How to travel from Lyon to Lisbon

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from Lyon to Lisbon

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

Our recommendation

To get from Lyon to Lisbon on Aug 19 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:35PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport2h30 07:05PMLisbon Portela Airport
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06:30PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport5h55 11:25PMLisbon Portela Airport
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06:35AMLyon Saint Exupery Airport2h25 08:00AMLisbon Portela Airport
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09:30AMLyon Saint Exupery Airport6h20 02:50PMLisbon Portela Airport
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06:00AMLyon Saint Exupery Airport6h15 11:15AMLisbon Portela Airport
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Travel Information from Lyon to Lisbon

distanceDistance861 miles (1388 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$1 - $500
fastestFastest modeFlight • $500 (€464) • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Bulgaria Air

Travel 861 miles (1388 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Lyon to Lisbon. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Bulgaria Air among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Lyon to Lisbon.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lyon to Lisbon

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 Lyon to Lisbon.

Travel between Lyon, France and Lisbon, Portugal is: Fully open.

Can travelers from France enter Portugal?

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

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

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: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 7/28/22. 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 to Lisbon from Lyon.

The restriction level for your return to Lyon, France from Portugal is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Lyon from Lisbon restricted?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Lyon from Lisbon?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Lyon, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 8/8/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Lyon from Lisbon closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Lyon and Lisbon. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Lisbon is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Lisbon:

A train is $128 (€119) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Lyon to Lisbon costing on average $129 (€120).

Taking a train is about $499 (€463) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $500 (€464) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Lisbon from Lyon is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 25 min.

Other travel options to Lisbon can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 24 h 40 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

The distance from Lyon to Lisbon is approximately 861 miles (1388 km).

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Lyon, Gare Perrache and arrive in Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Lisbon Portela Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Lisboa - Oriente.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Lyon 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 Lyon to Lisbon for $129 (€120) on Omio.
  • Bulgaria Air can take you to Lisbon by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Bulgaria Air from Lyon to Lisbon for $500 (€464).

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

  • You can book a direct flight with easyJet.

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.

Your trip from Lyon to Lisbon doesn't have to end in Lisbon. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Porto or Paris. If you’d like to add Madrid, Porto or Paris to your Lyon to Lisbon tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lisbon today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $129 (€120) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $500 (€464) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $1 (€1) one way on average.

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

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