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There are 9 ways to get from Rotterdam to Lisbon by train, plane, bus, 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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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Lisbon (LIS) AMS - LIS

$83 - $276

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Train to Brussels, fly  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Lisbon (LIS) BRU - LIS

$71 - $270

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Train to Eindhoven, fly  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Lisbon (LIS) EIN - LIS

$75 - $309

Train to Charleroi, fly  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Lisbon (LIS) CRL - LIS

$141 - $469

Train, bus via Bordeaux  •  22h 48m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Tomar
  4. Take the train from Tomar to Lisboa Santa Apolonia R / ...

$336 - $467

Train, bus Eurolines DE  •  31h 5m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Noord
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Mons / Bergen Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus from Mons to Lisboa Oriente

$142 - $241

Bus  •  35h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Centraal to Lisboa Estação do Oriente

$172 - $244

Train, night train  •  23h 46m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the night train from Hendaye to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Hot

$361 - $488

Drive  •  20h 26m

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Lisbon 1361.9 miles

$330 - $480

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The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Lisbon is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 240€ and takes 5h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Lisbon is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 240€ and takes 5h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam, Centraal and arriving at Rua Da Palma via Estação Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 1m.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Lisbon is 1807 km. The road distance is 2179 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus which takes 22h 48m and costs 290€ - 410€.

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It takes approximately 5h 46m to get from Rotterdam to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Rotterdam to Lisbon bus services, operated by Eurolines NL, depart from Rotterdam, Centraal station.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h.

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Rotterdam to Lisbon bus services, operated by Eurolines NL, arrive at Lisboa Estação do Oriente station.

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Lisbon is 1h behind Rotterdam. It is currently 4:44 PM in Rotterdam and 3:44 PM in Lisbon.

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  • Distance: 1129.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 46m

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Lisbon, Portugal?

Eurolines NL operates a bus from Rotterdam to Lisbon once daily. Tickets cost $160 - $250 and the journey takes 34h 38m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Charleroi to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Charleroi to Lisbon via Pisa
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Charleroi to Lisbon via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Charleroi to Lisbon via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Charleroi to Lisbon via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $290
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Noord
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $280
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 Tomar to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$10 - $14
1st Class
$12 - $19
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Mons / Bergen
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $19
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
Night train from Hendaye to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Mons to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
26h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
eurolines.de
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Rotterdam, Centraal to Lisboa Estação do Oriente
Ave. Duration
34h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Schedules at
eurolines.nl

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Lisbon is 2179 km. It takes approximately 20h 26m to drive from Rotterdam to Lisbon.

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Transavia Holland, easyJet, KLM and six other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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