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Last minute flights to Funchal

Departure Sun, 22 Sep Return Sun, 29 Sep
STN London
FNC Funchal
return from £257
Departure Thu, 26 Sep Return Fri, 18 Oct
LGW London
FNC Funchal
return from £153
Departure Fri, 11 Oct Return Fri, 18 Oct
MAN Manchester
FNC Funchal
return from £177
Departure Sun, 06 Oct Return Sat, 12 Oct
LIS Lisbon
FNC Funchal
return from £118
Popular flight routes to Funchal
London - Funchal
return from £278
London - Funchal
return from £148
Manchester - Funchal
return from £178
Bristol - Funchal
return from £365
Porto - Funchal
return from £131
East Midlands - Funchal
return from £208

Trips to Funchal

Funchal travel

Funchal is renowned for its prolific history, diverse culture, wine estates, beautiful gardens and parks, churches and monasteries. The history of the city began in 1424 when the island was split into two zones, one of which is Funchal. It is prized for its geographical location and rich soils making the city an important trading and industrial centre. Although it has been besieged by attacks and foreign domination, which also shaped the local economy, architecture and lifestyle, Funchal managed to rebuild and thrive. The capital is today a major tourist destination and it's not surprising that there are many flights to Funchal transporting travellers to the island to experience and enjoy its attractions. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Funchal!

Things to do and places to see in Funchal

Madeira's capital has loads of things to offer visitors on cheap flights to Funchal from natural reserves and beaches to convents and cathedrals. Admire historic landmarks, explore churches or tour museums. Shop in open-air markets or sample an authentic local meal. In the evening, try the bars and clubs to see what the nightlife is all about. Whether you are just passing for a day or staying longer, Funchal has a diverse range of attractions to keep its guests entertained.

When visiting Funchal, be sure to:

  • See the famed Jardim Botanico or Botanical Garden with its marvellous collection of sup-tropical flora, indigenous flowers and trees
  • Visit the National History Museum
  • Follow the history and culture of Madeira at the Madeira Story Centre
  • Soar to stunning heights by riding the Madeira Cable Car and savour superb 360-degree views of the city, mountains and the ocean
  • Go to the Museu da Quinta das Cruzes, a museum that used to be the family house of Portuguese navigator Zarco who discovered the island in 1419
  • Wander through the serene convent of Santa Clara and check out its cloisters, chapels and bell tower
  • Shop at the colourful Mercado dos Lavradores with its assortment of tempting fresh produce
  • Admire the beautifully landscaped gardens of Quinta do Palheiro
  • Take a look at the ornate interior of Funchal Cathedral with its gilded altar and elaborate altar
  • Examine the treasures of Museu de Arte Sacra or the Sacred Art Museum.
  • Wander through the Old Town, which is like an open-air art gallery characterised by painted doors and roads

Funchal airports

Madeira Airport or Funchal Airport is the principal airport serving the capital and the island. It has a single terminal to welcome passengers arriving on trips to Funchal. Convenient amenities at the airport include eateries, cash dispensers, lounges, shops and car rental kiosks.

  • Madeira Airport

    Top airlines

    The top carriers at Madeira Airport are the following: TAP Portugal, easyJet and Germania.


    Madeira Airport is located approximately 13.2km east northeast of the centre of Funchal.

    Transport options

    Madeira Airport is well-linked to the VR1 motorway. The Aerobus Shuttle takes passengers from the airport towards Formosa Beach and the centre. Public bus numbers 113, 113RS, 20, 208, 53 and 78 make airport stops from Funchal city. In addition to airport shuttle and buses, cabs are readily available at the taxi stand outside of the terminal building.

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