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There are 10 ways to get from Portugal to Bristol by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry or night bus

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Fly Lisbon to Bristol  •  5h 5m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Bristol (BRS) LIS - BRS

£39 - £806

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Fly Porto to Bristol  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Bristol (BRS) OPO - BRS

£62 - £472

Fly Porto to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 47m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to London Heathrow (LHR) OPO - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads

£102 - £287

Fly Lisbon to London Heathrow, train  •  7h 6m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to London Heathrow (LHR) LIS - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads

£79 - £391

Fly Porto to London Gatwick, train  •  7h 43m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to London Gatwick (LGW) OPO - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Bristol Temple Meads

£82 - £472

Train, bus  •  36h 11m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Braga Ic
  2. Take the bus from Braga to Lille
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  4. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads

£212 - £538

Drive, car ferry  •  30h 30m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Santander
  2. Take the car ferry from Santander to Plymouth
  3. Drive from Plymouth to Bristol

£174 - £439

Train, night bus, bus, car ferry  •  38h 8m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Coimbra-B Ic
  2. Take the night bus from Coimbra, Coimbra to Salamanca
  3. Take the bus from Salamanca to Valladolid
  4. Take the train from Valladolid to Santander Alv / ...
  5. Take the car ferry from Santander to Plymouth
  6. Take the train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads

£163 - £530

Bus via Vitoria-Gasteiz  •  38h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon, Lisbon to Vitoria-Gasteiz
  2. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Londres Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station to BRISTOL Bus & Coach Station

£139 - £196

Bus  •  39h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Portalegre
  2. Take the bus from Portalegre to Paris, Gallieni 330
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to London 450
  4. Take the bus from LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station to BRISTOL Bus & Coach Station

£99 - £145

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The cheapest way to get from Portugal to Bristol is to fly which costs 40€ - 900€ and takes 5h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Portugal to Bristol is to fly which costs 65€ - 550€ and takes 4h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portugal to Bristol station. However, there are services departing from R. Palma and arriving at BRISTOL Bus & Coach Station via Lisbon, Lisbon, Vitoria-Gasteiz and LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38h 19m.

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The distance between Portugal and Bristol is 834 miles.

The best way to get from Portugal to Bristol without a car is to train and bus which takes 36h 11m and costs 230€ - 600€.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from Portugal to Bristol, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Portugal to Bristol is to fly which takes 5h 5m and costs 40€ - 900€. Alternatively, you can bus via Vitoria-Gasteiz, which costs 150€ - 220€ and takes 38h 19m.

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

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Portugal to Bristol bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at BRISTOL Bus & Coach Station.

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Map of how to get from Portugal to Bristol.
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  • Distance: 833.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 5m

What companies run services between Portugal and Bristol, England?

easyJet, KLM and Ryanair fly from Lisbon to Bristol 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lisbon to Bristol via Estação Oriente, Lisbon, Lisbon, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Londres Victoria Coach Station, and LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station in around 38h 19m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £110
Flights from Lisbon to Bristol via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £110
Flights from Lisbon to Bristol via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £110
Flights from Lisbon to Bristol via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £110
Flights from Lisbon to Bristol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £110
Flights from Lisbon to Bristol via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £110
Flights from Porto to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £220
Flights from Porto to Bristol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £250
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £110
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Montpellier
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £110
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £110
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£60 - £110
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £270
Flights from Porto to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £210
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Porto to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £450
Flights from Porto to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £450
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £300
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£30 - £260
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £1,000
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £190
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow via Porto
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £190
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £210
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £450
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £450
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £800
Flights from Porto to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £490
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Porto to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £470
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Porto to London Heathrow via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £450
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £330
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £320
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £380
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£40 - £100
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £50
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Reading to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £70
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£45 - £110
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
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 Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Braga
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
£25 - £35
Train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
£14 - £20
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valladolid to Santander
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£17 - £21
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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
Bus from Braga to Lille
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£70 - £90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Coimbra, Coimbra to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lisbon, Lisbon to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £45
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 Vitoria-Gasteiz to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£100 - £140
Website
alsa.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station to BRISTOL Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
National Express
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 Lisboa Sete Rios to Portalegre
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Portalegre to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to London
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £35
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Santander to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
£65 - £85
Car
£190 - £280

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KLM, Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Bristol Airport.

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There are 1163+ hotels available in Bristol. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Portugal to Lisbon Airport is to shuttle which takes 16 min and costs 4€ - 7€.

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