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Cheap Flights to Madeira Islands

Popular in December High demand for flights, 7% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 7% potential price drop
Average price £242 Average for round-trip flights in 9월 2020
Round-trip from £41 From London to Funchal
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Are there currently restrictions on travel to Madeira Islands related to COVID-19?

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.

Cheapest prices for Madeira Islands flights by month

January
£97
February
£116
March
£133
April
£157
May
£155
June
£179
July
£212
August
£264
September
£206
October
£196
November
£103
December
£93
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?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LON - FNC
Price
£93 - £403
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?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Madeira Islands, you should look to book at least 45 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Madeira Islands?

The cheapest day to fly to Madeira Islands is usually Wednesday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.

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

Madeira Islands flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the morning. Booking a flight in the afternoon will likely mean higher prices.

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.

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