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

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Fly to Brussels  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Brussels (BRU) LIS - BRU

€41 - €133

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Fly to Charleroi  •  6h 16m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Charleroi (CRL) LIS - CRL

€43 - €198

Bus via Paris  •  30h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Almada to Paris 793
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Brussels City Center - Midi Train station / ...

€98 - €131

Bus  •  7 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Bruselas Nord Eurolines

€290 - €400

Night train, train  •  21h 32m

  1. Take the night train from Santa Apolónia to Hendaye
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

€264 - €428

Drive  •  18h 58m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Brussels 2037.9 km

€230 - €350

Lisbon to Brussels by bus

The bus journey time between Lisbon and Brussels is around 29h 50m and covers a distance of around 2245 km. The fastest bus normally takes 29h 30m. Operated by Transportes Sul do Tejo, FlixBus and Blablabus, the Lisbon to Brussels bus service departs from Cacilhas and arrives in Brussels City Center - Midi Train station. Typically six buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
29h 50m
Fastest bus time:
29h 30m
Buses per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€98
Carbon emissions:
280 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
10:30
Last bus departs at:
10:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lisbon to Brussels bus schedules

Portugal → Belgium
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International entry into Belgium from Portugal

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Belgium, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory and South Africa are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Belgium from Portugal

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea and Vatican
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Belgium

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Portugal

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Belgium from Portugal.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Brussels is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Brussels is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Brussels is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Portugal from Belgium.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Brussels is to fly which costs €40 - €200 and takes 6h 16m.

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The fastest way to get from Lisbon to Brussels is to fly. Taking this option will cost €40 - €140 and takes 5h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lisbon Sete Rios and arriving at Bruselas Nord Eurolines. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 7 days 7h.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Santa Apolónia and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi via Hendaye, Montparnasse-Bienvenue and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 32m.

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The distance between Lisbon and Brussels is 1713 km. The road distance is 2037.9 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Brussels without a car is to bus via Paris which takes 30h 45m and costs €95 - €140.

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It takes approximately 5h 12m to get from Lisbon to Brussels, including transfers.

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Lisbon to Brussels bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Lisbon Sete Rios station.

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Lisbon to Brussels train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Santa Apolónia station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Brussels is to fly which takes 5h 12m and costs €40 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus via Paris, which costs €95 - €140 and takes 30h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 1712.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 12m

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Brussels, Belgium?

Ryanair, TAP Portugal and seven other airlines fly from Lisbon to Brussels hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lisbon to Brussels via Cova Piedade, Almada, Paris, and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 30h 45m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lisbon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €240
Flights from Lisbon to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Flights from Lisbon to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lisbon to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lisbon to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Brussels via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Brussels via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €210
Train operators
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 Santa Apolónia to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
13h 8m
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 Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €140
1st Class
€130 - €160
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Almada to Paris
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Brussels South
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Blablabus
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 Lisbon Sete Rios to Bruselas Nord Eurolines
Ave. Duration
7 days 7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€290 - €400
Website
alsa.com

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

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Lisbon to Brussels bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Bruselas Nord Eurolines station.

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Brussels is 1h ahead of Lisbon. It is currently 3:11 PM in Lisbon and 4:11 PM in Brussels.

Lisbon to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Brussels is 2038 km. It takes approximately 18h 58m to drive from Lisbon to Brussels.

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Ryanair, Brussels Airlines, KLM and five other airlines offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Brussels Airport.

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

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There are 430+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to bus which takes 14 min and costs €4.

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