How to find cheap flights to Madeira
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Flights to Madeira arrive at Cristiano Ronaldo Madeira International Airport, also known as Madeira Airport (FNC), located 13.2 km from the regional capital Funchal. You can take the Aerobus to Formosa beach, with stops near several hotels. A single ticket costs €5.00; children get 50% off. The bus stops at Estrada Boa Nova, Rua Ribeiro João Gomes, Rua do Anadia, Av. do Mar, Rua Dr. Brito Câmara, São João, Av. Calouste Gulbenkian, Av. Infante, Estrada Monumental, Rua Passos Gouveia, Estrada Monumental, Praia Formosa. The journey time is 45 minutes, and from the last station, you can take a connection to the center of Funchal, about 20 minutes trip. The public bus departs from the airport several times a day to Funchal, and it costs €3.35. If you take a cab, note that a trip from the airport starts at €4.00, with a 20% increase for trips made between 21:00-06:00, as well as all day on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. There’s a €1.50 fee when traveling with baggage or animals. Renting a car? Check the offers that we have on Skyscanner Car Rental.
When to go to Madeira?
The temperatures in Madeira are quite stable year-round, with 21-25 degrees on average from May to November, so it plays a little role in vacation planning. Between May and September, it rarely rains, so you are almost guaranteed to stay dry. Try to find cheap flights to Madeira between March and May; this is the period when the gardens are blooming, and the views are breathtaking.
What to see and do in Madeira?
Cheap flights to Madeira bring you to heaven marked with astounding natural beauty. The stunning views include the tropical flowers that grow freely and abundantly to the rugged volcanic peaks. Although it’s known as a popular destination for older travelers, there's something to keep visitors of all ages entertained. Madeira is perfect for sports & outdoors activities lover. There’s any kind of watersports including diving, windsurfing, and sailing. Thanks to its levadas it’s a fantastic hiking destination; a network of irrigation canals which have been transformed into walking trails.
Wander along the dramatic coastline, or head uphill into lush forests. Madeira has been nicknamed the ‘floating garden’ thanks to its spectacular variety of plants, flowers, and forests. Horse riding is also a popular activity here.
Madeira isn't usually thought of as a beach holiday destination. Despite that, there are a few pleasant sandy strips and pools where you can while away a week or two. Calheta has a lovely sandy beach, while Ponta Gorda has a seawater lido where you can enjoy a saltwater swim.
The cuisine of Madeira is influenced by the flavors of the Portuguese mainland but also has its own little twists. Trendy bars and restaurants can be found in the capital, Funchal, but there are lots of great places to eat wherever you decide to stay. Madeira wine is named after the island. You can find here numerous vineyards which you can visit: just make sure your designated driver doesn't sample the goods until you get back to your hotel. Speaking of hotels, after you have booked cheap flights to Madeira, we can save you money on accommodations too. Check the fantastic offers that we have on Skyscanner Hotels.
This information is correct as of February 2018
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