ...

158€ - 278€

Bus and ferry, bus via Lisboa - Oriente  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lisbon, Lisbon 793

116€ - 148€

Car ferry, train, bus  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Cherbourg to Mantes La Jolie Ter
  3. Take the bus from Versailles to Lisboa Oriente 320 / ...

141€ - 253€

Car ferry, train, bus #2  •  3 days 5h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Cherbourg to Lison Ter
  3. Take the train from Lison to Rennes Ter
  4. Take the bus from Rennes to Lisboa Oriente

233€ - 387€

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Lisbon is to fly which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 5h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Lisbon is to fly which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 5h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Lisboa Oriente via London and Paris, Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46h 12m.

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The distance between Dublin and Lisbon is 1640 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Lisbon without a car is to bus and ferry and bus which takes 46h 12m and costs 100€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Dublin to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Dublin to Lisbon bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Dublin to Lisbon bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Lisboa Oriente station.

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TAP Portugal, Aer Lingus, Iberia and three other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 1640.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 16m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Lisbon, Portugal?

TAP Portugal, Ryanair and nine other airlines fly from Dublin to Lisbon hourly.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 250€
Flights from Dublin to Lisbon via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 250€
Flights from Dublin to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 250€
Flights from Dublin to Lisbon via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 250€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 1000€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Dublin to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 280€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 500€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Dublin to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 1100€
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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
Train from Cherbourg to Mantes La Jolie
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 75€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
35€ - 55€
Rail 1st Class
50€ - 75€
Train from Cherbourg to Lison
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
10€ - 16€
Rail 1st Class
18€ - 26€
Train from Lison to Rennes
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
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
Train from Guarda to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
27€ - 40€
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
National Express
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from London to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 100€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Versailles to Guarda
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Versailles to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
Eurolines FR
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lisbon, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Rennes to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
2 days 1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
160€ - 230€
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 80€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
65€ - 80€
car
100€
Passenger
35€

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