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There are 8 ways to get from Heilbronn to Lisbon by train, plane, bus, night 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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Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  6h 32m

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

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Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  7h 42m

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

Train, train to Basel, fly  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the train from Heilbronn Hauptbahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Lisboa (LIS) BSL - LIS

Train, bus via Bordeaux  •  23h 27m

  1. Take the train from Heilbronn Hauptbahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Paris Est 82 / ...
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv
  4. Take the bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Estação Rodoviária de Lisboa Oriente 793

Train  •  35h 15m

  1. Take the train from Heilbronn Hauptbahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Lyon Part Dieu 84
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants
  4. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Vigo Guixar Alv
  5. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha Ic
  6. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Estação Ferroviária de Lisboa Oriente Ic / ...

Train, night bus, bus  •  36h 46m

  1. Take the train from Heilbronn Harmonie to Karlsruhe Bahnhofsvorplatz
  2. Take the night bus from Karlsruhe to Metz
  3. Take the bus from Metz to Estação Rodoviária de Sete Rios

Train, bus  •  37h 46m

  1. Take the train from Heilbronn Harmonie to Karlsruhe Bahnhofsvorplatz 85462 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe central train station to Estação Rodoviária de Lisboa Oriente N1150

Drive  •  21h 11m

  1. Drive from Heilbronn to Lisbon 2246.6 km

Heilbronn to Lisbon by train, subway, walk and bus

48 Weekly Services
23h 27m Average Duration
€246 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Heilbronn to Lisbon is to train and fly which costs €95 - €330 and takes 6h 32m.

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The fastest way to get from Heilbronn to Lisbon is to train and fly which takes 6h 32m and costs €95 - €330.

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No, there is no direct train from Heilbronn to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Heilbronn Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Estação Ferroviária de Lisboa Oriente via Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof, Lyon Part Dieu, Barcelona-Sants, Vigo Guixar and Porto - Campanha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 15m.

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The distance between Heilbronn and Lisbon is 1912 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 Bordeaux which takes 23h 27m and costs €240 - €460.

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It takes approximately 6h 32m to get from Heilbronn to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Heilbronn to Lisbon train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Heilbronn Hauptbahnhof station.

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Lisbon is 1h behind Heilbronn. It is currently 2:15 PM in Heilbronn and 1:15 PM in Lisbon.

Heilbronn to Lisbon train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Estação Ferroviária de Lisboa Oriente station.

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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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  • Distance: 1911.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 32m

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

You can take a train from Heilbronn to Lisbon Oriente via Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof, Lyon Part Dieu, Barcelona-Sants, Vigo Guixar, and Porto - Campanha in around 35h 15m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisboa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €700
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisboa via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €600
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €400
Flights from Basel to Lisboa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisboa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €490
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
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €20
Website
Go Ahead BW
2nd Class Ticket
€10 - €13
1st Class Ticket
€14 - €20
Sweg
Phone
07821/9960770
Email
info@sweg.de
Website
sweg.de
Train from Heilbronn Hauptbahnhof to Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
sweg.de
Train from Heilbronn Hauptbahnhof to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sweg.de
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 Heilbronn Hauptbahnhof to Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €27
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €30
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€41 - €46
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €90
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €100
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
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 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heilbronn Hauptbahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
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
+33 1 84 94 36 35
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €150
Website
https://www.sncf.com/en
2nd Class
€85 - €120
1st Class
€110 - €150
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.

Rome2Rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 84 94 36 35
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€90 - €200
Website
https://www.sncf-connect.com/en-en/
2nd Class
€90 - €130
Rail 1st Class
€140 - €200
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
+34 91 232 03 20
Website
renfe.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
https://www.renfe.com/es/en
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
https://www.renfe.com/es/en
Train from Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
https://www.renfe.com/es/en
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
+351 210 900 032
Email
apoiocliente@cp.pt
Website
cp.pt
Train from Porto - Campanha to Estação Ferroviária de Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €29
Website
https://www.cp.pt/passageiros/en
Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
Phone
+49 721 61075885
Email
info@avg.karlsruhe.de
Website
avg.info
Train from Heilbronn Harmonie to Karlsruhe Bahnhofsvorplatz
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
Bus operators
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 Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Estação Rodoviária de Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe central train station to Estação Rodoviária de Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
34h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€170 - €240
Website
https://www.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
BlaBlaCar Bus

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
Bus from Bordeaux Halte routière de Paludate to Estação Rodoviária de Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €100
Website
https://www.blablacar.co.uk/
Night bus from Karlsruhe to Metz
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
https://www.blablacar.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
+34 910 207 007
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Burdeos to Estação Rodoviária de Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
17h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€90 - €140
Website
https://www.alsa.com/en/web/bus/home
Bus from Metz to Estação Rodoviária de Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
29h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€170 - €250
Website
https://www.alsa.com/en/web/bus/home
Euroscoach By Cm Tours
Phone
+33 6 31 09 82 47
Email
contact@euroscoach.com
Website
euroscoach.com
Bus from Bordeaux Paludate to Estação Rodoviária de Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€8 - €75
Website
Euroscoach By Cm Tours

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