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Taxis from Funchal Airport
There is one taxi stand at Madeira's Airport which is located at arrivals on level 0. As in the UK, the taxis operate on a metre basis and should have a starting fee of 3,95 euros on entry - additional fees of 20% for Sat, Sun & Bank holidays.
Driving time from Funchal Airport to Funchal city centre is around 25 minutes.
Shuttle Bus Transfers from Funchal Airport
For a cheap alternative to hiring a taxi for transfers from Funchal airport to your resort, why not give Resorthoppa Limited a look. They will shuttle you to your resort on shared transport which reduces the cost considerably. You can book online in advance.
If you want a private taxi from Funchal Airport, you can also arrange that too through Resorthoppa.
Resorthoppa are a UK company that dealt with nearly 2 million bookings in 2007 - and picked up The British Travel Awards 2007 - Best Holiday Transfer Company title.
Funcal Airport Madeira is situated 18km east of Funchal on a rocky outcrop 59m above sea level and extends on stilts over the sea. The original runway was once infamously short and a challenge for even the most experienced pilot. However the runway has been rebuilt and extended to almost double it's length in 2000. The surround mountains and coastal location make the airport a stunning place to fly to and from as can be seen from the official website.
Funchal Airport Transfers
Bus Transfers to Funchal
Madeira's buses runs a cheap service to the city of Funchal - recommended cost approximately 2,10 euros. The bus service starts a roughly hourly service at 07:05am each morning and the last service is 18:35 on a Saturday, 19:35 on Sunday and 20:15 Monday to Friday. For a complete and up to date timetable please visit the official airport bus timetable.
If on arrival you have any queries regarding your transfers you can visit the tourist information office which is open from 9am until midnight every day except on Tuesdays when it shuts at 9pm.