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There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco to Lisbon Airport (LIS) by plane, subway, bus, train or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from San Francisco  •  13h 29m

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

€137 - €658

5 alternative options

BART to San Jose, fly  •  17h 46m

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Milpitas
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Lisbon (LIS) SJC - LIS

€419 - €561

Fly from Oakland  •  17h 47m

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

€389 - €660

Bus to Santa Rosa, fly  •  20h 35m

  1. Take the bus from SFO - San Francisco Airport International to Sonoma County Airport
  2. Fly from Santa Rosa (STS) to Lisbon (LIS) STS - LIS

€437 - €1242

Train to Sacramento, fly  •  18h 48m

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

€328 - €843

Shuttle to Monterey, fly  •  21h 41m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey
  2. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to Lisbon (LIS) MRY - LIS

€497 - €1253

San Francisco (SFO) to Lisbon (LIS) flights

The flight time between San Francisco (SFO) and Lisbon (LIS) is around 15h 41m and covers a distance of around 9124 km. The fastest flight normally takes 11h. Services are operated by TAP Portugal, United Airlines, Air Canada and others. Typically 128 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
15h 41m
Fastest flight journey time:
11h
Flight distance:
9124 km
Flights per week:
128
Cheapest price:
€271
Carbon emissions:
1850 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:50
Last flight departs at:
19:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

San Francisco (SFO) to Lisbon (LIS) flight schedules

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International entry into Portugal from United States

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Portugal, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from United States

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, Nepal and South Africa
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom

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Rules to follow in Portugal

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Considerations leaving from United States

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Portugal 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
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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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.

Yes, entry into United States from Portugal is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which costs $160 - $800 and takes 13h 29m.

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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 $160 - $800.

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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 1:05 PM in San Francisco and 9:05 PM in Lisbon Airport (LIS).

TAP Portugal, American Airlines, Delta and four other airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 1181+ hotels available in Lisbon Airport (LIS). Prices start at €75 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 11 other airlines fly from San Francisco to Lisbon Airport (LIS) hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€270 - €2100
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €2100
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€310 - €1500
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via Montreal
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€310 - €1500
Flights from San Jose to Lisbon via Denver, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 1m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€700 - €850
Flights from San Jose to Lisbon via Houston, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 54m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€700 - €850
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Chicago Midway, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€390 - €1100
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Detroit, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€390 - €1100
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Denver, Montreal
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€410 - €1100
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Nashville, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€390 - €1100
Flights from Santa Rosa to Lisbon via San Francisco, Newark
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€440 - €1200
Flights from Santa Rosa to Lisbon via San Francisco, Toronto
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€460 - €1300
Flights from Santa Rosa to Lisbon via Denver, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€470 - €1300
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€330 - €900
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Denver, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 51m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€350 - €950
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Washington Dulles, Madrid
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€350 - €950
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Houston, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 17m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€390 - €1100
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Newark
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€330 - €900
Flights from Monterey to Lisbon via San Francisco, Newark
Ave. Duration
17h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€470 - €1300
Flights from Monterey to Lisbon via San Francisco, Toronto
Ave. Duration
15h 4m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€500 - €1400
Flights from Monterey to Lisbon via Denver, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
21h 3m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€500 - €1400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€270 - €850
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€300 - €1100
Flights from San Jose to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€550 - €950
Flights from San Jose to Lisbon via Seattle, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€550 - €950
Flights from San Jose to Lisbon via Phoenix, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 28m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€550 - €950
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Seattle, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€850 - €2100
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Los Angeles, Madrid
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€400 - €1200
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Salt Lake City, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€950 - €1200
Flights from Santa Rosa to Lisbon via Dallas/Ft.Worth, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€460 - €1500
Flights from Santa Rosa to Lisbon via Phoenix, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€500 - €1600
Flights from Santa Rosa to Lisbon via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Madrid
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€400 - €1200
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Phoenix, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 46m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€370 - €1200
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Madrid
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€300 - €900
Flights from Monterey to Lisbon via Dallas/Ft.Worth, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€500 - €1600
Flights from Monterey to Lisbon via Phoenix, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€500 - €1700
Flights from Monterey to Lisbon via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Madrid
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€430 - €1300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
15h 28m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€700 - €900
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€290 - €1400
Flights from San Jose to Lisbon via Detroit, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€600 - €2100
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Salt Lake City, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
19h 26m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€800 - €1700
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Salt Lake City, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€950 - €1200
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Los Angeles, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
19h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€700 - €2100
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Seattle, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€700 - €2100
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Seattle, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€600 - €1200
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Los Angeles, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
20h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€370 - €1100
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€350 - €2400
Flights from San Jose to Lisbon via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
14h 38m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€500 - €1900
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Chicago Midway, Boston
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€360 - €950
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Chicago Midway, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€370 - €950
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€300 - €800
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€310 - €800
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€300 - €800
Flights from Monterey to Lisbon via San Francisco, Boston
Ave. Duration
14h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€450 - €1200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€270 - €850
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€300 - €1100
Flights from San Jose to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€550 - €950
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Seattle, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€850 - €2100
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Seattle, Dublin
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€600 - €1500
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Salt Lake City, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€950 - €1200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€310 - €1500
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via Montreal
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€310 - €1500
Flights from San Jose to Lisbon via Denver, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 1m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€700 - €850
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Chicago Midway, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€390 - €1100
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Denver, Montreal
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€410 - €1100
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Denver, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 51m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€350 - €950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
15h 28m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€700 - €900
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Salt Lake City, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€1000 - €1200
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Los Angeles, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
20h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€370 - €1100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from San Francisco to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€290 - €1400
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Seattle, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€700 - €2100
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Oakland to Lisbon via Los Angeles, Madrid
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€400 - €1200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Sacramento to Lisbon via Chicago O'Hare, Dublin
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€500 - €1400
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Milpitas
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
bart.gov
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
€21 - €35
Premium
€150 - €210
Flexi Coach Seat
€30 - €50
Business Seat
€30 - €45
Bus operators
Sonoma Airport Express
Phone
+1 707-837-8700
Email
info@airportexpressinc.com
Website
airportexpressinc.com
Bus from SFO - San Francisco Airport International to Sonoma County Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €34
Schedules at
airportexpressinc.com
Book at
sae.betterez.com
Monterey Airbus
Phone
831-373-7777
Website
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€41 - €46
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com
Online Discount
€41
Standard Rate
€46

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