Cheap flights from London to Algarve

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How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Algarve?

To save on the cost of your flight from London to Algarve, book at least 59 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 42% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £115 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £147.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to Algarve?

Flights from London to Algarve lean towards being more expensive in July. Prices are generally better when you fly from London to Algarve in November, with the cheapest ticket starting at £38.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Algarve (LON - SAL)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from London to Algarve as you normally would.

Cheap flights from London to Algarve in December, January 2021

The best prices found for LON to Algarve flights in December, January
14 Dec - 18 Dec
STN

London Stansted

FAO

Faro

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2h 55m
FAO

Faro

STN

London Stansted

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2h 55m
£19

Ryanair

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Deal found 29/11/21

10 Jan - 15 Jan
STN

London Stansted

FAO

Faro

Nonstop

2h 55m
FAO

Faro

STN

London Stansted

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2h 55m
£20

Ryanair

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Deal found 1/12/21

12 Dec - 19 Dec
STN

London Stansted

FAO

Faro

Nonstop

2h 55m
FAO

Faro

STN

London Stansted

Nonstop

2h 55m
£21

Ryanair

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Deal found 30/11/21

London to Algarve 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Algarve from London found for this year
14 Dec - 18 Dec
STN

London Stansted

FAO

Faro

Nonstop

2h 55m
FAO

Faro

STN

London Stansted

Nonstop

2h 55m
£19

Ryanair

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Deal found 29/11/21

12 Dec - 19 Dec
STN

London Stansted

FAO

Faro

Nonstop

2h 55m
FAO

Faro

STN

London Stansted

Nonstop

2h 55m
£21

Ryanair

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Deal found 30/11/21

14 Dec - 18 Dec
STN

London Stansted

FAO

Faro

Nonstop

2h 55m
FAO

Faro

STN

London Stansted

Nonstop

2h 55m
£22

Ryanair

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Deal found 29/11/21

Direct flights to Algarve from London

Save time with London to Algarve direct flight deals
14 Dec - 18 Dec
STN

London Stansted

FAO

Faro

Nonstop

2h 55m
FAO

Faro

STN

London Stansted

Nonstop

2h 55m
£19

Ryanair

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Deal found 29/11/21

6 Jan - 13 Jan
STN

London Stansted

FAO

Faro

Nonstop

2h 55m
FAO

Faro

STN

London Stansted

Nonstop

2h 55m
£20

Ryanair

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Deal found 1/12/21

12 Dec - 19 Dec
STN

London Stansted

FAO

Faro

Nonstop

2h 55m
FAO

Faro

STN

London Stansted

Nonstop

2h 55m
£21

Ryanair

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Deal found 30/11/21

Last-minute flights from London to Algarve

Late deals on return flights to Algarve from London, departing today and this week
12 Dec - 19 Dec
STN

London Stansted

FAO

Faro

Nonstop

2h 55m
FAO

Faro

STN

London Stansted

Nonstop

2h 55m
£21

Ryanair

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Deal found 30/11/21

12 Dec - 16 Dec
STN

London Stansted

FAO

Faro

Nonstop

2h 55m
FAO

Faro

STN

London Stansted

Nonstop

2h 55m
£22

Ryanair

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Deal found 29/11/21

9 Dec - 16 Dec
STN

London Stansted

FAO

Faro

Nonstop

2h 55m
FAO

Faro

STN

London Stansted

Nonstop

2h 55m
£23

Ryanair

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Deal found 30/11/21

One-way flights to Algarve from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Algarve
9 Dec
STN

London Stansted

FAO

Faro

Nonstop

2h 55m
£12

Ryanair

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Deal found 30/11/21

14 Dec
STN

London Stansted

FAO

Faro

Nonstop

2h 55m
£14

Ryanair

View Deal

Deal found 29/11/21

14 Dec
STN

London Stansted

FAO

Faro

Nonstop

2h 55m
£14

Ryanair

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Deal found 29/11/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about London to Algarve flights.

What airports serve Algarve from London?

You can fly to Algarve from six airports in London, making it a great city to travel to Portugal from. With so many routes to choose from, it won’t take long before you’re relaxing on the beach in your favourite Algarve resort. You can get to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) quickly from the city centre via the Piccadilly Line or Heathrow Express. Stansted Airport (STN) is also easily reachable via Stansted Express, whilst Gatwick Airport (LGW) can be accessed via Gatwick Express. At the other end, you can access the Algarve coastline from Faro Airport (FAO) with ease, with both Albufeira and Tavira being a roughly 35min taxi journey away.

