Why fly to Algarve?
The Algarve has won multiple World Travel Awards and is loved across Europe for its stunning beaches, mouth-watering cuisine, impressive golf course, lively bars and nightlife, exciting attractions, and wide choice of resorts.
You can book flights to Algarve at easyJet that take you from UK hubs like London, Birmingham, Bristol, and Manchester to the region’s main airport in Faro. From here, you can either stay in Faro or venture further into the region to locations like Albufeira where there are activities for couples, groups, and families to enjoy.
Our cheap flights to Algarve Portugal operate all-year-round, letting you jet off to the sun whenever you feel the urge for a holiday.
How to get from Faro airport to Algarve?
At the same time as you book your flights to the Algarve, you may also wish to book a hire car or airport transfers through easyJet to take you from Faro to your chosen destination. There’s also the option to take the bus or use a public taxi.
Things to do and must-see attractions in Algarve
The Algarve boasts a wealth of beaches, as well as plenty of historic sites like Benagil Cave and Cape St Vincent. The dining options are endless, and the nightlife is varied. It’s also an area that caters to shopping enthusiasts, golfers, and walkers.
See some of the best beaches in Europe in the Algarve
The Algarve boasts more than 100 beaches, including the 10-km-long Praia da Falésia in Albufeira which is a sandy beach that’s ideal for long strolls. Praia da Marinha in Lagoa features wonderfully photogenic limestone rock formations while the family-friendly Praia de Odeceixe in Odeceixe has a peaceful river side plus an ocean side, the latter of which is popular with swimmers and surfers.
Luxury food and cuisine in the Algarve
The Algarve is home to some of the best Mediterranean food and restaurants in Europe, including six Michelin-starred restaurants. It’s also recommended that you try one of the region’s specialities while you’re visiting such as sardines, Tarte de Alfarroba, and Cataplana de Marisco (seafood stew). Plus, the local red and white wines are exceptional.
There are many exciting outdoor activities to enjoy while you’re on holiday such as dolphin watching, boat trips, water sports, golfing, and hiking.
Weather in Algarve
The weather is particularly pleasant in July and August when it reaches around 25˚C in July and August. September and October are a little cooler but still warm compared to home, averaging between 18 and 20˚C. In the winter, the daytime temperatures range between 12 and 16˚C and it can get chilly in the evenings.
Getting around Algarve
A flight to Algarve takes you to Faro, the one major airport in the Algarve, and from here, you can travel to other areas such as Albufeira using a hire car, airport transfers, taxis or public transport.
You can travel around all the main towns in the region by bus, which is an easy and inexpensive option.
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How long is the flight to Algarve?
The flight time to the Algarve, landing at Faro Airport is approximately as follows:
- Birmingham = 2 hours and 50 minutes
- Bristol = 2 hours and 35 minutes
- London = 2 hours and 55 minutes
- Manchester = 2 hours and 55 minutes
The transfer time by private taxi is just under 40 minutes.