The month of September is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Porto from United States, with most prices found around $531. The month of January is another great option to travel to Porto, with average flight prices from United States averaging around $535.
The ideal time to book your flight to Porto is 53 days in advance when prices tend to average $698. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United States for as low as $273.
The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Porto is on a Monday when prices can be found for as low as $677. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. On the other hand, Friday is the most expensive day to depart from United States because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travelers. As a result, prices tend to be around $757.
Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Porto is at noon. Flights from United States to Porto during this time can be as low as $498. Flights to Porto are more costly in the evening, with an average ticket price of $742. Departure times in the evening fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.
Users planning a flight to Porto during the months of January, February, or October should anticipate rain. There are still things to do in Porto even when it's raining, though. Palácio da Bolsa is a great museum to visit near Porto and is especially great when the weather outside is less than desirable. For those looking to get out of the rain and do a little shopping, check out Mercado do Bolhão.
Currently, Portugal travel restrictions include travel to Porto. Portugal has reopened its borders to travelers arriving from the EU, Liechtenstein, Norway, Iceland and Switzerland, UK, Australia, Canada, China, Georgia, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay. Travelers from areas other than those listed above may enter or transit through Portugal only if they have an "essential" reason such as professional, study, family reunification, health, or humanitarian reasons. Business travelers should be prepared to describe the reason for business travel and may be asked for evidence. Students must have the appropriate visa and/or be prepared to present evidence of registration with a Portuguese educational institution. Third country national holders of residency permits or long-term resident visas issued by EU member states may transit Portugal to return to their country of residence. Travelers entering Portugal from countries other than those listed above (except those only transiting through Portugal and not leaving the airport) must present a negative COVID-19 test result issued in the last 72 hours. They will also be subject to health screening on arrival. Their temperature will be checked and if it is high or they show symptoms, they will be referred to the health authorities. Travelers arriving in Madeira must or Porto Santo must complete and submit a traveler questionnaire 12-48 hours before they arrive. On arrival, they will need to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of their arrival, or take a test on arrival and self-isolate at their accommodation while awaiting the results. More information is available here. Travelers arriving in the Azores must show proof of a negative COVID-19 test carried out 72 hours before departure, or take a test on arrival and await the results within 48 hours in voluntary quarantine. Travelers staying for more than 7 days must repeat the test locally 6 days after the first test. More info is available here. If you are planning to travel to Porto at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.