Bus Faro Airport – Faro

Bus Faro Airport – Faro

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Faro Airport - Faro city centre

Transfer Faro Airport – Faro city centre
This is a door to door service connecting Faro airport with hotels in Faro

only 7.00€

Journey time: 10 min

Faro AirportFaro City centre
Free Wi-Fi on all buses.

 

Routes: Faro Airport > Faro City centre Journey time: 10 min Extra services:
Free Wi-Fi on all buses.

 

Definition of child: (4 to 12 years old) Definition of infant: (0 to 3 years old)
Door to door service

IMPORTANT:
Once at the airport the passengers will have to go the “Faroshuttlebus“ desk located in the Arrivals terminal. The passengers will have up to 1 hour to reach their desk and check-in for the transfer.

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You will be dropped directly at your hotel
You won’t be charged for any extra luggage
We provide 24H airport assistance
In case of a flight delay or flight cancellation the service will still be operated once you get at the airport.
It is not necessary to print your tickets.

FARO AIRPORT

Faro Airport is Portugal's second busiest airport, preceded only by Lisbon Airport, and it is the main hub of the Algarve region.
In 2017 more than 8 million passengers travelled through Faro Airport, thus ranking it as the sixth most important hub in the Iberian Peninsula.
The Airport is located about 7 km from the city centre, which lies on Portugal's south coast.
Faro Airport is the reference point for those willing to reach Algarve's popular destinations such as the cities of Albufeira, Lagos and other renowned areas such as Armação de Pêra and Quinta do Lago.
The airport infrastructure includes an airstrip that is about 8 meter above sea level.

HISTORY
Originally conceived and built in the 60’s as an airfield for airships, it was then officially opened to the public on 11th July 1965.
Faro Airport became immediately a strategic point for the promotion and the development of the entire region’s tourism.
An expansion and modernization program started in 2010 in order to increase both the air traffic capacity and the Airport's security.

CONNECTIONS FROM AND TO FARO AIRPORT:
Reaching the airport using public transport is very easy due to the relative short distance between the Airport and the city centre.

Bus Services from Faro Airport to city centre:
Bus lines #14 and #16 provide connections to and from Faro Airport.
Ticket price, if purchased on board, is 2.35 €.
Daily single tickets (purchasable on board) cost 5.30 € each and are valid 24h from time of purchase for an unlimited number of rides.
The bus stop is located outside the arrivals area.
The city centre, which is the last stop, is reached in about 20-30 minutes depending on traffic.
Timetable for Line #14 departing from Faro Airport :
• Daily:
o 07:45 AM (holidays excluded)
o 12:35 PM (holidays excluded)
o 6:35 PM
o last bus departing @ 8:20 PM

Timetables for Line #14 can be downloaded
here.
Timetable for Line #16 departing from Faro Airport:
• Daily from 05:20 AM to 12:10 am (rides are more frequent)
Timetables Line #16 can be downloaded
here.
Please check timetables in case of any variation (especially during summertime).
Several buses depart from Faro's city centre towards others areas within the Algarve region and towards Spain.

Bus transfer Services:
For those willing to travel comfortably, the best solution is to book a transfer service departing from the airport.
TERRAVISION offers a bus transfer service which connects Faro Airport to the city centre in only 10 minutes.
Price for a single ticket is 7 €.
Kids aged 0-2 travel free of charge (if booking online select “baby”).

Advantages of this service :
• Fast travel service conectin the airport to the door step of your hotel.
• Free luggage
• Tickets purchasable online/no shipping costs
• Amendable travel dates
• Active service in case of flights' delays/cancellation
• Free Wi-Fi
• Chance to rent a baby chair for infants (5 € each route)
Once at the airport, go to our partner's Faro shuttle bus desk for checking-in.

Train service from Faro airport to city centre:
There is no train station near to Faro Airport.
The nearest train station is in fact located in the city centre.
It is reachable through bus line # 16 (penultimate stop) departing from the airport. Trains towards all destinations in south Portugal depart from this station.

Taxis from Faro airport to city centre:
Being Faro Airport not far from the city centre, taking a taxi may in fact be the best option if you are travelling with a group of people.
Taxis can also be booked by phone in order to request a larger car.
Price for a single route is about 10 € and luggage is not included in the price.
Taxi fares are calculated according to the distance.
Once on board make sure the taximeter is working.
Tips are appreciated but not compulsory.
Special taxis are provided for passengers with reduced mobility.
These taxis can be booked online on Auto Faro, Tàxis Pinheiro, Delmira, Lda's websites.

