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There are 7 ways to get from Lisvane to Lisbon by train, plane, car, car ferry or bus

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Train to Bristol, fly  •  6h 37m

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

105€ - 391€

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Fly from Cardiff  •  9h 18m

  1. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Lisbon (LIS) CWL - LIS

33€ - 128€

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Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  7h 52m

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lisbon (LIS) LHR - LIS

118€ - 337€

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  8h 59m

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Lisbon (LIS) STN - LIS

128€ - 396€

Drive, car ferry  •  30h 39m

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

196€ - 498€

Bus  •  42h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff to London Victoria Coach Station M10
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Lisbon Sete Rios

151€ - 229€

Bus, train  •  3 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff University to London Victoria Coach Station M10
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela
  3. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Aveiro Bus Terminal
  4. Take the train from Aveiro to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia Ic / ...

237€ - 345€

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The cheapest way to get from Lisvane to Lisbon is to fly which costs £28 - £110 and takes 9h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisvane to Lisbon is to train and fly which costs £90 - £340 and takes 6h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisvane to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Thornhill, Heol Hir and arriving at Lisbon Sete Rios via Cardiff, Londres Victoria Coach Station and Bilbao. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42h 10m.

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It is approximately 1499 km to get from Lisvane to Lisbon.

The best way to get from Lisvane to Lisbon without a car is to bus which takes 42h 10m and costs £130 - £200.

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It takes approximately 6h 37m to get from Lisvane to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Lisvane to Lisbon bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cardiff station.

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The best way to get from Lisvane to Lisbon is to fly which takes 9h 18m and costs £28 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £130 - £200 and takes 42h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Lisvane to Lisbon bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lisbon Sete Rios station.

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Map of how to get from Lisvane to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 1499.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 37m

What companies run services between Lisvane, Wales and Lisbon, Portugal?

KLM, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Lisvane to Lisbon once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lisvane to Lisbon via Cardiff, Westgate Street KD, Cardiff, London Victoria Coach Station, Londres Victoria Coach Station, and Bilbao in around 42h 10m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 320€
Flights from Cardiff to Lisbon via Faro
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
17€ - 100€
Flights from Cardiff to Lisbon via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 400€
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 370€
Flights from Cardiff to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 250€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
25€ - 450€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 250€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 650€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 380€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Cardiff to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
19€ - 110€
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
18€ - 22€
Anytime Day 1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 75€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
60€ - 75€
Anytime Day 1st Class
100€ - 140€
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 Aveiro to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
19€ - 28€
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cardiff to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
National Express
Bus from Cardiff University to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Kingsway GQ to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 22€
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Cathays Park, University RD to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 22€
Website
Megabus 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 Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 days 7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
190€ - 270€
Website
alsa.com
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 Bilbao to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Aveiro Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
75€ - 95€
Car
230€ - 320€

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