There are 10 ways to get from Portugal to Italy by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Lisbon to Bologna  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Bologna (BLQ) LIS - BLQ

$69 - $268

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Fly Porto to Milan Bergamo  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) OPO - BGY

$39 - $288

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Fly Lisbon to Florence  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Florence (FLR) LIS - FLR

$103 - $369

Fly Porto to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) OPO - MXP

$49 - $250

Fly Lisbon to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 40 min

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

$69 - $268

Fly Lisbon to Rome  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Rome (FCO) LIS - FCO

$84 - $289

Train  •  31 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Hendaye Hot
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale Fr
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$462 - $619

Bus Eurolines IT  •  41 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa - Gare do Oriente to Rome - Tiburtina

$151 - $197

Bus ALSA  •  2 days 19 h

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Oriente to Madrid Avenida de América
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Roma

$189 - $301

Drive  •  23 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Rome 1577 miles

$370 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Portugal to Italy is to fly which costs 30€ - 250€ and takes 6 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portugal to Italy is to fly which costs 85€ - 320€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portugal to Italy. However, there are services departing from Estação Sta. Apolónia and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via Lisboa - Gare do Oriente and Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 41 min.

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The distance between Portugal and Italy is 1737 km. The road distance is 2523.2 km.

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The best way to get from Portugal to Italy without a car is to train which takes 31 h 8 min and costs 390€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Portugal to Italy, including transfers.

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Portugal to Italy bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, depart from Lisboa - Gare do Oriente station.

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The best way to get from Portugal to Italy is to fly which takes 5 h 23 min and costs 55€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 390€ - 550€ and takes 31 h 8 min, you could also bus, which costs 120€ - 170€ and takes 41 h 41 min.

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Bologna Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Portugal to Italy bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, arrive at Rome - Tiburtina station.

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Map of how to get from Portugal to Italy.
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  • Distance: 1085.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 23 min

What companies run services between Portugal and Italy?

TAP Portugal, Ryanair and seven other airlines fly from Lisbon to Bologna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lisbon to Rome via Hendaye, Paris Montparnasse, Gare Montparnasse, Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Milano Centrale in around 31 h 8 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $350
Flights from Porto to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $420
Flights from Porto to Milan Bergamo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $420
Flights from Porto to Milan Bergamo via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$35 - $420
Flights from Porto to Milan Bergamo via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $420
Flights from Porto to Milan Bergamo via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $420
Flights from Porto to Milan Bergamo via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$35 - $420
Flights from Porto to Milan Bergamo via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $420
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Lisbon to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Rome via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Lisbon to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Lisbon to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Porto to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Lisbon to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Lisbon to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Lisbon to Rome via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Lisbon to Rome via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Lisbon to Rome via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional 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 train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
13 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
cp.pt
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $290
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Lisboa Oriente to Madrid Avenida de América
Ave. Duration
10 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
internorte.pt
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Madrid to Roma
Ave. Duration
2 days 6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Portugal to Italy is 2523 km. It takes approximately 23 h 50 min to drive from Portugal to Italy.

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TAP Portugal, Ryanair, Lufthansa and four other airlines offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Bologna Airport.

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