Lisbon, as capital of Portugal, is an accessible city. These are the easiest ways to get there from various parts of the world:
In spring and summer several airline companies offer direct flights from various cities in the U.S. to Lisbon:
Various carriers offer non-stop flights between Toronto and Montreal and Lisbon:
From spring 2017, Tap Portugal offers nonstop flights between Toronto and Lisbon.
No airlines fly directly from Australia to Lisbon. The following carriers offer interesting connecting flights between various cities in Australia and Portugal’s capital:
If you are living in the United Kingdom and are organizing a trip to Lisbon, there are numerous low-cost carriers from various parts of the country to Portugal’s capital. A flight from London to Lisbon takes two hours and a half.
If you are landing in Lisbon Airport, check out our article on the best ways to get from the Airport to the city centre:
If you plan to travel around Portugal, you might want to think of traveling by train. A journey between Porto and Lisbon takes 3 hours.
If you are traveling from Spain to Lisbon, you can take a night train that leaves every day from Madrid. The journey takes 10 hours and costs minimum 60€. This means of transportation is the slowest and least economic, but you might prefer it to a plane.
If you are exploring the Iberian Peninsula by car, we recommend you use Google Maps. Both Portugal and Spain have good highways, making it easy to get around.