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There are 8 ways to get from Munich to Portugal by plane, train, bus, night bus, night train or car

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Fly Munich to Porto  •  6h 9m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Porto (OPO) MUC - OPO

48€ - 161€

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Fly Munich to Lisbon  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Lisbon (LIS) MUC - LIS

66€ - 347€

Train to Zurich, fly to Porto  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Zuerich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Porto (OPO) ZRH - OPO

84€ - 207€

Bus  •  39h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Munich - Bus station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine Munich - Bus station > Stuttgart - Airport > Karlsruhe > Pont de l'Europe - Allemagne > Pont de l'Europe - France > Strasbourg > Metz > Reims > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Lisbon 793

106€ - 150€

Night bus, bus  •  40h 50m

  1. Take the night bus from Munich, ZOB to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
  2. Take the bus from Zürich to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto
  3. Take the bus from Porto to Lisboa Sete Rios

110€ - 157€

Bus, night train  •  3 days 14h

  1. Take the bus from Munich to Irun
  2. Take the night train from Irun to Santa Apolónia Trenhotel Surexpreso

222€ - 309€

Train, night train  •  26h 51m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Paris l'Est Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the night train from Hendaye to Santa Apolónia

310€ - 437€

Drive  •  22h 47m

  1. Drive from Munich to Lisbon 2435 km

280€ - 420€

Germany → Portugal
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International entry into Portugal from Germany

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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), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican, Australia, China, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, Cyprus, Singapore, Hong Kong and Macau

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from Germany

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Portugal from Germany.

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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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Portugal is 808 24 24 24.

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

The social distance requirement in Portugal 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.

Yes, entry into Germany from Portugal is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 3 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Portugal is to fly which costs 65€ - 350€ and takes 7h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Portugal is to fly which costs 45€ - 170€ and takes 6h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Munich station to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Munich - Bus station and arriving at Rossio via Paris and Estação Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Muenchen Hbf and arriving at Santa Apolónia via Gare de l'Est, Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 and Hendaye. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 51m.

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The distance between Munich and Portugal is 1790 km. The road distance is 2435 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Portugal without a car is to bus which takes 39h 28m and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 6h 9m to get from Munich to Portugal, including transfers.

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Munich to Portugal bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Munich - Bus station.

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Munich to Portugal train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Muenchen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Portugal is to fly which takes 6h 9m and costs 45€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 39h 28m.

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  • Distance: 1789.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 9m

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Portugal?

Lufthansa, Swiss and five other airlines fly from Munich to Porto every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Munich to Lisbon via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Paris, Lisbon, and Estação Oriente in around 39h 28m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Munich to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Flights from Munich to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 300€
Flights from Munich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 370€
Flights from Zurich to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 380€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Flights from Munich to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Flights from Munich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 370€
Flights from Munich to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
Flights from Zurich to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 390€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
200€ - 550€
Flights from Munich to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 370€
Flights from Zurich to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 380€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Munich to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
Flights from Munich to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 230€
Flights from Munich to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 500€
Flights from Zurich to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 600€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Munich to Porto via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 290€
Flights from Munich to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
Flights from Zurich to Porto via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 450€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Munich to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 230€
Flights from Munich to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 500€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Munich to Porto via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 460€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Munich to Lisbon via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Porto
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 350€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Zuerich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Irun to Santa Apolónia
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
75€ - 110€
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 Muenchen Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
Bus operators
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 Munich - Bus station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
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 Munich central bus station to Paris
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 100€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Night bus from Munich, ZOB to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
RegioJet
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Zürich to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto
Ave. Duration
31h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
iberocoach.com
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 18€
Schedules at
Citi Express
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Munich to Irun
Ave. Duration
2 days 23h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140€ - 200€
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 55m.

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Munich to Portugal bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lisbon station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Portugal is 2435 km. It takes approximately 22h 47m to drive from Munich to Portugal.

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Brussels Airlines, Swiss, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Munich Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Portugal. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Munich to Munich Airport is to line 6805 train which takes 36 min and costs 6€ - 10€.

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