Additional connections to Faro Airport:
Faro airport – Albufeira city centre: Bus transfer service from the Airport to your hotel takes about 45 minutes.
Tickets cost is 10 € each, luggage included.
Kids aged 0-2 travel free of charge (if booking online select “baby”).
Advantages of this service :
o Door to door service
o Tickets purchasable online / no booking costs
o Amendable travel dates
o Service operating in case of flights' delays or cancellation
o Free Wi-Fi
o Chance to rent a baby chair for infants (5 € each route)
Pick-up place and time need to be confirmed 48h before the return journey.
The service is provided by TERRAVISION in collaboration with Faro shuttle bus.
Albufeira is also reachable by express or inter-city bus services.
Travel time is about one hour and a half.
Trains to Albufeira depart from Faro's city centre and the travel time is approx 40 minutes.
The last available option is to take a taxi from Faro Airport which will reach the city centre in about 35 minutes.
Albufeira, which is today one of Algarve's most touristic destinations, was back in time an Arab fortress and a fishermen village.
It is located just above an amazing cliff surrounded by magnificent beaches, offering all kinds of activities.

Faro airport – Lagos city centre : Bus transfer from the Airport to your hotel takes about one hour
Tickets cost 17 € each, luggage included.
Kids aged 0-2 travel free of charge (if booking online select “baby”).

Advantages of this service :
o Door to door service
o Tickets purchasable online / no booking costs
o Amendable travel dates
o Service operating in case of flights' delays or cancellation
o Free Wi-Fi
o Chance to rent a baby chair for infants (5 € each route)
Pick-up and time need to be confirmed 48h before the return journey.
The service is provided by TERRAVISION in collaboration with Faro shuttle bus.
Lagos is also reachable by express or inter-city buses.
Travel time is about one hour and a half.

As Lagos is about 90km far from Faro Airport, taxis are not a convenient option.
Lagos is a city located on Algarve's western coast.
Due to its wonderful beaches and night clubs, Lagos is the preferred location for surfers' and young people.
Houses covered by azulejos and ancient Moorish walls are the main peculiarities of its historical city centre.

Faro Airport – Armação City Centre: Bus transfer service from the airport to your hotel takes about 36 minutes.
Tickets cost 12 € each, luggage included.
Kids aged 0-2 travel free of charge (if booking online select “baby”)
Advantages of this service:
o Door to door service
o Tickets purchasable online / no booking costs
o Amendable travel dates
o Service operating in case of flights' delays or cancellation
o Free Wi-Fi
o Chance to rent a baby chair for infants (5 € each route)
Pick-up and time need to be confirmed 48h before the return journey.
The service is provided by TERRAVISION in collaboration with Faro shuttle bus.
Armação de Pêra, which was once a fishermen area, is nowadays known for its 6 km long beach.

Faro Airport – Quinta do Lago City Centre: Bus transfer service from the Airport to your hotel takes about 20 minutes
Tickets cost 8 € each, luggage included.
Kids aged 0-2 travel free of charge (if booking online select “baby”)
Advantages of this service:
o Door to door service
o Tickets purchasable online / no booking costs
o Amendable travel dates
o Service operating in case of flights' delays or cancellation
o Free Wi-Fi
o Chance to rent a baby chair for infants (5 € each route)
Pick-up and time need to be confirmed 48h before the return journey.
The service is provided by TERRAVISION in collaboration with Faro shuttle bus.
Quinta do Lago is one of Algarve's seaside locations.
It is located only 4 km far from Faro Airport.
It is a very expensive area and there are just a few hotels.
Quinta do Lago's beach, characterized by its white sand, is found near to a 3 km long natural park, known as Ria Formosa

SECURITY CONTROLS:
Once you have completed the check-in, you will need to go through the usual security controls.
Make sure to arrive with sufficient advance as you may find long queues.
Before going through security controls prepare your personal ID/passport and boarding card and place your personal belongings in the specific baskets.
Liquids must be placed in specific transparent plastic bags.
Medicines with medical receipts and specific dietetic products (e.g. new-born food) are considered as exceptions.
Liquids purchased, once through the security controls, at the airport's duty free are allowed.
All info on liquid transportation can be also found
here.
Before departing be aware of what you are allowed to carry in your .
hand luggage.

In order to avoid long queues at the passport control you may want to use the Fast Track service that can be purchased online for an extra cost of €4.

FARO AIRPORT SERVICES:
I servizi dell’aeroporto di Faro:
• Ana app, an application to get the best experience while you are at the airport: you can check flights status as well as the public transport leaving from the Airport; book services such as Fast Track etc.
• Free Wi-Fi, selecting the VINCI Airport network
• Family services
• Assistance services for passengers with reduced mobility
• Fast Track service for going quickly through controls
• VIP area with all necessary services: hospitality, restaurants, newspapers, info on flights, TV, PC’s with free Wi-Fi connection
• Other services: restaurants, bars, coffees, shops, duty free, luggage deposit, ATMs, pharmacies, praying areas

Additional info can be found on the Airport website:
https://www.aeroportofaro.pt/en/fao/home