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Introducing Funchal


For the protection of ecological richness, places like Laurisilva forest, Savage and Desert islands, Garajau, Rocha do Navio, and Ponta de São Laurenço of Funchal are on the UNESCO World Heritage list, making Funchal a great place for a peaceful vacation.

Funchal is known for:


Seaside Trekking Swimming Nature and Wildlife

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Camara de Lobos (11 km)
Ponta do Sol (24 km)
Ribeira Brava (21 km)
CURRENCY
Euro (EUR)

COUNTRY CODE
+351

ELECTRIC POWER
C, F

TIME ZONE
GMT 0

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€1.09

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
€30.00

Average Temperature

Funchal airport information

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

It costs €3.35 to take the bus from Funchal Airport to Madeira city center. You can also get to the city center using the E-Express shuttle or Aerobus services. The Aerobus service costs €5 for adults, €2.50 for children and €8 for a return ticket.

Average time from airport: 45 minutes

Distance from airport: 34 km

TAXI:

If you don’t want to waste time waiting for buses, you can get to the city center using the taxi service that runs from the airport. The taxi rank is on the ground level of the arrivals area and fares are charged on the meter depending on the distance traveled. On weekdays, taxis charge a starting price of €4. There is also a 20% increase in prices when traveling on weekdays 21:00–06:00, Saturday, Sunday and official holidays. If you are taking baggage or pets with you in the taxi, there will be an addditional charge of €1.50.

Average taxi price: 20-25 euros

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