Parking at Faro Airport is both convenient and plentiful, with various options for drop off, short stay and long term parking freely available.
There are six clearly signposted airport car parks situated near the terminal building.
All parking at Faro Airport is outdoors.
It should be stressed that, for reasons of security as well as traffic congestion at Faro Airport, kerbside parking next to the Departures and Arrivals areas of the terminal building is prohibited and all vehicles within the perimeter of Faro Airport are subject to continuous monitoring.
Any unaccompanied vehicles that are parked illegally are removed without delay.
P0 ‘Kiss & Fly’ Drop Off Zone – Departures
A controlled, gated drop-off zone is in operation next to the Departures Lounge for those who want to “kiss & fly”. Public parking here is free for the first 10 minutes, after which parking fees mount quickly by €1 every five minutes.
P1 Short Stay Car Park – Departures
Conveniently located adjacent to the Departures area of the terminal, P1 is the best short stay car park for dropping off passengers departing from Faro.
Prices are €0.95 for every 15-minute unit and go up to a maximum of €13 a day, payable by cash or debit/credit card.
P2 Short Stay Car Park – Arrivals
Situated next to the Arrivals area, P2 is intended for collecting passengers arriving at Faro Airport.
Prices are €0.95 for every 15 minutes and rise to a maximum of €13 per day, payable by cash or debit/credit card.
This public car park is limited to vehicles up to a height of 2.7 metres, weighing a maximum of 3,500 kilograms, and carrying a maximum of nine passengers.
Vehicles with attached trailers are not permitted here.
P3 Long Stay Car Park
This public long stay car park inside Faro Airport perimeter is situated a mere eight-minute walk from the terminal building.
It is a safe and convenient place to leave your car while taking a flight from and back to Faro.
Parking here is cheaper than in the P2 and P3 short stay car parks, starting at €5 per day and reducing to €3.50 per day after a month.
Advance booking is recommended.
P4 Car Hire Car Park
At P4, you will find the service desk for local car hire companies whose pre-booked car rentals can be picked up and returned here.
As you leave the terminal building, turn left and find P4 about 250 metres on your left.
For returning hire cars, enter the main entrance to Faro Airport and access P4 on your left.
P5 Car Park for Coaches and Tour Operators
Reserved for larger vehicles, coaches and private transport companies, P5 is located just outside the terminal building.
This is where you will find transfer coaches and private mini-buses organised by tour operators to take you to your holiday destination.
P6 Car Park for Transfers, Shuttles and Private Taxis
This car park is reserved for “meet & greet” private taxi services, shuttle buses and other transfers.
Meet your driver in the Arrivals Hall and be guided to your transfer vehicle handily parked just outside.
Other Faro Airport Parking
In addition to on-site airport parking, long stay off-site parking is provided by Park & Fly just five kilometres from Faro Airport.
In addition to competitive prices, there is a free shuttle service to the airport terminal taking just eight minutes, and free on-demand pick-up on your return to Faro.
Optional extras include a vehicle cover, outside car wash, mechanical checks, battery charging and tyre pressure checks.
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