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There are 7 ways to get from Florence to Lisbon by plane, train, bus, night bus, night train or car

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Fly from Florence  •  5h 25m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Lisbon (LIS) FLR - LIS

77€ - 323€

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Train to Bologna, fly  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Lisbon (LIS) BLQ - LIS

48€ - 256€

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Bus to Pisa, fly  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Piazza Stazione to Pisa Airport
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Lisbon (LIS) PSA - LIS

Train to Rome, fly  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Campo Marte to Fiumicino Aeroporto
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Lisbon (LIS) FCO - LIS

69€ - 221€

Night bus, bus  •  40h 30m

  1. Take the night bus from Florence to Genoa
  2. Take the bus from Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia to Nice - Airport
  3. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Lisbon Sete Rios

114€ - 140€

Train, night train  •  31h 23m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Massy Tgv Tgv
  4. Take the train from Massy Tgv to Hendaye Tgv
  5. Take the night train from Hendaye to Santa Apolónia

343€ - 520€

Drive  •  21h 9m

  1. Drive from Florence to Lisbon 2240.3 km

270€ - 400€

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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
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lisbon is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lisbon is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lisbon is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Lisbon is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 230€ and takes 7h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Lisbon is to fly which costs 75€ - 330€ and takes 5h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Florence and arriving at Lisbon Sete Rios via Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia and Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.M.N. and arriving at Santa Apolónia via Torino Porta Susa, Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv, Massy Tgv and Hendaye. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 23m.

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The distance between Florence and Lisbon is 1789 km. The road distance is 2240.3 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Lisbon without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 40h 30m and costs 110€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 5h 25m to get from Florence to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Florence to Lisbon bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Florence station.

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Florence to Lisbon train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.M.N. station.

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

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  • Distance: 1788.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 25m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Lisbon, Portugal?

TAP Portugal, Swiss and four other airlines fly from Florence to Lisbon 5 times a day.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon via Marseille
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Flights from Pisa to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
23€ - 140€
Flights from Pisa to Lisbon via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
29€ - 150€
Flights from Rome to Lisbon via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 130€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Florence to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 450€
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 460€
Flights from Rome to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 360€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Florence to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 420€
Flights from Rome to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 320€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 430€
Flights from Florence to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 430€
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 380€
Flights from Rome to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
90€ - 550€
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 470€
Flights from Rome to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 900€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 410€
Flights from Rome to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 310€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
210€ - 420€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Firenze Campo Marte to Fiumicino Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
23€ - 35€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 100€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
60€ - 80€
Base Premium
70€ - 100€
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
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 Torino Porta Susa to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
55€ - 65€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 65€
1st Class
55€ - 65€
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Massy Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
70€ - 85€
1st Class
80€ - 95€
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 Santa Apolónia
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
75€ - 110€
Bus operators
People Mover
Website
pisa-airport.com
Bus from Piazza Stazione to Pisa Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
pisa-airport.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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Florence to Genoa
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice Airport to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
32h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia to Nice - Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Blablabus

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Florence to Lisbon bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lisbon Sete Rios station.

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Lisbon is 1h behind Florence. It is currently 10:22 PM in Florence and 9:22 PM in Lisbon.

Florence to Lisbon train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Santa Apolónia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Lisbon is 2240 km. It takes approximately 21h 9m to drive from Florence to Lisbon.

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TAP Portugal, Air Dolomiti, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 4790+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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