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There are 6 ways to get from Paris to Lisbon by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly from Paris Orly  •  5h 17m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Lisbon (LIS) ORY - LIS

38€ - 208€

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Fly from Paris CDG  •  5h 31m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Lisbon (LIS) CDG - LIS

47€ - 214€

Bus via Estação Oriente  •  26h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Lisbon 793

86€ - 102€

Bus  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Lisbon Sete Rios

146€ - 204€

Train, night train  •  19h 35m

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye Tgv
  2. Take the night train from Hendaye to Santa Apolónia Trenhotel Surexpreso

190€ - 263€

Drive  •  16h 3m

  1. Drive from Gare Montparnasse to Lisbon 1733.5 km

200€ - 300€

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

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
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This applies to arrivals from France
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, Croatia, Cyprus, France, India, Lithuania, Netherlands, South Africa and Sweden
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, China, Finland, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Macau, Malta, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand

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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

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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.

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: 9 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Lisbon is to fly which costs 45€ - 220€ and takes 5h 31m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris to Lisbon is to fly which takes 5h 17m and costs 35€ - 210€.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at R. Palma via Estação Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 and arriving at Santa Apolónia via Hendaye. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 35m.

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The distance between Paris and Lisbon is 1453 km. The road distance is 1733.5 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Lisbon without a car is to bus via Estação Oriente which takes 26h 50m and costs 85€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 5h 17m to get from Paris to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Paris to Lisbon bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris station.

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Paris to Lisbon train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Lisbon is to fly which takes 5h 17m and costs 35€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus via Estação Oriente, which costs 85€ - 110€ and takes 26h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 1453.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 17m

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

Vueling Airlines, TAP Portugal and Transavia France fly from Paris to Lisbon every 2 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Lisbon once daily. Tickets cost 80€ - 100€ and the journey takes 25h 25m.

Airlines
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 270€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Flights from Paris Orly to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 430€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 470€
Flights from Paris CDG to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 470€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 310€
Train operators
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 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
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 Santa Apolónia
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 100€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Paris Gallieni to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
2 days 3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140€ - 200€
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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

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Lisbon is 1h behind Paris. It is currently 2:49 AM in Paris and 1:49 AM in Lisbon.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Lisbon is 1733 km. It takes approximately 16h 3m to drive from Paris to Lisbon.

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TAP Portugal, Transavia France and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Paris Orly 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 Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 5€ - 9€.

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