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There are 10 ways to get from Zürich to Portugal by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Zurich to Porto  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Porto (OPO) ZRH - OPO

$68 - $263

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Fly Zurich to Lisbon  •  5 h 26 min

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

$73 - $296

Train to Basel, fly to Porto  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Porto (OPO) BSL - OPO

$93 - $348

Train to Basel, fly to Lisbon  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Lisbon (LIS) BSL - LIS

$113 - $391

Train to Geneva, fly to Porto  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Porto (OPO) GVA - OPO

$129 - $368

Train, bus  •  24 h

  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

$264 - $315

Bus Eurolines CH  •  37 h

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Lisboa Oriente

$161 - $190

Bus Eurolines FR  •  38 h 15 min

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

$219 - $354

Train, night train  •  25 h 23 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 - $462

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 Zürich to Portugal is to fly which costs SFr 65 - SFr 270 and takes 5 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Portugal is to fly which costs SFr 65 - SFr 270 and takes 5 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Rua Da Palma via Estação Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h.

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The distance between Zürich and Portugal is 1548 km. The road distance is 2131.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Portugal without a car is to train and bus which takes 24 h and costs SFr 260 - SFr 320.

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Zürich to Portugal, including transfers.

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Zürich to Portugal bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Zurich station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Portugal is to fly which takes 5 h 19 min and costs SFr 65 - SFr 270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 160 - SFr 190 and takes 37 h.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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Zürich to Portugal bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Lisboa Oriente station.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Portugal.
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  • Distance: 967.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Portugal?

TAP Portugal, Swiss and four other airlines fly from Zürich to Matosinhos 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 37 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Zurich to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
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 Basel to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Basel to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Geneva to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Basel to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Basel to Porto via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Basel to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Porto via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Basel to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zurich to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Basel to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Basel to Porto via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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 Geneva to Porto via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Zurich to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
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
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
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
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
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 Oriente
Ave. Duration
36 h 37 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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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Portugal is 2132 km. It takes approximately 20 h 17 min to drive from Zürich to Portugal.

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easyJet, Air Europa, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 74+ hotels available in Portugal. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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