Hop-on/Hop-off Funchal

Here you will find information about city tours with the hop-on hop-off bus in Funchal. We inform you about stops, timetables and prices.

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Yellow Bus Tours Funchal

Hop-on/hop-off Funchal: Yellow Bus Tours Funchal
  • 25+ stops
  • Audio guide in 10 languages
  • optional: shuttle to Cabo Girāo
  • Buses run every 30-45 minutes

  • 24 hours: 19,00 EUR
  • 48 hours with Cabo Girão: 24,50 EUR

If you buy your ticket online, you will receive a voucher that you can save on your mobile phone. Show this voucher to the bus staff on your first journey. Your ticket is then valid for 24 or 48 hours.

Hop-on/hop-off bus: places of interest

Funchal, the capital of Madeira, is known for its breathtaking scenery, mild climate and lush botanical gardens. The city is famous for its colourful floral splendour, especially during the famous flower festival that takes place every spring. Here are some popular sights that you can easily reach by hop-on hop-off bus:

  • Quinta Magnolia Gardens
  • Funchal Cathedral
  • Funchal Marina
  • Zona Velha
  • Funchal market
  • CR7 Museum
  • Madeira Wine Museum
  • Funchal cable car

You can get off and on as often as you like at each stop. Or you can use the buses for a complete city tour without getting off.

The hop-on hop-off bus runs through both Funchal and Câmara de Lobos. Another line also runs to the Cabo Girão viewpoint.

Is a Funchal city tour worthwhile?

Funchal has a lot to offer with its historic old town and lively markets. Exploring the city by hop-on hop-off bus has many advantages and allows you to visit Funchal at your own pace. One of the main advantages of this system is its convenience, as travellers don't have to worry about planning and logistics.

The route of the hop-on hop-off bus usually takes you to the most important sights of the city, such as Funchal Cathedral, the old town and the marina. In addition, the journey not only offers comfortable transport, but also an informative audio commentary in several languages, which provides historical background and interesting facts about the individual stops. This helps to develop a deeper understanding of the culture and history of Funchal.

Another advantage is the panoramic view from the upper deck of the bus. This elevated position allows passengers to enjoy the picturesque landscape, architecture and coastline of Funchal to the full. The photo opportunities are endless.

Hop-on hop-off bus in Funchal

The flexibility of the hop-on hop-off system is particularly attractive. You can hop off at the stops at will to explore local markets, linger in cosy cafés or see sights up close. This allows for a customised experience that suits your individual interests and preferences.

All in all, travelling by hop-on hop-off bus offers an ideal combination of convenience, knowledge transfer and flexibility, helping you to discover Funchal in all its diversity and beauty.

Yellow Bus Tours Funchal

Funchal: Yellow Bus

Yellow Bus offers hop-on hop-off tours in many Portuguese cities. On Madeira, the buses run on a route along the coast via Funchal to Câmara de Lobos. Another route leads to the Skywalk Cabo Girão viewpoint.

The upper deck of the yellow double-decker buses can be opened so that you can let the wind blow around your nose when the weather is nice. And if the weather is not so nice, you can find a sheltered spot in the covered and air-conditioned interior.

Free Wi-Fi and a multilingual audio guide are available on board during the journey.

Timetable Funchal and Câmara de Lobos

  • First departure: 9:30 a.m.
  • Last departure: 5:00 p.m.
  • Frequency: every 30 minutes until 12:30 p.m., then every 45 minutes
  • Duration: approx. 2 hours
  • Starting point: Avenida do Mar

Timetable Cabo Girão

  • Departures Câmara de Lobos: 10:30 a.m. / 11:45 a.m./ 12:45 p.m. / 2:30 p.m. / 3:45 p.m. / 4:50 p.m.
  • Departures Cabo Girāo: 11:15 a.m. / 12:15 p.m. / 1:15 p.m. / 3:15 p.m./ 4:30 p.m. / 5:30 p.m.
  • Duration: 35 minutes
  • Starting point: Câmara de Lobos South

You need a 3-in-1 ticket for this tour. The bus travels to Cabo Girão without a stopover.

Routes & Stops

Contact Yellow Bus Tours Funchal

If you have any questions or feedback for the company, you can contact Yellow Bus Tours by e-mail or telephone:

  • E-mail: yellowbus@carris.pt
  • Phone: +351 21 850 3225

If you have any questions about ticket booking, please contact Tiqets.com or GetYourGuide Customer Service (depending on where you booked your ticket).

Tip: Also in Barcelona and Valencia there are very good hop-on hop-off offers.