Flights from Dublin to Funchal

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Favourite airline: TAP Portugal
100 % of travellers choose to book flights on this route with TAP Portugal, Aer Lingus and Lufthansa.
TAP Portugal
94 %
Aer Lingus
3 %
3 %
Tip: book 15 days before departure
If booked 15 days before travel, flights cost only £167.00.
15 days before departure
Favourite connection: via Lisbon
97 % of tickets booked on this route are for flights via Lisbon.
1 stopover Lisbon
19h 35min, from £204
97 %
2 stopovers Munich Lisbon
17h 55min, from £540
3 %

Useful information about the flight from Dublin to Funchal

Funchal: warm, fragrant and friendly

With hillsides steeped in sugar cane plantations and flowers, the city of Funchal slopes down into one of the prettiest harbours in the world. With all round good weather, wonderful food as well as great sports and golf, the island of Madeira is one of the best European winter sun destinations, and the capital Funchal is an upmarket, lively place to stay.

Best time for Funchal

Madeira has a mild, subtropical climate all year round. January doesn't see it much lower than 15°C, and in August/September the warmest months, it's around 23°C. Peak season is June to November, when the water temperature often reaches more than 20 degrees. For fun, try February for the Carnival in Funchal. In April-May, there's the sugar cane harvest, and on 15th August, there's the Assumption Day procession to "Nossa Senhora do Monte". There's also a wine festival at the end of August.

To know before you go

Portuguese, the native language, is often spoken with a strong dialect, and English is also widely spoken. The cost of living in Funchal and throughout Madeira as a whole, is much lower than in London and the UK. An inexpensive meal will cost about 7 EUROS, and be of a good quality.

Local Funchal information

Airport Santa Catarina' is the main airport, and to get to Funchal from here take the Aerobus, which is 8 EUR return or one-way, 5 EUR. The public bus is 3 EUR one way, and 7 day tickets are available for buses for about 22 EUROS. Taxis are metered, and there is a surcharge for weekends, nights and luggage. A 3 star hotel costs around 26 EUR per night, and a 4 star about 62 EUR per night. Car hire is popular because the island is hilly and pretty, but note that roads are steep and winding, and that outside Funchal petrol stations are rare. However, free Wifi exists in Funchal and some towns.

Flight information: Dublin - Funchal

Outbound and return from £204.03
Distance 2454 km
Departure airport Dublin (DUB)
Departure country Ireland
Arrival airport Funchal Madeira (FNC)
Destination country Portugal
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