Faro flight FAQs
How long is a flight to Faro?
You can fly from London Heathrow (LHR), and London City Airport (LCY) to Faro Airport (FAO) in just under 3 hours.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Faro?
The cheapest months to fly to Faro are usually January and February. Peak season in the Algarve is the summer from June to August. To find the cheapest flights to Faro, use our low fare finder.
Is Faro cheap to visit?
You can travel on a budget in Faro if you avoid the high summer season, particularly August. As the capital of Portugal’s Algarve region, it makes an affordable base to explore southern Portugal.
Is it easy to get around Faro?
Once you arrive at Faro Airport (FAO), the city centre is just 4 km away. You can travel into the city on the Airport Bus, which takes 20 minutes and costs just €2.25. The average price of a taxi ride into town is €15. Exploring the city couldn’t be easier as the centre is compact and very walkable, served by a reliable bus service. If you’re exploring southern Portugal at your own pace, you can hire a car from the airport terminal.
Book car hire with British Airways, and receive great benefits – with all mandatory charges included and 24-hour customer support. You can collect Avios points on every rental.
Why visit Faro?
As the capital of the Algarve region, Faro is a gateway to the southern beaches of Portugal. This coastal city makes a great base to explore the beaches and resorts of the region, but also has a charm and unique character of its own. Originally a Roman settlement, the Cidade Velha (Old Town) is a must-see, in contrast to the modern parks and picturesque marina.
Why fly British Airways to Faro?
Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. 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. Onboard you’ll find clean, sanitised seats, HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering and a warm, uniquely British welcome.
Simply relax and let us take care of you, every step of the way.