Flights to Madeira

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Summary info about Madeira flight prices, duration and airlines

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Best Round-Trip Price


Fastest flight time

3h 35m

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5 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Madeira from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £39 (London Stansted to Funchal Madeira).
The best round-trip flight price to Madeira from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £90 (Manchester to Funchal Madeira).
The fastest flight to Madeira from United Kingdom takes 3h 35m (Bristol to Funchal Madeira).
There are 5 airlines operating flights to Madeira, including TAP AIR PORTUGAL, TUI Airways and Ryanair.

Madeira flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest flight I can find to Madeira?

For prices as low as £24/pp, you can find flights to Madeira depending on where you are departing from. On average, flights to Madeira cost £217/pp.
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How long is the flight from United Kingdom to Madeira?

On average, it takes 3h 45m to fly from United Kingdom to Madeira if you fly out of London Heathrow (the most popular airport in United Kingdom) and into Funchal Madeira (the most popular airport in Madeira). If you’re flying out of Manchester and into Funchal Madeira, then the flight time is around 3h 55m.

What is the best day of the week to fly to Madeira?

The best day of the week to fly to Madeira is Tuesday due to prices being at their lowest. Flying out on a Thursday should be a backup plan since this day tends to be less expensive as well. Saturday, on the other hand, is the most expensive day to fly to Madeira.

Which airlines fly to Madeira?

You can find flights to Madeira from 10 airlines. If you’re unsure which to fly with, consider booking your flight with easyJet, Ryanair or TAP AIR PORTUGAL as these are the most popular among our users. easyJet is the most favoured with 47% of momondo travellers booking flights with this airline.

Cheapest flights to cities in Madeira

Click on the cities below to find out when it's cheapest to fly to Madeira from United Kingdom

Useful information for your flight to Madeira

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to Madeira

What is the best airport to fly into to visit Funchal?

I plan on visiting Town Square. Which airport is the quickest drive?

For the quickest drive from an arrival airport to Town Square, fly into Funchal Airport or Porto Santo Airport, which are closest to the area.

What are the most popular landmarks in Madeira?

What is the weather like in Madeira?

Temperatures in Madeira can vary between 16 °C and 23 °C based on the time of year. Typically, the coldest month in Madeira will be January, and the warmest month will be August. It is also worth noting that those looking to avoid rain and/or snow should consider travelling to Madeira in July, July, and June, as that is when precipitation is least likely.

How much are flights to Madeira?

On average, a flight to Madeira will cost £256 per ticket. We’ve had users find flights to Madeira for as low as £30, however. If you’re unable to find a plane ticket for £30, but manage to find one for £218 or less, then this is still a great deal. Keep in mind that flight costs vary depending on where you fly from, what time of year you travel, and what airline you fly with.

Where is it cheapest to fly into Madeira?

Funchal Madeira airport in Funchal has the cheapest flights when visiting Madeira, with an average airfare of £30. Porto Santo airport in Porto Santo is the second cheapest destination in Madeira, with an average airfare of £280.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Madeira?

Prices for flights to Madeira are refreshed on a daily basis.

How many operators does momondo search for flights to Madeira?

How old do you have to be to fly to Madeira?

Although the minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UMNR) service may have their own age limits, which could be impacted by factors such as flight length, timing, and layovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel to Madeira.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Madeira?

The travel and health documents you'll need for your trip to Madeira may differ based on your itinerary and personal situation. Typically, you should have several documents on hand, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months after your intended arrival at Madeira. It is always advisable to seek advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.

Popular cities and sights

Looking to visit Madeira? Check out these cities and spend time seeing some of the most popular sights in Madeira.



Formosa Beach

Monte Palace Gardens

Town Square

Palheiro Gardens

Santa Clara Monastery

Porto Santo

Porto Santo


Porto Santo Beach

Recent flights found to popular cities in Madeira

Find flights to these popular cities in Madeira from your nearest airport.

Cheapest flight routes to Madeira

These routes have the cheapest flights to Madeira found by momondo users in United Kingdom
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
ManchesterFunchal3h 55m£83
LondonFunchal6h 35m£102
BristolFunchal3h 35m£134
GlasgowFunchal4h 05m£171
LondonPorto Santo11h 45m£195
BirminghamFunchal3h 40m£195
BelfastFunchal10h 15m£207
EdinburghFunchal4h 10m£218
ManchesterPorto Santo8h 55m£235
LeedsFunchal4h 00m£309
LiverpoolFunchal10h 40m£328
NottinghamFunchal3h 55m£336
Newcastle upon TyneFunchal4h 10m£338
DoncasterFunchal25h 30m£434
CardiffFunchal31h 00m£526
ExeterFunchal34h 05m£747

Best things to do and see in Madeira

What popular events take place in Madeira Islands?

