There are 12 ways to get from Lisbon to London by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry, night train or car train

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 to London Heathrow  •  5h 14m

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

£89 - £221

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Fly to London Luton, train  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to London Luton (LTN) LIS - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

£47 - £209

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Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 27m

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

£53 - £249

Fly to London Stansted  •  6h 1m

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

£74 - £203

Fly to London City  •  7h 18m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to London City (LCY) LIS - LCY

£145 - £251

Fly to Bristol, train  •  6h 57m

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

£106 - £603

Train, bus  •  20h 36m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Coimbra-B Ic
  2. Take the bus from Coimbra, Coimbra to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£211 - £501

Bus  •  31h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios to Paris, Paris N1150
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to London 450

£98 - £123

Drive, car ferry  •  32h 17m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Santander
  2. Take the car ferry from Santander to Plymouth
  3. Drive from Plymouth to London

£196 - £473

Bus via Santiago de Compostela  •  2 days 20h

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Santiago de Compostela
  2. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Londres Victoria Coach Station

£189 - £302

Night train, train  •  22h 32m

  1. Take the night train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Hendaye 310
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£259 - £532

Drive, bus, train, Eurotunnel  •  32h 14m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Malgrat De Mar
  2. Take the bus from Girona to Gare de Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Frethun Eil / ...
  4. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  5. Drive from Folkestone to London

£425 - £789

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to London is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 240€ and takes 6h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to London is to fly which costs 95€ - 250€ and takes 5h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to London. However, there are services departing from Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios and arriving at London via Paris, Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon to London. However, there are services departing from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Hendaye, Montparnasse-Bienvenue and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 32m.

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The distance between Lisbon and London is 991 miles.

The best way to get from Lisbon to London without a car is to train and bus which takes 20h 36m and costs 230€ - 600€.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Lisbon to London, including transfers.

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Lisbon to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios station.

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Lisbon to London train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to London is to fly which takes 5h 14m and costs 95€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 140€ and takes 31h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to London.
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  • Distance: 990.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 14m

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and London, England?

TAP Portugal, British Airways and nine other airlines fly from Lisbon to London Paddington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lisbon to London Victoria via Paris, Paris and Paris, Gallieni in around 31h 10m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £290
Flights from Lisbon to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £290
Flights from Lisbon to London Gatwick via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £290
Flights from Lisbon to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£60 - £290
Flights from Lisbon to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £130
Flights from Lisbon to London Luton via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£65 - £130
Flights from Lisbon to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £130
Flights from Lisbon to London Luton via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £130
Flights from Lisbon to London Luton via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £130
Flights from Lisbon to London Luton via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £130
Flights from Lisbon to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£260 - £550
Flights from Lisbon to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £210
Flights from Lisbon to Bristol via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £210
Flights from Lisbon to Bristol via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £210
Flights from Lisbon to Bristol via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£85 - £210
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £490
Flights from Lisbon to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £230
Flights from Lisbon to London Gatwick via Porto
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £230
Flights from Lisbon to Bristol via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Luton via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £180
Flights from Lisbon to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £180
Flights from Lisbon to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £340
Flights from Lisbon to London Stansted via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£100 - £340
Flights from Lisbon to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £340
Flights from Lisbon to London Stansted via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £340
Flights from Lisbon to London Stansted via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £340
Flights from Lisbon to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£240 - £440
Flights from Lisbon to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £280
Flights from Lisbon to London City via Geneva
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £170
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£170 - £440
Flights from Lisbon to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£250 - £460
Flights from Lisbon to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£290 - £600
Flights from Lisbon to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £460
Flights from Lisbon to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£240 - £650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lisbon to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£280 - £550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bristol via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £200
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£220 - £430
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£110 - £320
Air Bagan
Website
airbagan.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £110
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Lisbon to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£420 - £950
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Lisbon to London City via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £200
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£40 - £100
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
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
Train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
£14 - £20
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 Bordeaux St Jean to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£75 - £100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£75 - £90
1st Class
£85 - £100
Train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£100 - £140
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£100 - £120
1st Class
£110 - £140
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 Bordeaux St Jean to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£55 - £110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£55 - £80
Rail 1st Class
£70 - £110
Train from Lille Europe to Calais Frethun
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£12 - £28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£12 - £18
Rail 1st Class
£19 - £28
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£100 - £320
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£280 - £320
Standard
£100 - £130
Standard Premier
£140 - £190
Train from Lille Europe to Calais Frethun
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£55 - £65
Standard Premier
£90 - £120
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
13h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
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 Coimbra, Coimbra to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£70 - £90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to London
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £35
Website
Eurolines FR
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 Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£19 - £55
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
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 Santiago De Compostela to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£170 - £250
Website
alsa.com
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Girona to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£115
Schedules at
starbus.es
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Santander to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
£65 - £85
Car
£190 - £280

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Lisbon to London bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at London station.

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Lisbon to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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

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