How to travel from London to Lisbon

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from London to Lisbon

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

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To get from London to Lisbon on Dec 10 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:45PMLondon Luton Airport2h50 07:35PMLisbon Portela Airport
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07:35AMLondon Luton Airport2h50 10:25AMLisbon Portela Airport
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04:55PMLondon Gatwick Airport2h45 07:40PMLisbon Portela Airport
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04:30PMLondon Gatwick Airport2h45 07:15PMLisbon Portela Airport
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Travel Information between London and Lisbon

distanceDistance983 miles (1585 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $156
fastestFastest modeFlight • $142 (€127) • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 983 miles (1585 km) between London and Lisbon. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from London to Lisbon.

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.

Travel Tips: Travel from London to Lisbon

Travel Tips: 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.
FAQs

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

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter Portugal?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

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

Conditions of entry into Portugal:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Lisbon, Portugal?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 11/17/22. 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 from London to Lisbon.

Return travel to London, United Kingdom from Portugal is: Unrestricted.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 11/6/22. 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 London from Lisbon.

There are 4 ways to travel from London to Lisbon including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Lisbon from London is by taking a train, which costs on average $6 (€5).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lisbon:

Taking a train is about $151 (€135) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $156 (€140) for this journey.

A train is $136 (€122) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from London to Lisbon costing on average $142 (€127).

The fastest way from London to Lisbon is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 40 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lisbon that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 40 h 40 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

The London to Lisbon distance is around 983 miles (1585 km).

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

  • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from London to Lisbon depart from London Heathrow Airport to Lisbon Portela Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from London Victoria and arrive in Lisboa - Oriente.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Lisbon, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Lisbon by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from London to Lisbon for $156 (€140) on Omio.
  • Travel with Vueling to go to Lisbon by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling London to Lisbon tickets on Omio for $142 (€127).

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

  • You'll find direct buses with.
  • You can book a direct flight with PGA-Portugalia Airlines, easyJet, Ryanair, British Airways or TAP Portugal.

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

Omio customers who travel from London to Lisbon often also extend their vacation to go to Madrid, Porto or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Lisbon and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from London to Lisbon, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $156 (€140) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $142 (€127) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $6 (€5) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from London to Lisbon online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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