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Fly from Johannesburg  •  13h 30m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Lisbon (LIS) JNB - LIS

€266 - €489

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Fly from East London  •  17h 34m

  1. Fly from East London (ELS) to Lisbon (LIS) ELS - LIS

€217 - €558

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Fly from Capetown  •  13h 55m

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Lisbon (LIS) CPT - LIS

€273 - €495

Fly from Bloemfontein  •  16h 51m

  1. Fly from Bloemfontein (BFN) to Lisbon (LIS) BFN - LIS

€278 - €709

Fly from Port Elizabeth  •  18h

  1. Fly from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Lisbon (LIS) PLZ - LIS

€303 - €754

Fly from Durban  •  19h 33m

  1. Fly from Durban (DUR) to Lisbon (LIS) DUR - LIS

€384 - €933

Bus to Maputo, fly  •  22h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Maputo
  2. Fly from Maputo (MPM) to Lisbon (LIS) MPM - LIS

€351 - €788

Johannesburg (JNB) to Lisbon (LIS) flights

The flight time between Johannesburg (JNB) and Lisbon (LIS) is around 18h 26m and covers a distance of around 8196 km. The fastest flight normally takes 13h 10m. Services are operated by Air France, TAAG Angola Airlines, KLM and others. Typically 77 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
18h 26m
Fastest flight journey time:
13h 10m
Flight distance:
8196 km
Flights per week:
77
Cheapest price:
€211
Carbon emissions:
1662 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
05:25
Last flight departs at:
23:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Johannesburg (JNB) to Lisbon (LIS) flight schedules

South Africa → Portugal
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International entry into Portugal from South Africa

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of South Africa
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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 South Africa

  • 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
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This applies to arrivals from South Africa
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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 South Africa

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Portugal from South Africa is currently restricted.

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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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to South Africa from Portugal.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 18 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Africa to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which costs R 4 700 - R 9 000 and takes 13h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from South Africa to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which costs R 4 700 - R 9 000 and takes 13h 30m.

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The distance between South Africa and Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 8307 km.

It takes approximately 13h 30m to get from South Africa to Lisbon Airport (LIS), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Johannesburg Airport to Lisbon Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 50m and has one stopover.

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Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 1h behind South Africa. It is currently 8:31 PM in South Africa and 7:31 PM in Lisbon Airport (LIS).

Airlink, TAP Portugal, CemAir and seven other airlines offer flights from Johannesburg 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 South Africa to Johannesburg Airport is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs R 280 - R 340.

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Map of how to get from South Africa to Lisbon Airport (LIS).
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  • Distance: 8307.4 km
  • Duration: 13h 30m

What companies run services between South Africa and Lisbon Airport (LIS), Portugal?

Air France, TAAG Angola Airlines and 13 other airlines fly from Tembisa to Lisbon Airport (LIS) every 2 hours.

Airlines
TAAG Angola Airlines
Website
taag.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via Luanda
Ave. Duration
14h 47m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€210 - €700
Flights from Capetown to Lisbon via Luanda
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€200 - €650
Flights from Bloemfontein to Lisbon via Johannesburg, Luanda
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€220 - €700
Flights from Bloemfontein to Lisbon via Capetown, Luanda
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€240 - €750
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Lisbon via Capetown, Luanda
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€270 - €850
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Lisbon via Johannesburg, Luanda
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€270 - €850
Flights from East London to Lisbon via Capetown, Luanda
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€190 - €600
Flights from East London to Lisbon via Johannesburg, Luanda
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€180 - €550
Flights from Maputo to Lisbon via Luanda
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€280 - €900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€340 - €900
Flights from Capetown to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€340 - €700
Flights from Bloemfontein to Lisbon via Johannesburg, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€320 - €1100
Flights from Bloemfontein to Lisbon via Capetown, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€360 - €1200
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Lisbon via Johannesburg, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€380 - €1200
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Lisbon via Capetown, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€400 - €1300
Flights from East London to Lisbon via Johannesburg, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€260 - €850
Flights from Durban to Lisbon via Johannesburg, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€420 - €1400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Capetown to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €650
Flights from Bloemfontein to Lisbon via Capetown, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€340 - €950
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Lisbon via Capetown, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
22h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€380 - €1100
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Lisbon via Johannesburg, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€370 - €1100
Flights from East London to Lisbon via Capetown, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€260 - €750
Flights from Durban to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€410 - €1200
Flights from Durban to Lisbon via Capetown, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€460 - €1300
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€440 - €600
Flights from Capetown to Lisbon via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€330 - €850
Flights from Bloemfontein to Lisbon via Johannesburg, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€340 - €850
Flights from Bloemfontein to Lisbon via Capetown, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
22h 25m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€380 - €950
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Lisbon via Johannesburg, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€400 - €1000
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Lisbon via Capetown, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€420 - €1100
Flights from East London to Lisbon via Johannesburg, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €700
Flights from East London to Lisbon via Capetown, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€290 - €750
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via Maputo
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€250 - €650
Flights from Capetown to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€230 - €600
Flights from Bloemfontein to Lisbon via Capetown
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €700
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Lisbon via Capetown
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€300 - €750
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Lisbon via Johannesburg, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€370 - €1100
Flights from East London to Lisbon via Capetown
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €550
Flights from Durban to Lisbon via Capetown
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€360 - €900
Flights from Maputo to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€490 - €1800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€320 - €850
Flights from Capetown to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€500 - €1200
Flights from Bloemfontein to Lisbon via Johannesburg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€340 - €900
Flights from Bloemfontein to Lisbon via Capetown, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€380 - €950
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Lisbon via Johannesburg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€400 - €1000
Flights from East London to Lisbon via Capetown, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€290 - €750
Flights from East London to Lisbon via Johannesburg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€340 - €900
Flights from Capetown to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€320 - €650
Flights from Bloemfontein to Lisbon via Capetown, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€350 - €1100
Flights from Bloemfontein to Lisbon via Johannesburg, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€320 - €950
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Lisbon via Johannesburg, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€380 - €1100
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Lisbon via Capetown, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€390 - €1200
El Al
Website
elal.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€320 - €800
Flights from Bloemfontein to Lisbon via Johannesburg, Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€340 - €850
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Lisbon via Johannesburg, Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€400 - €1000
Flights from East London to Lisbon via Johannesburg, Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€270 - €700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€300 - €650
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via Zurich, Geneva
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€300 - €650
Flights from Bloemfontein to Lisbon via Johannesburg, Zurich
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€310 - €700
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Capetown to Lisbon via Dubai
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€400 - €1000
Flights from Bloemfontein to Lisbon via Johannesburg, Dubai
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€410 - €1000
Flights from Durban to Lisbon via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€500 - €1300
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Schedules at
res.prasa.com

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