Planning a getaway somewhere warm and sunny and searching for cheap flights from London to Faro? We’ve got plenty of options for you. Before you head away to the sun, check out these helpful hints and tips…
Getting to London Stansted Airport
If travelling from the centre of London to catch your London to Faro flights, you’ll find the Stansted Express train is one of the quickest and easiest ways to get to Stansted airport. The service runs every 15 minutes and takes just 47 minutes from London Liverpool Street.
The bus is another speedy option. National Express offer a direct shuttle bus service from 38 points around the city centre.
If driving, you’ll find Stansted Airport conveniently located just off the M11 motorway (around 68km outside of central London).
Stansted Airport Overview
After you’ve checked in for your London to Faro flights you’ll find that Stansted has plenty of bars, cafés and restaurants to relax in before your flight. There’s also a good selection of shops in case you need to pick up any last-minute essentials. As Stansted is one of the UK’s busiest airports, make sure you give yourself plenty of time to pass through security before you fly from London to Faro.
Faro Airport Overview
Your flights from London to Faro will land at Faro Airport, which is located in the south of Portugal, around 4km to the west of Faro.
Getting to the centre of Faro and is easy via bus or taxi. Taxis run 24 hours a day and pick up from outside the main building of Faro airport. The circuit bus (pink lane) provides a service between Faro airport and the city centre. On arrival in the centre of Faro you’ll find other coach lines waiting to take you to the villages and resorts of the Algarve.
Train connections to other parts of the Algarve and Portugal are also possible – the closest railway station is located around 6 kilometres from Faro airport.
Planning to see more of the Algarve by road? Check out Ryanair Car Hire for great value car rental deals.
Although considered by many to be a mere gateway to the Algarve, Faro offers much as a travel destination in its own right.
Filled with pretty plazas and traditional restaurants and cafes, it’s a lovely place to spend a day or two.
Check out Ryanair Rooms for a wide selection of apartments and hotels in Faro and the Algarve.
With the money you’ve saved on your cheap flights from London to Faro, you can afford to experience some of the attractions in the Algarve mentioned in our travel guides on Try Somewhere New.
5 Fast Facts about Faro
London to Faro Flights – Practical Information
The unit of currency in Faro is the euro, so when you fly London to Faro you’ll need to exchange your British pounds before you travel or withdraw some cash from the ATM on arrival.
Car rental gives you the freedom to discover the Algarve at a pace that suits you. You’ll find car rental desks located in the arrivals terminal of the airport – if you’ve booked your car hire online with Ryanair Car Hire, don’t forget to print your confirmation email and have it ready to present on arrival.