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There are 11 ways to get from Portugal to Switzerland by plane, bus, train, night train 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 Porto to Geneva  •  5 h 6 min

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

$50 - $229

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Fly Lisbon to Geneva  •  5 h 8 min

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

$61 - $353

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 32 min

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

$68 - $264

Fly Lisbon to Zurich  •  5 h 40 min

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

$74 - $298

Fly Porto to Milan Malpensa  •  7 h 17 min

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

$61 - $284

Bus Ouibus, train  •  24 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon - 7 Rios to Bordeaux City Centre
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv

$263 - $330

Bus  •  38 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Oriente to Zurich

$130 - $197

Bus InterNorte, train  •  38 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Estação do Oriente to Basel
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Baden 36

$166 - $248

Night train, train  •  25 h 40 min

  1. Take the night train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Hendaye Hot
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Dax Tgv
  3. Take the train from Dax to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv

$368 - $476

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 6 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 6 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 bus and train which takes 24 h 27 min and costs 220€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 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 6 min and costs 40€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 110€ - 180€ and takes 38 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 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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Swiss, Vueling Airlines, TAP Portugal and two other airlines offer flights from Porto Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 695+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 937.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

What companies run services between Portugal and Switzerland?

easyJet, TAP Portugal and six other airlines fly from Matosinhos to Geneva hourly. Alternatively, InterNorte operates a bus from Lisbon to Zürich 3 times a day. Tickets cost $120 - $180 and the journey takes 36 h 38 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Porto to Geneva via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Porto to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Porto to Zurich via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
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
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Porto to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 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 Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Porto to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Porto to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Porto to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Geneva via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Porto to Basel via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Porto to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Porto to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Porto to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Porto to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Porto to Zurich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $800
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Porto to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Porto to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Porto to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $350
Flights from Porto to Milan Malpensa via Valencia
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $350
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Hendaye to Dax
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$39 - $40
Train from Dax to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$170 - $250
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 Baden
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Hendaye
Ave. Duration
13 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
cp.pt
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Dax
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
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 - 7 Rios to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
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
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

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The best way to get from Portugal to Lisbon Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 8€.

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