How to get a free Lisbon stopover on TAP AirPortugal

Fact: If you fly from a major US city to a major European or Moroccan city on TAP AirPortugal, you will have a stopover or connecting flight in Lisbon. TAP Air Portugal allows you up to five days or 120 hours to explore Lisbon before boarding your flight to your final destination. You must set this up when you book your ticket.

Fact: It is also possible to make your North America / Europe connection in Porto. TAP AirPortugal allows you a five-day (120-hour) layover in Porto as well.

Fact: TAP Air Portugal is a world-class airline with some of the lowest trans-Atlantic fares you will find.

Possible Departure and Final Destination cities on TAP Air Portugal With a layover in Lisbon

New York EWRRome FCO
New York EWRBarcelona BCN
New York EWRMadrid MAD
New York EWRValencia VLC
New York EWRParis CDG
New York EWRNice NCE
New York EWRMarseille MRS
New York EWRFunchal Madeira FNC
New York EWRFaro, Portugal FAO
New York EWRTangier, Morocco TNG
New York EWRCasablanca CMN
New York EWRBrussels BRU
New York EWRVenice VCE
New York EWRNaples NAP
New York EWRIstanbul IST
New York EWRPrague PRG
New York EWRBerlin BER
New York EWRZagreb ZAG
New York EWRLondon Gatwick GTW
New York EWRLondon Heathrow LHR

Other Departure Cities Served by TAP AirPortugal

You should also be able to arrange a long layover in Lisbon from any of these cities to a final destination elsewhere in Europe as well.

Montreal YUL Belém BEL
Toronto YYZRecife REC
Ottawa YOWSalvador SSA
San Francisco SFOBrasilia BSB
Chicago ORDBelo Horizonte CNF
Miami MIASão Paulo GRU
Washington IADRio de Janeiro GIG
Philadelphia PHLDublin DUB
Boston BOSManchester MAN
Fortalzeza FORCancún


This is a great opportunity offered by TAP AirPortugal. You will find that their planes are comfortable, and their fares are very competitive. This a great way to explore Lisbon on your way to another destination. For more information on TAP AirPortugal layover options, see Discover Portugal on the way — Stopover | TAP Air Portugal (

For information on direct flights to or from Lisbon, see my article, Direct flights to / from Lisbon, Portugal

If you are not sure how to organize your time in Lisbon, How to spend 48 hours in Lisbon — a 48-hour itinerary

Looking for lodging now that you have your plane ticket? Hotels located near metro stations in Lisbon

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