Travelling to Madeira

Madeira is a Portuguese island in the Atlantic Ocean, located 978 km southwest of Lisbon, about 700 km west of the African coast, and 450 km north of the Canary Islands

… by plane

Madeira is a flight destination of a series of airlines, both scheduled and charter flight services. The international airport of Madeira island is FNC – Funchal Airport Cristiano Ronaldo.

Low cost airlines
Madeira is also a destination for low cost airlines. When arriving from overseas you may connect to:

  • EasyJet in Berlin (attn: airport change between TXL and SXF might be necessary), BaselLisbon, London (LGW)
  • TUIfly in Brussels, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Tenerife-TFS (Spain)
  • Binter Canarias in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Tenerife-TFN (Spain)

Flight times
The quickest connection from continental Europe to Madeira is from Lisbon (1.5 hrs). TAP Air Portugal offers about 8 scheduled flights per day between Lisbon and Madeira (FNC).

Find here the complete list of airlines offering flights to and from Madeira.

Please note that the airline capacity for Madeira flights is limited and thus the flexibility for flight dates is limited as well. We strongly recommend to make early flight reservations in order to get the flight times and dates preferred by you.

You may use Skyscanner to look for your international flight.

Main hubs for connecting direct flights to Madeira are:

Find out how to get from Madeira airport to the conference venue VidaMar Resort Hotel Madeira – go to Venue & Accommodation.


… by ferry lines

Ferry connections between the Portuguese mainland, the Canary islands and Madeira are operated exclusively form July to September.