There are 3 ways to get from Funchal to Calheta by bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Funchal to Estrela da Calheta 142 / ...

$4 - $6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Funchal to Calheta 20.9 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Funchal to Calheta 20.9 miles

$4 - $7

What companies run services between Funchal, Portugal and Calheta, Madeira, Portugal?

Rodoeste operates a bus from Funchal to Calheta every 4 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Bus operators
Rodoeste
Phone
291 220 148
Email
rodoeste@rodoeste.pt
Website
rodoeste.pt
Bus from Funchal to Estrela da Calheta
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
rodoeste.pt
Other operators
Taxi from Funchal to Calheta
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Funchal Taxis
Phone
+351 969 872 701
Website
funchal-taxis.com
Daniel Madeira Taxi
Phone
+351 919 791 289
Website
danielmadeirataxis.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Funchal and Calheta is 24 km. The road distance is 33 km.

The cheapest way to get from Funchal to Calheta is to bus which costs 4€ - 5€ and takes 1 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Funchal to Calheta is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 30€ - 40€.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Funchal and arriving at Estrela da Calheta. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

The bus from Funchal to Estrela da Calheta takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs every four hours.