There are 10 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon by plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Frankfurt  •  5 h 24 min

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

$81 - $276

Cheapest option

Fly from Luxembourg  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Lisbon (LIS) LUX - LIS

$61 - $321

8 alternative options

Train to Hahn, fly  •  7 h 1 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

$78 - $290

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  7 h 11 min

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

$145 - $345

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Lisbon (LIS) CGN - LIS

$133 - $438

Train, bus  •  23 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Castelo Branco
  4. Take the train from Castelo Branco to Lisboa Santa Apolonia

$332 - $483

Train, bus via Entroncamento  •  24 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est Ice / ...
  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 Entroncamento to Lisboa Santa Apolonia

$330 - $479

Train, bus Eurolines DE  •  37 h 49 min

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

$152 - $239

Bus  •  39 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Luxembourg Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Lisbon, Lisbon K780

$139 - $242

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 fly which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon is to fly which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 5 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Rua Da Palma via Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station and Estação Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 5 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 2 min and costs 280€ - 420€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon bus services, operated by Ouibus, 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 24 min and costs 65€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 110€ - 210€ and takes 39 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 1181.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

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

Lufthansa, Ryanair and 10 other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Lisbon via Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station, Lisbon, Lisbon, and Estação Oriente in around 39 h 5 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
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 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Lisbon via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Luxembourg to Lisbon via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
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(M)Hbf Stuttgarter Str. to Hahn Flughafen Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
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 - $210
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
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 Castelo Branco to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Entroncamento to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$10 - $16
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Castelo Branco
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Tomar
Ave. Duration
13 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Karlsruhe Hbf to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
35 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
eurolines.de
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
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Lisbon, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
33 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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