There are 4 ways to get from Funchal to Gibraltar by plane, bus, car ferry, train or night bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Malaga, bus  •  11 h

  1. Fly from Funchal (FNC) to Malaga (AGP) FNC - AGP
  2. Take the bus from Marbella to Sotogrande

$97 - $385

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Fly to Tangier, carferry  •  12 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Funchal (FNC) to Tangier (TNG) FNC - TNG
  2. Take the carferry from Tangier to Tarifa

$160 - $424

Fly to Sevilla, train, bus  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Funchal (FNC) to Sevilla (SVQ) FNC - SVQ
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Jerez de la Frontera
  3. Take the bus from Jerez de la Frontera to Los Barrios

$154 - $762

Fly to Faro, night bus, bus  •  14 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Funchal (FNC) to Faro (FAO) FNC - FAO
  2. Take the night bus from Faro Airport, Faro to Seville, Seville - Armas
  3. Take the bus from Seville to Los Barrios

$131 - $322

Questions & Answers

The distance between Funchal and Gibraltar is 1129 km.

It takes approximately 11 h to get from Funchal to Gibraltar, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Funchal Airport to Malaga Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Gibraltar is 1 h ahead of Funchal. It is currently 2:41 AM in Funchal and 3:41 AM in Gibraltar.

Edelweiss Air, Swiss, Binter Canarias and five other airlines offer flights from Funchal Airport to Malaga Airport.

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There are 165+ hotels available in Gibraltar. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Funchal to Funchal Airport is to shuttle which takes 15 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Funchal to Gibraltar.
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  • Distance: 705.7 miles
  • Duration: 11 h

What companies run services between Funchal, Portugal and Gibraltar?

There is no direct connection from Funchal to Gibraltar. However, you can take the shuttle to Funchal Airport, take the walk to Funchal airport, fly to Malaga, take the walk to Malaga Airport, take the bus to Marbella, take the bus to Sotogrande, then take the bus to Gibraltar. Alternatively, you can take the shuttle to Funchal Airport, take the walk to Funchal airport, fly to Tangier, take the taxi to Tangier, take the carferry to Tarifa, take the walk to Tarifa, then take the bus to Gibraltar.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Funchal to Malaga via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Funchal to Tangier via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Funchal to Tangier via Ponta Delgada, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Funchal to Sevilla via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Funchal to Sevilla via Porto, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Funchal to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Funchal to Malaga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Funchal to Sevilla via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Funchal to Malaga via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Funchal to Malaga via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Funchal to Malaga via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Funchal to Malaga via Las Palmas
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Funchal to Sevilla via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Jerez de la Frontera
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Autocares Valenzuela
Phone
+34 (0) 956702609
Email
informacion.cadiz@grupovalenzuela.com
Website
grupovalenzuela.com
Bus from Jerez de la Frontera to Los Barrios
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
grupovalenzuela.com
Bus from Seville to Los Barrios
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
grupovalenzuela.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Faro Airport, Faro to Seville, Seville - Armas
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Inter Shipping
Phone
+34 956 68 47 29
Email
info@intershipping.es
Website
intershipping.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
intershipping.es

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