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There are 4 ways to get from Raleigh to Lisbon by plane, train or bus

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Fly from Raleigh/Durham  •  12h 37m

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

233€ - 808€

Cheapest option

Train to Greensboro/High Point, fly  •  16h 40m

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to Greensboro
  2. Fly from Greensboro/High Point (GSO) to Lisbon (LIS) GSO - LIS

209€ - 656€

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Train to Charlotte, fly  •  16h 30m

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Lisbon (LIS) CLT - LIS

232€ - 749€

Bus to Richmond, fly  •  17h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh to Petersburg
  2. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Lisbon (LIS) RIC - LIS

210€ - 734€

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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), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican, Australia, China, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, Cyprus, Singapore, Hong Kong and Macau

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from United States

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, Croatia, Cyprus, France, India, Netherlands, South Africa and Sweden
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
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Rules to follow in Portugal

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Portugal from United States.

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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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lisbon is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lisbon is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lisbon 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: 3 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Raleigh to Lisbon is to train and fly, which costs $250 - $800 and takes 16h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Lisbon is to fly which costs $280 - $1,000 and takes 12h 37m.

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The distance between Raleigh and Lisbon is 6009 km.

It takes approximately 12h 37m to get from Raleigh to Lisbon, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Lisbon Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 15m and has one stopover.

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Lisbon is 5h ahead of Raleigh. It is currently 10:31 AM in Raleigh and 3:31 PM in Lisbon.

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

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There are 4790+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Raleigh/Durham Airport is to line 100 bus which takes 28 min and costs $3.

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 6008.6 km
  • Duration: 12h 37m

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Lisbon, Portugal?

Delta, Air Canada and seven other airlines fly from Raleigh to Lisbon hourly.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lisbon via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
230€ - 800€
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
230€ - 800€
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Lisbon via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
210€ - 650€
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Lisbon via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Lisbon via Reagan Washington, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
11h 52m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
Flights from Charlotte to Lisbon via Boston
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
200€ - 700€
Flights from Charlotte to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
200€ - 700€
Flights from Richmond to Lisbon via Boston
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
Flights from Richmond to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
Flights from Richmond to Lisbon via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lisbon via Montreal
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310€ - 950€
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
280€ - 850€
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Lisbon via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 650€
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
210€ - 650€
Flights from Charlotte to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
240€ - 700€
Flights from Charlotte to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
340€ - 900€
Flights from Charlotte to Lisbon via Toronto
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
270€ - 850€
Flights from Richmond to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
230€ - 700€
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lisbon via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 800€
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
280€ - 1000€
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Lisbon via Detroit, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Flights from Charlotte to Lisbon via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 24m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Flights from Richmond to Lisbon via Detroit, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 51m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 800€
Flights from Richmond to Lisbon via Atlanta, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
15h 46m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 800€
Flights from Richmond to Lisbon via New York JFK, Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 7m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
240€ - 700€
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lisbon via Montreal
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310€ - 950€
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
210€ - 650€
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Lisbon via Washington Dulles, Brussels
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
260€ - 750€
Flights from Charlotte to Lisbon via Toronto
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
270€ - 850€
Flights from Charlotte to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
200€ - 700€
Flights from Richmond to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lisbon via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 800€
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
280€ - 1000€
Flights from Charlotte to Lisbon via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 24m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Flights from Richmond to Lisbon via Detroit, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 51m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 800€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
280€ - 850€
Flights from Charlotte to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
340€ - 900€
Flights from Richmond to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
230€ - 700€
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Charlotte to Lisbon via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
200€ - 700€
Train operators
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 Greensboro
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
22€ - 35€
Premium
150€ - 210€
Flexi Coach Seat
30€ - 50€
Business Seat
30€ - 45€
Train from Raleigh Union Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
28€ - 40€
Premium
160€ - 230€
Flexi Coach Seat
45€ - 70€
Business Seat
45€ - 65€
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 Raleigh to Petersburg
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
16€ - 23€
Flexible
30€ - 45€

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