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There are 10 ways to get from Rotterdam to Lisbon Airport (LIS) by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly

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

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Fly from Rotterdam

  1. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Lisbon (LIS)

Train to Eindhoven, fly

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

Train to Brussels, fly

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

Train, bus to Charleroi, fly

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the bus from Brussels Midi / Brussel Zuid West to Charleroi Airport
  3. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Lisbon (LIS)

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Lisbon (LIS)

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Avignon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
  3. Take the bus from Madrid South Bus Station to Lisbon Oriente

Train, bus via Cáceres

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Avignon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Caceres
  4. Take the bus from Cáceres to Badajoz
  5. Take the bus from Badajoz to Lisbon Airport

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Lisbon

Drive

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Lisbon Airport (LIS)

Rotterdam to Lisbon Airport (LIS) by train, bus and subway

The journey time between Rotterdam and Lisbon Airport (LIS) is around 21h 31m and covers a distance of around 2788 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 9m. Operated by Thalys, Renfe SNCF, Renfe Cercanias and others, the Rotterdam to Lisbon Airport (LIS) service departs from Rotterdam Centraal and arrives in Aeroporto. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

1 Weekly Services
21h 31m Average Duration
€292 Cheapest Price
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Netherlands → Portugal
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International entry into Portugal from Netherlands

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Conditions of entry into Portugal from Netherlands

  • There are no current restrictions
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Yes, entry into Portugal is currently allowed from Netherlands.

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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

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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.

No, returning to Netherlands from Portugal is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to bus which costs €95 - €140 and takes 33h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which costs €70 - €550 and takes 5h 9m.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 1802 km. The road distance is 2168.2 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Lisbon Airport (LIS) without a car is to train and bus which takes 21h 31m and costs €290 - €600.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Rotterdam to Lisbon Airport (LIS), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which takes 5h 9m and costs €70 - €550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €95 - €140 and takes 33h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 55m.

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Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 1h behind Rotterdam. It is currently 7:55 AM in Rotterdam and 6:55 AM in Lisbon Airport (LIS).

Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 2168 km. It takes approximately 20h 13m to drive from Rotterdam to Lisbon Airport (LIS).

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Vueling Airlines, easyJet, British Airways and six other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Lisbon Airport (LIS).
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  • Distance: 1801.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Lisbon Airport (LIS), Portugal?

Transavia Holland flies from Rotterdam to Lisbon Airport (LIS) 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Lisbon Airport (LIS) via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Paris, Lisbon, and Oriente in around 33h 35m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €650
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€190 - €750
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €490
Flights from Rotterdam to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €470
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €550
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €550
Flights from Eindhoven to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €550
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €390
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€90 - €390
Flights from Charleroi to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €340
Flights from Charleroi to Lisbon via Alicante
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €340
Flights from Charleroi to Lisbon via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€27 - €340
Flights from Charleroi to Lisbon via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €800
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€190 - €750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €490
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €550
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €490
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€280 - €1300
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€270 - €1200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €550
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
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €21
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€16 - €21
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€23 - €35
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €24
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €27
1st Class
€30 - €45
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €70
Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Thalys
Standard
€45 - €65
Comfort
€55 - €75
Premium
€60 - €90
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€190 - €410
Website
Thalys
Standard
€190 - €270
Comfort
€210 - €270
Premium
€300 - €410
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €330
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€290 - €330
Standard
€65 - €80
Standard Premier
€110 - €140
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Renfe SNCF
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Caceres
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €28
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Email
info@flibco.com
Website
flibco.com
Bus from Brussels Midi / Brussel Zuid West to Charleroi Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Flibco
Standard Ticket
€11 - €14
Gipsyy
Phone
+351 913 568 693
Email
hello@gipsyy.com
Website
gipsyy.com
Bus from Madrid South Bus Station to Lisbon Oriente
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
Gipsyy
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Cáceres to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Avanza Grupo
Bus from Badajoz to Lisboa - Aeropuerto
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Avanza Grupo
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Badajoz to Lisbon Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Rotterdam to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam Central Station to Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
25h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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