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Tolls on SCUT motorways in Portugal

Latest news about tolls on Motorways in Portugal, how to pay, what to look for etc. The system for charging tolls on SCUT motorways in Portugal came into force on 15 October 2010 we are now mid 2013 and they are less popular than ever. Estradas de Portugal reported over €30 million of unpaid tolls in 2012.

Read more: Tolls on SCUT motorways in Portugal

EasyJet Wants Smaller Hand Luggage

easyjet is introducing a 'cabin bag guarantee' for smaller bags.

Read more: EasyJet Wants Smaller Hand Luggage

Flight Schedules from Portugal

These are the current 2011-2012 flight schedules for the most popular destinations, from Portugal airports. We will update it when we can, but as flights change so often if you find anything wrong then please let us know.

Winter Schedule are usually October to March and Summer March to October.

Flights From Lisbon



Winter Schedule Summer Schdule Notes

Paris, Lyon, Toulouse, Berlin, Geneva, Milan, Rome, Barcelona, Madrid, Madeira

various check www.easyjet.com
Bristol no yes


no yes


no yes

London Gatwick LGW

daily daily

London Luton

daily daily

British Airways

Heathrow LHR 3 x per day up to 4 x per day

Porto OPO

Daily Daily


Faro FAR Daily Daily
London Gatwick LGW Daily Daily
London Heathrow LHR Daily Daily
Manchester MAN Daily Daily
Dublin DUB Daily Daily
Edinburgh EDI Daily Daily
Glasgow GLA Daily Daily
Aer Lingus Dublin up to 6 times a week daily winter schedule changes each month
Cork no mon/fri





















Flights from Porto (Oporto)



Winter Schedule Summer Schedule Notes

Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Geneva, Lyon, Milan, Paris

various check www.easyjet.com
London Gatwick LGW daily daily
Tap London Gatwick LGW daily daily www.flytap.pt
Heathrow daily daily
RyanAir other european destinations various check www.ryanair.com


no Thu, Sun


Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun 2 x per day
Gatwick Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun no
Stanstead daily 2 x per day






















 Flights from Beja

Airline Destination


BMI/Sunvil London Heathrow none 2 x week book through Sunvil






Flights from Faro

Airline Destination Winter Schedule Summer Schedule Notes
British Airways London Gatwick LGW Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun 2 x per day
London City LCY no Tue, Thu, Sun Jul & Aug only
easyjet Belfast Tue, Sat Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun
Bristol Thu-Mon daily
Glasgow Tue, Sat Tue, Thu, Sat extra days at holiday times
Liverpool Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun daily
Gatwick 2 flights per day 2 flights per day
Luton Tue, Fri, Sat, Sun daily
Southend daily (April - June) starting April
Stanstead daily daily
Newcastle Tue, Thu, Sat Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun
Paris Orly Tue, Sat daily daily Jul & Aug only
Monarch Birmigham most days most days
Gatwick Thu, Sun Thu, Sun more days in peak
Luton no most days more days in peak
Manchester daily most days
Jet2 Blackpool no Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun
East Midlands no Thu, Sat, Sun
Edinburgh Thu, Sun Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun March to October
Glasgow no Mon, Fri, Sat + Thu in peak months
Leeds Bradford some around Christmas up to daily in summer months schedules change each month
Manchester no various Mar-Oct only
Newcastle no Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun + Fri in peak months
Ryan Air Bournmouth no yes


no yes
Doncaster no yes
Kerry no yes
Knock no yes
Maastricht no yes
Madrid no yes
Memmingen (Munch West) no yes

Manchester MAN

no Sun - Fri April to end October

Oslo (Rygge)  

no yes


? Tue, Fri new route starting April 2013
Colonia ? Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun new route starting March 2013
Stockholme Skavsta  no yes
Aer Lingus Dublin Tue, Thu, Sun daily
Belfast BFS no Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun
Cork ORK no Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun
































Cheap Flights To Portugal

Cheap Flights between UK and Portugal operate widely from March to October, but a winter service into Lisbon or Porto is only supplied from London airports. More detailed Flight Schedules.

EasyJet have shortlisted Lisbon in the last 4 in their choice for a new European Hub so this could open up year round flights to UK and many other European destinations.


Cheap Ryanair Flights To Portugal


From Porto, Ryanair is flying to Liverpool, Bristol, Dublin, London-Stanstead and more European destinations, it now operates a year round shuttle to Faro.


cheap flights from portugalOn the Liverpool-Porto route, the first flights start at the end of March until October 28th 2010. Flights in both directions are on Sundays and Thursdays.


Travelling between Birmingham and Porto is a similar story with flights commencing from end March with flights on Fridays and Mondays, and finishing on October 29th 2010.


Direct Flights between Porto and Bristol also start at the end of March and fly on Thursdays and Sundays until October 28th 2010.


Dublin flights as well as London-Stanstead operate throughout the year.


Flights into the Netherlands are already in operation between Porto and Eindhoven, travelling 4 days per week.


Cheap Easyjet Flights to Portugal


Easyjet also start their summer program right at the end of March.


Lisbon - Bristol operate with three flights a week on Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays until November 1st 2010.


Lisbon – Liverpool service has 4 weekly flights until November 2nd 2010.


Lisbon - Edinburgh service operates until November 2nd 2010.


Lisbon - Luton operates daily throughout the year.

Lisbon - Gatwick operates daily throughout the year.

Porto - Gatwick operates daily throughout the year.


Cheap Flights To Portugal

BMI Baby

stopped operating in 2012

Jet2 Flights To Portugal


Jet2 only offer Flights from Faro but do fly in to Leeds/Bradford , Manchester, Blackpool and Edinburgh.


Aer Lingus Flights


Aer Lingus have a regular flight to Lisbon from two airports in Ireland. Cork flights are Monday and Fridays starting at the end of March. Dublin flights are already flying 5 times a week with a daily service starting at the end of March.


Alternative Flights To Portugal


If you need to fly between the UK and Portugal before the end of March, it is useful to note that RyanAir operate a shuttle service between Porto and Faro at least every other day. Prices on certain days last March were priced from £4 (plus taxes), so look out for these.

Train News - Linha do Oeste to Close or not?

There has been a reprive for the Linha Oeste. After contacting CP about this closure and pressure from Caldas da Raihna council, CP are reviewing the decision to close the line. No final conclusion yet (25th January 2012).

Read more: Train News - Linha do Oeste to Close or not?


  • Delights of Transport

    Delights of Transport (Delicious do Transporte) is our Portugal Transport column written by Robert Patten. This included lots of information about travelling by public transport in Portugal.

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  • Cheap Fuel Prices in Portugal +

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  • Importing a car into Portugal – Tax-Free Option +

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