Airport codes Faro Airport

IATA Metropolitan Code

FAO

World Area Code

469

Airport coordinates

Lat / Lon

37°0'51"N / -7°-57'-57"W

Decimal

37.01440, -7.96591

Altitude

24ft / 7.32m

Magnetic variation

-3.283 degrees

About Faro Airport

Faro Airport (FAO) is located in the municipality of Faro in Portugal, Europe. It's one of the bigger airports in Portugal based in the region Faro District. Passengers can fly to and from the airport with a scheduled service.

Runway information

FAO has one lighted 8,169 ft long runway.

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
10-28 8,169 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes

Geographic data

Municipality

Faro

Country

Portugal

Continent

Europe

Online

Other airports in Portugal

ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
LPCB N/A Aerodromo de Castelo Branco Medium airport Castelo Branco
LPVZ VSE Aerodromo Goncalves Lobato (Viseu Airport) Medium airport Viseu
LPCO N/A Aerodromo Municipal de Coimbra Medium airport Coimbra
LPAR AVR Alverca Air Base Medium airport Vila Franca de Xira
LPBJ BYJ Beja Airport / Airbase Medium airport Beja
LPBR BGZ Braga Municipal Aerodrome Medium airport Braga
LPBG BGC Bragança Airport Medium airport Bragança
LPCS CAT Cascais Airport Medium airport Cascais
LPEV N/A Évora Airport Medium airport Évora
LPFL FLW Flores Airport Medium airport Santa Cruz das Flores

Airline tickets

Find cheap flight tickets to or from FAO

Looking for that perfect flight ticket to fly to or from Faro Airport? Find and book the most comfortable and cheapest flight to your favorite city through one of our partners.

Partner Website
Visit website
Visit website
Visit website

Find your way around Faro Airport

How to get to Faro

There are several ways to get from Faro Airport to Faro and back. We have made a list with the most common transportation options. At this airport you can choose for (public) transport by Bus, Taxi and Shuttle.

We compared the average prices of the transport possibilities from the airport to Faro. The cheapest way to travel from the airport to Faro is by Line 16 bus (7 minutes, € 1 - € 3). This is also the quickest route.

Line 16 bus

Transport type
Distance
7.02 km
Duration
7 minutes
Price
€ 1 - € 3

Shuttle

Transport type
Distance
6.97 km
Duration
7 minutes
Price
€ 6 - € 7

More transportation options

Transportation services

Organization Transport type Website
Próximo
Bus
Visit website
+351 289 899 700
TerraVision PT
Shuttle
Visit website
Taxi Pinheiro
Taxi
Visit website
+351 915 559 293
Sunline Transfers
Taxi
Visit website
+351 935 858 997
Faro Taxi
Taxi
Visit website
+351 960 204 709
Faro Direct Airport Transfers
Taxi
Visit website
+351 913 673 322
Algarserra Transfers
Taxi
Visit website
+351 289 804 017

Taxi Faro Airport

The easiest way to find a transfer to and from Faro Airport is through our taxi widget below. We will find the best deal for you and display multiple options for you to choose from.

Find a taxi transfer

Other taxi service providers

Partner Website
Visit website
Visit website
Visit website

Car rental

Rent a car at FAO

Find a cheap rental car at Faro Airport to make the most out of your trip to Portugal. When travelling abroad, we mostly have a limited amount of time to experience the beautiful sights and activities and often end up we really want to do. A rental car can take you almost everywhere, wherever and whenever you want. Find the perfect car for your trip.

Renting a car at FAO lets you travel at your own leisure and get to the spots you want to visit in Portugal quickly and hassle-free. Car rental services often include a GPS system, providing you with the perfect opportunity to explore the country without getting lost. You can drive wherever you want to go.

Partner Website
Visit website
Visit website
Visit website
Visit website

Rent a camper in Portugal

Find a recreational vehicle near Faro Airport to make the most out of your trip to Portugal?

A camper or RV will give you unlimited freedom so you can determine your own route and go wherever you want to go. It's especially perfect because you have the comfort of your own accommodation and kitchenette with you.

WorldWide Campers works with many RV suppliers in Australia, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South America, South Africa and Europe. This ensures you that they will always find you the best deal for your RV trip. You never have to pay extra for booking costs and all our quotes are free of charge.

