• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

There are 7 ways to get from Lyon to Lisbon 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 from Lyon  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Lisbon (LIS) LYS - LIS

61€ - 241€

6 alternative options

Train to Clermont-Ferrand, fly  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont Ferrand
  2. Fly from Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) to Lisbon (LIS) CFE - LIS

328€ - 701€

Train to Geneva, fly  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Lisbon (LIS) GVA - LIS

83€ - 358€

Train  •  21h 1m

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Puertollano Avn / ...
  4. Take the train from Puertollano to Badajoz Re
  5. Take the train from Badajoz to Entroncamento Re
  6. Take the train from Entroncamento to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia Re / ...

211€ - 313€

Bus  •  21h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Perrache to Lisboa Oriente 251

150€ - 220€

Bus via Estação Oriente  •  27h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Lisboa Oriente

119€ - 205€

Drive  •  16h 3m

  1. Drive from Lyon to Lisbon 1067.8 miles

210€ - 310€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Lisbon is to fly which costs 60€ - 250€ and takes 5h 14m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Lyon to Lisbon is to fly which costs 60€ - 250€ and takes 5h 14m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon, Perrache and arriving at Lisboa Oriente. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21h 30m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia via Barcelona-Sants, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Puertollano, Badajoz and Entroncamento. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 1m.

More details

The distance between Lyon and Lisbon is 1388 km. The road distance is 1708.5 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Lyon to Lisbon without a car is to train which takes 21h 1m and costs 210€ - 320€.

More details

It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Lyon to Lisbon, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

Lyon to Lisbon train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

More details

The best way to get from Lyon to Lisbon is to fly which takes 5h 14m and costs 60€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 210€ - 320€ and takes 21h 1m, you could also bus, which costs 150€ - 220€ and takes 21h 30m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Lyon to Lisbon.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 867.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 14m

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Lisbon, Portugal?

TAP Portugal, easyJet and eight other airlines fly from Lyon to Lisbon hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lyon to Lisbon via Barcelona-Sants, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Puertollano, Badajoz, and Entroncamento in around 21h 1m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 470€
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 470€
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 470€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 600€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 600€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 440€
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 440€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 550€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 600€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 550€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 500€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 440€
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 600€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 440€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 500€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 480€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 440€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 500€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 500€
Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Clermont Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
1st Class
40€ - 65€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
1st Class
30€ - 55€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
75€ - 110€
1st Class
110€ - 170€
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
31€ - 36€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
31€ - 36€
1st Class
50€ - 60€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Puertollano
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
renfe.com
Renfe

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Puertollano
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
renfe.com
Train from Puertollano to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
renfe.com
Comboios De Portugal

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 Badajoz to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
14€ - 22€
Train from Entroncamento to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 14€
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
8€ - 14€
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon, Perrache to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
150€ - 220€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
27h 22m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
110€ - 210€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

Want to know more about travelling around Portugal

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

Search flights

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

More details

Lisbon is 1h behind Lyon. It is currently 6:44 PM in Lyon and 5:44 PM in Lisbon.

Lyon to Lisbon train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Lisbon is 1708 km. It takes approximately 16h 3m to drive from Lyon to Lisbon.

Get driving directions

Transavia France, Brussels Airlines, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Lyon Airport to Lisbon Airport.

Search flights

Book your Lyon to Lisbon bus tickets online with Busbud.

Search and book

There are 6362+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at 65€ per night.

More details

The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to Rhonexpress which takes 29m and costs 9€ - 15€.

More details