Faro Airport Facilities & Amenities

Faro Airport: Your Gateway to an Enchanting Algarvian Holiday

Ideally located in the heart of the Algarve region, Faro Airport has rapidly evolved into an indispensable hub for travellers worldwide. Offering a vast array of facilities and amenities, Faro Airport ensures comfort and convenience for every traveller journeying through its terminals. Whether you are a business traveller or a holidaymaker, Faro Airport is your gateway to an unforgettable Algarvian experience.

Hotel & Airport Accommodation

To ensure a seamless transition from air to ground, the City Hotel, our official hotel partner, is conveniently situated at Level 1, near Gate 3. Open 24/7, all year round, it presents an ideal stop for travellers yearning for some rest before embarking on their international journey from Faro Airport.

Restaurants at Faro Airport

With three distinct terminals, Faro Airport boasts a plethora of dining options, catering to all tastes and preferences. From local delicacies to exotic international cuisine, we’ve got you covered. For a taste of traditional dishes like saffron-infused paella or tomatoes, explore the central terminal and the dining options in Terminals 1 and 3.

Faro Airport Information Booths

There are multiple airport information booths located throughout the airport where you can get information on connecting flights and hotel reservations. The staff is also happy to assist you in any language and will answer any of your questions regarding the airport or city, as well as give suggestions on what to do during your stay in Faro.

Financial Facilities (ATMs)

Faro Airport has numerous ATMs located all over the main terminal and each terminal is for travellers who need cash for their travels. There are also currency exchange booths so that you can exchange money when returning from a trip. These ATMs work just like any other ATM at a bank and accept most major credit cards.

Internet Cafes

Internet cafes are available throughout the airport to provide travellers with internet access if they need to check their email or make bookings for their next flight. They charge 1-2 Euros per hour depending on how much time you want. However, internet access in the airport is limited to one hour and you have to re-enter your credit card for another hour.

Parking at Faro Airport

There are three parking lots at Faro Airport for passengers who need to park their vehicles during their travels. Two of these lots are located directly in front of the airport and the third is a little further away from the airport but can be reached by a shuttle bus that runs every 20 minutes. The parking lots are for passenger use only and are available in 10-minute increments.

Luggage Storage

Storage lockers are available at the airport to store luggage during your travels. These lockers can be rented by individuals or they can be assigned by the hotel you are staying at.

Showers and Toilets

Showers and toilets are available to all travellers at Faro Airport. These showers have shower nozzles built into them so that you can wash both your hair and body while showering. They also have bidets so you will never forget to shave, dry off with a towel or get fresh clothes back on before leaving the airport on your return journey.

Airport Shuttle

The bus service that runs between Faro Airport and the city centre is open 24 hours a day all year round. The shuttle is available every 20 minutes from 5 am to 11:30 pm and it can take you from one terminal to another in approximately 10 minutes. In peak hours, the wait time can be up to 45 minutes. The bus service is free of charge and it is not necessary to pre-book the seats if you arrive at the airport at the same time as the bus service runs.

Shuttle To Train

The public shuttle to get between Faro and Porto takes approximately 25-35 minutes depending on traffic and sometimes can even take longer in peak hours. The shuttle service cost 5 Euros per person.

Faro Airport Transfers

We offer private taxi services from Faro Airport to a range of locations across the Algarve. Our professional and friendly drivers will ensure your journey to the city centre or other Algarvian destinations is smooth and enjoyable.

Popular Algarve Destinations

Algarve is a region rich in natural beauty and cultural heritage, and from Faro Airport, you are ideally positioned to explore it all. Here are a few destinations you might want to consider:

  1. Lagos: Known for its walled old town, cliffs and Atlantic beaches. Approx. 90km from Faro Airport.
  2. Albufeira: Famous for its bustling nightlife and beautiful beaches. Only around 44km from Faro Airport.
  3. Portimão: Renowned for its old quarter, busy marina and proximity to many beaches. It is approx. 70km from Faro Airport.
  4. Tavira: One of the loveliest towns in the Algarve, known for its historical buildings, Roman Bridge, and the beach island of Ilha de Tavira. Approximately 40km from Faro Airport.

Our Faro Airport transfer service is a comfortable, reliable and cost-effective alternative to local taxis and public transportation. Every trip is tailored to your needs, whether you’re travelling to the vibrant city centre or escaping to a secluded beach.

Faro Airport is not just a transit point; it’s the starting point of your memorable Algarvian holiday. Our array of services caters to all types of travellers, ensuring a journey as enjoyable as the destination itself.

Key Takeaways

Faro Airport is located 7 kilometres from the city centre and offers many facilities for passengers. These facilities include restaurants, restrooms, baby care centres, internet cafes, and parking lots. The airport caters to all types of people including families with small children and elderly people who need assistance during their travels.

This airport is often used by business travellers because it allows them to travel quickly between Faro and their work centres in the city centre or other parts of Portugal. If you are travelling on international or domestic flights, you will find this airport easy to navigate and you can complete your entire trip in less than one day if everything works according to plan.


Yes, Faro Airport is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It operates around the clock to accommodate various flight schedules and to provide services to travellers at any time of the day or night. Whether you have an early morning departure or a late-night arrival, you can expect the airport facilities to be accessible and operational. This includes services such as check-in, security, baggage handling, shops, restaurants, and transportation options. However, it’s always advisable to check with your airline or relevant authorities for any specific restrictions or changes to operating hours that may occur due to unforeseen circumstances or special events.

We offer convenient and private taxi services from Faro Airport to numerous locations across Algarve, ensuring a comfortable journey to your destination.

Algarve’s top spots like Albufeira, Lagos, Portimão, and Tavira range from 40km to 90km from Faro Airport. Our private transfer service is here to provide a seamless travel experience to these locations.

Booking a private taxi from Faro Airport is quick and easy. You can do so directly through our website or by calling our customer service line.

Absolutely! We recommend pre-booking your transfer to guarantee a seamless travel experience. Simply contact us through our website or customer service line to arrange your booking.

Start Your Journey in Style: Book Your Private Faro Airport Transfer Now

Ready to embark on your Algarvian adventure? Don’t wait! Pre-book your private Faro Airport transfer with us today. From the moment you land to when you reach your destination, we promise a journey filled with comfort, convenience, and excellent service. Book your private transfer now and start your Algarvian journey with us.