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Flights to Terceira Island

The cultural heart of the Azores

Flight time from London

4 hrs

Distance from London

1574 miles

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Book flights to Terceira Island from London

It’s easy to feel like you’ve entered another world when you touch down on Terceira Island in the Azores, a remote Portuguese archipelago in the mid-Atlantic. Characterised by a dramatic volcanic landscape, sparkling lakes and an ancient city that’s a Unesco World Heritage Site, the island of Terceira is a bastion of rich culture, fascinating history and incredible natural beauty.

The main town is Angra do Heroísmo, with its charming, colourful architecture and picturesque cobblestone streets, alongside a storied history as a major maritime port. What distinguishes Terceira is the island’s endless schedule of parties and festivals – earning it a reputation as the cultural and spiritual capital of the archipelago. British Airways flies direct to the Azores. Book your flights to Terceira with us today.

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Terceira flight FAQs

How long is a flight to Terceira Island?

The average flight time from London to Terceira is around 4 hours.

Which airports do British Airways fly to Terceira Island from?

We fly to Lajes International Airport (TER) from London Heathrow (LHR).

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

What’s the weather like on Terceira Island?

Due to its mid-Atlantic location, the climate in the Azores 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 July or 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 Terceira Island?

Once you touch down in Lajes International Airport (TER), you’re 5km away from Praia da Vitória and 20km from Angra do Heroísmo. Take a taxi from outside arrivals or hop one of the buses, although you will have to change at Praia da Vitória if you’re heading to Angra do Heroísmo.

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 Terceira Island?

Known as the cultural capital of the Portuguese Azores, the food, regular festivities, street parties are reason enough to visit Terceira Island. Explore the unique volcanic landscape, basalt rock formations and visit natural wonders like Algar do Carvão, one of the few volcanic caverns in the world that you can visit on foot. The main town of Angra do Heroísmo is a veritable feast for the senses with its colourful architecture, unique local cuisines and endless festivals. Book your next holiday to Terceira Island with British Airways now.

Why fly British Airways to Terceira Island?

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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