Flights to Faro

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Last minute flights to Faro

Departure Sat, 13 May Return Wed, 17 May
LTN London
FAO Faro
return from £30
Departure Tue, 25 Apr Return Sat, 29 Apr
MAN Manchester
FAO Faro
return from £42
Departure Thu, 27 Apr Return Thu, 04 May
LBA Leeds Bradford
FAO Faro
return from £40
Departure Mon, 08 May Return Tue, 16 May
EMA East Midlands
FAO Faro
return from £43
Popular flight routes to Faro
London - Faro
return from £71
Manchester - Faro
return from £71
Leeds Bradford - Faro
return from £97
East Midlands - Faro
return from £143
Bournemouth - Faro
return from £184
Liverpool - Faro
return from £53

Trips to Faro

Faro travel

Visitors taking a flight to Faro will discover that it is also the gateway to Portugal's sun-kissed Algarve region, an area of spectacular natural beauty. Summer or winter, holidays in the Algarve cover all bases, from family-friendly attractions to stunning beaches and renowned golf courses. Visitors can also enjoy miles of sparkling coastline and scenic countryside dotted with villages offering oodles of history. One of the other highlights of the area is its wine production, and tours and tastings can be organised at a variety of vineyards. The area is also exceptionally rich in delightful natural beauty making travel in this region of Portugal highly addictive.

Things to do and places to see in Faro

From nearby natural attractions, such as the Algarviana Nature Trail and Serra de Caldeirao, to historical towns of the area including Lagos and Tavira, a trip to Faro can never be dull. In the city of Faro itself, visitors can soak up the atmosphere of the old town, as well as admire 16th and 17th buildings and the city's attractive marina. Faro also offers a vibrant night scene thanks to its university. Whether you decide to base yourself there or explore the surrounding area, you will find it is ideal for people of any age or inclination.

When visiting Faro, be sure to:

  • Explore Faro's compact and cobbled Cidade Velha encircled by medieval walls
  • Visit the Sé (Cathedral) with its jumble of Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque features
  • Stop by the compelling white and yellow façade of the 18th-century Carmo Church
  • Learn about Faro's Jewish heritage at the Faro Jewish cemetery and museum
  • Trace Faro's rich seafaring history at the Maritime Museum in the marina
  • Sun seekers should head to the exquisite white sandy beaches of Faro Island
  • Take a boat cruise through the lagoons from Faro to Ilha Deserta and encounter birdlife in its natural habitat
  • Visit the Archaeological Museum and uncover Roman antiquities and mosaics, housed within a 16th-century convent
  • Eat freshly caught seafood and classic Portuguese cod
  • Dance until you drop in the city's late-night bars and clubs
Faro

Faro airports

Faro Airport is the only airport that serves the Algarve region of Portugal, located just outside the city of Faro. The airport is at its busiest during the summer months.

  • Faro Airport

    Top airlines

    A number of airlines operate cheap flights to Faro Airport on a regular basis including: Arik Air, Air France and British Airways

    Location

    Faro Airport is located under three miles from the centre of Faro, in the southern Algarve region of Portugal.

    Transport options

    The best way to get between the airport and Faro and explore the Algarve region is by car. There are many rental agencies located just outside the arrivals hall. The airport is connected to the region by the A-22 / IP1 toll road. Several buses, including the Airport City bus lines 14 and 16 connect the airport with Faro city centre and the train station from where there are many regional and national connections. Taxis are available outside arrivals.