Key destinations from the UK are the atmospheric capital Lisbon and the second city of Porto. The majority of British visitors head for Faro on the Algarve coast Low-cost airline EasyJet is often the cheapest option to Lisbon. Both EasyJet and Ryanair fly to Porto. Faro is exceptionally well served from the UK and has some of the lowest fares of any European beach holiday destination. See our individual airport pages for more details of airlines, routes, UK departure points and airport transport.
Gateway to Portugal’s most popular city break destination. The airport is a short train journey from the romantic city centre. Well served from the UK, with routes from London and a choice of regional airports. Economical fares with EasyJet, British Airways and the Portuguese national carrier TAP.
The city centre is just 12km from the airport. Porto is also a useful gateway for the unspoilt beaches of northern Portugal and the west coast of Galicia, in Spain. Economical direct flights with low-cost airlines Ryanair and EasyJet. Reasonably priced flights from regional UK airports are sometimes available from airlines like TAP, Air Berlin, Brussels Airlines, British Airways and Lufthansa. Many of these flights will be indirect.
Key entry airport for UK holidaymakers heading for resorts on the Algarve coast of Portugal. Flights available all year round. Economical fares with low-cost airlines Ryanair and EasyJet. Tour operators like Thomson and Thomas Cook provide seasonal charter flights from regional airports throughout the UK. Also attractive fares from Monarch, Jet2.com, Norwegian and British Airways.