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There are 9 ways to get from Heilbronn to Lisbon by train, plane, bus, night bus or car

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Train to Stuttgart, fly

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Neckarsulm Bahnhof West to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Almada

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly

  1. Take the train from Heilbronn Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Lisbon (LIS)

Train, train to Basel, fly

  1. Take the train from Heilbronn Rathaus to KA Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Lisbon (LIS)

Train, bus via Paris

  1. Take the train from Heilbronn Rathaus to KA Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Paris Est
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
  4. Take the bus from Bordeaux Rue des Terres de Borde to Fundao Bus Station
  5. Take the train from Fundao to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Heilbronn Rathaus to KA Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Strasbourg Bahnhof
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Bordeaux-St-Jean
  4. Take the bus from Bordeaux Rue des Terres de Borde to Fundao Bus Station
  5. Take the train from Fundao to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia

Train, night bus, bus

  1. Take the train from Heilbronn Harmonie to KA Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the night bus from Karlsruhe to Metz
  3. Take the bus from Metz to Aveiro
  4. Take the train from Aveiro to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia

Train, bus #2

  1. Take the train from Heilbronn Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Singen
  3. Take the train from Singen to Zürich HB
  4. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Lisbon Sete Rios

Drive

  1. Drive from Heilbronn to Lisbon

Heilbronn to Lisbon by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Heilbronn and Lisbon is around 23h 52m and covers a distance of around 2338 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 29m. Operated by Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Bus RATP and others, the Heilbronn to Lisbon service departs from Heilbronn Rathaus and arrives in Lisboa - Santa Apolonia. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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23h 52m Average Duration
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The cheapest way to get from Heilbronn to Lisbon is to bus which costs €110 - €140 and takes 35h 34m.

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The fastest way to get from Heilbronn to Lisbon is to drive. Taking this option will cost €390 - €600 and takes 21h 11m.

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The distance between Heilbronn and Lisbon is 1863 km. The road distance is 2246.6 km.

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The best way to get from Heilbronn to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus via Paris which takes 23h 52m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 37m to get from Heilbronn to Lisbon, including transfers.

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

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Lisbon is 1h behind Heilbronn. It is currently 12:38 PM in Heilbronn and 11:38 AM in Lisbon.

Yes, the driving distance between Heilbronn to Lisbon is 2247 km. It takes approximately 21h 11m to drive from Heilbronn to Lisbon.

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Air France, Vueling Airlines, British Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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  • Distance: 1863.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 37m

What companies run services between Heilbronn, Germany and Lisbon, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Heilbronn to Lisbon via Neckarsulm, Neckarsulm Bahnhof West, Paris, and Cova Piedade in around 35h 34m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €750
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €700
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €750
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€320 - €1200
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€250 - €1200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €400
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €400
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €800
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€230 - €550
Train operators
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Heilbronn Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go Ahead BW
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Heilbronn Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Heilbronn Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Heilbronn Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Heilbronn Hauptbahnhof to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
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 Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Strasbourg Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Singen
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
Phone
+49 721 61075885
Email
info@avg.karlsruhe.de
Website
avg.info
Train from Heilbronn Rathaus to KA Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
Train from Heilbronn Harmonie to KA Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€85 - €100
1st Class
€95 - €110
Train from Strasbourg to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€140 - €200
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€140 - €170
1st Class
€160 - €200
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
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €90
Rail 1st Class
€80 - €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
+351 808 109 110
Email
apoiocliente@cp.pt
Website
cp.pt
Train from Fundao to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€20 - €28
Train from Aveiro to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€19 - €28
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Singen
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Singen
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
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 Singen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Euroscoach By Cm Tours
Phone
+33 6 31 09 82 47
Email
contact@euroscoach.com
Website
euroscoach.com
Bus from Bordeaux Rue des Terres de Borde to Fundao Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Euroscoach By Cm Tours
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Neckarsulm Bahnhof West to Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Almada
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
36h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€100 - €130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Night bus from Karlsruhe to Metz
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Blablabus
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Metz to Aveiro
Ave. Duration
28h 52m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
iberocoach.com

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