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There are 12 ways to get from Heathrow to Lisbon Airport (LIS) by plane, train, bus, night train, car or car ferry

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Fly from London Heathrow  •  2h 40m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lisbon (LIS) LHR - LIS

40€ - 200€

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Bus to London Luton, fly  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Lisbon (LIS) LTN - LIS

29€ - 167€

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Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Lisbon (LIS) LGW - LIS

52€ - 357€

Fly from London Stansted  •  6h 25m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Lisbon (LIS) STN - LIS

60€ - 336€

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Lisbon (LIS) BHX - LIS

107€ - 799€

Train to Bristol, fly  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Lisbon (LIS) BRS - LIS

129€ - 341€

Train, bus  •  33h

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lisbon, Lisbon 793 / ...

211€ - 470€

Bus, night train  •  35h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
  2. Take the night train from Irun to Lisboa - Oriente Trenhotel Surexpreso

176€ - 269€

Bus via Bilbao  •  37h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao, Bilbao to Lisbon, Lisbon N1156

146€ - 224€

Drive, car ferry  •  31h 34m

  1. Drive from Heathrow to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Drive from Santander to Lisbon Airport (LIS)

206€ - 512€

Bus  •  40h 14m

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto
  3. Take the bus from Porto to Lisboa Oriente

117€ - 184€

Train, night train  •  26h 50m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  2. Take the train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Massy Tgv Tgv
  3. Take the train from Massy Tgv to Hendaye Tgv
  4. Take the night train from Hendaye to Lisboa - Oriente

329€ - 651€

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

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The cheapest way to get from Heathrow to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to bus and fly which costs £24 - £150 and takes 5h 40m.

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The fastest way to get from Heathrow to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which takes 2h 40m and costs £35 - £170.

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No, there is no direct train from Heathrow station to Lisbon Airport (LIS). However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station and arriving at Aeroporto via London St Pancras Eurostar, Marne La Vallee Chessy, Massy Tgv, Hendaye and Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 50m.

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The distance between Heathrow and Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 1565 km.

The best way to get from Heathrow to Lisbon Airport (LIS) without a car is to train and bus which takes 33h and costs £180 - £410.

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It takes approximately 2h 40m to fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lisbon (LIS), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Heathrow to Lisbon Airport (LIS) train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from Heathrow to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which takes 2h 40m and costs £35 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus via Bilbao, which costs £120 - £200 and takes 37h 45m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Heathrow to Lisbon Airport (LIS) train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Lisboa - Oriente station.

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Map of how to get from Heathrow to Lisbon Airport (LIS).
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  • Distance: 1564.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 40m

What companies run services between Heathrow, England and Lisbon Airport (LIS), Portugal?

TAP Portugal, British Airways and six other airlines fly from Heathrow to Lisbon Airport (LIS) every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Heathrow to Lisbon Airport (LIS) via London Victoria Coach Station, Londres Victoria Coach Station, Bilbao, Bilbao, Bilbao, Lisbon, Lisbon, and Oriente in around 37h 45m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 370€
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 370€
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
75€ - 310€
Flights from Birmingham to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 320€
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
40€ - 360€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
250€ - 700€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 370€
Flights from Birmingham to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 390€
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 400€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 380€
Flights from Birmingham to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 400€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
25€ - 450€
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
25€ - 450€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 650€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Wizz Air UK
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 180€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Birmingham to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Train operators
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
9€ - 13€
Anytime Day Single
45€ - 55€
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
50€ - 65€
Anytime Day 1st Class
85€ - 120€
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
Night train from Irun to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
75€ - 110€
Night train from Hendaye to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
75€ - 110€
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 Marne La Vallee Chessy to Massy Tgv
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 30€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
26€ - 30€
1st Class
19€ - 23€
Train from Massy Tgv to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
130€ - 150€
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
National Express
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lisbon, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80€ - 100€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bilbao, Bilbao to Lisbon, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
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 Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
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 London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Paris to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto
Ave. Duration
23h 13m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
iberocoach.com
RenEX
Phone
+351 707 223 344
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 23€
Website
RenEX
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Rodonorte
Phone
+ 351 259 340 710
Email
geral@rodonorte.pt
Website
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Porto Campo 24 Agosto to Lisbon Oriente
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 18€
Website
Citi Express
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
75€ - 95€
Car
230€ - 320€

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British Airways, Iberia, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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