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There are 7 ways to get from Lisbon to Milan by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5h 47m

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

42€ - 182€

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Fly to Milan Bergamo, bus  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) LIS - BGY
  2. Take the bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Milan Centrale

28€ - 176€

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Fly to Milan Linate  •  7h 7m

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

72€ - 338€

Bus  •  32h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Almada to Bordeaux Saint-Jean 793
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Milan Bordeaux City Centre > Clermont-Ferrand > Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Torino - Bus station > Milan / ...

87€ - 133€

Bus, train  •  41h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Nice Airport N1155
  2. Take the train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale Ec

115€ - 149€

Night train, train  •  28h 40m

  1. Take the night train from Santa Apolónia to Hendaye
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Dax Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Dax to Massy Tgv Tgv
  4. Take the train from Massy Tgv to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv Tgv
  5. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Milano P.Garibaldi Tgv

328€ - 471€

Drive  •  20h

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Milan 2133.1 km

260€ - 390€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Milan is 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Milan is to fly and bus which costs 28€ - 180€ and takes 6h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Milan is to fly which costs 40€ - 190€ and takes 5h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Milan. However, there are services departing from Cacilhas and arriving at via bazzoni, 14 prima di p.za conciliazione via Almada, Bordeaux City Centre and via natta dopo via trenno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon to Milan. However, there are services departing from Santa Apolónia and arriving at Milano P.Garibaldi via Hendaye, Dax, Massy Tgv and Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 40m.

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The distance between Lisbon and Milan is 1683 km. The road distance is 2133.1 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Milan without a car is to bus which takes 32h 53m and costs 85€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 5h 47m to get from Lisbon to Milan, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Milan is to fly which takes 5h 47m and costs 40€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 140€ and takes 32h 53m.

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  • Distance: 1682.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 47m

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

easyJet, TAP Portugal and six other airlines fly from Lisbon to Milan every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lisbon to Milan via Cova Piedade, Almada, Bordeaux City Centre, Milan, and via natta dopo via trenno in around 32h 53m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 310€
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 750€
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 750€
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 460€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 310€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
29€ - 130€
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
29€ - 130€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 1100€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 480€
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 900€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 330€
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 850€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
9€ - 220€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 480€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
120€ - 1200€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
15€ - 200€
Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Thello
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€
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 Hendaye to Dax
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 28€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
11€ - 17€
Rail 1st Class
19€ - 28€
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 Dax
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
Train from Dax to Massy Tgv
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 120€
1st Class
110€ - 140€
Train from Massy Tgv to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
70€ - 85€
1st Class
80€ - 95€
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
70€ - 85€
1st Class
75€ - 95€
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Milan Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 10€
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
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 Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 75€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Milan
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
33h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
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 Bordeaux City Centre to Milan
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Blablabus

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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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Lisbon to Milan bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Milan station.

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Milan is 1h ahead of Lisbon. It is currently 2:57 AM in Lisbon and 3:57 AM in Milan.

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 2133 km. It takes approximately 20h to drive from Lisbon to Milan.

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Wizz Air, Air France, Vueling Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 4305+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to subway which takes 17 min and costs 1€ - 6€.

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