Faro Airport is situated 4km (2.5 miles) west of Faro city centre in the Algarve region of southern Portugal.
Dialling code: +351
Telephone: 0289 800 800.
Lufthansa at the airport
How to get there
From Faro, take EN125 northwards and then head west on the EN125-10 – Faro Airport is clearly signposted throughout this route.
Trains (tel: 808 208 208; www.cp.pt) run from Faro’s central station to destinations along the Algarve coast, with long-distance services linking the city with Lisbon and other destinations in northern Portugal. Buses connect the airport to the train station.
Próximo (tel: 0289 899 700; www.proximo.pt) runs services from outside the terminal building to various locations in central Faro, including the central rail and bus stations, from which long-distance services run to destinations throughout the Algarve, such as Albufeira, Lagos, Portimão and Tavira – full details of routes and times are posted near the information desk. The journey time to Faro is 20 minutes, and the one-way fare is around €2.50.
A number of pre-bookable resort minibus services operate from Faro Airport – contact the relevant resort for further information.
Taxis (tel: (0289 827 203; www.antral.pt – in Portuguese only) are available outside the terminal building, near the arrivals concourse. The fare into Faro is about €10, and the journey time is around 15 minutes. Taxis also operate to other resorts along the Algarve coast.
Short-term parking is located in car park P1 (in the departures area) and car park P3 (in the arrivals area). Car park P2 offers long-term parking and is located behind car parks P1 and P3. Further parking information is available from the parking office (tel: 0289 889 465).