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

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Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Lisbon (LIS) MXP - LIS

42€ - 181€

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Bus to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Milan Centrale to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Lisbon (LIS) BGY - LIS

29€ - 176€

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Fly from Milan Linate  •  7h 38m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Lisbon (LIS) LIN - LIS

73€ - 338€

Train to Bologna, fly  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Lisbon (LIS) BLQ - LIS

55€ - 276€

Bus  •  33h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Bordeaux City Centre Milan > Torino - Bus station > Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Clermont-Ferrand > Bordeaux City Centre / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Almada 793

83€ - 129€

Train, bus  •  36h 30m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Geneve Ec
  2. Take the bus from Genève to Albergaria-a-Velha
  3. Take the train from Aveiro to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia Ic / ...

189€ - 336€

Train, night train  •  29h 1m

  1. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Massy Tgv Tgv
  3. Take the train from Massy Tgv to Hendaye Tgv
  4. Take the night train from Hendaye to Santa Apolónia

327€ - 445€

Drive  •  19h 57m

  1. Drive from Milan to Lisbon 2134.1 km

260€ - 390€

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from Italy

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Portugal from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lisbon is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lisbon is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lisbon is 2 metres.

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No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Portugal.

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Last updated: 3 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Lisbon is to bus and fly which costs 28€ - 180€ and takes 6h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Lisbon is to fly which costs 40€ - 190€ and takes 5h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from via orefici, 24 fronte via cantu' and arriving at Cacilhas via Milan, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and Cova Piedade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Milano P.Garibaldi and arriving at Santa Apolónia via Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv, Massy Tgv and Hendaye. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 1m.

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It is 1683 km from Milan to Lisbon. It is approximately 2134.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Milan to Lisbon without a car is to bus which takes 33h 8m and costs 80€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 5h 45m to get from Milan to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Milan to Lisbon bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Milan station.

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Milan to Lisbon train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Milano P.Garibaldi station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Lisbon is to fly which takes 5h 45m and costs 40€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 80€ - 130€ and takes 33h 8m.

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  • Distance: 1682.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 45m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Lisbon, Portugal?

TAP Portugal, Wizz Air and six other airlines fly from Milan to Lisbon every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan to Lisbon via via natta, Milan, Bordeaux Saint-Jean, and Cova Piedade in around 33h 8m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
15€ - 200€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Lisbon via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
15€ - 200€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Lisbon via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
15€ - 200€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
15€ - 200€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Lisbon via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
15€ - 200€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Lisbon via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
15€ - 200€
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon via Marseille
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
130€ - 750€
Flights from Milan Linate to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 380€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 310€
Flights from Milan Linate to Lisbon via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 460€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 480€
Flights from Milan Linate to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 900€
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 420€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
Flights from Milan Linate to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 1100€
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 470€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 310€
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 460€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
29€ - 130€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
29€ - 130€
Flights from Milan Linate to Lisbon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 480€
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 420€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 850€
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 410€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
9€ - 220€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Geneve
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 180€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
75€ - 110€
1st Class
130€ - 180€
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€
Night train from Hendaye to Santa Apolónia
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
75€ - 110€
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 Milano P.Garibaldi to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
70€ - 85€
1st Class
75€ - 95€
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Massy Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
70€ - 85€
1st Class
80€ - 95€
Train from Massy Tgv to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
130€ - 150€
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan Centrale to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 10€
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Blablabus
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 Milan to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Almada
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Genève to Albergaria-a-Velha
Ave. Duration
26h 47m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
iberocoach.com

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Milan to Lisbon bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Almada station.

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Lisbon is 1h behind Milan. It is currently 1:36 AM in Milan and 12:36 AM in Lisbon.

Milan to Lisbon train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Santa Apolónia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Lisbon is 2134 km. It takes approximately 19h 57m to drive from Milan to Lisbon.

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Wizz Air, Air Europa, Air France and five other airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 4790+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Malpensa Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs 11€ - 16€.

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