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There are 11 ways to get from London to Lisbon by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry, night train or car train

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

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Fly from London Heathrow  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lisbon (LIS) LHR - LIS

$89 - $314

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Train to London Luton, fly  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Lisbon (LIS) LTN - LIS

$71 - $287

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Fly from London City  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Lisbon (LIS) LCY - LIS

$121 - $382

Fly from London Gatwick  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Lisbon (LIS) LGW - LIS

$73 - $302

Fly from London Stansted  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Lisbon (LIS) STN - LIS

$72 - $282

Train, bus  •  22 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Tomar
  4. Take the train from Tomar to Lisboa Santa Apolonia R / ...

$291 - $548

Bus and ferry, bus  •  34 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Lisboa sete Rios

$216 - $348

Drive, car ferry  •  32 h 18 min

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

$237 - $607

Bus  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela
  2. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Lisboa Oriente

$165 - $274

Train, night train  •  23 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the night train from Hendaye to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Hot

$316 - $569

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  26 h 22 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  6. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Lisbon

$653 - $799

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The cheapest way to get from London to Lisbon is to fly which costs £55 - £220 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Lisbon is to fly which costs £65 - £250 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Lisboa sete Rios via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 7 min.

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The distance between London and Lisbon is 991 miles.

The best way to get from London to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus which takes 22 h 27 min and costs £220 - £430.

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It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from London to Lisbon, including transfers.

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London to Lisbon bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from London Victoria station.

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The best way to get from London to Lisbon is to fly which takes 5 h 12 min and costs £65 - £250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £120 - £220 and takes 2 days 18 h.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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London to Lisbon bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Lisboa sete Rios station.

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Map of how to get from London to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 990.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 12 min

What companies run services between London, England and Lisbon, Portugal?

TAP Portugal, British Airways and eight other airlines fly from London to Lisbon hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Lisbon via Santiago De Compostela, Lisboa Oriente, and Estação Oriente in around 2 days 18 h.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from London City to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,200
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Air Bagan
Website
airbagan.com
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional 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 train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Tomar to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$10 - $14
1st Class
$12 - $19
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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
Night train from Hendaye to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Tomar
Ave. Duration
13 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Lisboa sete Rios
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $270
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 days 7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santiago De Compostela to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Lisbon Oriente Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
internorte.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
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$80 - $110
Car
$250 - $360

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Iberia, Brussels Airlines, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 6509+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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