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Trip Edinburgh Funchal

Plan your trip by train, bus, ferry, carpooling, plane from Edinburgh to Funchal

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How to get from Edinburgh to Funchal?

We are suggesting 23 routes by train, bus, ferry, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Edinburgh Funchal. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Edinburgh Funchal

For your trip from Edinburgh (Scotland, United Kingdom) to Funchal (Portugal) with a distance of 1740 mi you will be able to take 5 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, ferry, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The direct flight Edinburgh > Funchal will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Edinburgh and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Edinburgh EDI airport, 7.5 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Funchal (Madeira Cristiano-Ronaldo airport, IATA code: FNC) operated by Easyjet.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Edinburgh to Funchal without changing trains. You can take the train Edinburgh-Glasgow and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains of ScotRail, East Coast or CrossCountry to Glasgow leave from Edinburgh Park railway station in Edinburgh. Arrival in Glasgow will take place at Charing Cross (Glasgow) station (0.5 mi from the city centre).
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Edinburgh Funchal only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey Edinburgh-Birmingham.
You will board a coach of MegaBus in Edinburgh. The bus will drop you off at Birmingham bus station (0.5 mi from Birmingham, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Edinburgh bus station (11.2 mi from Edinburgh) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Birmingham.
There is no direct crossing between Edinburgh and Funchal, you will have to use another mean of transport (plane) to combine with ferry in order to complete the sea crossing Las Palmas De Gran Canaria-Funchal.
You will embark at the port of la Luz at 0.8 mi from Las Palmas De Gran Canaria aboard a ship of Empresa de Navegação Madeirense. The ferry will dock in the port of Funchal at 0.5 mi from Funchal. We advise you to show up at the port of Las Palmas De Gran Canaria for boarding around one or two hours before the time of departure indicated on your reservation.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Edinburgh-Glasgow will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by plane in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Edinburgh and Funchal?

Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Edinburgh-Glasgow (42.3 mi)
Airlines
Jet2.com carries out a flight from Glasgow International GLA airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Glasgow to Funchal (arrival at Madeira Cristiano-Ronaldo FNC airport)
FlyBE flies on the route from Edinburgh EDI airport (located 7.5 mi from Edinburgh, United Kingdom) to Birmingham (serving Birmingham International BHX airport)
Thomson Airways schedules the flight from Birmingham International BHX airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Birmingham to Funchal (arrival at Madeira Cristiano-Ronaldo FNC airport)
British Airways ensures the flight route from Edinburgh EDI airport (located 7.5 mi from Edinburgh, United Kingdom) to London (serving Gatwick LGW airport)
TAP Portugal carries out a flight from Heathrow LHR airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of London to Funchal (arrival at Madeira Cristiano-Ronaldo FNC airport)
Monarch Airlines flies on the route from Manchester International MAN airport (located 9.3 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom) to Funchal (serving Madeira Cristiano-Ronaldo FNC airport)
Ryanair schedules the flight from Edinburgh EDI airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Edinburgh to Lanzarote (arrival at Lanzarote ACE airport)
Air Berlin ensures the flight route from Lanzarote ACE airport (located 6.8 mi from Lanzarote, Spain) to Funchal (serving Madeira Cristiano-Ronaldo FNC airport)
Easyjet carries out a flight from Edinburgh EDI airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Edinburgh to Funchal (arrival at Madeira Cristiano-Ronaldo FNC airport)
Transavia.com France flies on the route from Edinburgh EDI airport (located 7.5 mi from Edinburgh, United Kingdom) to Lanzarote (serving Lanzarote ACE airport)
Virgin Atlantic Airways schedules the flight from Edinburgh EDI airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Edinburgh to London (arrival at Heathrow LHR airport)
Norwegian Air Shuttle ensures the flight route from Gatwick LGW airport (located 24.2 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Funchal (serving Madeira Cristiano-Ronaldo FNC airport)
Thomas Cook Airlines UK carries out a flight from Manchester International MAN airport situated 9.3 mi away from the city centre of Manchester to Funchal (arrival at Madeira Cristiano-Ronaldo FNC airport)
Railway companies
ScotRail provides a rail connection Edinburgh-Glasgow with the train from Edinburgh Park railway station (4.9 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Charing Cross (Glasgow) at arrival (0.5 mi from centre)
East Coast transports passengers on a rail line from Edinburgh to Glasgow with the train which leaves Edinburgh Waverley station to arrive at Glasgow Central railway station (Scotland United Kingdom)
Virgin Trains operates the train journey Edinburgh-Birmingham with the train from Edinburgh Waverley railway station (0.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Birmingham New Street at arrival (0.4 mi from centre)
CrossCountry provides a rail connection from Edinburgh to Glasgow with the train which leaves Edinburgh Waverley station to arrive at Glasgow Central railway station (Scotland United Kingdom)
First TransPennine Express transports passengers on a rail line Edinburgh-Manchester with the train from Edinburgh Waverley railway station (0.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Manchester Piccadilly at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Edinburgh in Edinburgh and to the one of Manchester (England United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Edinburgh (serving Edinburgh bus station at 11.2 mi from centre) and the city of Birmingham where the coach will drop you off at Birmingham station situated at about 0.5 mi from Birmingham city centre.
Ferry companies
The ships of Empresa de Navegação Madeirense ensure the maritime connection between the port of la Luz and the one of Funchal (Funchal at 0.5 mi from the city)

Stop cities from Edinburgh or cities to visit near Funchal

When travelling from Funchal to Edinburgh by plane, carpooling, ferry, bus, train, you might have to change at Lanzarote, Las Palmas De Gran Canaria (Spain) Glasgow located at 42 mi from Edinburgh, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, London (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Funchal or back to Edinburgh, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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