Faro, the capital of the Algarve, in Portugal, is well served by its International Airport. Located just 7km to the west of the city, Faro Airport welcomes a high volume of air traffic every day from all over Europe. Domestic flights arrive several times daily from Lisbon, connecting from other Portuguese cities, while many other major European cities are just an hour or two’s direct flight away from this charming historic city.
The Algarve is a favourite amongst British visitors and the airport is well served by budget, charter and scheduled flights from all over the country, ensuring that your trip to the sun-soaked sands of the Algarve is as quick and trouble-free as possible. Portugal is on the same time zone as the UK and one hour behind the rest of western Europe, so depending on your point of departure there is very little adjustment required in order for you to settle in and enjoy your holiday.
With 200km of dramatic coastline, historic towns and picturesque fishing villages to discover, many visitors decide to hire a care in order to give them maximum flexibility to explore the delightful Algarve region. There are a number of car hire companies operating out of Faro Airport, offering a range of cars on a pre-booked or on-the-spot basis.
(To search the best rental prices available at the airport, check http://www.carhirefaroairport.com)
Located towards the Eastern flank of the Algarve, the Airport in Faro makes the ideal jumping-off point for the many famous destinations along its 200km length. The airport is well served by reliable taxis waiting to whisk you off to your hotel or apartment complex, or for a little touch of luxury why not try a private transfer? Portugal’s bus service is quick and efficient and there are a number of dedicated buses that connect with Faro city centre and the other resorts along the Algarve, making bus travel a cost-effective option.
Whatever your plans for your trip to the Algarve, Faro Airport provides a well-equipped and welcoming gateway to this delightful Portuguese region.