Flights to Portugal

A Trip to Portugal

Away from the tiring hustle-bustle, traffic and commotion around you, lies a land that’s quaint and beautiful. With breath-taking beaches, a captivating culture, ornamental cliffs, a strong lineage, epicurean food delights, edifices and numerous places of interest, Portugal is one nation that rekindles romance in relationships, makes you fall in love with yourself, and gives your family a well-deserved and memorable holiday while ensuring that you lose a part of soul when you leave from here.

No airlines flying direct from India to Portugal. Other airlines flying to Portugal are Emirates, Swiss, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, KLM, United, British Airways, Air France, Finnair.

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Which city is cheap to fly to in Portugal?

Choose your preferred destination from the countries section on Skyscanner homepage. The page gives a brief introduction of the country as well as a list of the air fares to the major cities of the place.

Domestic travel between cities

  • The best way to travel the off-beat paths in Portugal is by bus. There is a wide network of buses interconnecting major cities as well as outlying towns and villages.
  • Trains are also a convenient means of travelling in Portugal; they are slightly faster than bus routes but are also costlier. The average cost of a one-way train ticket is around INR 300 / USD 5. Urban cities like Lisbon and Porto also have a good metro rail system.
  • Bicycles and rented cars are other convenient means of exploring the countryside of Portugal.

Things to do in Portugal

Discover pure magic as you traverse around Portugal. This country has an undeniable charm, unveiled in its bejewelled beaches, medieval town centres, fascinating mountain treks, epicurean delights and winding backstreet alleyways.

Take picturesque walks in Serra da Estrela and roam around the golden plains of Alentejo. Visit craggy cliff-top castles and beautiful palaces set above lush green woodlands. Explore UNESCO World Heritage sites at Tomar, Belem and Batalha. Enjoy the beaches at Algarve. Feast your way through the all-night revelries in Lisbon and dig in to the delicious Portuguese cuisine that celebrates the richness of Portugal’s coastline and its fertile countryside. Make sure to taste the fine wines in the country.

Before you fly to Portugal

Visa for Indians flying to Portugal

Indians require a valid Portuguese visa in order to travel to Portugal. Applications for the same can be submitted at the Visa Application Centre either in Mumbai or New Delhi as per the jurisdiction specified for your region of residence. For more details, visit the VFS Global website.

Best time to visit Portugal

The best time to visit Portugal is in spring, from late February to April, or in autumn, from September to October.

Time and weather difference between India and Portugal

Portugal experiences a warm temperate, Mediterranean climate with dry summers and wet winters. The average temperature in summer is around 25 ⁰C and is around 16 ⁰C in winter.

India is 4 hours and 30 minutes ahead of Portugal.

Currency and exchange rates between India and Portugal

The currency of Portugal is Euro. 1 Indian Rupee is equal to 0.014 Euro.

Culture and important information to know before you fly to Portugal

Different cultures from as far back as prehistoric times have left their imprint on Portuguese culture. Ancient architectures, medieval churches and castles all give a visual impression of the long and gloried culture of Portugal. Portuguese people are well-known for their appreciation of art, music and drama.

  • Speak in Spanish only in emergencies since the Portuguese have a long-standing feud with Spain.
  • While conversing with locals, avoid the Reintegration issue concerning the Spanish province of Galicia and Portugal since this is a sensitive subject.
  • Do not smoke in public enclosed spaces like buses or taxis.
  • While travelling in subways or trains, avoid sitting in an empty carriage. Keep a close eye on your belongings as pickpockets that target tourists are quite common.

NOTE: All the above information is correct as of 4th October 2016.

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