Flights from London to Lisbon

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Favourite airline: Ryanair
The most popular airline for flights from London to Lisbon is Ryanair.
11 %
TAP Portugal
10 %
7 %
Tip: book directly before departure
A good time to book a cheap flight on this route is directly on the day of departure.
0 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Saturday
Flight tickets are cheapest on Saturday when flights cost up to 32 % less.
Direct flights are the cheapest connection
Direct flights on this route are £ 5.00 cheaper on average than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
02h 50min
18h 00min
19h 45min
The favourite connection is non-stop
36 % of travellers decide to book a direct flight on this route.
Direct flights
02h 50min, from £50
36 %
1 stopover Madrid Barajas
10h 40min, from £86
10 %
1 stopover Barcelona El Prat
06h 15min, from £76
8 %

Useful information about the flight from London to Lisbon

Lisbon's rich history and lively culture

Set over rolling hills at the mouth of the River Tagus, Lisbon is one of Europe's premier sea faring cities and one of the best known places that explorers set off from, during the great age of discovery in the 16th and 17th century. With some lovely buildings, the best known is the St George's Castle, which sits overlooking the city and dates from the 12th century.


What is the weather like in Lisbon?

Situated about two thirds the way down Portugal's coast, Lisbon enjoys a warm climate all year round, with lots of sunshine, but it can get windy and a bit unpredictable in Winter. Try mid February when the Lisbon Carnival is on, or June sees a month of festivities to honour the patron saint Santo Antonio.


Is Lisbon expensive?

Lisbon is generally cheaper than London, especially if using public transport, buying groceries or eating out. The cuisine is uncomplicated, with lots of seafood and simple things like grilled sardines, which are great with the local Vinho Verde wine. Lunch menus start from 8 EUR. Portugal also has a good reputation for baking, so try the custard tarts which are a speciality. 


How do you get to and around Lisbon?

To get to Lisbon centre from the airport from terminal 2, take the free shuttle to terminal 1 where all public transport departs from. The metro runs from 6 am till 1 am. Take a train to Saldanha station, then change for city centre, they takes 25 minutes at a cost of around 2 EUR. Taxi's are around 15 and 20 euros and there is an extra charge for luggage (about 1 EUR per piece). NOTE: When the airport is busy, taxis are more readily available from departures. 

Public transport consists of metro, bus, urban train, trams and ferries, and a single bus ticket is about EUR 1.50 (more expensive if purchased on the bus). Day pass is around 6EUR. 'Zapping' (like an oyster card) has cheaper rates. Good value is the rechargeable card 7 Colinas (Viva Viagem), and the Aerobus has 3 routes, and costs around 3.50 EUR to the city centre. Basic taxi tariff is about 3.50 EUR then about 50 cents per km, however, many of the sights are very central and can be reached on foot.

Hostels are priced from around 15 EUR a night, and Hotels from EUR45 for a double room. 

Flight information London - Lisbon
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Flight details London - Lisbon
  • Flight duration: min. 02:35 / max. 03:00
  • Distance: 1579 km
  • Flights per week: 130
  • Return flight duration: min. 02:40 / max. 03:00
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