Fly direct from London to Faro Airport (FAO) and explore the Algarve's southern coast. British Airways operates from London Heathrow (LHR), London Gatwick (LGW), London City Airport (LCY) and London Stansted (STN). Due to Covid-19, schedules and airports are subject to change. For the latest information, check our timetable.
From the sparkling blue waters around the marina to the cobbled streets of the historic old town, Faro has plenty to entertain even the most seasoned traveller. Faro also acts as a gateway to holidays in the Algarve, from epic surfing in Sagres on the west coast to the stunning golf courses near Albufeira. Visit vineyards, eat seafood and relax in the year-round the sun. Whatever you want to do, there's something for everyone in the Algarve – get there in comfort and style with British Airways.
You can fly from London Heathrow (LHR), London City Airport (LCY), London Gatwick (LGW) or London Stansted (STN) to Faro Airport (FAO) in just two hours 40 minutes. Travel in economy (Euro Traveller) or business (Club Europe) and take advantage of the award-winning British Airways service. Book a hand-baggage only fare and avoid the queues at baggage reclaim. Or choose a package holiday price that includes a generous 23kg luggage allowance and two cabin bags.
When you fly with British Airways, you can choose a departure date that suits you and you’ll enjoy a safe and comfortable journey. Our cabin crew will be happy to help you with anything you need, so you can simply relax. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly.
Transport links and car hire from Faro Airport (FAO)
Once you touch down at Faro Airport, the city centre is just 4km west of the city centre. Passengers can travel into the city using the dedicated Airport Bus, which takes 20 minutes and costs just €1.90. You can also travel to your final destination by taxi - the price for a drive to Faro is about €10. If you're exploring southern Portugal or just want to move at your own pace, you can also hire a car from the airport terminal – it couldn’t be easier.
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