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Traveling from Zurich Hb to Lisbon by train

Looking to travel from Zurich Hb to Lisbon by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 42 hours 57 minutes to travel from Zurich Hb to Lisbon by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 32 hours 28 minutes though. You'll usually find 4 trains per day running along the 1722 km route between these two destinations. You'll need to make 5 changes during the journey to Lisbon, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Zurich Hb to Lisbon start from $183.33 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Lisbon by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

Zurich Hb to Lisbon by train

It takes an average of 42h 57m to travel from Zurich Hb to Lisbon by train, over a distance of around 1070 miles (1722 km). There are normally 4 trains per day traveling from Zurich Hb to Lisbon and tickets for this journey start from $183.33 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 32h 28m
PriceFrom $183.33
Distance1070 miles (1722 km)
Frequency4 trains per day
First train09:32
Last train17:32
Departure stationZurich Hb
Arrival stationLisbon
Changes5 changes
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Zurich Hb to Lisbon train times

Check out the next trains departing from Zurich Hb to Lisbon for Monday Nov 28th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
09:32 Zürich HB17:00 Lisboa Santa ApolóniaIC 712 Get tickets32h 28m, 6 changes
15:34 Zürich HB14:00 Lisboa Santa ApolóniaTGV Lyria 9226 Get tickets47h 26m, 5 changes
16:32 Zürich HB14:00 Lisboa Santa ApolóniaIC 726 Get tickets46h 28m, 6 changes
17:32 Zürich HB14:00 Lisboa Santa ApolóniaIC 728 Get tickets45h 28m, 7 changes

Cheap train tickets from Zurich Hb to Lisbon

The price of train tickets from Zurich Hb to Lisbon starts at $183.33 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Zurich Hb to Lisbon by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Zurich Hb to Lisbon

Want to know more about your journey from Zurich Hb to Lisbon? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Zurich Hb to Lisbon take?

The average journey time by train between Zurich Hb and Lisbon is 42 hours and 57 minutes, with around 4 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Zurich Hb and Lisbon by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Zurich Hb to Lisbon is 32 hours and 28 minutes.

How much does the train from Zurich Hb to Lisbon cost?

Train tickets from Zurich Hb to Lisbon can start from as little as $183.33 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Zurich Hb to Lisbon?

No, there are no direct train services from Zurich Hb to Lisbon. Travelling from Zurich Hb to Lisbon by train will require a minimum of 5 changes.

What time does the first train from Zurich Hb to Lisbon leave?

The first train from Zurich Hb to Lisbon leaves at 09:32. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Zurich Hb to Lisbon leave?

The last train from Zurich Hb to Lisbon leaves at 17:32. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Zurich Hb and Lisbon by train?

Trains travelling from Zurich Hb to Lisbon cover a distance of around 1070 miles (1722 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lisbon to Zurich Hb.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Zurich Hb to Lisbon for a typical week day using timetable data for 11/28/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 05/02/2020 for travel on 05/02/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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