There are 12 ways to get from Southampton to Lisbon by train, plane, bus, car ferry, car or night train

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 Bristol, fly  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Lisbon (LIS) BRS - LIS

$124 - $387

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Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Lisbon (LIS) LGW - LIS

$89 - $320

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Train to London City, fly  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Lisbon (LIS) LCY - LIS

$142 - $418

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lisbon (LIS) LHR - LIS

$138 - $401

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Lisbon (LIS) STN - LIS

$96 - $323

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Lisbon (LIS) LTN - LIS

$96 - $326

Train, bus via Bordeaux  •  26 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  3. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  4. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Castelo Branco
  5. Take the train from Castelo Branco to Lisboa Santa Apolonia

$331 - $629

Bus Ouibus  •  34 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Lisboa - 7 Rios

$100 - $149

Train, bus Eurolines NL  •  35 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Lisboa - Sete Rios

$239 - $404

Car ferry, drive  •  31 h 49 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
  2. Drive from Santander to Lisbon

$214 - $656

Car ferry, train, Trenhotel  •  40 h 13 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
  2. Take the train from Santander to Valladolid Campo Grande A / ...
  3. Take the train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Medina del Campo R / ...
  4. Take the Trenhotel from Medina del Campo to Lisboa Santa Apolonia

$209 - $625

Bus ALSA  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela
  3. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Lisboa Oriente

$180 - $294

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Lisbon is to bus which costs £75 - £120 and takes 34 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Lisbon is to train and fly which costs £100 - £320 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Lisboa - 7 Rios via London and Paris City Centre - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 56 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Lisbon is 928 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus which takes 26 h 43 min and costs £250 - £480.

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It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from Southampton to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Southampton to Lisbon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Southampton to Lisbon bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Lisboa - 7 Rios station.

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Air France, Aer Lingus, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Bristol Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 927.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 46 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Lisbon, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Southampton to Lisbon via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London, Paris, Paris, and Paris City Centre - Bercy in around 34 h 56 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from London City to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from London Stansted to Lisbon via Marseille
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Cork
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $260
Premier
$200 - $300
Train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $140
Premier
$120 - $170
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
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
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Valladolid Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Medina del Campo
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Medina del Campo to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Lisboa - 7 Rios
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Lille to Lisboa - Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
30 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $220
Schedules at
eurolines.nl
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
2 days 7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santiago De Compostela to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$100 - $130
Car
$330 - $470

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