There are 9 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  •  5h 41m

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

77€ - 329€

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Train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  7h

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

71€ - 378€

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Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  7h 23m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Lisbon (LIS) STR - LIS

101€ - 406€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Lisbon (LIS) DUS - LIS

99€ - 439€

Train, bus  •  24h 54m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Lisbon, Lisbon 793

210€ - 330€

Bus  •  37h

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt - Main station to Lisbon - 7 Rios Frankfurt - Main station > Mainz > Monpach - Allemagne > Monpach - Luxembourg > Luxembourg > Düdelingen - Luxembourg > Düdelingen - France > Thionville > Metz > Reims > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Orléans > Tours > Poitiers > Bordeaux City Centre > Bayonne > Biriatou - France > Biriatou - Spain > San Sebastián > Conex San Sebastian > Bilbao > Valladolid > Salamanca > Ciudad Rodrigo > Fuentes de Onoro - Espagne > Fuentes de Onoro - Portugal > Vilar Formoso > Guarda > Covilha > Fundao > Castelo Branco > Abrantes > Torres Novas > Santarem > Lisbon - 7 Rios

180€ - 260€

Bus via Metz  •  41h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt - Airport to Metz Frankfurt - Main station > Frankfurt - Airport > Mannheim > Saarbrücken > Metz > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  2. Take the bus from Metz - Gare Routière to Lisboa Oriente 340

99€ - 139€

Train, night train  •  24h 58m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the night train from Hendaye to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia 313

264€ - 379€

Drive  •  21h 19m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon 2306.2 km

300€ - 440€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon is to bus via Metz which costs 95€ - 140€ and takes 41h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon is to fly which costs 75€ - 330€ and takes 5h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt - Main station station and arriving at Lisbon - 7 Rios. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 37h.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia via Gare de l'Est, Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 and Hendaye. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 58m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Lisbon is 1891 km. The road distance is 2306.2 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 24h 54m and costs 210€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 5h 41m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Frankfurt - Main station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon is to fly which takes 5h 41m and costs 75€ - 330€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 180€ - 260€ and takes 37h.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 1890.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 41m

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

Lufthansa, TAP Portugal and 10 other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon hourly. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Frankfurt - Main station to Lisbon - 7 Rios 3 times a week. Tickets cost 180€ - 260€ and the journey takes 37h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 450€
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 410€
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 1500€
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 1500€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 480€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
190€ - 950€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
190€ - 950€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 450€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 410€
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 1500€
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 1500€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 700€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
190€ - 950€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
190€ - 950€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
240€ - 600€
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 600€
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 430€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 440€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 480€
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 330€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 500€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
90€ - 330€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 500€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 600€
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 480€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Lisbon via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 360€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 900€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 700€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 490€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
Railjet
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90€ - 120€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 120€
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
85€ - 100€
1st Class
95€ - 110€
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
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 Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
60€ - 90€
Rail 1st Class
80€ - 120€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Hendaye to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 80€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
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
Bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Lisbon, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
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 Frankfurt - Main station to Lisbon - 7 Rios
Ave. Duration
37h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
180€ - 260€
Website
alsa.com
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 Frankfurt - Airport to Metz
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Blablabus
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 Metz - Gare Routière to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
34h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Eurolines FR

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

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Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Lisbon - 7 Rios station.

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Lisbon is 1h behind Frankfurt am Main. It is currently 1:45 AM in Frankfurt am Main and 12:45 AM in Lisbon.

Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon is 2306 km. It takes approximately 21h 19m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon.

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Iberia, KLM, TAP Portugal and three other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 7599+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to line 35802 train which takes 16 min and costs 3€ - 5€.

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