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There are 12 ways to get from Portugal to Italy by plane, night train, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Lisbon to Florence  •  5h 13m

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

$105 - $367

Cheapest option

Fly Porto to Milan Bergamo  •  6h 24m

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

$39 - $288

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Fly Lisbon to Bologna  •  5h 28m

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

$71 - $270

Fly Porto to Milan Malpensa  •  5h 52m

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

$49 - $250

Fly Lisbon to Milan Malpensa  •  5h 45m

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

$71 - $270

Fly Lisbon to Rome Ciampino  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) LIS - CIA

$50 - $249

Night train, train  •  33h 45m

  1. Take the night train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Miranda de Ebro Hot
  2. Take the train from Miranda de Ebro to Zaragoza Delicias Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  4. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Milano Centrale Ec
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$314 - $510

Bus, train  •  35h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon - Oriente to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr

$274 - $361

Bus FlixBus  •  41h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon, Lisbon to Nice, Nice
  2. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Florence, Florence
  3. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station 518 / ...

$153 - $270

Bus Iberocoach  •  44h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon - Oriente Station - Santa maria dos Olivais to Marseille - Ao lado Gare routière - Porta da Universidade
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Rome

$217 - $307

Night train, bus  •  2 days 18h

  1. Take the night train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Madrid-Chamartin Hot / ...
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Roma

$206 - $335

Drive  •  23h 50m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Rome 1577 miles

$370 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portugal to Italy is to fly which costs 30€ - 250€ and takes 6h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Portugal to Italy is to fly which costs 90€ - 320€ and takes 5h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portugal to Italy. However, there are services departing from Martim Moniz and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via Lisbon, Lisbon, Nice, Nice, Florence, Florence and Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Portugal to Italy. However, there are services departing from Lisboa Santa Apolonia and arriving at Roma Termini via Miranda de Ebro, Zaragoza Delicias, Marseille-Saint-Charles and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 45m.

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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 night train and train which takes 33h 45m and costs 270€ - 450€.

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It takes approximately 5h 13m to get from Portugal to Italy, including transfers.

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

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Portugal to Italy train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Lisboa Santa Apolonia station.

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The best way to get from Portugal to Italy is to fly which takes 5h 13m and costs 90€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 130€ - 240€ and takes 41h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Portugal to Italy.
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  • Distance: 1085.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 13m

What companies run services between Portugal and Italy?

TAP Portugal, Air France and five other airlines fly from Lisbon to Florence every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lisbon to Rome via Estação Oriente, Lisbon, Lisbon, Nice, Nice, Florence, Florence, Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station, and Staz.ne Tiburtina in around 41h 3m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Porto
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Porto
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $350
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Valencia
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $350
Flights from Lisbon to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Porto to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $420
Flights from Porto to Milan Bergamo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $420
Flights from Porto to Milan Bergamo via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $420
Flights from Porto to Milan Bergamo via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $420
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lisbon to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Lisbon to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lisbon to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lisbon to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
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
Night train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Miranda de Ebro
Ave. Duration
10h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
cp.pt
Night train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
cp.pt
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Miranda de Ebro to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Madrid Chamartín Station
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
renfe.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Marseille-Saint-Charles to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Lisbon - Oriente to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lisbon, Lisbon to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice, Nice to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from Firenze - Terminal Tramvia Villa Costanza to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Baltour
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Lisbon - Oriente Station - Santa maria dos Olivais to Marseille - Ao lado Gare routière - Porta da Universidade
Ave. Duration
27h 4m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Website
iberocoach.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Rome
Ave. Duration
15h 17m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Portugal to Italy bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Portugal to Italy train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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

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Vueling Airlines, Air Dolomiti, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Florence Airport.

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