Cheap Flights to Lisbon

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Flights to Lisbon: Overview

Reaching Lisbon by plane from the UK takes only a couple of hours. Regular flights leave throughout the year from Manchester, Edinburgh, and most London airports. The main airlines are Monarch, Ryanair and easyJet. The airport in Lisbon is very close to the city centre making it simple to continue a journey to the urban centre.

Lisbon is one of Europe's oldest cities and was once the starting point for discovering new lands. Explorers like Vasco da Gama, Henry the Navigator and Magellan brought respect to the city by sailing off in to the unknown and claiming lands as far away as Brazil, Goa and Macao. The city is built on 7 hills, each one containing narrow, twisting walkways which lead to magnificent vistas over looking the great city.


Main Airlines and routes flying to Lisbon from the UK


Flights to Lisbon from the UK: Airlines & Departure Airports


Which airlines fly to Lisbon from the UK? easyJet, Ryanair, and more.

Which airports have direct flights to Lisbon? London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham and Bristol all serve direct flights to Lisbon.

Tips for booking cheap flights to Lisbon


How far in advance should you book flights to Lisbon? The best time to book flights to Lisbon in advance is 18 weeks before the desired departure date.

What are the cheapest and most expensive months to book cheap flights to Lisbon? The cheapest months to fly to Lisbon February and March. The most expensive flights to Lisbon are in June.

Which days of the week are cheapest to travel? The cheapest day for flights to Lisbon is Wednesday.

What are the cheapest airlines for flights to Lisbon? Ryanair and easyjet.

Airport info and getting to the city centre


What are the main airports in Lisbon? The main airport is Lisbon Portela Airport, also known as Lisbon airport.

How to get from the airport to the city centre? Due to the airports location, it is easy and relatively cheap to reach the centre. Visitors can choose between metro, aerobus or taxi. The fastest way is by taxi, but agree on a fare beforehand, or insist on the meter reading. The cheapest way is on the metro, but visitors must change lines to reach any of the tourist spots in the city. The aerobus goes directly to the Lisbon centre, making it quicker, but slightly more expensive than the metro.




Local Time 22:44
€ Euros
Population 517,800

How expensive is Lisbon?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in Lisbon costs 6.6% more than in the rest of the country.


Prices in Lisbon are on average 0.7% lower than in the other cities in Portugal.

Public Transport

Public transport in Lisbon costs around 6.7% less than national average.

A Night in a Hotel

A night in a hotel in Lisbon is about 21.3% less expensive on average than in the rest of Portugal.

Flights to Lisbon

via Manchester Madrid Lisbon
duration: 16:30 hrs
first: 16:40
last: 16:40
earliest: 09:10
last: 09:10
  • Manchester
  • Madrid
  • Lisbon


30/04/2016 16:40 - 09:10 £140.01
via Edinburgh Paris Charles De Gaulle Lisbon
duration: 24:30 hrs
first: 17:15
last: 17:15
earliest: 17:45
last: 17:45
  • Edinburgh
  • Paris Charles De Gaulle
  • Lisbon


21/11/2015 17:15 - 17:45 £206.01
via London Gatwick Paris Charles De Gaulle Paris Orly Lisbon
duration: 12:15 hrs
first: 19:50
last: 19:50
earliest: 08:05
last: 08:05
  • London Gatwick
  • Paris Charles De Gaulle
  • Paris Orly
  • Lisbon


17/05/2016 19:50 - 08:05 £82.75