Why fly to Faro?
easyJet operates regular flights to Faro, a location which is often called “the gateway to the Algarve”.
Many travellers looking for Portugal flights are delighted with our vast range of cheap flights to Faro as it lets you head off on a short or extended break to one of the sunniest locations in Europe.
The city boasts a sandy beach and is often favoured by swimmers, kayakers, hikers, and golfers, thanks to its warm waters and pleasant terrain. It has a diverse selection of historic properties, nightlife, bars, and restaurants.
You can book flights from London to Faro, as well as other major UK cities.
How to get from Faro airport to the Algarve
As Faro is the only airport in the Algarve, flights to Faro, Portugal, take you to the centre of the region. From Faro airport, you can choose to travel to other towns and resorts such as Lagos, Prai da Falesia, Sagres, Tavira, and Silves by taxi, bus, hire car or airport transfer.
Getting to Albufeira from Faro Airport
If you book flights to Faro Portugal and wish to travel to Albufeira, which is 29 miles away, you can organise a hire car or airport transfer. You can also use the public bus service or book a private taxi.
Things to do and must-see attractions in Faro
Faro is an excellent place to visit as it has lots to do with a rich history, nightlife, beaches, golf courses, hiking trails, shops, and restaurants.
Historic attractions in Faro
You can explore the history of this sunny Portuguese city in the Old Town, marvel at the famous church Igreja do Carmo, visit the Castle of Tavira, or take a boat trip to natural landmarks like Farol Island and Barreta Island.
Experience seaside nightlife in Faro
Faro has a vibrant and diverse nightlife scene, with many bars, eateries, and evening entertainment on offer. There’s also the option to head to nearby Albufeira to explore more clubs and nightspots.
The city is well-placed for outdoor adventures. There’s the Ludo hiking trail, as well as the chance to spot wildlife at Ria Formosa Natural Park. You can also go sea kayaking around Barreta Island or try windsurfing on Praia de Faro. There are 12 golf courses in the area too.
Make the most of the the weather in Faro
July is the hottest month when it reaches an average of 23.5°C, while August offers the warmest sea temperature of 23°C. The coldest month is January at 12°C.
Tips on finding cheapest flights to Faro
Our Cheap Flights Low Fare Finder allows you to search for cheap flights to Faro from major UK airports. We also run sales which you can find out about through our alerts service. January is the cheapest time of year to book a flight to Faro, Portugal.
Flying from London? View your London airport options on our London to Faro flights page