It’s hard not to fall in love with Lisbon. A dynamic culinary scene, fascinating cultural institutions and exciting new hotspots are set amongst ancient ruins, historical landmarks and charming cobbled alleyways. See spectacular postcard-perfect views from one of the city’s seven hillside viewpoints, ride the iconic yellow tram or spend an afternoon strolling around the district of Mouraria admiring Lisbon’s local street art – there’s always something new to explore.
British Airways flies direct to Lisbon’s Portela Airport (LIS), only a two and a half hour flight from London. Experience Lisbon’s fascinating cultural history, from traditional fado tavernas serving Portuguese food to spectacular Moorish castles like the 11th-century Castelo de Sao Jorge, with incredible city views from atop the castle’s Fortress. The modern vibrancy of the city comes to life with the welcoming hospitality of its people and a constantly evolving cultural scene, making it easy to discover something new every time. Book your holiday to Lisbon today with British Airways.
The cheapest months to fly to Lisbon are generally March or October – the weather is still very warm but there are fewer crowds. Peak season is normally from May to September. To find the cheapest flights to Lisbon, use our low fare finder.
Lisbon can be a very affordable city to visit. It has a laid-back vibe so there’s a great variety of things to do and see, at all price points. The exciting culinary scene means visitors are spoiled for choice when it comes to eating and drinking well. One of the best ways to see the city are on walking tours or the iconic yellow tram that makes its way through all the best attractions.
Touch down at Lisbon’s Portela Airport (LIS) and you’ll find yourself only four and a half miles from the city centre. From the airport, hop on the Aerobus shuttle into central Lisbon or hire a taxi from just outside the terminal (costing around €30). For the ultimate convenience, you can pre-book an airport transfer to make your journey as easy as possible.
Book a car hire with British Airways, and receive great benefits – with all mandatory charges included and 24-hour customer support. Collect Avios on every rental.
Portugal’s captivating capital city has so much to offer. With a fascinating cultural history and a vibrant energy, it’s easy to discover something new every time you visit. From the beauty of its ancient ruins to the stunning scenery from atop the city’s seven hills, it’s also a haven for foodies with Michelin-starred restaurants and traditional Portuguese tavernas around every corner. Soak up the lively atmosphere as you walk around the historic neighbourhoods and see the sunset from its many rooftop bars and terraces. Experience the laid-back charm of the city for yourself and book your next holiday to Lisbon with British Airways.
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Explore a charming city on rolling hills. From the bright yellow trams to the hilltop castles and sloping streets – soak up the sensations of Lisbon. Find your way to the waterfront and sit nearby the Belém Tower, egg custard tart in hand and take in the views. Enjoy a weekend away in the Portuguese capital.