From the Airport to Funchal
You have just arrived on Madeira Island and now what?
If you don't have a package holiday arrangement, you need to know how you can get to your final destination. Here are some of the alternatives:
Personal Transfer Service: You can simply book your personal transfer before leaving home. More details here...
Car rental: Discount Rent A Car offers competitive rates for car hire in Madeira. Our price-search engine finds the best daily deals for all vehicles, from compact cars to mini-vans. Third party insurance and breakdown assistance is also included in the price. Just book online before you go and pick up at Madeira Airport.
Taxi: There are penty of friendly taxi drivers at your disposal who will be glad to take you anywhere you want. The airport taxi rank is located outside the arrival lounge, just look for the yellow cars with blue stripes and a 'TAXI' sign on top.
Bus: The company responsible for bus transportation from the airport is SAM. After you leave the arrivals hall, follow the main road and keep on the right hand side. After approximately 100 metres you will find a bus stop. The ticket to Funchal is payable on board and only costs a few Euros.
Aero-bus: The Aero-bus is a frequent express bus service between the airport and Funchal city. Prices as of April 2013 are 5€ per adult and 2,50€ for children. (Subject to change)