There are 10 ways to get from Zürich to Portugal by plane, train, bus 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 Zurich to Porto  •  5 h 15 min

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

$60 - $263

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Fly Zurich to Lisbon  •  5 h 23 min

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

$61 - $292

Train to Basel, fly to Porto  •  6 h 20 min

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

$93 - $347

Train to Basel, fly to Lisbon  •  6 h 38 min

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

$109 - $386

Train to Geneva, fly to Porto  •  7 h 46 min

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

$129 - $369

Train, bus  •  24 h 8 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 Lisboa - 7 Rios

$282 - $333

Train  •  33 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants Ave
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Vigo-Guixar A
  5. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha) Ic
  6. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Lisboa Santa Apolonia

$382 - $561

Bus Eurolines CH  •  37 h 8 min

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

$150 - $190

Bus Eurolines FR  •  38 h 36 min

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

$215 - $350

Drive  •  20 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Lisbon 1332.4 miles

$300 - $440

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Portugal is to fly which costs SFr 60 - SFr 300 and takes 5 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Portugal is to fly which costs SFr 60 - SFr 270 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Zürich to Portugal, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Sapadores via Sete Rios. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Lisboa Santa Apolonia via Genève, Lyon Part Dieu, Barcelona Sants, Vigo-Guixar and Porto(Campanha). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Portugal.
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  • Distance: 967.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Portugal?

TAP Portugal, Vueling Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Zürich to Matosinhos hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Lisbon via Genève, Lyon Part Dieu, Barcelona Sants, Vigo-Guixar, and Porto(Campanha) in around 33 h 29 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Zurich to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Porto via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 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
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Basel to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Basel to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zurich to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Basel to Porto via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Porto
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
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 Basel to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Porto via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Porto via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Porto via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Basel to Porto via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Zurich to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40 - $41
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 Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $32
1st Class
$35 - $60
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
13 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
renfe.com
Portuguese Railways (CP)
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Porto(Campanha) to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
cp.pt
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Lisboa - 7 Rios
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once 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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