The Azores
Getting Here

The Azores
Getting Here

There are four flight companies that provide direct flights to the Archipelago:  the Azores Airlines, TAP Portugal, the low cost company Ryanair, Delta Airlines the American company, the Dutch company Arkefly and the Belgium Company Jetairfly. The last two companies belong to TUI Group, Danish. There are also Primera Air and Germania flying here.

The Azores
International Flight

The Azores is a nine Island archipelago located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. We are just a two hours away from Lisbon and Porto and less than 4 hours from the USA.  Between the nine Azores Islands you can travel by boat or by airplane.

International Direct Flights

  • Toronto 4h 50min
  • Boston 4h 30min
  • Copenhagen 4h 45min
  • Madrid 2h 50min
  • London 4h 20min
  • Gran Canaria 3h 30min
  • Düsseldorf 4h 35min
  • Nuremberg 4h 40min
  • Paris 4h 00min

The Azores
Flights Between Islands

How to Travel Inside of the Archipelago

You can travel the islands by boat or by plane. If you want to travel by boat to another Island you can book your ticket in Futurismo Azores Adventures shop. We provide the service on our activity center in Portas do Mar, the new Ponta Delgada harbour. The public boat connections are operated by Atlanticoline company and you can travel with your car as well.

Travel Between Islands By Boat

Year-round you there are three routes available:

  • Green Line: Faial, Pico and São Jorge
  • Blue Line: Faial and Pico (Madalena)
  • Pink Line: Flores and Corvo

During the summer time it is possible to travel between all the islands with the Yellow Line. This route does not include Corvo Island because the connections are year-round with the Pink Line.

Travel By Plane Between the Islands

The flights between islands are operated by Azores Airlines. A flight connection between São Miguel Island and Terceira Island is only 30 minutes. A trip between São Miguel and Pico is around 50 minutes.

Regional Direct Flights

  • Lisbon 2h 00min
  • Porto 2h 30min
  • Funchal 2h 00min
  • Farol 2h 00min

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