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There are several public transport connections from Faro Airport and also there are Taxi’s available. However, many tourists are happier to book Faro airport transfers in advance for peace of mind. Remember that you are likely to pay more for this service, but it will make your life easier and so if you have a great deal of luggage or it’s your first time in Faro an Airport transfer might be the way to go.
Here is the amount of time you need to travel by Airport transfer to your location….
- Faro Airport to Faro Centre – 15 minutes (approx)
- Faro Airport to Tavira – 15 minutes (approx)
- Faro Airport to Albufeira – 45 minutes (approx)
- Faro Airport to Armacao de Pera – 50 minutes (approx)
Faro Airport Transfers on GetYourGuide
If you are looking to book a taxi on arrival it should take around 15 minutes to the centre of Faro and should cost no more than around €15. Remember to either negotiate the price before you get in or make sure that they have the meter on. Uber is available at Faro Airport and booking by Uber means that you are guaranteed to know the price of your ride before you set off. Uber pickup locations at airports may change, so check the pickup location on your Uber app when you request a trip.
Buses from Faro Airport
If you are arriving in the daytime and happy to take public transport from Faro Airport you have two main bus options – the number 14 and number 16 take you to the Proximo bus station in central Faro. Make sure that you have a few Euros in change for the bus as they rarely give change. The number 16 goes via the beach. These buses start running at around 6am and run through till around 11.30pm. They run every 30 minutes and so you shouldn’t have to wait too long.
Intercity buses that take you around the Algarve depart from the Eva bus station – the older bus station next to the Proximo bus station.
Faro Train Station
There is no train link at Faro airport so you will need to make your way by taxi or connecting bus to Faro city centre for the train station there. The train station is just 200m from the Proximo bus station. As you can see from the train link network diagram below (from https://en.aeroportodefaro.com/trains) there are links to all major destinations including Lagos, Portimao, Albufeira and Tavira.
I hope that you have found this article on Faro Airport transfers useful and I wish you all the best on your journey.