Fly to Lisbon with British Airways and immerse yourself in the vibrant bustle of Portugal's capital city. London Heathrow (LHR) is just a two and half hour flight from Portela Airport (LIS), so you’ll be ready to enjoy the beautiful sights of Lisbon in no time.
From the steep hillsides to the gothic cathedrals, Lisbon's pastel-coloured cityscape offers delights for even the most seasoned traveller. Find quirky bars in the Bairro Alto, traditional shops in Baixa or head to Alfama’s winding streets. Go boutique shopping in the fashionable Chiado district. Whatever your interests, Lisbon has plenty to entertain. And with regular flights departing from London, you can start your holiday to Lisbon in style with British Airways.
Our flights to Lisbon fly directly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Portela Airport (LIS) in two hours and 30 minutes. With a number of different flight times every week, it's easy for you to choose a travel time that suits you best. On board, relax and enjoy the latest in-flight entertainment as our friendly cabin crew take care of everything.
When you fly with British Airways, you can choose a departure date that suits you and you’ll enjoy a safe and comfortable journey. Our cabin crew will be happy to help you with anything you need, so you can simply relax. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 48 hours before you fly. You can also buy delicious food from British food favourite M&S, on board all flights from/to London Heathrow and London Gatwick. For your convenience we will only accept payment by credit/debit cards on board, and Executive Club Members can pay with Avios via the British Airways app.
Once you touch down at Portela Airport, you'll be just four and a half miles north-east of Lisbon's city centre. From the airport, you can take the Aerobus into central Lisbon, or if you prefer, taxi hire costs around €30 to the city centre. Alternatively, pre-book a transfer to make your journey as simple as possible. Or, if you plan to explore the area surrounding Lisbon, hire a car and discover the region at your own pace.
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A 48-hour guide to Lisbon
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.