There are 8 ways to get from Lisbon to Milan by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5h 46m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LIS - MXP

60€ - 393€

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Fly to Milan Bergamo  •  6h 9m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) LIS - BGY

44€ - 507€

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Fly to Milan Linate  •  7h 52m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Milan Linate (LIN) LIS - LIN

80€ - 269€

Fly to Bologna, train  •  7h

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Bologna (BLQ) LIS - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale

69€ - 508€

Train, bus  •  27h 33m

  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 Massy Tgv Tgv
  4. Take the train from Massy Tgv to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Milano P.Garibaldi Tgv

266€ - 382€

Train, night train  •  29h 3m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Guarda Ic
  2. Take the night train from Guarda to Salamanca 310 / ...
  3. Take the train from Salamanca to Barcelona-Sants Ic
  4. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  5. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Milano P.Garibaldi Tgv

222€ - 306€

Bus  •  37h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon - Oriente to Milan - San Donato Lisbon - Oriente > Fatima > Leiria > Pombal > Coimbra > Viseu > Celorico da Beira > Vilar Formoso > Fuentes de Onoro - Portugal > Fuentes de Onoro - Espagne > Ciudad Rodrigo > Salamanca > Valladolid > Bilbao > Conex San Sebastian > San Sebastián > Biriatou - Spain > Biriatou - France > Bayonne > Pau - University > Tarbes > Toulouse > Carcassonne > Narbonne - Croix Sud > Montpellier > Nîmes > Avignon - Le Pontet > Marseille - St-Charles Bus station > Aix-en-Provence > Cannes > Nice - Airport > Tunnel de la Giraude - France > Tunnel de la Giraude - Italie > Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia > Milan - San Donato > Milan

182€ - 253€

Drive  •  20h 10m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Milan 2144.2 km

290€ - 420€

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Milan is to fly which costs 40€ - 550€ and takes 6h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Milan is to fly which costs 60€ - 400€ and takes 5h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon to Milan. However, there are services departing from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia and arriving at Milano P.Garibaldi via Guarda, Salamanca, Barcelona-Sants and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 3m.

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The distance between Lisbon and Milan is 1683 km. The road distance is 2144.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Milan without a car is to train and bus which takes 27h 33m and costs 260€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 5h 46m to get from Lisbon to Milan, including transfers.

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Lisbon to Milan 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 Milan is to fly which takes 5h 46m and costs 60€ - 400€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 180€ - 260€ and takes 37h 52m.

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

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Milan is 1h ahead of Lisbon. It is currently 9:43 AM in Lisbon and 10:43 AM in Milan.

Map of how to get from Lisbon to Milan.
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  • Distance: 1682.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 46m

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Milan, Italy?

TAP Portugal, easyJet and 12 other airlines fly from Lisbon to Milan hourly. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Lisbon - Oriente to Milan - San Donato 3 times a week. Tickets cost 180€ - 250€ and the journey takes 35h 55m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 600€
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Bergamo via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 190€
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Linate via Naples
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 210€
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 950€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
12€ - 160€
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Bergamo via Naples
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
12€ - 160€
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Bergamo via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
12€ - 160€
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Bergamo via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
12€ - 160€
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 160€
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 160€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 500€
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 600€
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Porto
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 600€
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 950€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 900€
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 250€
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 750€
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 750€
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 750€
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 330€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 310€
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 950€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 370€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 210€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 470€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 490€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 400€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Linate via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
340€ - 750€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 24€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
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
15€ - 22€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
15€ - 22€
Train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Guarda
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
27€ - 40€
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 Massy Tgv
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
85€ - 100€
1st Class
95€ - 110€
Train from Massy Tgv to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
70€ - 85€
1st Class
75€ - 95€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
70€ - 85€
1st Class
80€ - 95€
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 Massy Tgv to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 100€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
50€ - 75€
Rail 1st Class
65€ - 100€
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
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Guarda to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Salamanca to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe SNCF
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
45€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.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
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Lisbon - Oriente to Milan - San Donato
Ave. Duration
35h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
180€ - 250€
Website
alsa.com

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Lisbon to Milan train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Milano P.Garibaldi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Milan is 2144 km. It takes approximately 20h 10m to drive from Lisbon to Milan.

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Swiss, Air Europa, Iberia and four other airlines offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 3923+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to shuttle which takes 16 min and costs 4€ - 7€.

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