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There are 5 ways to get from Lisbon to Munich by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Munich  •  5h 57m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Munich (MUC) LIS - MUC

€64 - €173

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Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  8h 10m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Stuttgart (STR) LIS - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf

€92 - €314

Bus  •  42h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Zurich Bus Station N1156
  2. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Munich central bus station 006 / ...

€114 - €145

Night train, train  •  26h 9m

  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 l'Est to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 Tgv

€309 - €438

Drive  •  22h 45m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Munich 2434.8 km

€280 - €420

Lisbon to Munich by bus

The bus journey time between Lisbon and Munich is around 2 days 0h and covers a distance of around 2711 km. The fastest bus normally takes 41h 45m. Operated by FlixBus and RegioJet, the Lisbon to Munich bus service departs from Lisbon Sete Rios and arrives in Munich central bus station. Typically two buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
2 days 0h
Fastest bus time:
41h 45m
Buses per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€121
Carbon emissions:
338 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
05:55
Last bus departs at:
05:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lisbon to Munich bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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International entry into Germany from Portugal

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from Albania, Andorra, Australia, China, Falkland Islands, Hong Kong, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Portugal

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Azores, Madeira in Portugal
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
France: Mayotte, French Guiana, Guadeloupe
Finland: Satakunta, Uusimaa, Varsinais-Suomi
Norway: Innlandet
Portugal: Azores, Madeira

This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Belgium, Denmark, France, Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from Portugal

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

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Germany from Portugal is currently restricted.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Munich is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Munich is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Munich is to fly which costs €60 - €180 and takes 5h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Munich is to fly which costs €60 - €180 and takes 5h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Munich station. However, there are services departing from Lisbon Sete Rios and arriving at Munich central bus station via Zurich Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon to Munich. However, there are services departing from Santa Apolónia and arriving at Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 via Hendaye, Montparnasse-Bienvenue and Paris l'Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 9m.

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The distance between Lisbon and Munich is 1964 km. The road distance is 2434.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Munich without a car is to bus which takes 42h 30m and costs €110 - €150.

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It takes approximately 5h 57m to get from Lisbon to Munich, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Munich is to fly which takes 5h 57m and costs €60 - €180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €110 - €150 and takes 42h 30m.

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  • Distance: 1963.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 57m

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Munich, Germany?

TAP Portugal, Lufthansa and nine other airlines fly from Lisbon to Munich hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lisbon to Munich via Zurich Bus Station in around 42h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €390
Flights from Lisbon to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €410
Flights from Lisbon to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Flights from Lisbon to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €400
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €390
Flights from Lisbon to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Flights from Lisbon to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lisbon to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Munich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lisbon to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lisbon to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Munich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €270
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Lisbon to Munich via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Lisbon to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lisbon to Stuttgart via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€210 - €2000
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €60
1st Class
€45 - €60
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
Train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€120 - €140
1st Class
€140 - €170
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Railjet
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
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 Lisbon Sete Rios to Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
36h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€100 - €130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Munich, ZOB
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
RegioJet

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h.

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Lisbon to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich central bus station.

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Munich is 1h ahead of Lisbon. It is currently 3:08 PM in Lisbon and 4:08 PM in Munich.

Lisbon to Munich train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Munich is 2435 km. It takes approximately 22h 45m to drive from Lisbon to Munich.

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Swiss, Air Europa, Luxair and four other airlines offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Munich Airport.

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Book your Lisbon to Munich bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 474+ hotels available in Munich. 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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