Faro airport

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The international airport in the Algarve is located in the immediate vicinity of the city of Faro

Location of Faro airport
Location of Faro airport

Flight times to Faro, Portugal from various European capital cities can vary depending on the specific flight routes, stopovers, and the airlines. However, I can provide you with approximate direct flight times from some major European capitals to Faro Airport (FAO):

  1. Lisbon, Portugal (LIS) – Typically, around 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  1. Madrid, Spain (MAD) – Around 1 hour to 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  1. Paris, France (CDG) – About 2 hours and 30 minutes to 3 hours.
  1. London, United Kingdom (LHR) – Around 2 hours and 45 minutes to 3 hours.
  1. Berlin, Germany (BER) – Approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes to 4 hours.
  1. Rome, Italy (FCO) – Roughly 3 hours to 3 hours and 30 minutes.
  1. Amsterdam, Netherlands (AMS) – About 3 hours.
  1. Brussels, Belgium (BRU) – Around 2 hours and 45 minutes.
  1. Vienna, Austria (VIE) – Approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes.
  1. Oslo, Norway (OSL) – About 4 hours.
  1. Stockholm, Sweden (ARN) – Roughly 4 hours.
  1. Copenhagen, Denmark (CPH) – About 3 hours and 30 minutes.

The location of Faro airport

Faro Airport IATA code = FAO 

Faro Airport Address:
Faro International Airport

Telephone: +351 289 800 800

Website:  https://www.aeroportofaro.pt/en/fao/home

Distances to Faro airport

Sagres ---> 116 km / Praia da Luz---> 91 km / Lagos---> 90 km / Portimao: ---> 71 km / Praia da Rocha---> 73 km / Alvor --> 74 km / Armação de Pêra - Porches : 50 km / Albufeira ---> 45 km / Vilamoura ---> 25 km / Tavira ---> 38 km / Monte Gordo ---> 58 km

Landing approach to Faro airport

Arrival and departure times at Faro airport

Current flight information and departure times for all departures and arrivals

Here you can track a flight in real time with its exact position

The following airlines have flights to Faro Airport

Approaching Faro
Approaching Faro

Suitcases and luggage at Faro airport

Luggage trolley at Faro airport

The baggage carts are available free of charge in the departure hall, baggage claim and in the parking lots .

Protect suitcases & luggage

With the Safe Bag Service in just 3 simple steps, cleaning and disinfection of the bags before packing is guaranteed! Your luggage will be clean, disinfected and protected throughout your journey.


Luggage storage at Faro Airport 

Luggage storage at Faro Airport: Luggage storage at Faro Airport is located in the check-in area. Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on weekends from 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Tel +351 915 736 508).

Luggage Storage: Prices based on volume and 4-hour period:

Small: €2.00 (351mm x 457mm x 555mm).

Medium: €3.00 (351mm x 945mm x 555mm).

Large: €4.00 (525mm x 945mm x 555mm).

All additional payments will be made at the time of baggage collection.

 Luggage lockers at Faro airport

At Faro Airport, the luggage lockers are located next to the P5 car park.

Parking at Faro Airport 

Within the Faro Airport premises there are three outdoor car parks for short and long stays, available 24 hours a day.

There is a free drop-off and pick-up area directly opposite the departure hall (maximum 10 minutes = Kiss & Fly). Parking spaces P1 and P2 are short-term parking spaces; they are next to the terminal. The P3 parking lot is used for long-term parking and is located about 8 minutes from the main building

 Public transport at Faro airport

The route from Faro Airport to Faro city is not long and complicated. You have the following possiblities:

Airport buses at Faro airport 

Linhas Proximo - Busse in Faro
Linhas Proximo - Busse in Faro

The buses of the bus company "Proxima " (https://www.proximo.pt/pt/# and Tel +351 289 899 700) run from Faro airport to Faro city center at a price of €2.35. Line 14 runs from 7:30 a.m. to 8:20 p.m. and line 16 from 5:15 a.m. to 12:10 a.m.

The drive to the city center takes about 20 minutes, while it only takes about 10 minutes to get to Faro beach. 

Bus transfer (shuttle bus) to Portimao, Lagos, Albufeira

The transport company Eva ran a shuttle service to and from Faro Airport. Due to the corona pandemic, this service has been temporarily discontinued. It's best to use the following link to find out whether the connection will be offered again.    https://eva-bus.com/goshuttle.php

Trains from Faro

If you want to continue by train, you must first take the bus from the airport to the city of Faro (to the train station). - From the city centre, the Comboios de Portugal lines (Tel +351 808 208 208) run to various destinations in the Algarve and the rest of the country. 

Taxis from Faro airport 

Taxis am Flughafen Lissabon
Taxis am Flughafen Lissabon

The vehicles are parked outside the terminal. The journey time to the center of Faro is 15 minutes and the journey costs around €10.00.

Taxi provider: 

Private airport transfers 

There are of course a large number of private shuttles between Faro Airport and your destination in the Algarve. You can easily book these online.  

 Faro Airport Car Rental

The following car rental companies at Faro Airport have their offices in the public area of ​​the airport.

There are of course a whole range of smaller providers. To get a good overview if you want to rent a car at Faro Airport, we recommend using a comparison portal

  • Avis/Budget (Tel +351 289 810 120 - von 6:00 bis 0:00 Uhr)
  • Europcar (Tel +351 289 818 726 - von 6:00 bis 0:00 Uhr)
  • Goldcar (Tel +351 211 451 595 - von 7:00 bis 23:00 Uhr)
  • Guerin 
  • Enterprise - Telefon: 289 889 445
  • Alamo - +351 289 889 445
  • National (Tel +351 289 889 445 - von 6:00 bis 0:00 Uhr)
  • Hertz (Tel +351 219 426 300 - von 6:00 bis 0:00 Uhr)
  • InterRent (Tel +351 211 451 381 - von 7:00 bis 23:00 Uhr)
  • Sixt (Tel +351 255 788 199 - von 6:00 bis 0:00 Uhr)

Hotels near Faro airport

It often happens that an overnight stay near the airport becomes necessary. Be it because of a late arrival or a very early departure. We have put together the hotels in Faro (near the airport) for you on this map.  

  1. Hotel Alnacir
  2. Adelaide Hotel
  3. Hotel Sol Algarve
  4. ibis Faro Algarve
  5. Faro Boutique Hotel
  6. Aqua Ria Boutique Hotel
  7. Best Western Hotel Dom Bernardo
  9. Hotel 3K Faro Aeroporto
  10. Hotel Mónaco
  11. Hotel Faro & Beach Club
  12. AP Eva Senses Hotel | Faro