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Flights to Ponta Delgada

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Flight time from London

4 hrs 15 mins

Distance from London

1562 miles

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Flights to Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel Island

The otherworldly landscapes of Ponta Delgada on São Miguel Island will take your breath away. The capital of São Miguel, the largest island in the Portuguese Azores, Ponta Delgada is a culturally rich destination filled with endless outdoor adventure, awe-inspiring views of nature and hearty Azorean food unique to the region.

The volcanic origin of the Azores is clear – everywhere you look there are glistening crater lakes, calderas, black volcanic basalt rock and unspoiled shorelines. There’s no greater sight than Sete Cidades, a sprawling caldera featuring twin lakes (one green, one blue) and walking trails lined with hydrangeas. British Airways flies direct to Ponta Delgada on São Miguel Island from London Heathrow. Book your flights with us today.

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Ponta Delgada flight FAQs

How long is a flight to Ponta Delgada?

The average flight time from London Heathrow to Ponta Delgada is 4 hours and 20 minutes.

Which airports do British Airways fly to Ponta Delgada from?

We fly to Ponta Delgada Airport (PDL) from London Heathrow (LHR).

Due to COVID-19 our regular schedules may have altered slightly. Please check our timetable to see the latest flight schedule.

What's the weather like in Ponta Delgada?

Due to its mid-Atlantic location, the climate in Ponta Delgada is more moderate and a bit wetter than other destinations in Portugal. If you’re looking to swim in the sea, the hottest month is August with an average temperature of 22°C. The coldest months are January and February with average temperatures of 13°C. The wettest months are from October to March.

Is it easy to get around Ponta Delgada

Once you touch down in Ponta Delgada Airport (PDL), you’re only 3km from the city. Take a taxi from outside arrivals or hop on the ANC Aerobus, a shuttle that takes you to many of the main sites of Ponta Delgada.

If you want to go off the beaten path and explore in your own time, hire a car with British Airways and collect Avios on every rental.

Why visit Ponta Delgada

From soaking in the natural hot springs to enjoying volcano-cooked Azorean food, Ponta Delgada is a perfect mix of charming old town and breathtaking island adventure. Explore the lush environment of São Miguel, soak in the history of this former fishing village or go on a hike around the unique landscape of volcanic crater lakes and basaltic rock. Book your next holiday to Ponta Delgada, São Miguel with British Airways now.

Why fly British Airways to Ponta Delgada?

Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly. On board you’ll find clean, sanitised seats, HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering and a warm, uniquely British welcome.

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