How to travel from London to Lisbon

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Travel Information between London and Lisbon

distanceDistance983 miles (1585 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range- $86
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $62 (€54) • 2 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $62 (€54) • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Ryanair or Comboios De Portugal

Travel 983 miles (1585 km) by bus or flight to Lisbon from London. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, Ryanair or Comboios De Portugal among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from London to Lisbon.

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from London to Lisbon

How to get from London to Lisbon by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from London to Lisbon is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

London Luton Airport (LTN)
09:55AMLisbon Portela Airport (LIS)
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
London, Victoria Coach Station
1 transfer
TAP Portugal
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
02:00PMLisbon Portela Airport (LIS)
0 transfers
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London, Victoria Coach Station
1 transfer
London, Victoria Coach Station
1 transfer
London, Victoria Coach Station
06:10PMLisboa, Praça Marechal Humberto Delgado
1 transfer
wizz air uk
London Luton Airport (LTN)
09:15PMLisbon Portela Airport (LIS)
0 transfers
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
11:20PMLisbon Portela Airport (LIS)
0 transfers
London Luton Airport (LTN)
03:15PMLisbon Portela Airport (LIS)
0 transfers

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General Information about the journey from London to Lisbon

Situated around 984 miles apart, taking the plane is the fastest and most convenient option for traveling from London to Lisbon. Regular flights depart from Gatwick and Heathrow airport in London and arrive at Lisbon airport within 3 hours, dependent upon whether the flight is direct or containing stops. Gatwick and Heathrow are both easily accessible, only adding to the convenience of this form of travel. 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.

Traveling from London toLisbon

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 Lisbon. 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.

Taking the bus from London to Lisbon, although possible, is a long journey. However, for those who are time rich, the journey involves no changes and can be a good way to see the evolving landscape of the almost 1000 mile journey. The journey is mainly provided by ALSA and makes the journey 4 times a day.

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All travel companies: Airlines, Train and Bus from London to Lisbon

Travel between London and Lisbon on Eurowings, KLM and Air France travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Comboios Portugal is the national railway company of Portugal and it operates trains to Lisbon from London. It operates a wide range of trains, including Intercidades, Interregional, Regional, and Urban trains. Intercidades are the fastest and most comfortable trains, offering direct connections between major cities. Interregional trains are slightly slower, but still offer a comfortable journey. Regional trains are the slowest, but they are the most affordable option. Urban trains are the most convenient way to get around the cities. Comboios Portugal offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The most popular routes for Comboios Portugal are Lisbon to Porto, Lisbon to Faro, and Porto to Faro. These routes offer stunning views of the Portuguese countryside and coastline.

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

      Transavia Airlines is a Dutch low-cost airline and for your next travel from London to Lisbon you can choose between Basic, Plus or Max ticket types.

        FAQs: Travel from London to Lisbon

        FAQs: Travel to Lisbon 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 London to Lisbon.

        There are 2 travel options from London to Lisbon: bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Lisbon from London is by taking a flight, which costs on average $62 (€54).

        This is compared to other ways of getting from London to Lisbon:

        Taking a flight costs $24 (€21) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $86 (€74) for the same trip.

        A flight is () less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from London to Lisbon costing on average ().

        The quickest way to travel between London and Lisbon is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 40 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Bus takes on average 34 h 35 min.

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

        The average frequency per day from London to Lisbon is:

          However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Lisbon from London as scheduled services by bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

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

          • Most travelers take a bus from London, Victoria Coach Station to Lisbon, Av. João XXI / Pç. Londres.
          • Most travelers catch their flight from London Gatwick Airport and arrive in Lisbon Portela Airport.
          • Most travelers take a train from London Waterloo to Lisbon - Oriente.

          The following travel companies offer services from London to Lisbon:

          • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus or FlixBus for buses to Lisbon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for BlaBlaCar Bus London to Lisbon tickets on Omio for $86 (€74).
          • Ryanair, easyJet, TAP Portugal, British Airways, PGA-Portugalia Airlines, Vueling Airlines, Iberia, Air Europa, Eurowings, Finnair, Air France, Luxair, Air Baltic, KLM, Iberia Express, airmax, Transavia Airlines, SWISS or Eastern Airways can get you to Lisbon by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair from London to Lisbon for $99 (€86) on Omio.

          Yes, there are direct routes from London to Lisbon with the following travel companies:

          • You'll find direct buses with.
          • You can take a direct flight with easyJet, TAP Portugal or British Airways.
          • You can take a direct train with.

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

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