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Edinburgh to Funchal

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5 suggested routes to go from Edinburgh to Funchal by flight, ferry, train, car, bus

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How to travel from Edinburgh to Funchal ?

Trip Edinburgh Funchal

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, ferry, bus, train
Distance1740 mi
Direct lineYes

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from Edinburgh to Funchal? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

On Vivanoda, a unique travel planner that compares and combines flights, ferries, trains, carpooling and buses to go to Funchal from Edinburgh, you'll save time and money! You just have to specify the departure date to Funchal then let Vivanoda search for you. To refine your search according to your preferences, use the filters and sorting options available.

You'll mainly use the trains, flights, ferries, carpooling and buses of Thomson Airways, Monarch Airlines,, East Coast, FlyBE, TAP Portugal, National Express or Ryanair to reach Funchal.

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Edinburgh to Funchal bus

Unfortunately, there is no direct bus route Edinburgh Funchal and there is no way to get you to Funchal from Edinburgh only by bus. However, you'll be able to take other lines by ridesharing, train, boat or plane to reach your final destination Funchal.

Departure bus stations in Edinburgh

You will have to arrive at your Edinburgh stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. Finally, present your ticket to the staff of MegaBus or National Express who will allow you to put your suitcases in the trunk and then board.

  • Edinburgh

Train Edinburgh to Funchal

Is there a direct train bound for Funchal from Edinburgh?

No, unfortunately no train line allows to go from Edinburgh to Funchal without making any changes.

Edinburgh Funchal railways companies

These are the 5 railways companies that you may take during your trip to Funchal: First TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, ScotRail, Virgin Trains and East Coast.
First TransPennine Express Edinburgh FunchalCrossCountry Edinburgh FunchalScotRail Edinburgh FunchalVirgin Trains Edinburgh FunchalEast Coast Edinburgh Funchal

Departure train stations in Edinburgh

  • Edinburgh Waverley
  • Edinburgh Park

Edinburgh to Funchal ferries

This trip to Funchal is not feasible only by ferry from Edinburgh. You have to combine a ferry crossing with flight, rail, carpooling and coach to get to your holiday destination.

What companies operate the Edinburgh Funchal ferry route?

The Edinburgh to Funchal ferry crossings are served only by Empresa de Navegação Madeirense.

Empresa de Navegação Madeirense Edinburgh Funchal

Funchal ferry terminals

To continue to your trip to Funchal, take a ferry in Las Palmas De Gran Canaria with Empresa de Navegação Madeirense.
  • Funchal

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Funchal

Here's a few tips that can be useful to help you get the best deals to fly from Edinburgh to Funchal:

  • It is highly recommended to book your Edinburgh Funchal flight several weeks (or even months) in advance. With few exceptions, prices increase as you get closer to the departure date in order to save seats for business customers who book late and are keen to pay more.
  • Be flexible with your dates of travel to Funchal. Fares are different whether the flight is scheduled early in the morning or late in the evening. It is thus recommended to have an important degree of flexibility.
  • It is often cheaper to fly the Edinburgh-Funchal route on connected flights.

Which airlines fly from Edinburgh to Funchal ?

Easyjet is the only airline flying with direct link to Funchal from the airport of Edinburgh.
Easyjet Edinburgh Funchal

Departure airport in Edinburgh

  • EDI Edinburgh

Arrival airport in Funchal

  • FNC Madeira Cristiano-Ronaldo

Carpool from Edinburgh to Funchal

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey Edinburgh-Funchal with other travellers looking for the same route. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. This means that when looking for Edinburgh-Funchal rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). Good option for lastminute stay in Funchal!

When you are about to book a Edinburgh-Funchal ride, you can message the driver if you need any other details (pickup location, time, luggage...). You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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