|Popular in||July||High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||November||Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop|
|Average price||£187||Average for round-trip flights in May 2022|
|Round-trip from||£21||From London to Faro|
|One-way from||£8||One-way flight from London to Faro (FAO)|
Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Faro
Most visitors from United Kingdom need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Faro.
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Faro.
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering Faro.
Returning to United Kingdom from Faro
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Faro are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering United Kingdom.
Visitors from Faro are not required to quarantine after entering United Kingdom.
LON - FAO
£52 - £271
16 - 29 °C
1 - 117 mm
During the summer, especially July and August, Faro is crammed with tourists who are escaping for some sunny weather. A lot of flights to Faro are booked for half-term breaks during the spring, around Easter and in autumn time. This means the beaches are normally very busy, making cheap flights to Faro can be harder to come by. The night of the 24th and the day of the 25th are the celebrations of Liberation Day, which is full of music and festivities. There are also festivals in the first two weeks September which was when Faro was given a city status. If you are more concerned with the price rather than the events then look outside of these celebrations to find the cheapest flights to Faro.
You can discover cheap flights to Faro during spring and autumn, as long as it’s not during the half-term weeks. The weather is normally warm and pleasant and there are less tourists around. To have the best chance of finding the cheapest flights to Faro, look to get your flight tickets from between October to early December. It can be quite rainy at times though so make sure to pack clothes for the season.
The cheapest flights to Faro are normally booked around 7 weeks before departure. If you can book earlier then you can increase your chance of finding cheap flight tickets. Remember that if you’re planning to get your flights to Faro during half-term, festivals or within the summer months, the prices will be more expensive the later you book so be sure to get your flights sorted as soon as you can.
Flights from London (All airports) to Faro – 2 hours 50 minutes
Flights from Manchester to Faro – 3 hours 0 minutes
Flights from Birmingham to Faro – 3 hours 0 minutes
Flights from Glasgow to Faro – 3 hours 25 minutes
The four major airlines that operate between the UK to Faro are Ryanair, Jet2, Thomas Cook and Flybe. If you’re flexible with your days you can normally compare them off against each other to find the cheapest flights to Faro. If intend to travel outside of the summer months then consider Ryanair, during the summer they put up the costs of baggage quite a lot which can make the initial cheap price suddenly jump up a lot.
The airport is only 7km to the west of Faro centre, and although there are bus and train options, renting a car is highly recommended for the Algarve area. If you opt not to get a car, there is one bus line which takes around 20 minutes from the airport to the city. The buses run between 05:00 and 23:00 so you aren’t usually waiting too long and is usually around €2.00 per ticket. To get a train if you are needing to travel somewhere specific, you need to jump on the bus from outside the airport and get off at the train station. For a minimum of €10.00 you can get a taxi from the airport to the city centre, the price varies depending on the time of day and exactly how far you need to travel.
Faro Airport is the gateway to the Algarve region in Portugal, a popular holiday destination for sun-starved visitors from Northern Europe and the UK. The airport is small, but sees more than a million passengers a year, and flights to Faro Airport arrive in droves during the peak summer season.
The terminal is undergoing renovations to keep up with numbers, but the current expansion is only due to be completed in 2013. If you’re going on holiday, be prepared for long queues at the check-in area and at the security desks, which are often swamped at peak times.
Faro itself, only 2.6km (1.6 miles) from the airport, dates back to the 8th century and is blessed with gorgeous, hot summers. Take a stroll through the city streets and enjoy the beautiful buildings, statues and monuments.
Travellers will need to book flights to Faro (FAO) if they wish to fly to Faro. The Faro airport is 2.0 mi from the city centre.
Faro flights are currently seeing a 235% increase in searches when contrasted with this time last year.