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There are 11 ways to get from Switzerland to Lisbon by plane, train, 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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Fly from Geneva  •  5 h 14 min

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

$61 - $352

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Fly from Basel  •  5 h 23 min

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

$80 - $331

Fly from Zurich  •  5 h 29 min

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

$73 - $297

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Lisbon (LIS) MXP - LIS

$86 - $303

Train to Lyon, fly  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Lisbon (LIS) LYS - LIS

$101 - $313

Train to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  7 h 39 min

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

$74 - $379

Train, bus  •  24 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Lisbon - 7 Rios

$261 - $328

Bus Eurolines CH  •  37 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Lisboa - Sete Rios

$158 - $205

Bus Eurolines FR  •  39 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Lisboa Oriente

$220 - $361

Train, night train  •  26 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the night train from Hendaye to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Hot

$356 - $478

Drive  •  20 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Lisbon 1332.4 miles

$300 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Lisbon is to fly which costs SFr 60 - SFr 360 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Lisbon is to fly which costs SFr 60 - SFr 360 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The distance between Switzerland and Lisbon is 1673 km. The road distance is 2131.8 km.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus which takes 24 h 52 min and costs SFr 260 - SFr 330.

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Switzerland to Lisbon, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Lisbon is to fly which takes 5 h 14 min and costs SFr 60 - SFr 360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 150 - SFr 210 and takes 37 h 47 min.

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

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Lisbon is 1 h behind Switzerland. It is currently 9:56 PM in Switzerland and 8:56 PM in Lisbon.

Yes, the driving distance between Switzerland to Lisbon is 2132 km. It takes approximately 20 h 17 min to drive from Switzerland to Lisbon.

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Air France, Iberia, TAP Portugal and two other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Switzerland to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 1045.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

What companies run services between Switzerland and Lisbon, Portugal?

TAP Portugal, easyJet and six other airlines fly from Geneva to Lisbon hourly. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Zürich to Lisbon 3 times a day. Tickets cost $150 - $190 and the journey takes 36 h 45 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Basel to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Basel to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Lisbon via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Train operators
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 Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Night train from Hendaye to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
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
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $280
Bus operators
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 Bordeaux City Centre to Lisbon - 7 Rios
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Lisboa - Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
36 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Zurich to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
32 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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