Considered one of the world’s most beautiful islands, be prepared for a treat when visiting the Portuguese territory of Madeira Islands. With your flight deals to Madeira Islands, you will have events and festivals to enjoy all year round, not only encompassing old Portuguese traditions but also bringing the island heritage to life to form new ones. One of the most beloved festivals on the island is the Carnival – the Main Parade and the Fun Parade are held annually at the end of February into March. One of the largest street parties held on the island, it is an elaborate affair of Samba dancing, colourful costumes, great food, music, and more. For lovers of more modern music, there is the Stay In The City festival every May, seeing more than 150 modern artists visit the islands for concerts held over eight days. The Rum Festival, usually held in April, brings the island vibes to life and explores the spirit’s history and relevance to the island. The Festival Aqui Acolá brings dance, theatre, DJ’s, film, and arts together for a great happening in May that attracts many tourists. The Medieval Market is held annually in June and sees the Madeiran population celebrate the historical town of Machico. The festivities include horse-back events, costumes, pageantry, open-air theatre, live music, acrobats, and much more, an enjoyable way to learn about the town's heritage.

Is Madeira Islands known for specific food/cuisine?

Your flight to Madeira Islands will place you in a country that is steeped in Portuguese tradition whilst making use of island-style ingredients. The food grown on the islands is rich and flavourful, and everything from fresh fish to tropical fruits can be found in abundance. Madeirans enjoy baking breads called bolo do caco. These hand-made breads are eaten with almost every meal. A popular food choice is a simple tomato and onion soup, prepared with garlic, fresh herbs, and olive oil and served hot with a poached egg placed in it. This is considered real comfort food and is eaten frequently. Espada com banana is a black scabbard fish prepared with bananas. It is the islands’ national dish and is served in all restaurants and homes. Tuna fish is eaten frequently, often prepared with fried maize in a sauce known as molho de vilao. Dating back to the days when priests ran the vineyards, Madeira wine is named after the island and enjoyed by locals after their meals alongside the dessert regularly. It is also a popular export from the islands.

What can you see and do in Madeira Islands?

Madeira Islands is a paradise for nature lovers. One of the most beautiful spots is the Ponta de Sao Lourenco, a scenic peninsula and nature reserve. Go for a hike and explore some rich landscapes formed due to volcanic activity over the millennia. The Sao Vicente Caves are also fascinating to see. Formed from a fast volcanic eruption, the interior made of caverns and lava tubes is particularly interesting. Based here is the Volcano Centre, providing information on the volcanic eruptions in the area. Check out the natural swimming pools of Porto Moniz or the Monte Palace Tropical Gardens, home to over 100,000 species of plants. Madeira Islands nightlife continues to develop, with new clubs, bars and restaurants always popping up, yet still including the oldest and most popular club, Vespas. History fans can visit the Museum of Contemporary Art at the Fortress São Tiago, originally built in 1614, or the Arte Sacra Museum of Funchal, where you can see fifteenth-century sculptures, paintings and jewellery.

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Madeira Islands?

Being a Portuguese territory, Madeira Islands does not require a visa from UK citizens. Make sure your passport is up to date before you fly, though.

Useful information for finding Madeira flight deals

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    Plan your trips smart with the “Price Forecast” feature, which uses flight data to help you pick the best days to fly for the lowest fares. Our “Price Calendar” helps you get the most for your money by showing you when it’s most advantageous to fly. Curate your own travel experiences for less with “Explore”. Expert travel hacks to fuel your next adventure are a click away with “Discover” by momondo. Set up our “Price Alerts” to track fare changes and book when prices are at their lowest point.

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Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Madeira?

It is quick and easy to find flights to Madeira on momondo. We search and return numerous flight options from various airlines and agents. You can then use our filters to narrow your search until you have found the most convenient flight to Madeira that suits you.

Can I find flights to Madeira with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Yes. All flights to Madeira on momondo can be compared and filtered by various policies on offer, including flexible booking.

How can momondo help me find flights to Madeira?

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I’m not ready to book a flight to Madeira right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

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