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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Zurich  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Zurich (ZRH) LIS - ZRH

$68 - $286

7 alternative options

Fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Basel (BSL) LIS - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$105 - $379

Fly to Geneva, train  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Geneva (GVA) LIS - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Zürich HB

$132 - $489

Train, bus  •  23 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Coimbra-B
  2. Take the bus from Mealhada to Bordeaux
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv

$343 - $476

Train  •  32 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Porto(Campanha)
  2. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar Ic
  3. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Barcelona Sants A
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  5. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve 7-Y / ...
  6. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...

$387 - $574

Bus Eurolines CH  •  35 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa - Oriente to Ciudad Rodrigo Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad Rodrigo to Zurich

$138 - $174

Bus InterNorte  •  36 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa - Sete Rios to Zurich

$120 - $180

Drive  •  20 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Zürich 1332.4 miles

$300 - $440

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Zürich is to fly which costs 55€ - 250€ and takes 5 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Zürich is to fly which costs 55€ - 250€ and takes 5 h 18 min.

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The distance between Lisbon and Zürich is 1723 km. The road distance is 2131.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Lisbon to Zürich, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lisboa - Sete Rios and arriving at Zurich. Services depart three times a day, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 36 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Lisboa Santa Apolonia and arriving at Zürich HB via Porto(Campanha), Vigo-Guixar, Barcelona Sants, Lyon Part Dieu and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 31 min.

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What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Zürich, Switzerland?

TAP Portugal, Swiss and 10 other airlines fly from Lisbon to Zürich hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lisbon to Zürich via Porto(Campanha), Vigo-Guixar, Barcelona Sants, Lyon Part Dieu, Geneve, and Genève in around 32 h 31 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Nantes
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Portuguese Railways (CP)
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Porto(Campanha)
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lisboa - Oriente to Ciudad Rodrigo
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Ciudad Rodrigo to Zurich
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Book at
eurolines.ch
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Lisboa - Sete Rios to Zurich
Ave. Duration
36 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
internorte.pt

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