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Flights to Madeira Islands in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 5% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 7% potential price drop
Average price£191Average for round-trip flights in June 2021
Round-trip from£60From London to Madeira

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Madeira Islands

Can I fly to Madeira Islands right now?

Travel to Madeira Islands is currently restricted due to COVID-19. The restrictions for Madeira Islands are based on the Portugal restrictions which are: Portugal has suspended all incoming international flights until at least June 15, except for flights bringing back Portuguese nationals and long-term residents with Portuguese residence permits. State flights, emergency flights, hospital/medevac flights, humanitarian/repatriation flights, United Nations flights may still enter the country, as may flights arriving from Angola, Austria, Belgium, Brazil (Sao Paulo (GRU) and Rio De Janeiro (RIO) airports only), Bulgaria, Canada, Cape Verde, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guinea-Bissau, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mozambique, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sao Tome and Principe, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Venezuela. Flights including a technical stopover where passengers do not disembark may also still enter Portugal. Travelers arriving in Portugal may be required to undergo a body temperature scan upon arrival. Travelers arriving in Madeira must self-isolate for 14 days and fill an online health form 24-48 hours prior to their journey. Effective July 1, travelers with a negative COVID-19 test issued within 72 hours of their departure will be exempted from the quarantine requirement. Travelers arriving in the Azores are subject to medical screening and quarantine, unless they have a negative COVID-19 test issued within 72 hours of their departure from an accredited laboratory.. If you are planning to travel to Madeira Islands from an unrestricted area, please consider travel safety tips during this time.

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Cheapest prices for Madeira Islands flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Madeira Islands found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£88
February
£104
March
£119
April
£141
May
£139
June
£161
July
£191
August
£237
September
£186
October
£176
November
£93
December
£84
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Madeira Islands is December. The most expensive month for flights is August. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Madeira Islands?

Average Funchal Madeira flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
LON - FNC
Price
£84 - £362
FNC
Temperature
19 - 26 °C
FNC
Rainfall
5 - 134 mm
Flying to Madeira Islands in December is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to Madeira Islands then August is statistically the hottest. December is historically the period with most rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to Madeira Islands?

The best time to book flights to Madeira Islands is 60 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Madeira Islands?

Wednesday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Madeira Islands. Flying on Saturday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Madeira Islands?

Flights in the morning are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Madeira Islands. Flights in the afternoon are usually the most expensive.

How long is the flight to Madeira Islands?

Flights from the United Kingdom to Madeira Islands, Portugal range from about 4h-13h. Your flight will be on the shorter end of the spectrum if you’re flying out of London, from which you can enjoy direct and short layover flights alike. If you’re flying from as far north as northern England or from Scotland, your flight will likely be on the longer end of the range, due to both geographical location and the lack of direct flight routes.

Where can you get direct flights to Madeira Islands from?

You can enjoy direct flights to Madeira Islands from London Gatwick Airport via easyJet and British Airways, with several direct flights available daily. From other parts of the UK, including Manchester, Bristol, and Edinburgh, you can choose from several daily flight options with just one stop to Madeira Islands. If your flight does have stopovers along the way, these will likely occur in cities including London, Bristol, Dublin, Lisbon, and/or Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

How do you get from Madeira Islands airport to the city centre?

When you travel to Madeira Island, you’ll fly in via Madeira Airport, also known as Funchal Airport (FNC). Funchal is the island chain’s only city, with holidaymakers generally staying here, or in other popular spots like Porto da Cruz and Machico. Madeira Airport is about 17km from Funchal city centre, and can easily be reached by bus, which will take about 30 minutes and cost about £4.50. To Porto da Cruz city centre from Madeira Airport, it’s about 14 km, and you can get there via taxi for about £56 and about a 20-minute ride. From the airport to Machico, the most popular form of transport is also by taxi, with the 15-minute, 7km ride costing you about £16.80.

What are some things to do in Madeira Islands?

Madeira Islands are known for its superb weather, beautiful scenery, and exciting attractions. If you’re staying in Funchal or plan on spending a day there, be sure to visit Monte Palace Tropical Garden to explore Buddhist temples, gorgeous flowers and trees, and unique works of art, all in one massive outdoor space. Santiago Fortress, in the Funchal Historic Centre, is a still-standing fortress erected in the early 17th century to protect the city from pirates. If you’re visiting Porto da Cruz, be sure to spend time at its numerous golden sand beaches, a perfect way to unwind whilst on holiday. Golfers will rejoice when they encounter Santo da Serra Golf Club in Machico, a stunning 27-hole range overlooking the bay. From Machico you can also take whale and dolphin watching cruises for an experience you’ll never forget.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Madeira Islands?

British citizens travelling to Madeira Islands, Portugal need a valid passport to fly into the country but do not require a visa for their journey.

Cheap flights to Madeira in June, July 2021

The best prices found for FNC flights for June, July
13 Jul - 27 Jul
£60pp
LTN
London Luton
Wizz Air UK
Direct
FNC
Funchal Madeira
FNC
Funchal Madeira
Wizz Air UK
Direct
LTN
London Luton
13 Jul - 24 Jul
£97pp
LTN
London Luton
Wizz Air UK
Direct
FNC
Funchal Madeira
FNC
Funchal Madeira
Wizz Air UK
Direct
LTN
London Luton
5 Jul - 12 Jul
£100pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
FNC
Funchal Madeira
FNC
Funchal Madeira
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted

Madeira 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Madeira found for this year
16 Sep - 4 Nov
£71pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
FNC
Funchal Madeira
FNC
Funchal Madeira
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Nov - 14 Nov
£77pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
FNC
Funchal Madeira
FNC
Funchal Madeira
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
11 Sep - 18 Sep
£78pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
FNC
Funchal Madeira
FNC
Funchal Madeira
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Last minute flights to Madeira

Late deals on return flights to Madeira, departing today and this week
15 Jun - 22 Jun
£151pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
FNC
Funchal Madeira
FNC
Funchal Madeira
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
15 Jun - 22 Jun
£158pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
FNC
Funchal Madeira
FNC
Funchal Madeira
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
15 Jun - 22 Jun
£159pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
FNC
Funchal Madeira
FNC
Funchal Madeira
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

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