The cheapest times to fly from TPA to FNC are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • May 7th to July 15th (except the week of May 21st)
  • November 5th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from TPA to FNC is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $2351 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $916 for Wednesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Madeira

Flying from Tampa, FL (TPA) to Funchal (FNC) will usually cost between $995 to $1995 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $1043. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2063. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1020 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1363 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TPA to FNC flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the TPA to FNC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

TPA to FNC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TPA to FNC flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Tampa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FNC, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into TPA. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Madeira, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Tampa. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $193 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1317. Return trip prices are from the FNC to TPA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from TPA to FNC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 57 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking TPA to FNC

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from TPA to FNC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (TPA > LGW > FNC)

  • Price for both tickets: $641
  • Average savings: $722 (52.97%)

See TPA to LGW flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (TPA > BOS > FNC)

  • Price for both tickets: $933
  • Average savings: $431 (31.58%)

See TPA to BOS flights

Hack #3: Manchester (TPA > MAN > FNC)

  • Price for both tickets: $940
  • Average savings: $424 (31.07%)

See TPA to MAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from TPA to FNC? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Austrian, Azores Airlines, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Madeira Airport to Tampa International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3872 miles or 6231 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from TPA to FNC?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TPA to FNC flight is about 7 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between Tampa, FL and Funchal?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from TPA to FNC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeTPA
Origination airport nameTampa International Airport
CityTampa, FL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeFNC
Destination airport nameMadeira Airport


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