Faro Airport is the gateway for people who wish to enjoy this beach destination in South Portugal. Conceived for all types of travelers, transportation options range from economic buses with fares starting at $6.5. Rideshare apps provide a great option particularly if you're traveling in a group where free credit can be obtained by referring your companions. A ride to Faro is approximately $13.
Airport IATA Code: FAO
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Getting to Faro Airport
The Frugal Option, Rideshare Apps.
If you're traveling in a group, creating new accounts for On Demand apps such as Uber, Cabify, Kapten, Free Now, and Bolt will get you free credit if you were referred by someone else rendering your rides much cheaper than any other option. From Faro Airport to Downtown Faro a ride will cost from $5 to $13, if you take into account you can get a credit from $3.20 to $6.40 for referring a friend or using a referral code, you can save big when moving around.
The Comfort Option, a Prebooked Ride.
An all inclusive sedan to downtown Faro prebooked with Mozio's local partners My Transfers or BC Travel will cost approximately $13. The driver waits for you for one hour since your flight arrives and the ride takes approximately 15 minutes.
Common Destinations from Faro Airport (and how to get there...)
Faro: The GetOn service provided by connects Faro Airport with Faro for 6€. Departures at 10:15am, 11:45am, and 6pm. Prebook a ride with a professional local driver through Mozio with local partner BC Travel or My Transfers starting at $15. Find a Ride with .
Lagos: The GetOn service provided by connects Faro Airport with Lagos for 10€. Departures at 10:15am, 11:45am, and 6pm. An All Inclusive sedan for up to four passengers will cost around $74 with Mozio's local partner Blue Label Transfers. Find a Ride with .
Albufeira: The GetOn service provided by connects Faro Airport with Albufeira for 6€. Departures at 10:15am, 11:45am, and 6pm. An All Inclusive Sedan for up to four passengers will cost $34 through Mozio's local provider Ur Transfers. The driver will wait for 45 minutes after your plane's landing with a sign with your name on it at the arrivals area. Find a Ride with .
Vilamoura: Mozio's local partner, Blue Label Transfers, offers you to prebook an All Inclusive Sedan for up to four passengers will cost $27. The driver will wait for an hour after your plane's landing with a sign with your name on it at the arrivals area. Find a Ride with .
Armaçao de Pera: An All Inclusive Sedan for up to four passengers prebooked through Mozio's local partner Blue Label Transfers will cost $46. The driver will wait for an hour after your plane's landing with a sign with your name on it at the arrivals area. Find a Ride with .
Tavira: A prebooked ride with My Transfers through Mozio for an All Inclusive Sedan for up to three passengers will cost $39. The driver will wait for an hour after your plane's landing with a sign with your name on it at the arrivals area. Find a Ride with .
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Faro Airport Terminal Maps
Passenger Terminal at Faro Airport
What will you find here?
- Information Office
- Car Rental Counters
- Banking Services and Currency Exchange
- Police Station
- Food, Drink, and Retail Concessions
- Special Assistance for Passengers with Disabilities
Faro Airport Key Information
Serving the popular Algarve region, Faro Airport is the gateway for people who wish to enjoy this beach destination in South Portugal. Summertime is the busiest season of this airport given the affluence of tourism arriving in the vast number of low-cost carriers that operate to this destination. With a capacity to welcome 9 million passengers per year, their newly modernized terminal guarantees a safe and comfortable arrival and departure.
Faro Airport Information
Complete Physical Address:
- 6am to 12am
Terminals & Airlines @ Each Terminal
- While there is just one terminal in Faro Airport, it is split in different levels. The ground floor is split into arrivals (on the west) and departures (on the east). On the mezzanine you'll find restaurants, a smoking lounge, and a police department. The airlines that operate at FAO are: Aer Lingus, Air Nostrum, Air Transat, Sata, BA CityFlyer, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Corendon, easyJet, Edelweiss, EnterAir, Eurowings, Finnair, Icelandair, Jettime, Jet2, Lauda, Lufthansa, Luxair, Norwegian, RyanAir, SAS, TAP Portugal, Transaero, Transavia, TUI, Volotea, Vueling, Wizz.
Stores and Restaurants
In addition to Faro's own Duty Free shop, you'll find a curated selection of shops in varied categories such as Food (Relay, Sweet Colors), Fashion and Accessories (Attitude, Alle Hop, Parfois, Portfolio, Sunglass Hut, Swarovski, Victoria's Secret), and a press stand.
A selection of cafes, restaurants, and fast food joints, are available at Faro airport. Cafe shops include Costa Coffee, Delta, Paul, and Soho Coffee Co. For tapas and beer you can hit Carlsberg or Mulligans. Fast Food options include Burger King and Subway. The restaurant choice includes The Traveler's Rest, Rossopomodoro and Eating Point.
There is a general parking with a 10 minute tolerance during which parking is free of charge. After those initial ten minutes, parking is charged at $1.10 every 5 minutes up to one hour. After the initial hour, parking is charged at $3.30 every 5 minutes.
The CIP Lounge offers passengers passing through FAO the opportunity to relax and unwind while they wait for their next flight. Located on the first level after clearing security checks. Admission rates for adults are $34.50 and $16 for children. Contact by email or by phone +351 289 800 800 (ext. 61069)
Faro Airport counts with lockers where you can store your luggage situated outside the terminal near the car park P5. The price for a small suitcase is $1.62 per hour (size 351mm X 457mm X 555mm), for medium size luggage $2.70 per hour (size 351mm X 945mm X 555mm) and for large size luggage $3.25 per hour (size 525mm X 945mm X 555mm). The minimum amount of time to rent the lockers is 4 hours. If you lose your receipt you will be charged the maximum fee of $21.50 per day.
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