First Ferry Link in 6 Years Sets Off Between Mainland Portugal and Madeira

By ,   July 3, 2018 ,   Cruise Industry

The first ferry link between mainland Portugal and Madeira in 6 years set off on Monday, July 2, from Funchal, en-route to Algarve.

The ferry is due to arrive into the Algarve city of Portimao at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 3, before departing a couple of hours later the same day for the return leg of the trip. These journeys will take place weekly, until late September.

Port of Portimao Portugal

Image: Port of Portimao (Portugal)

The sea link is operated by the same company which previously operated it, Naviera Armas. Tickets went on sale in June and cost between EUR29 for island's residents and EUR85 for non-residents.