Which airlines fly directly from London to Algarve?

There are several direct flights you can get from London airports to Faro Airport in the Algarve. Whether you want to fly with a budget airline or a more luxurious one, there are plenty that offer this route. You can pick from airlines such as Ryanair and easyJet, which fly from Stansted and Gatwick respectively, should you be looking to travel on a budget. Alternatively, British Airways also offers direct flights from Heathrow. In general, these flights take around 3h or less to land in the popular tourist destination. There are also indirect flights, should there not be any direct flights that suit your time schedule. However, these flights are both longer and more expensive than opting for the direct option.

What are the layover options between London to Algarve?

Even though there are various direct flights you can take from London to Algarve, you may also want to choose an indirect flight, which may on occasion be more convenient for you. Whilst the flights with stops tend to be slightly more expensive than the direct routes, they are also very quick so don’t take too much longer. For example, a flight with TAP Air would require a stop of about 1h in Lisbon Airport (LIS) before continuing on to Faro. Lufthansa would also stop once, in Frankfurt Airport (FRA), for a similar amount of time at around 1h. Longer transfers can exceed 8h, such as some of the flights with Ryanair via Porto. The cheaper options tend to favour stops in airports such as Lisbon too, which makes this a good option should you not be flying directly.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from London to Algarve?

You won’t need a visa to visit Portugal as a British citizen, but you will need to fill in an ETIAS, which has to be approved prior to your arrival in the county. You will also need to make sure you have a passport that is valid for six months beyond the date you intend to leave Portugal.

Which airlines flying from London to Algarve have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from London to Algarve have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. easyJet, Ryanair, and British Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like easyJet with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from London to Algarve for under £100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Algarve for under £100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £19, but on average you can expect to pay £26.

Are there direct flights from London to Algarve for under £100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Algarve under £100. A good price for a direct flight from London to Algarve is less than £26.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Algarve for under £100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Algarve within the next 7 days for less than £100.

What days are direct flights available from London to Algarve?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from London to Algarve on average per day?

6 flight departures from London to Algarve per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 33% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 67% of flight departures

How long is the flight from London to Algarve?

A quick flight from London to Algarve can take about 2h 50m. Ryanair provides one of the quickest options available for as low as £19. There are 1070 mi between London and Algarve. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What are the most popular routes from London to Algarve?

When deciding which route to take from London to Algarve, consider London Heathrow - Faro, London Gatwick - Faro or London Luton - Faro, as they are the most popular.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London to Algarve?

When booking a flight from London to Algarve, you may want to consider flying on British Airways, Norwegian Air International or Aer Lingus as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Algarve?

On average you can expect to pay £230 for a flight from London to Algarve. The cheapest flight overall is £67 while the most popular route, (London Heathrow - Faro) is currently priced at £72.

Can I fly to Algarve from London right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Algarve

Most visitors from London need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Algarve.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Algarve.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering Algarve.

Documents
Health declaration for Madeira - Travelers must complete and submit it 12-48 hours before departure. This will generate a QR code which must be presented upon arrival.


Can I fly back to London from Algarve?

Returning to London from Algarve

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Algarve must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Algarve are not required to quarantine after entering London.

Alternative routes for London to Algarve

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Bristol to Farofrom £27 pp
Bristol to Portofrom £32 pp
Liverpool to Farofrom £37 pp

Destination points for flights from London to Algarve

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Top 10 airlines flying from London to Algarve

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to Algarve choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Ryanair
Cheapest£9
Average£107
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
easyJet
Cheapest£48
Average£158
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time86%
COVID-19 safety
British Airways
Cheapest£52
Average£201
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Norwegian
Cheapest£58
Average£148
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Norwegian Air International
Cheapest£58
Average£140
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Cheapest£64
Average£175
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
TUI Airways
Cheapest£65
Average£184
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Jet2
Cheapest£70
Average£176
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Brussels Airlines
Cheapest£93
Average£154
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
SAS
Cheapest£134
Average£360
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from London to Algarve

See what time of day planes typically take off from London to Algarve
12%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
55%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
22%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
11%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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