Why fly to Azores?
The Azores is a breathtaking archipelago that sits in the North Atlantic Ocean. Many travellers book flights to The Azores to marvel at natural wonders like the volcanic caverns of Algar do Carvao, while others come here to spot dolphins and whales. You can hike through an array of stunning nature reserves or head to the main towns to enjoy local cuisines and festivals.
There are also close to 40 beaches, and with pleasant temperatures to enjoy throughout the year, there’s never been a better time to book flights to Azores Portugal! You may also wish to view our full offering of Portugal flights.
We fly to Ponta Delgada Airport, where you can stay in the charming town of Ponta Delgada or book local flights to the archipelago’s other stunning islands.
Getting to The Azores from Ponta Delgada Airport
easyJet flights to The Azores arrive at Ponta Delgada Airport on Sao Miguel, one of the main islands in The Azores. From here, you’re just a 15-minute car or taxi ride from the centre of Ponta Delgada. If you’d like to explore the island of Sao Miguel when you land, you can book a hire car and airport transfer services through easyJet before you depart. You can also book flights to Azores islands like Pico, Santa Maria, Faial, and Terceira via Ponta Delgada Airport.
Things to do and must-see attractions in The Azores
The archipelago has many exciting attractions, including volcanos, mountains, nature reserves, and scenic towns and villages. There are also beautiful beaches and coastal spots where you can see dolphins and whales.
Whale and dolphin watching in The Azores
The archipelago is famous worldwide as one of the best places to see whales and dolphins. Approximately one-third of the globe’s cetacean species either live or pass through The Azores, including bottlenose dolphins, common dolphins, and sperm whales. The most popular locations to observe them are the coastlines of the islands of Pico, Faial, and Sao Miguel.
Hike around The Azores’ beautiful nature reserves
The Azores is home to a plethora of natural parks that are perfect for hiking. You can hike from Fontinhas or Valverde to Santa Maria Island, Grena or Jardim das Quenturas to Sao Miguel Island, Luis Paula Camacho or Poco da Ribeira do Ferreiro to Flores Island, or from Vulcao dos Capelinhos to Faial Island. Other walking opportunities come courtesy of Mount Pico and Lagoa do Fogo.
Weather in The Azores
The yearly average temperature is a pleasant 17°C, but as the humidity tends to average 70 to 80%, it can feel significantly hotter. The warmest month is August which averages 22°C, while the coldest month is February which sees average temperatures of 13°C.
Tips on finding the cheapest flights to The Azores
It’s easy to find cheap flights to Azores when you fly with easyJet. You can start your search via our Cheap Flights Low Fare Finder which shows you the available options from your preferred departure points. You can also sign up to receive alerts which notify you when cheap flights to Azores go on sale.
The cheapest month to visit is November.
How long is the flight to The Azores?
The average time that your flight to Ponta Delgada should take is as follows:
- London = 4 hours and 0 minutes
- Manchester = 4 hours and 30 minutes
The transfer time from Ponta Delgada to the capital, Ponta Delgada, by car or taxi is just 10 minutes.