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Cheap Flights to Albufeira

Popular in July High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price £75 Average for round-trip flights in November 2020
Round-trip from £37 From London to Faro
One-way from £9 One-way flight from London to Faro
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Are there currently restrictions on travel to Albufeira related to COVID-19?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Albufeira along with the rest of Portugal. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Portugal has suspended all incoming international flights until at least June 15, except for flights bringing back Portuguese nationals and long-term residents with Portuguese residence permits. State flights, emergency flights, hospital/medevac flights, humanitarian/repatriation flights, United Nations flights may still enter the country, as may flights arriving from Angola, Austria, Belgium, Brazil (Sao Paulo (GRU) and Rio De Janeiro (RIO) airports only), Bulgaria, Canada, Cape Verde, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guinea-Bissau, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mozambique, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sao Tome and Principe, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Venezuela. Flights including a technical stopover where passengers do not disembark may also still enter Portugal. Travelers arriving in Portugal may be required to undergo a body temperature scan upon arrival. Travelers arriving in Madeira must self-isolate for 14 days and fill an online health form 24-48 hours prior to their journey. Effective July 1, travelers with a negative COVID-19 test issued within 72 hours of their departure will be exempted from the quarantine requirement. Travelers arriving in the Azores are subject to medical screening and quarantine, unless they have a negative COVID-19 test issued within 72 hours of their departure from an accredited laboratory.. If you are looking to book a trip to Albufeira and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about travelling during COVID-19.

Cheapest prices for Albufeira flights by month

January
£63
February
£68
March
£94
April
£60
May
£82
June
£116
July
£108
August
£130
September
£115
October
£94
November
£56
December
£49
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Albufeira is currently December; with August being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Albufeira?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LON - FAO
Price
£49 - £212
FAO
Temperature
16 - 29 °C
FAO
Rainfall
1 - 117 mm
The best time to fly to Albufeira is during December, but great deals can be found at other times. July tends to be the warmest period in Albufeira so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. December is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

When is the best time to book a flight to Albufeira?

The price you pay for your flight to Albufeira may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 59 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Albufeira?

At the moment, Monday is the most economical day to take a flight to Albufeira. Saturday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Albufeira?

Albufeira flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the evening. Booking a flight at midday will likely mean higher prices.

Albufeira, the city in the district of Faro, Portugal, is a holiday hotspot, the biggest and best-known resort on the Algarve. It is famous for its nightlife and therefore popular with younger tourists, but there is enough in the town to suit families with young children and retirees too.

Albuferia’s history goes back thousands of years, to Roman times. A prosperous trading port in the time of the Moors, it declined over the centuries but found prosperity again with the rise of tourism in the 1970s. A pretty town, the old centre has the characterful cobbled streets lined by whitewashed and blue-tiled houses, dotted with colourful flowers. The golden beach is soft and sandy, backed by towering cliffs.

For nightlife, Rua Candido dos Reis is the main drag, packed with bars and clubs. For a quieter night out, the pubs and cafes on the main square are geared more for families and older couples.

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How long is the flight to Albufeira?

Flights from the United Kingdom to Albufeira, Portugal range from about 3h-8h. The precise length of your flight will depend on several factors, including your departing city. If you’re flying from as far north as northern England or Scotland, you can expect your flight to be on the longer side due to geographical location, while flying out of London puts you at a more convenient location to enjoy a shorter flight. Your flight time will also depend on whether you book a direct flight or experience a stopover or two along the way.

Where can you get direct flights to Albufeira from?

You can choose from several daily direct flights to Albufeira from London’s Gatwick, Luton, and Stansted airports, serviced by Ryanair, British Airways, easyJet, and Jet2. Jet2 and easyJet also provide daily direct flights from Manchester, while Jet2 and Ryanair provide direct flights to Albufeira from Edinburgh. If your flight does have stopovers en route to Albufeira, you can expect to stop in common layover cities for this route like Cork, London, Brussels, Bordeaux, and Lisbon.

How do you get from Albufeira airport(s) to the city centre?

When your destination is Albufeira, you’ll fly into Faro Airport (FAO), which is about 45km southeast of Albufeira. To reach Albufeira city centre from the airport, you have several options. The highest-recommended option is to pre-book a private transfer from a local company, with a popular company being Yellow Fish Transfers. A one-way journey from Faro Airport to Albufeira city centre costs about £29 and should take about 45 minutes. There is no public transport option at the airport, although you can take a taxi to Faro city centre and then a bus to Albufeira, with an express bus option taking about 55 minutes and costing about £5. You will need to take a taxi to Faro city centre, however, and the bus only makes a few journeys a day, making precise planning difficult.

What are some things to do in Albufeira?

Albufeira is one of the most popular and stunning towns in the Algarve. Spending a day or several at its beaches are a must, with Praia dos Pescadores being a perfect spot for relaxing, swimming, and engaging in beachside activities. If you’re holidaying with children, or just love theme parks yourself, head to Krazy World, which is a part interactive zoo, part waterpark, and part activity haven, with go-karts and mini-golf aplenty. Especially wonderful for a romantic trip for two, a boat cruise to Benagil along the Algarve coastline will introduce you and a loved one to incredible rock formations and beautiful caves, for a memorable and spectacular experience.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Albufeira?

British citizens do need a valid passport when travelling to Albufeira, Portugal, although a visa is not required.

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