Flying to Faro International Airport is the easiest way to gain immediate access to Faro city and the vicinity. This airport is conveniently serviced by multiple airlines with different flight routes providing Algarve tourists with flight prices to suit any budget.
Faro is the capital of the Algarve and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. The city itself offers centuries of history and access to beautiful locations along the coast, such as Lagos, Albufeira, Vilamoura, and Tavira. From great seafood to historic villages and excellent golf resorts, Algarve is renowned for its golden sand beaches, basking in long hours of sunshine.
Visitors flying into the Algarve will want to make the most of their time in the region and there is plenty to see and do. From relaxing days spent by the beach to exploring the ocean and many of Algarve’s picturesque fishing villages, there's so much to enjoy in this sunny area of Portugal.<P>Hotels in the Algarve range from the luxurious to the budget B&B. Whether it's a five star hotel or the more affordable apartment, Expedia has a range of options tailored to your needs. There are hundreds of budget hotels in the Algarve that will ensure you can find the best value for money while exploring the destination, be it notable attractions or shopping.
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Flying to Algarve from UK Airports
With Expedia, travellers can choose the cheapest flights to the Algarve from a range of quality airlines (including EasyJet, Iberia and British Airways). Direct flights to Faro from UK airports generally have short flight times of around three hours. Direct flights can be found from all major airports in the UK to Faro and there are no visa requirements for European nationals. For those arriving from outside the EU, visa requirements may vary.
Arriving in the International Airport of Faro
The International Airport of Faro is also known as the Algarve Airport. Serving around six million passengers every year, it receives flights from all over the world.
Algarve Airport is well connected. Located only 4km west of Faro city centre, the A22 connects it directly with Lisbon and Spain. Faro’s International Airport is also served by several bus routes between the airport and the city’s Bus Station (line 16 and 14), where you can transfer to regional and nationwide bus connections. Taxis are available day and night and can be picked up just outside the airport. The journey between the airport and the city centre takes about 10 minutes. For passengers with reduced mobility there’s a personalised assistance service called ‘My Way’.
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