The island Madeira is, together with the islands of Porto Santo, Ilhas Desertas and Ilhas Selvagens, one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal. The main airport of the Portuguese archipelago is Madeira Airport.
In March 2017 the airport was named after Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the best footballers in the world was born in Funchal in 1985. Besides, Madeira Airport offers one of the most spectacular approaches in the world by plane.
Where is Madeira Airport situated?
Madeira Airport is located east of the capital Funchal. The terminal and parking spaces of Madeira Airport can be reached via exit 22 of the road VR1.
How many terminals does Madeira Airport have?
The airport has one modern terminal, with outside a great view of the sea.
The distance from Madeira Airport to the centre of Funchal is 19 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Funchal.
From FNC Airport to Funchal City centre by Car
Unfortunately, there are no public transport possibilities at this airport. Check out our transportation page for other ways to travel from the airport to the city.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Madeira Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Madeira Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Funchal is about € 30.-. Book your taxi at Madeira Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From FNC Airport to Funchal City centre by Taxi
At Madeira Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Hertz, Europcar, Avis, Budget, Sixt, Enterprise and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Madeira Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Madeira Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- TUI Airways
Hotels near the airport
Looking for the best hotels near Madeira Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.
Hotels in Funchal
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Madeira Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
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