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There are 11 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main 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.

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Fly from Frankfurt  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Lisbon (LIS) FRA - LIS

$88 - $283

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Train to Hahn, fly  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M)Hbf Stuttgarter Str. to Hahn Flughafen Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Hahn (HHN) to Lisbon (LIS) HHN - LIS

$84 - $296

9 alternative options

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Lisbon (LIS) CGN - LIS

$122 - $423

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Lisbon (LIS) DUS - LIS

$136 - $403

Train, bus via Bordeaux  •  23 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  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 / ...

$339 - $491

Bus Eurolines DE  •  36 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Viseu
  2. Take the bus from Viseu to Lisbon Sete Rios Station L04 / ...

$133 - $187

Train, bus Eurolines DE  •  37 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe Hbf to Lisboa Oriente

$145 - $241

Bus Iberocoach  •  38 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Luxembourg Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg - Gare - ao lado da Poste to Lisbon - Sete Rios

$122 - $155

Train, night train  •  24 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the night train from Hendaye to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Hot

$364 - $512

Train, drive  •  27 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  5. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Lisbon

$432 - $600

Drive  •  21 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon 1440.5 miles

$320 - $480

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon is to bus which costs 100€ - 140€ and takes 38 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon is to fly which costs 75€ - 250€ and takes 5 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon station. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Lisbon Sete Rios Station via Viseu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 40 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Lisbon is 1891 km. The road distance is 2304.8 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus which takes 23 h 54 min and costs 290€ - 430€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Frankfurt station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon is to fly which takes 5 h 34 min and costs 75€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 110€ - 170€ and takes 36 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h.

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Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Lisbon Sete Rios Station.

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  • Distance: 1181.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 34 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Lisbon, Portugal?

Lufthansa, TAP Portugal and eight other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon via Viseu in around 36 h 40 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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 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
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
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 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 Hahn to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Hahn to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
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
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
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M)Hbf Stuttgarter Str. to Hahn Flughafen Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$31 - $37
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$31 - $37
1st Class
$50 - $60
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
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
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
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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 Frankfurt to Viseu
Ave. Duration
32 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Karlsruhe Hbf to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
35 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
eurolines.de
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Viseu to Lisbon Sete Rios Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
citiexpress.eu
Bus from Viseu Bus Terminal to Lisbon Sete Rios Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
citiexpress.eu
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Frankfurt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
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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Lisbon is 1 h behind Frankfurt am Main. It is currently 12:02 AM in Frankfurt am Main and 11:02 PM in Lisbon.

Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon is 2305 km. It takes approximately 21 h 19 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon.

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Ryanair, British Airways, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 6555+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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