Airlines that fly to the Azores

How to get to the Azores, Portugal?

 

 

Where exactly are the Azores Islands located? Smack in the middle of the deep blue Atlantic Ocean, the perfect place for a quiet retreat or wild adventure. But don’t let their remote location fool you, the Azores are much closer and more accessible than you might realize.   This Azores Travel Guide guide has all the information you need to know about flying  to the Azores.

 

From the United States to the Azores

 

From the United States of America there are direct flights from Boston to Azores (USA), but if you don’t live nearby any of those cities it’s totally fine. Just get on a plane to Lisbon - Portugal’s capital - or Porto, and in a short 2 hours flight you’ll be in São Miguel Island. 

 

Boston to São Miguel Island, Azores (BOS-PDL)

The regular direct flight operation from Boston to Ponta Delgada in São Miguel Island is operated by Azores Airlines and TAP Air Portugal (estimated flight duration: approx. 5h).

 

Boston to Terceira Island, Azores (BOS-TER)

The regular direct flight operation from Boston to Terceira Island is also operated by Azores Airlines (estimated flight duration: approx. 4h). Azores Getaways offers special travel deals to Terceira Island during its winter operation. Currently, to protect our customers from the ongoing circumstances of the Covid-19 pandemic, the travel offers to the Azores are FLEXIBLE and REFUNDABLE, which means you’re completely covered if you can’t travel on the supposed date. 

 

From Type of Operation  Airline Period Winter Departure Dates Summer Departure Dates
Boston (BOS) to Ponta Delgada (PDL) Non-Stop SATA and Azores Airlines Logo Year-round Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
Tap Air Portugal logo Starting in May 2021 - Mondays, Wednesdays,. and Saturdays
Boston (BOS) toTerceira (TER) SATA and Azores Airlines Logo Starting in February 2021 Wednesdays Wednesdays

 

 

From Canada to the Azores

 

From Canada, there are several direct flights from Toronto (YYZ) or Montreal (YUL) to the Azores. If you don't live nearby to any of these cities, you can easily have a connecting flight from your city to these two major hubs.

 

Toronto to São Miguel Island, Azores (YYZ - PDL)

Direct flights from Toronto to Ponta Delgada in São Miguel Island are operated exclusively by Azores Airlines at the moment. 

Also, TAP Air Portugal has announced that they plan to launch in the Summer of 2021. a two-time weekly direct flight between Toronto and Ponta Delgada.

 

Toronto to Terceira Island, Azores (YYZ-TER)

This weekly direct flight from Toronto to Terceira Island is also operated by Azores Airlines. Azores Getaways' special operation to Terceira Island during winter also includes departures from Toronto. 

 

Montreal to São Miguel Island, Azores (YUL - PDL)

Direct flights from Montreal to Ponta Delgada in São Miguel Island are operated exclusively by Azores Airlines. This operation is planned to start on June 2021 with 2 flights per week. 

 

From Type of Operation  Airline Period Winter Departure Dates Summer Departure Dates
Toronto (YYZ) to Ponta Delgada (PDL) Non-Stop SATA and Azores Airlines Logo Year-round Thursdays and Saturdays Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
Tap Air Portugal logo Starting in May 2021 - Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
Toronto (YYZ) to Terceira (TER) SATA and Azores Airlines Logo Starting in February 2021 Wednesdays Wednesdays
Montreal (YUL) to Ponta Delgada (PDL) SATA and Azores Airlines Logo June-September 2021 - Thursdays and Saturdays



Other American & Canadian Airports 

No matter where you are you can easily reach out to Lisbon through a direct flight and then flight to one of the major Azores Islands’ - São Miguel or Terceira. You can fly  directly to Lisbon from the following North American airports: Toronto, Montreal, Chicago, Miami, New Jersey, New York, San Francisco and  Washington; and to  Porto from Toronto. With all of those other flights available what’s your excuse not to come to the Azores? 



From Europe to the Azores

 

If you’re in Europe there are direct flights to Ponta Delgada in São Miguel Island or to Terceira Island from:  Porto, Lisbon, Faro and Funchal in Portugal; London Stansted, Amsterdam, Brussels and Dusseldorf; flights to Lisbon and Porto are common in the majority of Europe international airports so you won’t have troubles finding one. 

Here are all the direct flights to the Azores departing from European airports: 

 

Brussels to São Miguel Island, Azores (BRU-PDL)

TUI’s seasonal 2021 operation includes 2 flights a week from Brussels to São Miguel Island from April to September.

 

Amsterdam to São Miguel Island, Azores (AMS-PDL)

TUI’s seasonal 2021 operation will also include 2 flights a week from May to September to São Miguel Island in the Azores. 

 

Amsterdam to Terceira Island, Azores (AMS-TER)

From May to September 2021 it will be possible to fly directly from Amsterdam to Terceira Island in the Azores with TUI. 

