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There are 6 ways to get from Geneva to Lisbon by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Geneva  •  5h 15m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Lisbon (LIS) GVA - LIS

43€ - 281€

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Train to Lyon, fly  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Lisbon (LIS) LYS - LIS

118€ - 450€

Train  •  23h 48m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Figueres Vilafant Ave
  3. Take the train from Figueres Vilafant to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Badajoz 194
  5. Take the train from Badajoz to Entroncamento Re
  6. Take the train from Entroncamento to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia Re / ...

223€ - 372€

Bus  •  25h

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Lisboa Oriente 251

75€ - 110€

Bus via Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios  •  32h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios N1156

95€ - 113€

Drive  •  17h 30m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Lisbon 1861.9 km

230€ - 340€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Lisbon is to bus which costs SFr 80 - SFr 120 and takes 25h.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Lisbon is to fly which costs SFr 45 - SFr 310 and takes 5h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva and arriving at Lisboa Oriente. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25h.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia via Lyon Part Dieu, Figueres Vilafant, Madrid-Atocha Cercanias, Badajoz and Entroncamento. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 48m.

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The distance between Geneva and Lisbon is 1501 km. The road distance is 1861.9 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Lisbon without a car is to train which takes 23h 48m and costs SFr 240 - SFr 400.

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It takes approximately 5h 15m to get from Geneva to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Geneva to Lisbon bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Lisbon train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Geneve station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Lisbon is to fly which takes 5h 15m and costs SFr 45 - SFr 310. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 240 - SFr 400 and takes 23h 48m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 80 - SFr 120 and takes 25h.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 1500.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 15m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Lisbon, Portugal?

easyJet, TAP Portugal and nine other airlines fly from Geneva to Lisbon hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Lisbon via Lyon Part Dieu, Figueres Vilafant, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Madrid-Atocha Cercanias, Badajoz, and Entroncamento in around 23h 48m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 200€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
30€ - 200€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 200€
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 480€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 460€
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 750€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 480€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 550€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 310€
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 480€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 240€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 350€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 430€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 600€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Figueres Vilafant
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Figueres Vilafant to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
75€ - 100€
Promo+
82€ - 88€
Flexible
100€ - 140€
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
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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 Badajoz to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
12€ - 18€
Train from Entroncamento to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
7€ - 11€
Bus operators
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 Geneva to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
25h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 Geneva to Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
32h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
90€ - 120€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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

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Lisbon is 1h behind Geneva. It is currently 4:25 PM in Geneva and 3:25 PM in Lisbon.

Geneva to Lisbon train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Lisbon is 1862 km. It takes approximately 17h 30m to drive from Geneva to Lisbon.

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Iberia, Vueling Airlines, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Lisbon bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 6937+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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