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from Lisbon to London

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To get from Lisbon to London on Jan 26 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:50PMLisbon Portela Airport2h50 11:40PMLondon Stansted Airport
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12:30PMLisbon Portela Airport4h45 05:15PMLondon Heathrow Airport
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12:40PMLisbon Portela Airport2h50 03:30PMLondon Stansted Airport
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08:25AMLisbon Portela Airport6h30 02:55PMLondon Heathrow Airport
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Travel Information to London from Lisbon

distanceDistance983 miles (1585 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $108 (€90) • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet

Take a flight to travel 983 miles (1585 km) between Lisbon and London. EasyJet is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Lisbon to London.

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How to Travel from Lisbon to London

The journey from Lisbon to London is popular with travelers for both business and leisure. The trip between these two busy capital cities is convenient whether you choose to travel by bus, train or plane. Depending on the mode of transit and time of departure, journey times vary substantially. Key departure points in Lisbon include Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios and the airport. Bus and plane journeys from Lisbon to London are available 7 days a week.

Lisbon to London Travel Comparison

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What is the best way to travel from Lisbon to London?

Cheapest way to travel from Lisbon to London


Flying is the cheapest way to travel from Lisbon to London, and booking in advance helps offset the cost of plane tickets. Taking the bus from Lisbon to London, although possible, is a long 36-hour journey. The trip does not involve any changes and can be a good way to see the surronding landscape of the almost 1000 mile ride. The bus route is mainly provided by ALSA and makes the journey 4 times a day.

Fastest way to travel from Lisbon to London


Flying is the fastest way to travel from Lisbon to London. Vueling, KLM, Iberia, Austrian, Air France and Alitalia all offer one-stop flights, which make stops in a variety of connecting cities including Amsterdam and Paris, in order to break down the length of each flight. All of these airlines offer a large selection of flights that depart daily, sometimes less than an hour apart, that take anywhere from 6 to 12 hours to arrive in London. However, for those who prefer a direct flight, a journey with TapPortugal will take no more than 3 hours, with around 8 flights each day departing at 2-hour intervals.

Most popular way to travel from Lisbon to London


Situated around 984 miles apart, taking the plane is the most popular option for traveling from Lisbon to London. Regular flights depart from Lisbon and arrive at Gatwick and Heathrow airport within 3 hours, depending on whether the flight is direct. Flying is especially convient for travelers landing in Gatwick and Heathrow, because both are easily to reach the city center from. The Heathrow express train departs from Paddington and arrives at Heathrow, whereas the Gatwick express train departs from Victoria in central London and arrives at Gatwick. Both trains offer continuous departures throughout the day.

How to get from Lisbon to London

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Lisbon to London, 100,00% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Lisbon to London, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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Attractions in London

London receives the most international arrivals out of any city in the world. Some of London's main attractions include the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, St Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge, the London Eye, the British Museum, the Tate Modern and Wembley Stadium as well as Chelsea, Arsenal, and Tottenham Hotspur football clubs.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lisbon to London

Travel to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lisbon to London.

Does United Kingdom have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling between Lisbon and London?

Travel between Lisbon, Portugal and London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Portugal enter United Kingdom?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to London from Lisbon?

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in London, United Kingdom?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information was last checked on 1/24/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Lisbon and London.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Lisbon, Portugal from London, United Kingdom?

Return travel to Lisbon, Portugal from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Portugal from United Kingdom?

Entry into Portugal is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Portugal from United Kingdom?

Requirements for reentering Portugal:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Portugal?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Portugal to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Lisbon, Portugal was last verified on 1/24/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Lisbon from London.

How do I get from Lisbon to London?

Travel from Lisbon to London by taking a flight.

What is the fastest way to travel between Lisbon and London?

Traveling by flight is also the quickest way from Lisbon to London. It takes on average 2 h 40 min   to travel this journey.

How many miles from Lisbon to London would I travel?

London is approximately 983 miles (1585 km) away from Lisbon.

What are the departure and arrival points in Lisbon and in London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Lisbon to London:

  • Most travelers board their plane from Lisbon Portela Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.

Which travel operators can get me to London from Lisbon?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to London from Lisbon:

  • You can travel by plane from Lisbon to London with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Lisbon to London tickets for $108 (€90) on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly from Lisbon to London?

Yes, there is a direct route available from Lisbon to London:

  • You can book a direct flight with easyJet, Ryanair, British Airways or wizz air uk.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Lisbon and London.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Lisbon to London?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Lisbon to London often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Lisbon and London itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between London and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I buy tickets to London from Lisbon online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Lisbon to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $108 (€90) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Lisbon to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.