The cheapest times to fly from JFK to LIS are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • May 14th to June 10th (except the week of May 21st)
  • September 24th to December 16th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from JFK to LIS is mid February. Prices can be as high as $939 for Friday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $355 for Tuesday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Lisbon

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Lisbon (LIS) will usually cost between $380 to $771 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $407. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $843. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $437 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $519 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to LIS flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the JFK to LIS route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

JFK to LIS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to LIS flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LIS, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $47 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $515. Return trip prices are from the LIS to JFK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from JFK to LIS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 1 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking JFK to LIS

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from JFK to LIS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Madrid (JFK > MAD > LIS)

  • Price for both tickets: $391
  • Average savings: $129 (24.76%)

See JFK to MAD flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (JFK > BCN > LIS)

  • Price for both tickets: $430
  • Average savings: $90 (17.24%)

See JFK to BCN flights

Hack #3: London (JFK > LGW > LIS)

  • Price for both tickets: $474
  • Average savings: $45 (8.67%)

See JFK to LGW flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from JFK to LIS? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, easyJet, El Al, Emirates, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, Royal Air Maroc, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lisboa Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3357 miles or 5403 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from JFK to LIS?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to LIS flight is about 7 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Lisbon?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 75 available flights from JFK to LIS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeJFK
Origination airport nameJohn F. Kennedy International Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeLIS
Destination airport nameLisboa Airport


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