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

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 15m

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

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Fly to London Stansted  •  5h 58m

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

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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

Fly to London Luton, train  •  5h 38m

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

Fly to London City  •  7h 15m

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

Fly to Bristol, train  •  7h 8m

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

Bus, train via Bayonne  •  23h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Oriente to Bayonne Quai de Lesseps
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Massy Tgv Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Intl Eil

Bus, train  •  32h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Braga
  2. Take the bus from Braga to Pierrelaye
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Intl Eil

Train  •  32h 27m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Porto - Campanha Ic
  2. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar Ic
  3. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Barcelona-Sants Alv
  4. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  5. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Intl Eil

Bus  •  36h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Almada to Paris 793
  2. Take the bus from Paris to London Victoria Coach Station 700 / ...

Train, bus  •  2 days 19h

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Valenca Ic
  2. Take the bus from Valença Do Minho to Santiago De Compostela
  3. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Londres Victoria Coach Station

Drive, car ferry  •  31h 49m

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

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The most affordable way to get from Lisbon to London is to fly, which costs €50 - €220 and takes 5h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to London is to fly which costs €70 - €330 and takes 5h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to London station. However, there are services departing from Cacilhas and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station via Almada and Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 4m.

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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 Intl via Porto - Campanha, Vigo Guixar, Barcelona-Sants, Gare de Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 27m.

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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 bus and train via Bayonne which takes 23h 4m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 15m to get from Lisbon to London, including transfers.

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

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Lisbon to London train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, 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 15m and costs €70 - €330. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €310 - €650 and takes 32h 27m, you could also bus, which costs €95 - €140 and takes 36h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to London.
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  • Distance: 990.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 15m

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 train from Lisbon to London King's Cross via Porto - Campanha, Vigo Guixar, Barcelona-Sants, Paris Gare De Lyon, Gare de Lyon, Gare du Nord, and Paris Nord in around 32h 27m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £330
Flights from Lisbon to London Gatwick via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £330
Flights from Lisbon to London Gatwick via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£40 - £330
Flights from Lisbon to London Gatwick via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £330
Flights from Lisbon to London Gatwick via Basel
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £330
Flights from Lisbon to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £330
Flights from Lisbon to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £330
Flights from Lisbon to London Luton via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £330
Flights from Lisbon to London Luton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £330
Flights from Lisbon to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £400
Flights from Lisbon to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £290
Flights from Lisbon to Bristol via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Luton via Malaga
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £260
Flights from Lisbon to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £260
Flights from Lisbon to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£29 - £240
Flights from Lisbon to London Stansted via Karlsruhe/Baden Baden
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£29 - £240
Flights from Lisbon to London Stansted via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£29 - £240
Flights from Lisbon to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£29 - £240
Flights from Lisbon to London Stansted via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£29 - £240
Flights from Lisbon to London Stansted via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£29 - £240
Flights from Lisbon to London Stansted via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£29 - £240
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £370
Flights from Lisbon to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £330
Flights from Lisbon to London Gatwick via Porto
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £330
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £600
Flights from Lisbon to London City via London Heathrow, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£160 - £950
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £410
Flights from Lisbon to London City via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lisbon to London City via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £650
Flights from Lisbon to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £410
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Lisbon to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lisbon to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£180 - £700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £650
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£65 - £360
Wizz Air UK
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lisbon to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£100 - £470
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Lisbon to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£250 - £800
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£13 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £23
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£15 - £23
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
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 Bayonne to Massy Tgv
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£90 - £130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£90 - £110
1st Class
£100 - £130
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 Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Porto - Campanha
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £29
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
£20 - £29
Train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Valenca
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
£28 - £40
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
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Guixar to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
13h 53m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£65 - £80
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£70 - £100
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
Euroscoach By Cm Tours
Phone
+33 6 31 09 82 47
Email
contact@euroscoach.com
Website
euroscoach.com
Bus from Lisbon Oriente to Bayonne Quai de Lesseps
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Euroscoach By Cm Tours
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
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Braga
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Braga
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£15 - £17
Schedules at
Citi Express
RenEX
Phone
+351 707 223 344
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Braga
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
RenEX
Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.pt
Bus from Braga to Pierrelaye
Ave. Duration
23h 39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£80 - £110
Schedules at
barquense.pt
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Almada to Paris
Ave. Duration
25h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£70 - £90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £26
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.
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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
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Valença Do Minho to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santiago De Compostela to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£160 - £230
Website
alsa.com
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
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Book at
Brittany Ferries
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 40m.

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Lisbon to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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

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Iberia, Air France, Brussels Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Lisbon Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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