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There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco to Lisbon Airport (LIS) by plane, train or shuttle

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Fly from San Francisco

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Lisbon (LIS)

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Fly from Oakland

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Lisbon (LIS)

Train to Sacramento, fly

  1. Take the train from Richmond to Sacramento
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Lisbon (LIS)

Train to Santa Rosa, fly

  1. Take the train from San Rafael SMART to Sonoma County Airport SMART
  2. Fly from Santa Rosa (STS) to Lisbon (LIS)

Shuttle to Monterey, fly

  1. Take a shuttle bus from SFO - San Francisco Airport Domestic to Monterey - Calle Principal / Parking Garage
  2. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to Lisbon (LIS)

San Francisco (SFO) to Lisbon (LIS) flights

The flight time between San Francisco (SFO) and Lisbon (LIS) is around 15h 39m and covers a distance of around 9124 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 42m. Services are operated by TAP Portugal, United Airlines, Delta and others. Typically 236 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

236 Weekly Planes
15h 39m Average Duration
€539 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Portugal from United States

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from United States

  • There are no current restrictions
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Yes, entry into Portugal is currently allowed from United States.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United States from Portugal.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2022
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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to train and fly which costs $400 - $900 and takes 20h 39m.

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The fastest way to get from San Francisco to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which takes 13h 29m and costs $370 - $1,400.

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The distance between San Francisco and Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 9113 km.

It takes approximately 13h 29m to get from San Francisco to Lisbon Airport (LIS), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 11h.

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Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 8h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 12:54 PM in San Francisco and 8:54 PM in Lisbon Airport (LIS).

TAP Portugal, Iberia, Air Canada and five other airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 1112+ hotels available in Lisbon Airport (LIS). Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 29 min and costs $8 - $10.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Lisbon Airport (LIS).
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  • Distance: 9113.3 km
  • Duration: 13h 29m

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Lisbon Airport (LIS), Portugal?

TAP Portugal, United Airlines and 12 other airlines fly from San Francisco to Lisbon Airport (LIS) hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€600 - €2100
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€750 - €5500
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Seattle, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 1m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€850 - €3800
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Phoenix, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€550 - €2400
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Phoenix, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 37m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€850 - €1800
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Madrid
Ave. Duration
18h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€650 - €2800
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Los Angeles, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
20h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€850 - €1800
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Los Angeles, Madrid
Ave. Duration
21h 1m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€650 - €3000
Flights from Santa Rosa to Lisbon via Phoenix, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 47m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€1000 - €3600
Flights from Santa Rosa to Lisbon via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Madrid
Ave. Duration
19h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€900 - €3900
Flights from Santa Rosa to Lisbon via Dallas/Ft.Worth, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
20h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€900 - €3700
Flights from Santa Rosa to Lisbon via Los Angeles, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€1000 - €3600
Flights from Monterey to Lisbon via Phoenix, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 36m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€900 - €3100
Flights from Monterey to Lisbon via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Madrid
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€750 - €3300
Flights from Monterey to Lisbon via Dallas/Ft.Worth, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€750 - €3200
Flights from Monterey to Lisbon via San Francisco, Madrid
Ave. Duration
17h 38m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€750 - €3400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via Boston
Ave. Duration
13h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€500 - €2400
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€500 - €2400
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€600 - €2300
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€650 - €2300
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Salt Lake City, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h 9m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €3000
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Salt Lake City, Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€700 - €3200
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Salt Lake City, Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
17h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€700 - €3200
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Los Angeles, Boston
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€650 - €3000
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Los Angeles, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
20h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€750 - €2700
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Los Angeles, Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
20h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1300 - €1800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€800 - €1900
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
13h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€800 - €1900
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via Toronto
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€750 - €1800
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€600 - €2000
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Denver, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€850 - €1600
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€850 - €1600
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via St. Louis, Newark
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€850 - €1600
Flights from Santa Rosa to Lisbon via San Francisco, Toronto
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€900 - €3400
Flights from Santa Rosa to Lisbon via San Francisco, Munich
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€950 - €3200
Flights from Santa Rosa to Lisbon via San Francisco, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€850 - €2900
Flights from Santa Rosa to Lisbon via San Francisco, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€950 - €3100
Flights from Monterey to Lisbon via Denver, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€750 - €2600
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €2900
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Terceira
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€430 - €2900
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
17h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €3300
Flights from Santa Rosa to Lisbon via San Francisco, Boston
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1000 - €4700
Flights from Santa Rosa to Lisbon via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€1000 - €4500
Flights from Monterey to Lisbon via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
12h 48m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€900 - €3900
Flights from Monterey to Lisbon via Denver, Boston
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€900 - €4000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via Toronto
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€750 - €1800
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€600 - €2000
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Denver, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€850 - €1600
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via San Francisco, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€850 - €1600
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Vancouver, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€850 - €1600
Flights from Monterey to Lisbon via San Francisco, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
20h 48m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€750 - €2500
Flights from Monterey to Lisbon via Los Angeles, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
21h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€800 - €2600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€500 - €2400
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€600 - €2300
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Salt Lake City, Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€700 - €3200
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Salt Lake City, Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
17h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€700 - €3200
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Los Angeles, Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1300 - €1800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€500 - €2400
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€650 - €2300
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Los Angeles, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
20h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€750 - €2700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€600 - €2100
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Madrid
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€600 - €2500
Flights from Monterey to Lisbon via San Francisco, Madrid
Ave. Duration
17h 38m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€750 - €3400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€750 - €5500
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Los Angeles, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
20h 31m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€850 - €1800
Azores Airlines
Website
azoresairlines.pt
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Terceira
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€430 - €2900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Chicago O'Hare, Dublin
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€1000 - €3200
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
€26 - €40
Premium
€180 - €250
Flexi Coach Seat
€35 - €60
Business Seat
€35 - €55
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Website
sonomamarintrain.org
Train from San Rafael SMART to Sonoma County Airport SMART
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
Senior/Youth (5-18)/Disabled
€3 - €4
Adult
€6 - €8
Bus operators
Monterey Airbus
Phone
831-373-7777
Website
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from SFO - San Francisco Airport Domestic to Monterey - Calle Principal / Parking Garage
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com
Online Discount
€49
Standard Rate
€54

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