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Flights to Ponta Delgada in 2021

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 19% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average priceC$ 774Average for round-trip flights in April 2021
Round-trip fromC$ 574From Toronto to Ponta Delgada (Açores)
One-way fromC$ 405One-way flight from Toronto to Ponta Delgada (Açores)

Cheapest prices for Ponta Delgada flights by month

January
C$ 369
February
C$ 369
March
C$ 380
April
C$ 698
May
C$ 748
June
C$ 745
July
C$ 927
August
C$ 920
September
C$ 914
October
C$ 659
November
C$ 639
December
C$ 666
February is currently the cheapest month to fly to Ponta Delgada. At this moment in time July is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Ponta Delgada?

YTO - PDL
Price
C$ 369 - C$ 1,107
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Temperature
16 - 25 °C
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Rainfall
24 - 123 mm
February is typically the best time to fly to Ponta Delgada, but there are other times where great deals are available. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Ponta Delgada, the warmest period tends to be August, with the wettest being November.

When is the best time to book a flight to Ponta Delgada?

The price you pay for your flight to Ponta Delgada may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 61 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase in the final two weeks or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Ponta Delgada?

Thursday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Ponta Delgada. Flying on Monday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Ponta Delgada?

Ponta Delgada flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the evening. Booking a flight at noon will likely mean higher prices.

How long is the flight to Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel?

Flights from Canada to Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Portugal range from about 5.5h-23h. If you’re traveling from Toronto, your flight time will likely be on the shorter end of the spectrum, whereas those flying as far west as Vancouver can expect the longest flight times. Along with departure cities, other factors that affect the length of your flight will be the number of stopovers and the length of each stopover.

Where can you get direct flights to Ponta Delgada from?

You can get direct flights to Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel from Toronto Pearson International Airport, which offers about two direct flights a day. The airlines that service these flights are Azores Airlines and SATA Air Açores. If you’re flying out of Montreal or cities west of Toronto, you can expect to have a stopover or two along your journey to Sao Miguel. Typically, layover cities on these flights include Toronto, London, Frankfurt, Porto, and Lisbon.

How do you get from Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel airport(s) to the city centre?

When you fly into Sao Miguel from Canada, you will alight at João Paulo II Airport in Ponta Delgada, the island’s only international airport. Sao Miguel is the largest island of Portugal’s Azores archipelago. Most travellers to Sao Miguel will stay in its capital city, Ponta Delgada, which is about 5km east of the airport. To get to the city centre from the airport, you can take a taxi for about C$22, and it will only take about 10 minutes to complete your journey. You can also rent a car while at the airport from some of the largest international rental car agencies. It’s advisable to do so well in advance of your trip. There are no public transportation options from this airport.

What are some things to do in Sao Miguel?

One of the most famous spots in the Azores is Sao Miguel’s stunning Sete Cidades lake, set inside the crater of an extinct volcano. A bridge divides the lake in two, with both sides appearing to be different colors depending on the time of day and your vantage point. A trip to Furnas will bring you to one of Sao Miguel’s most interesting and volcanic areas. Here, locals bury food in the hot volcanic ground to retrieve it fully cooked several hours later. You can join in the fun and eat a meal cooked on a volcano at one of Furnas’s local restaurants.

If you love swimming in the ocean but also love splashing around in warm water, head to Ferraria on the island’s west coast. Here, you can swim in the ocean at a cove that is heated by a natural hot spring, wonderfully comfortable if you go at the right time of day.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel?

Canadian citizens do need a valid passport when travelling to Sao Miguel, Portugal, although a visa is not required for stays under 90 days for tourism or business purposes.

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