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 Faro Airport

Faro Airport

Faro Airport, sometimes known as the Algarve Airport, is the third busiest airport in Portugal after Lisbon and Porto. The airport primarily offers flights to and from international destinations in the North of Europe, particularly the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Germany.  A number of flights are also available to destinations within Portugal such as Lisbon and Porto. There are direct flights to Faro from several airports in Ireland including Dublin, Cork, Kerry, Knock, and Shannon. 

Faro Airport is located 4km west of Faro, however, most of the visitors to the Algarve travel onwards to other destinations across the Algarve. Popular onward destinations include coastal resorts like Albufeira, Praia da Rocha, Carvoeiro, and Lagos.

 

Restaurants at Faro Airport

Faro Airport has a number of places to eat in the departure lounge. Popular options include Subway, Burger MH, and Costa Coffee. There’s also Mulligan’s Irish Bar and a Carlsberg bar as well.

 

Shops at Faro Airport

For the shopaholics, Faro Airport has a small range of shops that includes Sunglass Hut, Relay, Duty Free Store, Cores Doces, Mr Blue, Accessorize, Football Gate, Fashion Gate, and Dreams Gourmet.

 

Lounges at Faro Airport

The paid-entry ANA Airport lounge offers a small selection of snacks and drinks. Wi-Fi is also included within the €30 entry price, ideal for catching up on those all important work e-mails or keeping in touch with family and friends back home.

 

Getting to & from the Airport

Driving

The fastest way to get to the airport from most towns on the Algarve is via the A-22 motorway. This motorway has tolls, and to pay the tolls you’ll need to have an electronic transponder in your car. If your do not have a transponder in your hire car, or if you’d just prefer not to pay tolls, you can take the N-125 instead.

 

Trains

There is no direct train to Faro Airport. Regular trains run between many towns on the Algarve and Faro city centre. From here you can take the No. 16 bus or a taxi to Faro Airport.

 

Buses

The No. 16 bus runs between Faro Airport and Faro city centre. The total journey time is around 20 minutes, and tickets cost €2.25.

 

Taxi

There is a taxi rank outside Faro Airport. Here, you’ll find a number of black and green metered taxis waiting to take you to your final destination. Airport transfers, such as Yellow Fish, run from Faro Airport to the coastal resorts. These should be booked in advance. 

 

This information is correct as of May 2017

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 Airport Contact Details

Faro Airport

Address:
Aeroporto de Faro,
P-8700-997 Faro,
PORTUGAL

Tel:+351 (0)289 800800
Fax:+351 (0)289 818802

Website:

Owner:
ANA - Empresa Pública de Aeroportos e Navegação Aérea

 Location Details

Longitude:7° 58' 14'' W
Latitude:37° 0' 51'' N
IATA code:FAO
ICAO code:LPFR

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