The cheapest times to fly from FNC to FAY are

  • March 26th to August 5th

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 FNC to FAY is early April. Prices can be as high as $11500 for Monday flights during early January, or as low as $1179 for Wednesday flights around early April.


When to Fly to Fayetteville

Flying from Funchal (FNC) to Fayetteville, NC (FAY) will usually cost between $1194 to $11000 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early April with an average ticket price of $1297. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $11400. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $10103 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1617 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FNC to FAY flight.

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

FNC to FAY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FNC to FAY flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Madeira. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.29, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Fayetteville, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Madeira. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $3798 (65%) 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 $1574. Return trip prices are from the FAY to FNC 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 FNC to FAY can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 18 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from FNC to FAY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) in Charlotte, NC

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from FAY
  • Usually 25.54% less expensive than FAY
  • 1-layover flights available

See FNC to CLT flights

Destination alternative #2: Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) in Raleigh/Durham, NC

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from FAY
  • Usually 21.21% less expensive than FAY
  • 1-layover flights available

See FNC to RDU flights

Destination alternative #3: Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro/High Point, NC

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from FAY
  • Usually 20.84% less expensive than FAY
  • 2-layover flights available

See FNC to GSO flights


Flight Hacking FNC to FAY

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 FNC to FAY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Zurich (FNC > ZRH > FAY)

  • Price for both tickets: $966
  • Average savings: $651 (40.26%)

See FNC to BOS flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $990
  • Average savings: $627 (38.78%)

See FNC to ZRH flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (FNC > JFK > FAY)

  • Price for both tickets: $996
  • Average savings: $621 (38.4%)

See FNC to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Azores Airlines, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport to Madeira Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3508 miles or 5646 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FNC to FAY flight is about 7 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Funchal and Fayetteville, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from FNC to FAY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeFNC
Origination airport nameMadeira Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeFAY
Destination airport nameFayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport
CityFayetteville, NC
Countrythe United States


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