Madeira Cruise Port

Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals

Madeira Cruise Port

The cruise port on the Island of Madeira is located in the city of Funchal.  Cruise passengers can enjoy a 15 walk from the cruise terminal to the city centre.

Public Transportation

Port Shuttle

A return trip on the port shuttle costs approximately 9 euro.

Bus Service


Hop-on Hop-of Bus

The hop-on hop-off tour bus service includes three separate sightseeing routes. There are stops at the Funchal Cathedral, City Market, Skywalk of Cabo Girao, Town Hall and one near the cruise terminal.

All sightseeing buses include pre-recorded commentary in English, Spanish and many other languages.

Taxi Service

Taxi service from the terminal to the city centre costs approximately 8 euro.

Cruise Port
Funchal Madeira

Visitor Information

Funchal Madeira

Popular attractions in Madeira include the following:

  • Old Town (Zona Velha)
  • Funchal Cathedral
  • City Market (Mercado dos Lavradores) - food, crafts, souvenirs
  • Town Hall
  • Cable Car (Teleférico do Funchal)
  • Mounte Palace Tropical Garden
  • Madeira Story Centre
  • Botanical Gardens (Jardim Botânico) - 4 km NE of city centre

Elsewhere on Madeira Island

  • Levada Walks (footpaths along irrigation canals)
  • Pico do Arieiro (third highest mountain peak)
  • Cabo Girão Skywalk
  • São Vicente Caves

Map of Madeira Cruise Port

View map of the Funchal Cruise Port.

Currency in Portugal

The Euro is used on Madeira and throughout Portugal.

Weather on Madeira

The average daily temperature in Funchal Madeira is as follows:

Month Minimum Maximum Precipitation
Jan 14 18 110
Feb 14 18 80
Mar 14 18 60
April 14 19 70
May 16 21 20
June 18 23 10
July 19 24 10
Aug 20 25 10
Sept 19 25 40
Oct 19 23 100
Nov 17 21 100
Dec 16 20 90

Free Wifi Service

Free Wi-Fi access is available at the cruise terminal. 

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