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. Tickets for the 2019 routes are already available on TAP Portugal’s website.
These are the airlines that fly nonstop from the US to Lisbon, as well as the cities they fly from.
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 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 around six and a half hours.
Fly from Miami to Lisbon
TAP Portugal offers daily direct flights between Miami and Lisbon. Flying time is eight to nine hours.
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 Chicago to Lisbon
TAP Portugal will offer direct flights from O’Hare International Airport to Lisbon starting 1 June 2019. With five weekly flights – Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday – each trip will take around eight hours.
Fly from San Francisco to Lisbon
TAP Portugal will launch nonstop flights from San Francisco Airport to Lisbon starting 10 June 2019. The Portuguese carrier will operate five weekly flights – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Flying time will be approximately twelve hours.
Fly from Washington, D.C. to Lisbon
TAP Portugal will launch nonstop flights from Dulles International Airport to Lisbon starting 16 June 2019. There will be five flights per week – Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Flying time will be about seven and a half 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.
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.