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There are 6 ways to get from Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) by plane, towncar, train or bus

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Fly Raleigh/Durham to Lisbon  •  9h 35m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Lisbon (LIS) RDU - LIS

€260 - €850

Cheapest option

Train to Washington Dulles, fly to Lisbon  •  17h 51m

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to Alexandria
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Lisbon (LIS) IAD - LIS

€186 - €390

4 alternative options

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Porto, towncar, train  •  14h 7m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Porto (OPO) RDU - OPO
  2. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Aveiro
  3. Take the train from Aveiro to Lisboa - Oriente

€392 - €1032

Bus to Greensboro/High Point, fly to Lisbon  •  15h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Durham to Greensboro
  2. Fly from Greensboro/High Point (GSO) to Lisbon (LIS) GSO - LIS

€278 - €841

Bus to Richmond, fly to Lisbon  •  18h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Durham, NC to Richmond
  2. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Lisbon (LIS) RIC - LIS

€245 - €784

Bus to Wilmington, fly to Lisbon  •  17h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh to Wilmington
  2. Fly from Wilmington (ILM) to Lisbon (LIS) ILM - LIS

€283 - €847

Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Lisbon (LIS) flights

The flight time between Raleigh/Durham (RDU) and Lisbon (LIS) is around 13h 8m and covers a distance of around 6014 km. The fastest flight normally takes 9h 35m. Services are operated by United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and others. Typically 166 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
13h 8m
Fastest flight journey time:
9h 35m
Flight distance:
6014 km
Flights per week:
166
Cheapest price:
€262
Carbon emissions:
1219 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
07:10
Last flight departs at:
20:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Lisbon (LIS) flight schedules

United States → Portugal
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International entry into Portugal from United States

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Portugal, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from United States

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, Nepal and South Africa
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
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Rules to follow in Portugal

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

Yes, entry into United States from Portugal is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to train and fly which costs $220 - $470 and takes 17h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which costs $310 - $1,000 and takes 9h 35m.

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It is approximately 6014 km to get from Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) to Lisbon Airport (LIS).

It takes approximately 9h 35m to fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Lisbon (LIS), including transfers and time at the airport.

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There is no direct flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Lisbon Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 50m and has one stopover.

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Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 5h ahead of Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU). It is currently 4:11 PM in Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) and 9:11 PM in Lisbon Airport (LIS).

Air France, American Airlines, Air Canada and four other airlines offer flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 1183+ hotels available in Lisbon Airport (LIS). Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) to Lisbon Airport (LIS).
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  • Distance: 6014.2 km
  • Duration: 9h 35m

What companies run services between Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU), USA and Lisbon Airport (LIS), Portugal?

United Airlines, American Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lisbon via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€290 - €900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€290 - €900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Porto via Newark
Ave. Duration
10h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€320 - €950
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Lisbon via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€270 - €850
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€270 - €850
Flights from Richmond to Lisbon via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€250 - €800
Flights from Richmond to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
13h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€250 - €800
Flights from Wilmington to Lisbon via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€280 - €850
Flights from Wilmington to Lisbon via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€280 - €850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€310 - €1400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€310 - €1400
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
11h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€260 - €850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Porto via Newark
Ave. Duration
12h 8m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€290 - €900
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Lisbon via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€250 - €800
Flights from Richmond to Lisbon via Boston
Ave. Duration
13h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €750
Flights from Richmond to Lisbon via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €750
Flights from Wilmington to Lisbon via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€260 - €800
Flights from Wilmington to Lisbon via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€250 - €800
Flights from Wilmington to Lisbon via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€300 - €850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€330 - €1100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lisbon via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€290 - €900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lisbon via Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€320 - €1000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Porto via Washington Dulles, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€330 - €1000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Porto via Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€300 - €950
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Lisbon via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€270 - €850
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€270 - €850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€310 - €1400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lisbon via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€550 - €700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€800 - €1000
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Lisbon via Detroit, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€600 - €750
Flights from Richmond to Lisbon via Detroit, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€600 - €750
Flights from Richmond to Lisbon via Atlanta, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
15h 21m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€600 - €800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€350 - €950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lisbon via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€260 - €850
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Lisbon via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10h 28m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€240 - €800
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Lisbon via Charlotte, Madrid
Ave. Duration
14h 33m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €850
Flights from Richmond to Lisbon via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
16h 54m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€230 - €750
Flights from Wilmington to Lisbon via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€250 - €800
Flights from Wilmington to Lisbon via Charlotte, Madrid
Ave. Duration
14h 38m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€280 - €900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lisbon via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€550 - €700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€800 - €1000
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Lisbon via Detroit, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€600 - €750
Flights from Richmond to Lisbon via Detroit, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€600 - €750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€350 - €950
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Porto via Newark
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€320 - €950
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Lisbon via Washington Dulles, Brussels
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€340 - €950
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Porto via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€320 - €1000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €1300
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lisbon via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€330 - €800
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €1300
Train operators
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 Aveiro to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€19 - €27
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Union Station to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
€35 - €55
Premium
€180 - €260
Flexi Coach Seat
€65 - €100
Business Seat
€65 - €95
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Durham to Greensboro
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €16
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
€10 - €16
Flexible
€25 - €35
Bus from Raleigh to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
€17 - €25
Flexible
€30 - €50
Megabus
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Porto Airport to Aveiro
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€80 - €100
More information at
VMTransfers

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