The fastest way to get to Lisbon is to fly nonstop from US cities.
For 2019, TAP Portugal has announced three new routes, increasing the offer of direct flights between the United States and the Portuguese capital. Fares start at $450 round trip.
Here are the airlines that fly nonstop from the US to Lisbon, as well as the cities they fly from (in alphabetical order).
Fly from Boston to Lisbon
TAP Portugal has daily nonstop flights from Boston Logan Airport to Lisbon during the summer (about four weekly flights during the winter). Flying time is roughly six-and-a-half hours.
Fly from Chicago to Lisbon
TAP Portugal offers direct flights from O’Hare International Airport to Lisbon as of 1 June 2019. With five weekly flights – Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday – each trip takes approximately eight hours.
Fly from Los Angeles to Lisbon
There are no direct flights from LAX to Lisbon. You’ll have to make a connection at JFK / Newark or Boston Logan airports. JetBlue Airways has a co-chair with TAP Portugal.
Fly from Miami to Lisbon
TAP Portugal offers daily direct flights between Miami and Lisbon. Flying time is eight to nine hours.
Fly from NYC to Lisbon
United Airlines and TAP Portugal offer daily direct flights from JFK and Newark airports. Flying time is approximately seven hours (a bit longer westbound).
Fly from Philadelphia to Lisbon
American Airlines offers a daily direct flight from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Lisbon between March and October. Flying time is around eight hours.
Fly from San Francisco to Lisbon
TAP Portugal has nonstop flights from San Francisco Airport to Lisbon as of 10 June 2019. The Portuguese carrier operates five weekly flights – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday. Flying time is approximately twelve hours.
Fly from Washington, D.C. to Lisbon
TAP Portugal operates nonstop flights from Dulles International Airport to Lisbon. There are five flights per week – Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday. Flying time is about seven-and-a-half hours.
US citizens traveling to Portugal as visitors do not need a visa for stays under 90 days; only a valid passport is required. For more information see the Bureau of Consular Affairs website.