Air Travel

Madeira is served by TAP Air Portugal, which has frequent flights daily from Lisbon (1½ hours) and London (3½ hours). EasyJet also flies to Madeira from Lisbon, as well as from Bristol and London Gatwick. For a comfortable budget airline try Jet2, which departs several times a week from various cities in the UK. The Aeroporto da Madeira is a 20-minute drive east of Funchal, near Santa Cruz. A SAM Aerobus serves the airport roughly hourly (first bus daily 4:15 am, last bus 7 pm–9:30 pm, depending on the day of the week) to and from Funchal. The bus journey takes around 50 minutes.

Airport Contacts

Cristiano Ronaldo Madeira International Airport. Off VR1, Santa Cruz, Madeira, 9100-105 . 291 520 700;

Aeroporto Porto Santo. Off ER111, Porto Santo, Madeira, 9400-110. 291/980125;

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