Cheap flights from Poland to Lisbon are the reason why the city located near the Atlantic Ocean is one of the most popular destinations for Polish tourists when it comes to the so-called city break. No wonder, because Lisbon is associated not only with beautiful architecture, but also with antique trams or one of the best cuisines in the world. Another important element that is the reason why travelers buy airline tickets to Lisbon is also mild climate, thanks to which the city can be visited in comfortable conditions almost all year round.
A four-hour flight to Lisbon is enough to feel the atmosphere of this cosmopolitan capital of Portugal. Which Polish airports support direct flights to Lisbon? Flights to Lisbon without changing planes are available from such cities as: Warsaw, Wroclaw, Krakow, Katowice and Gdansk. With a transfer in Warsaw or at other European airports, you can get to Lisbon from airports in Poznan, Lublin, Rzeszow, Zielona Gora, Szczecin, Bydgoszcz and Lodz.
What are the airports in Lisbon?
There is one international airport in Lisbon, Aeroporto Humberto Delgado, the IATA code of the airport is LIS. It's the largest airport in Portugal and also one of the most important airports in Western Europe. The airport in Lisbon with two terminals serves over 22 million passengers annually with 52 regular lines on domestic and international routes. Terminal 1 is dedicated to traditional carriers, and Terminal 2 mainly serves low-cost airlines. Humberto Delgado Airport is located just seven kilometres north of the centre of the Portuguese capital in the Portel district. You can get to the city centre by taxi, metro, city bus (including night line 208), as well as an Aerobus that transports travellers to several of the city's main transfer points (including train stations). There is also a car rental company at the airport.
What airlines fly to Lisbon?
Flights from Poland to Lisbon without transfers are served by traditional airlines, such as Polish Airlines LOT or TAP Portugal Airlines. Both carriers fly on routes from Warsaw (WAW). Direct flights to Lisbon with airline tickets at the most attractive prices are offered by low-cost carriers such as Wizzair and Ryanair. Their planes fly towards the sunny Iberian Peninsula from airports in Warsaw, Katowice, Krakow, Wroclaw and Gdansk.
Connecting flights to Lisbon, flights with transfers, in Poland are most often served by LOT Polish Airlines, which offer a flight to Warsaw, where you can change to PLL LOT or TAP Air Portugal to Lisbon. A cheaper solution than connecting flights of traditional carriers is to buy a flight of low-cost airlines to some large European airport and transfer to another low-cost airline flight to Lisbon, for example Easyjet, Eurowings, Norwegian, Ryanair, Vuseling and Wizzair.
How much do air tickets to Lisbon cost?
Ticket prices to Lisbon are from PLN 180-200 for a round-trip ticket with low-cost airlines Wizzair or Ryanair, if we decide to buy a flight well in advance. A few weeks before departure, the prices of these carriers may amount to PLN 300-400 for a round-trip ticket. In the case of direct flights to Lisbon with traditional carriers, PA LOT and TAP Air Portugal, prices are much higher. For a round-trip ticket, you have to pay from approx. PLN 1100 to PLN 2,000 per person.
A cheaper solution is to choose a flight connection to Lisbon with a transfer. Such a connection, for example with Lufthansa with a transfer in Frankfurt, costs about PLN 700-800 per person for a round-trip ticket. You should remember that the final price of a ticket to Lisbon is also related to additional fees that are charged by airlines for various services, for example, travel insurance, luggage insurance, boarding priority or the possibility to choose a seat on the plane.
When can I buy the cheapest flights to Lisbon?
The cheapest flights to Lisbon are available in booking systems of airlines in January. Tickets are cheaper by up to 60 per cent. compared to the prices offered during the summer season. You can pay relatively little for an airline ticket to Lisbon in autumn, in November and during other winter months, in December and February. This is a great opportunity to visit Portugal for people who are focused on sightseeing and are interested in the culture of the visited country. The weather will certainly not be suitable for sea bathing, but better than in Poland at the same time of the year. People who prefer sunny weather can buy airline tickets to Lisbon at low prices for flights in May and June, just before the start of the holiday season.
The most expensive airline tickets to Lisbon are available in summer, in July, August and early autumn - in September. Relatively high ticket prices to Lisbon are also for April flights. Airlines can also raise prices at the end of December, during Christmas and New Year's Eve. It's the time when people travel because they want to see their family, so they don't care about the costs.
If you want to buy an airline ticket to Lisbon at the most attractive price, you should know that the tickets are the cheapest if you buy them well in advance, preferably two months before the flight. Then, in the sales systems, there are usually empty seats to Lisbon within the first-minute offers. Another important thing for people who want to save money on a flight is the time of the day and the week during the reservation. Attractive prices of flights to Lisbon are often available in the middle of the week, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the early afternoon (12,13,14) and also before midnight. The most expensive airline tickets are available at night, from 1 to 5 a.m.
How to reduce the prices of flights to Lisbon?
There are several ways to reduce the ticket prices to Lisbon. The best idea to buy the cheapest airline ticket to Lisbon is to use the cheap flights search engine, for example eSky. On the eSky airline ticket prices comparison website, you just need to enter your data, such as departure and arrival locations, flight dates, number of passengers and booking class. After several seconds, you will see a full list of all available air connections from Poland to Lisbon. You'll also see information that can be sorted by price, travel time or number of transfers. This tool helps you save time, which you would have to spend on checking the individual booking systems of all airlines.
Another way to buy an airline ticket to Lisbon at a low price is to buy the ticket in the last minute offer. If you wait with your booking until the last minute, it will be possible that airlines will offer last tickets at very attractive prices. However, there is a risk that there will be no empty seats for a particular flight or the price won't be attractive.
Cheap flights to Lisbon (Portugal) can also be found in mobile applications used to compare flight prices, e.g. eSky. Data on low ticket prices to Lisbon can also be found on online forums and social media groups for people interested in cheap travel. Members of these groups share knowledge about current promotions or errors of flight booking systems.