Faro Airport Transportation

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If you are not hiring a car or a private airport transfer, then the following transportation options are available to you to and from Faro Airport:


There are no train services linking Faro to the airport or from Faro into Spain, there are however trains from Faro itself to numerous other destinations throughout Portugal, more information can be obtained from http://www.cp.pt . There are connections available to mainland Spain available, for further details about Spanish train services, visit www.renfe.es . To reach the train station in Faro from Faro airport, passengers may take the airport shuttle bus, take a taxi or by private transfer.


There is a regular bus service from Faro airport to Faro city as well as to numerous other destinations, the bus journey takes in the region of 20 minutes. The bus stops at a number of locations including the main bus station in the city, from where which you can take buses to numerous other locations throughout Portugal, there is however a limited number of buses and connections to Spain. If you would like more information about bus services in Portugal, visit http://www.eva-bus.com/novo/index.php?lang=uk , the website is in English or in Portuguese.


There are taxi ranks at Faro International airport; taxis are available to take passengers to a wide range of destinations throughout the Algarve. There is an airport surcharge fee payable from 21:00 hrs until 06:00 hrs. Taxis from Faro airport generally are designed and licensed to carry a maximum of four people, there are other taxis which offer their service and are licensed to carry more people, however, the cost may be such in which a private transfer or a shuttle service may become more economical.

Some of the most common destinations taxis will take passengers throughout the Algarve are:

Albufeira, Almancil, Alvor, Boliqueime, Carvoeiro, Faro Town, Ferreiras, Lagos, Lisbon, Monchique, Monte Gordo, Montecarpacho, Olhao, Portimao, Praia Da Oura, Praia de Luz, Praia de Rocha, Quarteira, Quinta Do Logo, Silves, Tavira, Vale Do Lobo and Vilamoura.

The cost of the trip depends on the distance to your destination as well as to whether it’s daytime or night-time.

In addition to being able to take a taxi to a wide number of destinations within the Algarve and Portugal, it is also possible to take a taxi to a number of destinations in Spain such as:

Ayamonte, Cartaya, Huelva, Sevilla, Isla Canela, Isla Cristina and a number of other locations in Spain. The cost of the trip is determined by the distance to your desired destination, it may be worth looking into hiring a car at Faro airport as there are companies which allow their vehicles to be taken across the border into Spain and this may prove to be a more economical option.


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