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There are 8 ways to get from Montpellier Airport (MPL) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) by plane, car, train, night bus, bus or night train

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Recommended option

Fly from Montpellier  •  2h 10m

  1. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Lisbon (LIS) MPL - LIS

€45 - €220

Cheapest option

Drive to Marseille, fly  •  3h 53m

  1. Drive from Montpellier Airport (MPL) to Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Lisbon (LIS) MRS - LIS

€43 - €294

6 alternative options

Train to Lyon, fly  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Sud de France to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Lisbon (LIS) LYS - LIS

€112 - €292

Train to Toulouse, fly  •  8h 22m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Toulouse Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Lisbon (LIS) TLS - LIS

€58 - €190

Train, night bus  •  18h 24m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona-Sants Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Cordoba-Central Ave
  3. Take the night bus from Cordoba to Lisbon

€168 - €278

Bus  •  27h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Lisbon N1155 / ...

€75 - €100

Train, night train  •  25h 36m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Sud De France to Massy Tgv Tgv
  2. Take the train from Massy Tgv to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the night train from Hendaye to Lisboa - Oriente

€298 - €418

Drive  •  13h 47m

  1. Drive from Montpellier Airport (MPL) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) 1492.1 km

€170 - €260

Montpellier Airport (MPL) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) by bus, walk, train, night bus and subway

The journey time between Montpellier Airport (MPL) and Lisbon Airport (LIS) is around 38h 53m and covers a distance of around 1928 km. The fastest journey normally takes 38h 53m. Operated by Herault Transport, Renfe SNCF, Renfe AVE and others, the Montpellier Airport (MPL) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) service departs from Montpellier - Aeroport Montpellier Mediterranee and arrives in Aeroporto. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
38h 53m
Fastest journey time:
38h 53m
Journey distance:
1928 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€168
Carbon emissions:
147 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
18:00
Last service departs at:
18:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Montpellier Airport (MPL) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) bus, walk, train, night bus and subway schedules

France → Portugal
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International entry into Portugal from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Portugal, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from France
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, Nepal and South Africa
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom

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Rules to follow in Portugal

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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Portugal from France.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

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

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montpellier Airport (MPL) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to drive and fly which costs €40 - €300 and takes 3h 53m.

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The fastest way to get from Montpellier Airport (MPL) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which takes 2h 10m and costs €45 - €220.

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The distance between Montpellier Airport (MPL) and Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 1217 km. The road distance is 1492.1 km.

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The best way to get from Montpellier Airport (MPL) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) without a car is to train and night bus which takes 18h 24m and costs €160 - €280.

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It takes approximately 2h 10m to fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Lisbon (LIS), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Montpellier Airport (MPL) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which takes 2h 10m and costs €45 - €220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €70 - €100 and takes 27h 3m.

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The quickest flight from Montpellier Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 1h behind Montpellier Airport (MPL). It is currently 8:16 AM in Montpellier Airport (MPL) and 7:16 AM in Lisbon Airport (LIS).

Yes, the driving distance between Montpellier Airport (MPL) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 1492 km. It takes approximately 13h 47m to drive from Montpellier Airport (MPL) to Lisbon Airport (LIS).

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Transavia France offers flights from Montpellier Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Montpellier Airport (MPL) to Lisbon Airport (LIS).
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  • Distance: 1217 km
  • Duration: 2h 10m

What companies run services between Montpellier Airport (MPL), France and Lisbon Airport (LIS), Portugal?

Transavia France flies from Montpellier Airport (MPL) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) twice a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Montpellier to Lisbon once daily. Tickets cost €70 - €90 and the journey takes 24h 30m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Marseille to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €390
Flights from Marseille to Lisbon via Faro
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€60 - €260
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €300
Flights from Toulouse to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Marseille to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€80 - €300
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€23 - €250
Flights from Marseille to Lisbon via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €250
Flights from Toulouse to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€16 - €180
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €400
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Montpellier to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €400
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €340
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €300
Flights from Toulouse to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €390
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Train operators
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 Montpellier Sud de France to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Montpellier Saint-Roch to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€29 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €60
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 Montpellier Saint-Roch to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €60
1st Class
€50 - €60
Train from Montpellier Sud De France to Massy Tgv
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
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
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€95 - €170
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€95 - €130
Promo+
€100 - €110
Flexible
€130 - €170
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
Night train from Hendaye to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€75 - €110
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Cordoba to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Montpellier to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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