Faro Airport Informational Guide to Faro Algarve Airport (FAO) - Non Official

Faro Airport

Find the most important information about the main airport in Algarve, Portugal, Faro Airport: Flights, Departures, Arrivals, Parking, Car Hire, Hotels near the airport and other information about Faro Algarve Airport (FAO). Plan your travel to FAO Airport with the information provided in this guide.


It is a focus city for easyJet and Ryanair.


During 2022, FAO Airport registered a total of 8,171,000 passengers. 

Services and Facilities + info

Faro Airport offers to its passengers some of the following services:

- Information counter
- Medical services
- ATMs
- Baby care facilities
- Free Wi-Fi connection
- Tourist information
- Restaurants and cafés
- Police station
- Stores and Duty Free 

Faro Airport in Numbers

- Located 4 km from Faro
- 37°01’07.7"N 7°58’16.4"W
- 36 boarding gates
- 60 check-in desks
- 22 stands (16 remote)
- 1 runway


Address: Faro Airport, 8006-901 Faro, Algarve, PORTUGAL
+351 289 800 800
Email: faro.airport@ana.pt

Lost Property: Lost items are delivered to the Police counter.

Phone: +351 289 800 688

Transport + info

FAO Airport is equipped with the means of transportation attached as follows:

Bus: Circuit bus (Pink Lane) provides service between Faro Airport and the city center. Route 14 also covers the route between FAO Airport and the city centre.
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Taxi: Get within 10 minutes to downtown Faro by taxi.
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Train: Train service is not available at Faro Airport. The closest train station is located at 6 kilometers from the Airport.
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Transfers: If you want private transportation to and from the Airport, you can book a transfer. 
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Car Hire: If you plan a holiday in Algarve, we recommend you to hire a car in Faro Airport. Check our search engine for further details!
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About Faro

Faro is the capital and the best-known city in Portugal’s Algarve region. It is a pleasant and relaxing destination to go with family and friends to do several activities from surf to taste the traditional cuisine.

In Algarve you can enjoy the Mediterranean climate in the several beaches along the rocky coastline landscape, featuring the Nature Park of Ria Formosa, which is populated with typical Algarvan vegetation.

While your stay in Faro you shouldn’t miss the Bishop’s Palace, an archaeological museum and a Renaissance cathedral that was bombed during World War II, Santa Maria or Faro Cathedral, Faro city walls, Arco da Vila, Belmarço Palace, Casa das Figuras, among others.

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