Flights from London Gatwick to Funchal

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Here you can compare cheap flights from London Gatwick (LGW) to Funchal (FNC) for one-way or return trips. The following offers were searched for and found on idealo during the last few days. Or start your own flight search to Funchal. Prices and availability may change at any time.

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Favourite airline: TAP Portugal
The most popular airline for flights from London Gatwick to Funchal is TAP Portugal.
TAP Portugal
55 %
41 %
easyJet Europe
2 %
Cheapest weekday: Sunday
Flight tickets are cheapest on Sunday when flights cost up to 18 % less.
Direct flights are more expensive
Flights with a stopover are on average £14.00 cheaper than direct flights.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
03h 55min
25h 00min
15h 40min
The favourite connection is non-stop
Direct flights are especially popular on this route. 36 % of travellers will book a non-stop flight.
Direct flights
03h 55min, from £133
36 %
1 stopover Porto
25h 00min, from £119
31 %
1 stopover Lisbon
16h 10min, from £126
23 %

Useful information about the flight from London Gatwick to Funchal

Picturesque coastal capital

Funchal is the picturesque capital of the Portuguese island of Madeira. Set on the Atlantic coast against a mountainous backdrop, it is a popular destination for leisure visitors. Its attractions include the historic old port area as well as many modern restaurants and hotels.

Best seasons to visit and what to see

The city's subtropical climate means it is a great place to visit all year round, with mild temperatures of about 15 degrees in January and 23 in August. However, the prime season is from June to November, when you can plunge into the sea at temperatures above 20 degrees. The warmest months are August and September. If you visit in February you can enjoy all the excitement of carnival, while other special occasions are the sugar cane harvest in April to May and Assumption Day on August 15, when there is a procession to "Nossa Senhora do Monte. The wine festival in late August is another draw for visitors.

Key points before you visit

Both in Funchal and across Madeira, the cost of living is low in comparison to prices in London and other UK cities. A budget meal could cost around 7 EUR. There is free wifi at many locations in the city. Residents of Madeira often have a strong accent when speaking Portuguese. However, many people on the island also speak English.

Local information on transport and where to stay

If you fly into the Airport Santa Catarina, it's possible to travel by Aerobus to Funchal for around 8 EUR return, with a single fare costing about 5 EUR. The public bus costs about 3 EUR one-way, or you could take a taxi. These are metered and there are surcharges for weekends, nights and carrying luggage. A ticket to ride on buses all week will cost about 22 EUR, or alternatively many visitors hire a car. Drivers should be aware that the roads are steep with many bends, and outside Funchal there are long distances between petrol stations. A three-star hotel could cost ca 26 EUR for a night's stay, while the charge for a four-star room is about 62 EUR per night.

Flight information: London Gatwick - Funchal

Outbound and return from £154.59
Flight duration min. 03:45 / max. 03:55
Return flight duration min. 03:40/ max. 03:50
Distance 2458 km
Flights per week 20
Departure airport Airport London Gatwick (LGW)
Arrival airport Airport Funchal Madeira (FNC)
Destination country Flights to Portugal