There are 10 ways to get from Germany to Portugal 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.

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Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Porto  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Porto (OPO) CGN - OPO

$69 - $462

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Fly Frankfurt to Porto  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Porto (OPO) FRA - OPO

$86 - $303

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Lisbon  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Lisbon (LIS) CGN - LIS

$90 - $381

Fly Stuttgart to Lisbon  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Lisbon (LIS) STR - LIS

$104 - $281

Fly Dusseldorf to Lisbon  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Lisbon (LIS) DUS - LIS

$87 - $319

Fly Munich to Lisbon  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Lisbon (LIS) MUC - LIS

$93 - $328

Train, bus via Bordeaux  •  30 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Offenburg Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg 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

$466 - $659

Train, bus Eurolines DE  •  36 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the bus from Köln / Bonn Flughafen Fernbusterminal to Lisboa Oriente

$243 - $396

Bus  •  3 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Hanover 159
  2. Take the bus from Hannover to Vilar Formoso
  3. Take the bus from Vilar Formoso to Lisboa - Oriente

$164 - $262

Drive  •  26 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Lisbon 1777.3 miles

$400 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Germany to Portugal is to fly which costs 55€ - 400€ and takes 5 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Germany to Portugal is to fly which costs 55€ - 400€ and takes 5 h 22 min.

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The distance between Germany and Portugal is 1873 km. The road distance is 2843.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Germany to Portugal, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Germany to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz and arriving at Martim Moniz via Hannover, Vilar Formoso and Lisboa Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 20 h.

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What companies run services between Germany and Portugal?

Ryanair, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Cologne to Matosinhos every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin to Lisbon via Hanover, Hannover, Vilar Formoso, Lisboa - Oriente, and Lisboa Oriente in around 3 days 20 h.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
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 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 Dusseldorf to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Munich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Porto via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
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 Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Munich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Munich to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday 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
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Munich to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Munich to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Porto via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Munich to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Munich to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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 Dusseldorf to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Munich to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
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 Berlin Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Strasbourg to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $210
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$190 - $210
1st Class
$250 - $370
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
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Köln / Bonn Flughafen Fernbusterminal to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
29 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
eurolines.de
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Hanover
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Hannover to Vilar Formoso
Ave. Duration
3 days 7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
alsa.com
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 Vilar Formoso to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
Ouibus

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