Flying from Funchal
airberlin operates flights from Funchal throughout the year via Madeira Airport (FNC), also known as Funchal Airport. Located in the northeast region of the island, the airport is a short drive from Funchal’s city center.
Madeira Airport Information
With a short runway surrounded by mountains, Madeira Airport (FNC) is a thrilling locale to arrive in and depart from. Innovations were made that earned the airport an Outstanding Structure Award in 2004.
Madeira Airport has one terminal and a runway that has been extended multiple times. This airport services millions of passengers every year aboard both domestic and international flights.
Getting to the Airport in Funchal
Many travelers find it most cost-effective to take a bus to Madeira Airport. A trip on one of the local SAM buses takes approximately 40 minutes. Aerobus also offers a shuttle service, which will typically get you to the airport in about half an hour. If you would like to take a taxi to Madeira Airport, there are services that offer fixed rates depending upon your destination. The airport can be reached by taxi or rental car in about 30 minutes.
Arriving in Leipzig
The bustling city of Leipzig will make you want to shop till you drop, as buying and spending are built right into its DNA. Travel to Leipzig, with its blend of olde-worlde charm in the many markets and exhibition halls, and modern charm of sleek shopping malls, offering flexibility in your shopping experiences. By booking your flights to Leipzig with airberlin, getting there could not be simpler.
First Time in Leipzig
The 16th-century Old Town Hall with its Baroque clock tower is a must for any Leipzig first-timer. Now home to the Museum of City History, this Renaissance-style building houses fine medieval religious works. Tickets to Leipzig’s Old Town Hall are a modest price.
If festivals are your thing, visit during one of Leipzig’s annual jams such as the Bach Festival, in late May or early June, or the Leipziger Buchmesse (Leipzig Book Fair) in late March.
Making the Most of Your Leipzig Holiday
Due to the fair weather, spring and summer are the most comfortable times to visit Leipzig. There might be better flight deals to Leipzig during the winter months, which also may be a good time for cheap hotels in Leipzig. Expect affordable fares and convenient features like Quick Check-In with airberlin.