Partner Website
Visit website

Airport car parking at Faro Airport

Park your car at FAO

Whether you are looking for cheap long term airport parking at Faro Airport or the nearest long term car park to your terminal, you can find the best deal at one of our specially selected partners. Because more and more people are flying these days, it’s wise to book a parking spot in advance because parking lots cannot accommodate unlimited amounts of cars. A pre-booked parking space at FAO can give you a sense of peace because you are assured you can park your car.

Different type of airport parking options

Airport parking options have changed and expanded. Medium-size and large airports offer several different types of parking, priced according to convenience and distance from the terminal.

The different types of parking are:

  • Short term parking
  • Daily parking
  • Long term / Satellite parking
  • Valet parking
  • Off-Airport parking
  • Sleep, park, fly
Partner Website
Visit website
Visit website

Hotels near the airport

Hotels at or near Faro Airport

Do you have an early morning flight, long layover or your flight is cancelled, and you don't feel like sleeping on the airport floor? Sleeping in a hotel at or near FAO is the perfect solution. Sleeping in a hotel close by Faro Airport prevents you from being late or not fully rested for your flight.

Hotels in Faro

Find your ideal hotel in Faro city centre. Find the perfect hotel to make the most out of your trip to the city of Amsterdam. Consult one of our partners to find the most suitable hotel for your trip.

Partner Website
Visit website
Visit website
Visit website

Things to do in Portugal?

Find the best things to do in or nearby Faro Airport

Are you planning on travelling to Portugal? In that case, you might be interested in finding some beautiful things to do in or nearby Faro. Haven't booked anything yet, and looking for inspiration? Please visit our partner and find many beautiful things to do.

Partner Website
Visit website
Visit website

Luggage

Store your bags in Faro

Do you want to visit Faro and you want to enjoy your time without the weight of your luggage? Good news, there is a good possibility that you don’t have to. When the airport does not provide any options for storing your luggage, you might want to consider to store your luggage in a local shop in the city. Our partners can help you arrange that in advance.

Partner Website
Visit website
Visit website

Forward your luggage

Are you planning a trip to Portugal and you have a lot of luggage or just want to enjoy flying without any suitcases of bags? Good news, you do not have to. Just forward your luggage to your destination and make a vacation more like a vacation.

Visit airportcodes.io for more information.

Partner Website
Visit website

Travel luggage and cabin bags

Find the perfect travel luggage and cabin bags which are approved by the major airlines. If you are looking for a travel bag which fit all cabin airline restrictions including Ryanair and Easyjet, please visit one of these shops to find out which bags sizes are allowed on board.

All of our partners does have an extensive offer so you can find that perfect bag or suitcase for your next trip.

Partner Website
Visit website

Flight delayed, cancelled, overbooked or strikes at FAO?

Claim your compensation

Was your flight delayed, cancelled or overbooked at Faro Airport, and do you want to claim compensation? Because your rights are protected by European law you may be entitled up to a certain amount in compensation per passenger. Please visit one of our partners to check if you’re entitled to claim compensation.

Partner Website
Visit website
Visit website

Travel insurance

Travel insurance for your trip to Portugal

A travel insurance protects you against the unexpected. A primary incentive to get travel insurance can be for the emergency medical assistance. It is wise to get travel insurance for your trip to Portugal because you can easily spend a lot of money for treatment and transportation expenses.

Don’t wait too long before purchasing travel insurance because many travel insurance coverages require you to purchase your plan within a specific number of days of making that initial trip deposit if the coverage is to be in effect.

Partner Website
Visit website
Visit website
Visit website

Travel insurance for people with a medical condition

Our partners are specialised in providing travel insurance for people who have medical conditions but don’t want to be held back by that conditions. A medical travel insurance covers over 1000s of conditions including cancer, MS, IBS, Alzheimer’s, HIV and pregnancy. The online screening will only take as little as 3 minutes.

Partner Website
Visit website
Visit website

FAO giftshop

Customized FAO gifts and souvenirs

Keep your travels’ memories alive with a unique design product of your trip to Faro Airport. Airportag is the best aviation and travel gift shop where you can design many different kind of unique aviation products.

Check out the top 10 airport & aviation gifts.

Partner Website
Visit website