How to get from Lisbon to London

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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 26 Jun we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

22:00Lisbon Portela Airport2h35 00:35London Luton Airport
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£2721One-way
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22:00Lisbon Portela Airport2h35 00:35London Luton Airport
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07:40Lisbon Portela Airport2h40 10:20London Heathrow Airport
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£3441One-way
07:15Lisbon Portela Airport2h40 09:55London Gatwick Airport
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£3451One-way
19:20Lisbon Portela Airport2h40 22:00London Heathrow Airport
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Travel Information to London from Lisbon

distanceDistance983 miles (1585 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £116 • 2 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTAP Portugal

Travel 983 miles (1585 km) by flight to London from Lisbon. TAP Portugal is the main travel provider operating this route. 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.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lisbon to London

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FAQs

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

Can travellers from Portugal enter United Kingdom?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully 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:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine 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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information was last checked on 24/06/2022. 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 trip between Lisbon and London.

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?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 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)
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira

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 20/06/2022. 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.

Travelling from Lisbon to London includes taking a flight.

The fastest way to travel from Lisbon to London is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 35 min.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Lisbon to London:

  • Flights mostly leave from Lisbon Portela Airport and tend to arrive in London Heathrow Airport.

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

  • You can travel by plane between Lisbon and London with TAP Portugal, and you can find TAP Portugal Lisbon to London tickets for £116 on Omio.

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

  • You can find direct flights to take to London with PGA-Portugalia Airlines, easyJet, Ryanair, British Airways, wizz air uk 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 purchase tickets for this route.

Looking to extend your trip from Lisbon to London? Many Omio customers who go from Lisbon to London usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels from London, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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 route is on average £116 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.

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