Our tour location is Lajes do Pico, Pico Island, Azores.


You will need to book flights to Pico Island, Azores, where you will be met at the airport, transferred to your accommodation and welcomed by our guide. Pico Map

How to get to Pico (PIX)        

Our tour dates run Saturday to Saturday. You will need to fly via Lisbon to get to and depart from Pico on these dates (see details of Pico flight from Lisbon below). Or fly via the neighbouring island of Horta ( Direct flights from Lisbon ) and get the ferry to Pico from there (approx. 30 mins). Check ferry timetable before booking : The link for the ferry operator is here 

Flying to PICO (PIX) via Lisbon (LIS), Portugal is the most straightforward. See TAP www.flytap.com for flights to Pico from Lisbon. There are many budget airlines who fly to Lisbon from the UK and other destinations and from there you can get a flight to Pico.

We recommend booking the following flights to fit with tour dates:

Flight from Lisbon to co-ordinate with arrival dates: 04 and 11 MAY 2019
Lisbon to Pico Air Portugal flight TP6467 departs Lisbon (LIS) 08H00 arrives Pico (PIX) 09H45

Flight from Horta to co-ordinate with departure dates: 11 and 18 MAY 2019
Pico to Lisbon Air Portugal flight TP6464 departs Pico 10H35 arrives Lisbon 14H05

Online price comparison portal such as www.skyscanner.net or www.expedia.com will show you best prices with various options.

If you need overnight accommodation in Lisbon or elsewhere due to your flight schedules, see our recommended hotels in Lisbon below.

Alternatively, ask our dedicated travel consultant, Emma Bailey, to book the most convenient flights together with overnight accommodation if required. Please contact: Emma Bailey at The Flight Centre (Hove):  01273 776 400 emma.bailey@flightcentre.co.uk

Lisbon Hotels


Hotel Tryp **** right beside the airport and the most convenient

4-Star Radisson Sas – Near airport

4-Star Marriott or Holiday Inn (10 minutes away from the airport)

3-Star Roma (4 kms away from the airport) 

Residencial Vila Nova (airport bus stops outside, 10 mins to airport)

Hotel Dom Carlos Park (airport bus stops outside, 10 mins to airport)

Flight prices


Flight prices vary a lot depending on which day you fly. You can get there in one day or stay overnight in Lisbon and take an early flight to the islands the following day. It is good to book as early as possible and if you can, be flexible on your travel days to enable you to get the best deals. Book accommodation in Lisbon or at your Azorean Island destination (contact us for prices for extra nights) if you need to extend your duration in order to book suitable flights.