 

Frankfurt to São Miguel Island, Azores (FRA-PDL)

Here’s what you can expect from direct flights from Frankfurt to São Miguel Island in the Azores for 2021: Ryanair at your service with a weekly flight from April to October, Azores Airlines from June to August, and Lufthansa from May to October.

 

Genova to São Miguel Island, Azores (GVA-PDL)

Swiss is operating a weekly flight to Ponta Delgada airport in São Miguel Island from June to August 2021. 

 

London Stansted to São Miguel Island, Azores (LON-PDL)

For 2021 Ryanair is flying weekly to São Miguel Island in the Azores from April to October, Azores Airlines is operating flights 3 times a week from June to September. 

 

Paris to São Miguel Island, Azores (PAR-PDL)

Azores Airlines just announced the inauguration of the new direct route Paris to São Miguel Island for 2021 (June-September)

 

From Type of Operation  Airline Period Winter Departure Dates Summer Departure Dates
Brussels (BRU) to Ponta Delgada (PDL) Non-Stop   April-September 2021 - Mondays and Fridays
Amsterdam (AMS) to Ponta Delgada (PDL) May-September 2021 - Tuesdays and Saturdays
Frankfurt (FRA) to Ponta Delgada (PDL) April-October 2021 - Saturdays
Luftansa weekly flight from Frankfurt to Ponta Delgada starting in may 2021 May-October 2021 - Sundays
SATA and Azores Airlines Logo June-August 2021 - Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays
Geneva (GVA) to Ponta Delgada (PDL) June-August 2021 - Mondays
London (LON) to Ponta Delgada (PDL) April-October 2021 - Saturdays
SATA and Azores Airlines Logo June-September 2021 - Sundays, Thursdays and Fridays
Paris (PAR) to Ponta Delgada (PDL) SATA and Azores Airlines Logo June-September 2021 - Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays
Amsterdam (AMS) to Terceira (TER) May-September 2021 - Wednesdays

 

From Mainland Portugal or Madeira to the Azores


Check below which airlines fly directly to the Azores from Mainland Portugal and Madeira airports.

 

Lisbon to São Miguel Island, Azores (LIS - PDL)

You can look at flights from Lisbon to Ponta Delgada airport in São Miguel Island from the following airlines: Swiss; Azores Airlines; Ryanair and TAP Air Portugal. 

 

Lisbon to Terceira Island, Azores (LIS - TER)

Ryanair, Azores Airlines and TAP Air Portugal fly directly from Lisbon city to Terceira Island in the Azores. 

 

Lisbon to Faial Island, Azores (LIS - HOR)

Azores Airlines is the only airline flying directly from Lisbon to Horta airport in Faial Island, Azores.

 

Lisbon to Pico Island, Azores (LIS - PIX)

Azores Airlines is the only airline flying directly from Lisbon to Pico Island, Azores.

 

Porto to São Miguel Island, Azores (OPO - PDL)

The following airlines operate direct flights from Porto to Ponta Delgada in São Miguel Island: Ryanair and Azores Airlines. 

 

Porto to Terceira Island, Azores (OPO - TER)

Azores Airlines and TAP Air Portugal fly directly from Porto city to Terceira Island in the Azores. 

 

Madeira Island to São Miguel Island, Azores (FNC - PDL)

Only Azores Airlines operates the direct flight, even though TAP AIR Portugal flies from Funchal to Ponta Delgada with a short layover. 

 

From Type of Operation  Airline Period Winter Departure Dates Summer Departure Dates


Lisbon (LIS) to Ponta Delgada (PDL)
Non-Stop SATA and Azores Airlines Logo Year-round Every Day Every Day
Year-round Every Day Every Day
  Tap Air Portugal logo Year-round Every Day Every Day
Porto (OPO) to Ponta Delgada (PDL) SATA and Azores Airlines Logo Year-round Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays Every Day
Year round Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
Tap Air Portugal logo Starting in June 2021 - Every Day
Lisbon (LIS) to Terceira (TER) SATA and Azores Airlines Logo Year-round Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
Year-round Mondays, Fridays, and Sundays Mondays, Fridays, and Sundays
Tap Air Portugal logo Starting in June 2021 Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays Every Day

Porto (OPO) to Terceira (TER)

SATA and Azores Airlines Logo Year-round Thursdays -
Year-round Mondays and Fridays Mondays and Fridays
Lisbon (LIS) to Pico (PIX) SATA and Azores Airlines Logo Year-round Mondays and Saturdays Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays
Lisbon (LIS) to Horta (HOR) SATA and Azores Airlines Logo Year-round Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays Every Day
Madeira Island (FNC) to Ponta Delgada (PDL) SATA and Azores Airlines Logo Year-round Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays


After you made it to the Azores the inter-island flights network is operated by the local air carrier - SATA Air Açores. Click here to find out more. 

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