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Airports in The Algarve

Faro Airport (FAO)


Located just 2.5 miles (4km) from Faro, Faro Airport is a small facility in the Algarve region of Portugal, popular for its coastal holiday resorts.

Faro Airport sees over 6 million passengers each year. Long queues are commonplace at peak times and the airport is busiest during the summer months between March and October.


The airport is 2.5 miles (4km) west of Faro.

Getting to the city

There is one bus line that runs between the airport and the Faro city centre from around 5.20am to 00.10pm daily. The journey takes 20 minutes. Buses to other parts of Algarve are available from the city centre. Alternatively, there is a taxi rank outside the terminal building with drivers waiting to take you to other destinations around Algarve. Their vehicles are identified by their black and green or beige colouring.


GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).


Tel: +351 289 800 800

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Faro Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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