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There are 9 ways to get from Switzerland to Cascais by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Geneva

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Lisbon (LIS)

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Train to Milan Malpensa, fly

  1. Take the train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T2
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Lisbon (LIS)

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Fly from Zurich

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lisbon (LIS)

Fly from Basel

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Lisbon (LIS)

Train to Milan Bergamo, fly

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Lisbon (LIS)

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Paris Gare De Lyon
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Almada

Bus via Vila Nova de Gaia

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto
  2. Take the bus from Porto Garagem to Cascais

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Lisbon

Drive

  1. Drive from Zürich to Cascais

Switzerland to Cascais by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Switzerland and Cascais is around 31h 6m and covers a distance of around 2540 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 20m. The fastest journey normally takes 31h 6m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), TGV inOui, FlixBus and others, the Switzerland to Cascais service departs from Zürich Stadelhofen and arrives in Cascais. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
29h 45m
Layover time:
1h 20m
Total time:
31h 6m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
31h 6m
Journey distance:
2540 km
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€185
Carbon emissions:
271 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
11:27
Last service departs at:
11:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Switzerland to Cascais train, walk and bus schedules

Switzerland → Portugal
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International entry into Portugal from Switzerland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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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), Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Portugal with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from India, Nepal and South Africa
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Vatican
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Uruguay

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Rules to follow in Portugal

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Considerations leaving from Switzerland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Portugal from Switzerland.

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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 Cascais is 808 24 24 24.

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

The social distance requirement in Cascais 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, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Portugal.

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Cascais is to train and fly which costs SFr 45 - SFr 200 and takes 7h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Cascais is to fly which costs SFr 45 - SFr 240 and takes 6h 11m.

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The distance between Switzerland and Cascais is 1694 km. The road distance is 2158.8 km.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Cascais without a car is to train and bus which takes 32h 55m and costs SFr 190 - SFr 270.

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It takes approximately 6h 11m to get from Switzerland to Cascais, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Cascais is to fly which takes 6h 11m and costs SFr 45 - SFr 240. Alternatively, you can bus via Vila Nova de Gaia, which costs SFr 120 - SFr 220 and takes 38h 27m.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Cascais is 1h behind Switzerland. It is currently 1:21 AM in Switzerland and 12:21 AM in Cascais.

Yes, the driving distance between Switzerland to Cascais is 2159 km. It takes approximately 20h 17m to drive from Switzerland to Cascais.

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Swiss, Luxair, Iberia and four other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Switzerland to Cascais.
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  • Distance: 1694 km
  • Duration: 6h 11m

What companies run services between Switzerland and Cascais, Portugal?

easyJet, TAP Portugal and nine other airlines fly from Geneva to Cascais hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Cascais via Zürich HB, Zürich, Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto, Campo 24 de Agosto, Batalha, and Porto Garagem in around 38h 27m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €230
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €230
Flights from Basel to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Lisbon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €300
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €320
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €360
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €420
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €420
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €370
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €400
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €320
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €180
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Lisbon via Valencia
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€24 - €180
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Lisbon via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€24 - €180
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Lisbon via Bari
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €180
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €180
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Lisbon via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €180
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €390
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €210
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €320
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €220
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €220
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€260 - €850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €120
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T2
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €6
Website
Trenord
DB/SBB/TI Eurocity Milano
Website
delfi.de
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zuerich Hb to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€95 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €130
Bus operators
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 Paris to Almada
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€80 - €100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
36h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€100 - €130
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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Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Zürich to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto
Ave. Duration
31h 8m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
iberocoach.com
Ovnitur
Phone
258 942 920
Website
ovnitur.pt
Bus from Porto Garagem to Cascais
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€19 - €70
Schedules at
ovnitur.pt
Express
€19 - €21

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