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The capital of Portugal, Lisbon is an extremely joyful port town situated along the Atlantic Ocean where Tagus River flows into. Having succeeded in blending various cultures with its background thanks to its geographical location, Lisbon is simply a center of attraction as a cheerful destination countrywide. Baixa with its modern shopping stores; Alfama, outstanding by its historical artifacts and the ceaseless Bairro Alto districts are the most crowd-pulling spots in the city.

Lisbon reminds of Istanbul at first sight by its bridges connecting the two sides of Tagus River and its perfectly situated presence over the hills. Flights offered by Turkish Airlines between these two cities resembling each other are the first choice of the passengers. Book your flight now without delay and set your travel plan from Lisbon to Istanbul to embark on a peaceful adventure.

Turkish Airlines offers two flights in average every day from Lisbon to Istanbul. The arrival point for the flights in this route is Istanbul Airport and the duration of the journey is nearly five hours. The number of flights remains quite the same throughout the year; however there may be slight differences on the times of departure.

Flights from Lisbon to Istanbul with Turkish Airlines are operated regularly all year round and are in high demand all the time. The demand for the flights in this route is caused also by the passengers using Istanbul as a transit point to continue their travels with another Turkish Airlines flight from here..

From: Lisbon

Turkish Airlines Lisbon Flights

Impressing its visitors by its yellow nostalgic trams and the Fado melodies echoing in the streets, Lisbon is regarded as one of the most colorful metropolises worldwide. It would be recommendable to visit during your stay in this pretty town which witnessed unsteady periods throughout its history, the Belem Tower built in commemoration of Vasco de Gama, the Comercio Square and Sao Jorge Castle enthralling by its spectacular view. As a city of Jacaranda trees of purple blossoming flowers and warm-hearted people, Lisbon promises an enjoyable and vigorous vacation to its guests by its numerous museums and art galleries as well.

Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS) serves as a hub in the country’s air traffic. Passengers with a flight ticket from Lisbon with Turkish Airlines take off from this airport.

Transportation to Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS)

Located only 10 kilometers from the center, Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS) can easily be reached by the subway. You should first get on the green line and transfer at Alameda to red route heading towards the airport.

Those interested in using the airport shuttles may get on the shuttles following the route Comercio Square, Liberdade, Cais do Sodre and Entrecampos railway stations and Praça de Espanha districts. The shuttle operating to airport from Cais do Sodré starts operating at 07.45 am.

Another alternative would be the cabs, which are at your service 7/24 all around the city.

Destination: Istanbul

Turkish Airlines Istanbul Flights

Situated at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Istanbul welcomes millions of tourists each year by its countless historical artifacts remaining from the past, as well as its marvelous natural gems. Istanbul truly is an amazing city with its historic neighborhoods inspiring many movies, its narrow cobblestoned slopes, mansions along the turquoise Bosporus and verdant forests… This charming metropolis is under the spotlight also by its historic Pera to meet you with an utterly different world, together with its Beyoğlu district with a deep-rooted history, Galata Bridge with fishermen and joyful sea food restaurants right beneath. Istanbul is ceaselessly accompanied by influx of visitors throughout the year by its popular restaurants serving the palatable tastes from Ottoman and Turkish cuisine and its esteemed museums displaying the most remarkable treasures worldwide.

Transportation from Istanbul Airport (IST) to the city center

Istanbul Airport is located on the European side, between Tayakadın, a neighborhood on the Black Sea coast, and Akpınar villages. Istanbul Airport is 35 km from the city center.

From the airport there are many modes of transportation, such as taxi, rent-a-car and airport shuttles. There are rent-a-car companies available at Istanbul Airport (IST) that set off from the city center, ensuring you a smooth journey. If you are looking for a cheaper, quicker option then you can benefit from the Havaist and IETT bus services. Travel comfortably with the airport shuttles that run day and night; these shuttles reach many places in the city. In addition, you could pay 100-110 TL for a 30-minute taxi drive from the city center.

For more information on transportation from Istanbul Airport, check our transport information page

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