There are 10 ways to get from London to Lisbon by plane, train, bus, 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  •  5h 15m

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

95€ - 241€

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Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Lisbon (LIS) LGW - LIS

54€ - 270€

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Fly from London Stansted  •  6h 2m

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

82€ - 225€

Train to London Luton, fly  •  6h 3m

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

55€ - 231€

Fly from London City  •  7h 46m

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

156€ - 270€

Train to Bristol, fly  •  6h 55m

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

125€ - 672€

Bus  •  32h 45m

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris, Gallieni 450
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Lisboa Oriente 320 / ...

93€ - 139€

Drive, car ferry  •  32h 17m

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

211€ - 530€

Train, night train  •  23h 21m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the night train from Hendaye to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia 313

289€ - 588€

Drive, Eurotunnel, train, bus  •  34h 31m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais Frethun to Lille Europe Ter / ...
  4. Take the bus from Lille, Europe to Girona 530
  5. Drive from Malgrat De Mar to Lisbon

389€ - 819€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Lisbon is to train and fly which costs £45 - £210 and takes 6h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Lisbon is to fly which costs £85 - £220 and takes 5h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Lisboa Oriente via Paris, Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia via Gare du Nord, Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 and Hendaye. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 21m.

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The distance between London and Lisbon is 1585 km.

The best way to get from London to Lisbon without a car is to bus which takes 32h 45m and costs £80 - £130.

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It takes approximately 5h 15m to get from London to Lisbon, including transfers.

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

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London to Lisbon train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from London to Lisbon is to fly which takes 5h 15m and costs £85 - £220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £80 - £130 and takes 32h 45m.

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Map of how to get from London to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 1585.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 15m

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

TAP Portugal, British Airways and seven other airlines fly from London Paddington to Lisbon hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Lisbon via Paris, Gallieni in around 32h 45m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
280€ - 600€
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
280€ - 600€
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 140€
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 140€
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 140€
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
70€ - 140€
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 140€
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 140€
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 230€
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 230€
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 230€
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 230€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 550€
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 250€
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 250€
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
250€ - 440€
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
310€ - 600€
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 390€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 440€
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 330€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
240€ - 550€
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 390€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 480€
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Glasgow, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1100€ - 1900€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 470€
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 410€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 700€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
270€ - 700€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 900€
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Cork
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 340€
Air Bagan
Website
airbagan.com
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 120€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 20€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
15€ - 20€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
6€ - 9€
Off-Peak Single
11€ - 19€
Anytime Day Single
12€ - 18€
Anytime Single
17€ - 25€
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
45€ - 110€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
45€ - 60€
Anytime Day 1st Class
80€ - 110€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
310€ - 350€
Standard
110€ - 140€
Standard Premier
160€ - 210€
Train from Calais Frethun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 330€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 330€
Standard
60€ - 75€
Standard Premier
100€ - 130€
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 Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
Train from Calais Frethun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
32€ - 37€
1st Class
26€ - 31€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Hendaye to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 80€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
147€
Website
Eurotunnel
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 Calais Frethun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 20€
Rail 1st Class
21€ - 35€
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from London to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 100€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Lille, Europe to Girona
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
70€ - 95€
Car
220€ - 310€

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

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

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London to Lisbon train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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Iberia, British Airways, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 6023+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £5 - £35.

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