Flights from London Heathrow to Funchal

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Here you can compare cheap flights from London Heathrow (LHR) 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 Heathrow to Funchal is TAP Portugal.
TAP Portugal
66 %
British Airways
15 %
9 %
Tip: book 6 months before departure
Tip: book flights on this route 6 months before departure and save up to 29 %.
179 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Wednesday
Choosing the right day of the week is worthwhile as prices of flights on this route are cheapest on Wednesday.
Direct flights are more expensive
On this route, direct flights are £159.00 more expensive than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
03h 55min
19h 10min
50h 15min
Favourite connection: via Lisbon
Stopover flights on this route are especially popular via Lisbon, making up 69 % of bookings.
1 stopover Lisbon
19h 10min, from £162
69 %
Direct flights
03h 55min, from £321
16 %
1 stopover Madrid Barajas
15h 25min, from £209
10 %

Useful information about the flight from London Heathrow to Funchal

Beautiful Madeira

Funchal, the modern cosmopolitan city, benefits from a wonderful historical and cultural heritage and breathtaking natural landscapes. In addition, a thriving nightlife attracts visitors to the capital of Madeira.

Madeira's climate, events and festivals

The mild subtropical climate in Funchal makes it a great destination all year round. Temperatures range from 15°C in January to 23°C in August, and the peak season is between June and November, when the water temperature rises over 20°C. A variety of events occur in any season, including the Carnival in February, the sugar cane harvest in April-May, and Assumption Day on August 15th, with a procession to "Nossa Senhora do Monte". The Wine Festival, at the end of August, is not to be missed.

Tips and things to know about Madeira

In Madeira, Portuguese is often spoken in dialect. However, English is also widely spoken on the island. The cost of living in Madeira and Funchal is much lower than in London. Visitors can enjoy cheap meals for around €7. For those wishing to stay connected, free Wi-Fi is available in major cities, but also in some towns.

Funchal and Madeira: arrival, accommodation and transportation

After arriving at Santa Catarina Airport, travellers can reach the centre of Funchal by taking the Aerobus. Tickets cost about EUR5 for a single and EUR8 for a return. It's also possible to take a public bus, with single tickets at around EUR3. Taxis are metered, and it's worth noting that a surcharge is applied for luggage, as well as night and weekend journeys. 3-star hotels cost about EUR26 per night, while 4-star hotels start at around EUR62. If taking the bus, 7-day cards cost approx. EUR22. However, many visitors rent a car to visit the island, despite the steep, winding roads and lack of petrol stations.

Flight information: London Heathrow - Funchal

Outbound and return from £275.74
Distance 2475 km
Departure airport London Heathrow (LHR)
Arrival airport Funchal Madeira (FNC)
Destination country Portugal
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