How To Get From Faro Airport To City Center – All Possible Ways

Last updated on May 4th, 2021 at 01:40 pm

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We will write how to get from Faro airport to city center. The distance from Faro Airport to city center is 6 kilometers and the travel time from Faro airport to city is around 10 minutes by taxi.

The cheapest way from Faro airport to city center is by bus for €2.35 and 20-30 minutes travel time. If you go by taxi will be around €15. You can also rent a car in Faro airport or get a private transfer. Read here Portugal sim card for tourist and how to get from Faro airport to Albufeira, Faro airport to Lagos and Lisbon airport to Cascais.

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FARO AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER

PUBLIC BUS FROM FARO AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER (CHEAPEST WAY)

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The cheapest way from Faro airport to city center is by bus. The Buses 16 and 14 are running every 30-50 minutes starting from 5 30 am until 12 30 am. The bus fare is €2.35 one way for adults and €1.50 for children.

The travel time is around 20-30 minutes depending on your final destination at city center and traffic. You can get the Buses 14 and 16 at the Arrivals at the airport and buy your ticket to the bus driver. Make sure you bring cash and euros.

Bus Number 16

The Bus Number 16 is going from Faro airport to Faro Bus Station. The Bus Number 16 travel time is 20 minutes from Faro airport to Bus Terminal and it’s not passing by the beach. The buses are running every 30-50 minutes from Faro airport to Faro Bus Terminal a few minutes walking distance from Faro Train Station.

Bus Number 14

The Bus Number 14 is going from Faro airport to Faro Bus Station. The Bus Number 14 takes 30 minutes from Faro airport to Bus Terminal and it’s passing by the beach. Bus Number 14 is running less frequently just a few buses running during the day.

From Faro Bus Terminal you can take buses to other destinations and beaches in Algarve like Albufeira. You can go walking distance to your hotel or Airbnb 5-10 minutes only.

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SHARED TRANSFER FROM FARO AIRPORT TO CITY

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You can book online your shared transfer from Faro airport to city center for only €6 cheaper price than a taxi and great option if you are traveling alone and you wish the comfort of getting to your hotel from the airport.

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WALKING FROM FARO AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER

Can I go walking from Faro airport to city center? Sure! You can do it is around 1 hour and 15 minutes to walk 5 kilometers distance from the airport. If you aren’t bringing so much luggage and the weather is nice you will save a couple of euros walking to your accommodation area.

BY TAXI FARO AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER

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If you go from Faro airport to city center by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 10 minutes and the taxi fare from Faro airport to city center is €15. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic and your final destination.

CAR RENTAL AT FARO AIRPORT

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There are many options for renting a car in Faro’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in the city. It will take you 10 minutes to get to Faro from the airport with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available in the airport. It will costs around €30.

Car rental option can be great if you are traveling with a few people or a lot of luggage and planning to visit places around Faro. Make sure you have parking place in your hotel or Airbnb since sometimes can be so challenging in Faro.

PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FARO AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER

Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Faro. Prices are around €16 and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be €4 per person.

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For sure private transportation will be so comfortable same like taxi, they will wait for you and drive to your final destination without you worrying of anything!

BEST WAY FROM FARO AIRPORT TO CITY

The best way from Faro airport to city center if you are traveling alone and on a budget I would choose by bus €2.35. You can also get the shared transfer from Faro airport to city center for €6. You can even go walking 1 hour and 15 minutes distance from Faro airport to city center.

If you are traveling in a group or your prefer more comfort you can get a taxi or private transportation direct to your accommodation place in Faro.

ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN FARO

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In terms of accommodation in Faro there are a lot to choose from. There are cheap hotels available for you at a starting price of €20-25. Hostels with dorms starts from €10-15 if you want to go down your accommodation budget travel in Portugal. Luxurious hotels in another option for your accommodation in Portugal, price can range from €90-up. Click here to get $30 USD off your first booking with AirBnB!

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FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN PORTUGAL

A total of €25-30 per day for two people will be your daily budget for food in Portugal. A meal for two can cost for €15. You can have healthy meals for as low as €7.50. You can go down the food budget travel in Portugal cooking on your own and buying food in the supermarket. Pasteis de nata and expresso are great for a quick break in your sightseeing day in Portugal and you will find them for less than €2. 

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BEST TIME TO VISIT IN PORTUGAL

Portugal in August is the busiest and most expensive time of the year in the country because this is when locals or tourist choose to take their summer holidays. The best time to visit Portugal is through the months of between March and June if you to experience as much as possible the beauty of Portugal. The winter is from December to March but it’s warm comparing with North Europe.

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CASH IN PORTUGAL

Portugal also use Euro as their currency. Rate is €1 is equivalent to $1.16. When it comes to ATM’s you can find many around while they will accept credit card and debit card in most of the hotels, restaurants and supermarkets.

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Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!