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Faro Airport (FAO)


Faro Airport is with over 6 million passengers a year Portugal's third-busiest airport, after Lisbon and Porto. The airport is a major hub for Ryanair which has 7 aircraft based here since 2010 and it is a large tourist destination: it gets very busy in the summer months, from March till October.

Which airlines fly to Faro Airport?

There are more airlines flying to Faro Airport. See here for a complete list of airlines flying to Faro Airport or look for flights to Faro.

How many runways and passenger terminals does Faro Airport have?

The airport is fairly small and has only one runway and one passenger terminal but with all facilities, including shops, baggage lockers, free Wi-fi and restaurants.

Where is Faro Airport located?

The airport is located only 5 km west of Faro city center.

How to get from the airport to Faro city centre by public transport?

Proximo operates several buses which depart from the airport to the city center. One-way fare is 2.50 euro and a ticket can be bought with the driver. Line 16 will be the more convenient, it departs every half hour or hour in the evening. The bus does not depart at night. Line 14 is also an option but it departs less frequent and you would need to transfer to another bus to reach the Faro city center.

See for tickets and schedule: buses: .

How much does a taxi cost from the airport to Faro city centre?

Since the airport is so close to the city a taxi is very affordable. The official airport taxis are waiting outside the terminal, a taxi into the city would only cost about 15 euro. A taxi to the tourist destination Albufeira would be almost 60 euro.

All prices quoted here were found in July 2017

What are popular destinations from Faro Airport?

Most flights from Faro Airport are to Amsterdam and to Brussels but there are many more flights to other destinations as well, most of them by Transavia. Every day there are flights to 23 destinations from Faro Airport. Here are the most popular destinations: