The cheapest times to fly from MSN to LIS are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • September 24th to December 16th (except the week of October 1st)

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 MSN to LIS is late January. Prices can be as high as $1799 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $857 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Lisbon

Flying from Madison, WI (MSN) to Lisbon (LIS) will usually cost between $922 to $1479 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $940. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1441. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $501 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1175 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSN to LIS flight.

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

MSN to LIS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSN to LIS flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Madison. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Lisbon, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Madison. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $119 (10%) 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 $1080. Return trip prices are from the LIS to MSN 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 MSN to LIS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 14 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MSN 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 MSN to LIS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Chicago, IL (MSN > ORD > LIS)

  • Price for both tickets: $766
  • Average savings: $409 (34.78%)

See MSN to ORD flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (MSN > EWR > LIS)

  • Price for both tickets: $830
  • Average savings: $345 (29.33%)

See MSN to EWR flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (MSN > BOS > LIS)

  • Price for both tickets: $833
  • Average savings: $342 (29.08%)

See MSN to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lisboa Airport to Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4029 miles or 6484 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSN to LIS flight is about 8 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Madison, WI and Lisbon?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 84 available flights from MSN to LIS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMSN
Origination airport nameDane County Regional-Truax Field Airport
CityMadison, WI
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeLIS
Destination airport nameLisboa Airport


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