There are 6 ways to get from Rome to Lisbon by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Rome  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Lisbon (LIS) FCO - LIS

$82 - $287

Cheapest option

Fly from Rome Ciampino  •  5 h 50 min

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

$46 - $244

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  28 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Marseille-Saint-Charles Ec
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave
  4. Take the bus from Madrid to Lisbon

$296 - $457

Train, bus via Bordeaux  •  34 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Marseille-Saint-Charles Ec
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic
  4. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Castelo Branco
  5. Take the train from Castelo Branco to Lisboa Santa Apolonia

$317 - $520

Bus  •  40 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome - Tiburtina to Lisboa - Sete Rios

$150 - $200

Drive  •  23 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Lisbon 1577.8 miles

$370 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Lisbon is to fly which costs 35€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Lisbon is to fly which costs 70€ - 250€ and takes 5 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome - Tiburtina and arriving at Lisboa - Sete Rios. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 40 h 15 min.

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The distance between Rome and Lisbon is 1863 km. The road distance is 2524.5 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus which takes 28 h 15 min and costs 250€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Rome to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Rome to Lisbon bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, depart from Rome - Tiburtina station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Lisbon is to fly which takes 5 h 48 min and costs 70€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 170€ and takes 40 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 5 min.

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Rome to Lisbon bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, arrive at Lisboa - Sete Rios station.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 1164.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Lisbon, Portugal?

TAP Portugal, Vueling Airlines and 13 other airlines fly from Rome to Lisbon hourly. Alternatively, Eurolines IT operates a bus from Rome to Lisbon 3 times a week. Tickets cost $150 - $200 and the journey takes 40 h 15 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Rome to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Lisbon via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Rome to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Rome to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Rome to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Rome to Lisbon via Malta
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Rome to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Lisbon via Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
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 Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
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 Milano Centrale to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $210
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 Castelo Branco to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$22 - $35
Bus operators

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Lisbon is 1 h behind Rome. It is currently 2:48 PM in Rome and 1:48 PM in Lisbon.

Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Lisbon is 2525 km. It takes approximately 23 h 48 min to drive from Rome to Lisbon.

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Vueling Airlines, Air Malta, Air Europa and five other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 6280+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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