The modern airport of Faro is the gateway to the Algarve region. The airport has only one terminal which caters for all domestic, international and intercontinental flights. And it is just at 4 km from the Faro downtown.
Once inside the building, Faro airport provides passengers with all the necessary facilities and services they can need: VIP / CIP lounge, currency exchange and banking, VAT refund service, facilities for disabled passengers, an information desk and telephone: +351 289 800 617 available from 06:00am to 00:00am, several restaurants and food outlets, duty-free and tax-paid shops, travel agencies, etc.
Some of the best known airlines that have flights in and out of Faro are Air Berlin, Portuglia, Monarch , Air Pass, GBAirways or Hapag Lloyd.
You can find many airlines offering cheap flights to Faro from many spots in Europe. Going from London or Manchester to Faro is easy and fast because you just have to take a flight to Faro for a low price and you can enjoy the weather and beaches of Algarve within a few hours.
If you wish to catch a taxi from the airport you should be aware that the queues can be long during peak times and so it is advisable to book a private transfer in advance. For those who dont need to rent a car in Faro, coming with a large group of people or just looking for a private taxi or microbus to move from the airport arrivals to the inner city, there are many companies offering airport transfers from Faro airport.
There are however other options for transfers from Faro airport:
Eva busses - These link Faro Airport with Faro city, you will be given more information about schedules at the Information Counter at the ICEP desk.
Taxis - If your final destination is not Faro but any other city on the Algarve, unless you have rented a car, then the best and more convenient means of transport are taxis. They are located at the arrival hall. Please ask fare information per destination at the Information Counter at the ICEP desk. We also recommend to confirm the fare value with the taxi driver before beginning your journey.
Check back soon for finding out the cheapest transfer companies at Faro airport or the best transportation options depending on your destination.
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Faro Airport has 3 parkings for passengers accessing by car. There are two short-term ones, P1 and P3, and a long-term one, P2.
Once inside Faro airport, you can get access to many facilities the airport provides:
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