Flying from Brindisi
Flights from Brindisi depart from Brindisi-Salento Airport (BDS), though there are other airports in the Puglia region in Bari, Taranto, and Foggia. airberlin offers regular flights into and out of Brindisi-Salento Airport.
Brindisi-Salento Airport Information
Brindisi-Salento Airport is a fairly small regional airport, but has all of the amenities passengers regularly require, including restaurants, a shopping area, cash machines, currency exchange services, car hire desks and a taxi rank.
Getting to the Airport in Brindisi
It is possible to take a bus to Brindisi-Salento Airport either from Brindisi itself, using the STP service which runs every 30 minutes from 5:45 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., or from the airports at Bari, Foggia, or Taranto. If you need greater flexibility or are traveling with a lot of luggage, a taxi to Brindisi-Salento Airport from the city is a convenient and readily available alternative. You can either flag down a taxi on the street or ask the front desk of your hotel for the contact information for a trusted local company.
Arriving in Funchal
Madeira has long been a popular destination for tourists, and flights to Funchal, the archipelago’s most populous city, will transport you to a prime position from which you can easily see all of the sights. Close to many attractions, Funchal features an easygoing, cultured and exciting lifestyle.
First Time in Funchal
When you travel to Funchal for the first time, the Governor’s Palace is a great place to start. Afterward, you can easily walk to the seafront promenade and see firsthand the unusual Cais do Carvão (coal wharf).
If you are a hiker, you need to book your tickets to Funchal right away. Whether you are a beginner or ready for a bigger challenge, this area has plenty of great trails to offer, such as the Madeira Island Ultra Trail, Pico do Arieiro, and Miradouro Pico dos Barcelos.
Making the Most of Your Funchal Holiday
There is no bad time to look for flight deals to Funchal. Temperatures are pleasant all year and, if you do not mind a little rain, you can find cheap hotels in Funchal between November and February. Get to Funchal safely and comfortably with airberlin.