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

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Fly Porto to Geneva  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Geneva (GVA) OPO - GVA

$50 - $229

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Fly Lisbon to Geneva  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Geneva (GVA) LIS - GVA

$55 - $347

Fly Porto to Basel  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Basel (BSL) OPO - BSL

$60 - $289

Fly Porto to Zurich  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Zurich (ZRH) OPO - ZRH

$68 - $265

Fly Lisbon to Zurich  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Zurich (ZRH) LIS - ZRH

$68 - $293

Fly Porto to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) OPO - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso

$58 - $262

Train  •  25 h 2 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 Zürich HB Tgv

$399 - $500

Bus, train  •  37 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Estação do Oriente to Basel
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$164 - $234

Bus  •  37 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Oriente to Zurich

$136 - $191

Drive  •  20 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Zürich 1332.4 miles

$300 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from Portugal to Switzerland is to fly which costs 40€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portugal to Switzerland is to fly which costs 40€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The distance between Portugal and Switzerland is 1500 km. The road distance is 2131.8 km.

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The best way to get from Portugal to Switzerland without a car is to train which takes 25 h 2 min and costs 340€ - 430€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Portugal to Switzerland, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Portugal to Switzerland is to fly which takes 5 h 1 min and costs 40€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 340€ - 430€ and takes 25 h 2 min, you could also bus, which costs 110€ - 170€ and takes 37 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portugal to Switzerland is 2132 km. It takes approximately 20 h 20 min to drive from Portugal to Switzerland.

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Lufthansa, TAP Portugal, Iberia and two other airlines offer flights from Porto Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 653+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portugal to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 937.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Portugal and Switzerland?

TAP Portugal, easyJet and six other airlines fly from Matosinhos to Geneva hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lisbon to Zürich via Hendaye, Paris Montparnasse, Gare Montparnasse, Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Zürich HB in around 25 h 2 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Porto to Geneva via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Porto to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Porto to Zurich via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Porto to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Porto to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Porto to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Porto to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Porto to Geneva via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Porto to Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Porto to Basel via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Porto to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Geneva via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Porto to Basel via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Porto to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $800
Flights from Porto to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Porto to Zurich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $800
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Porto to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Porto to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Porto to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $800
Flights from Porto to Zurich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $800
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Porto to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Porto to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Porto to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $350
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
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
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Lisboa Estação do Oriente to Basel
Ave. Duration
35 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Lisboa Oriente to Zurich
Ave. Duration
36 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
internorte.pt

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