Seattle to Funchal Flights
Flights to Funchal
While Seattle is home to several airports, the only one that handles commercial flights is the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Also known as Sea-Tac, this airport is responsible for all incoming flights, along with flights from Seattle. Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, and US Airways are a few airlines that operate out of this airport. Located in SeaTac, Washington, the airport sits along the intersection of three state routes: 99, 518, and 509. Though the airport has three terminals, only the Concourse Terminal and North Satellite Terminal handle domestic flights. The South Satellite Terminal specializes in international flights. It's just a short drive from the airport to downtown.
When you need to reach your hotel quickly, head for the public transportation system, which consists of Sound Transit and Metro Transit. The buses and light rails only cost a few dollars, and you can visit the sales counter at any station to purchase tickets for your trip. The light rail system drops passengers directly at some of the top hotels in the downtown area. Seattle uses a grid system for its roads, which makes finding your hotel easy if you drive. You can use the Orbitz.com sign to look for rental cars from the airport.
If you visit during the spring, winter, or fall, you need a warm coat and an umbrella. Though the city does not get snow, it does get a high amount of rain during these seasons, and temperatures that can drop below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. The summer is much warmer, with temperatures in the high 70s and less rainfall.
Seattle is home to dozens of cultural activities and attractions, including the Seattle International Film Festival, the Henry Art Galley, the Woodland Park Zoo, and the Seattle Underground Tour, which takes you through older parts of the city. When you look for flights from Seattle on Orbitz.com, take a few minutes to look for other low-cost attractions in the city.
Flying to Funchal
Flights to Funchal, the capital of the Portuguese island of Madeira, are easy to look up and book on Orbitz.com. Domestic and international flights are welcomed through Madeira Airport, which is approximately eight miles northeast of the city of Funchal. Ten airlines currently arrive daily at the airport, once known as being one of the trickiest landings in the world. Airlines currently serving the airport include EasyJet, TAP Portugal, and Air Berlin.
Getting Around in Funchal
Bus services to the city of Funchal from the airport are available at a cost of 3.25 Euros. Services run every 15 minutes to half an hour. Aerobus is a shuttle service operating out of the airport, offering door-to-door transfers to several nearby hotels. There is also one taxi stand located in the arrivals area of the terminal. Fares are based on a metered service, and there is an extra charge for luggage. You can look to Orbitz.com for help in finding and booking a hire car at discount pricing. Seven hire agencies currently operate in the baggage claim area of Madeira Airport.
Weather Averages in Funchal
Funchal has an extremely mild climate, with average temperatures year round in the low 60s to low 70s, so a light jacket or sweater should suffice. Rain falls year round with the highest average rainfall occurring in December and January. Don't forget your umbrella if you're planning a New Year trip.
Things to Do in Funchal
Funchal is an outdoor lover's delight, offering everything from meandering hikes to adventures on the water. When you first arrive, the Monte cable car will give you a beautiful view of all that Funchal has to offer. Whale watchers can travel out into open water on Madeira Catamarans, while those who enjoy horseback riding can head on out to Quinta do Riacho. Whatever you decide to do, choose Orbitz.com when it comes to looking for flights to Funchal.
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