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from Lisbon to London

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

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To get from Lisbon to London on 30 Sep we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:40Lisbon Portela Airport2h45 09:25London Gatwick Airport
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06:40Lisbon Portela Airport2h45 09:25London Gatwick Airport
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18:55Lisbon Portela Airport2h45 21:40London Luton Airport
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10:05Lisbon Portela Airport2h45 12:50London Luton Airport
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07:20Lisbon Portela Airport2h45 10:05London Heathrow Airport
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Travel Information to London from Lisbon

distanceDistance983 miles (1585 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £54 • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet

Take a flight to travel 983 miles (1585 km) from Lisbon to London. EasyJet is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Lisbon to London.

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.

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.

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.

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What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to London, United Kingdom from Lisbon, Portugal?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from Portugal?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to London if travelling from Lisbon?

Conditions of entry:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 26/09/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Lisbon and London.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Lisbon, Portugal from London, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for returning to Lisbon, Portugal from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Lisbon, Portugal from London, United Kingdom?

Reentering Portugal is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Lisbon from London?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

Which rules do I need to follow in Lisbon, Portugal regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Portugal must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 26/09/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Lisbon from London here.

How do you get from Lisbon to London?

Your travel option from Lisbon to London includes taking a flight.

What is the quickest way from Lisbon to London?

A flight is the fastest way to get from Lisbon to London with an average travel time for this journey around 2 h 40 min.

What is the distance from Lisbon to London?

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

Where do I depart from Lisbon? Where do I arrive in London?

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

  • Most travellers board their plane from Lisbon Portela Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
Who can get me from Lisbon to London?

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

  • EasyJet can take you to London by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for easyJet from Lisbon to London for £54.
Can I travel directly between Lisbon and London?

Yes, there is a direct service from Lisbon to London:

  • You can find a direct flight to London with Ryanair or TAP Portugal.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to London tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Lisbon to London?
Many of our customers travelling from Lisbon to London don't make London their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your Lisbon and London trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from London to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets between Lisbon and London online for the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £54 one way.

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.