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Flights from Birmingham to Faro

Planning to escape to the sunny shores of the Algarve with cheap flights from Birmingham to Faro? We’ve got everything you need to know here before you book your Birmingham to Faro flights. 


Birmingham Airport Overview

Your flights to Faro from Birmingham will depart from Birmingham Airport which is one of the busiest airports in the UK.

Birmingham Airport is located 12.8 km east of Birmingham city centre. When travelling from the city centre by car, take the A45 east towards Coventry. If travelling by coach or by bus, there are several options available to you. National Express operate long distance coach services connecting a number of major cities with Birmingham Airport. There is also an inter-airport service provided by Flightlink coaches and the 900 Airport Link which runs between the passenger terminals and the city centre every 20 minutes during the day and every 30 minutes during the evenings and Saturdays.

Birmingham International railway station is directly linked to the airport passenger terminals by SkyRail. 


Faro Airport Overview

Your cheap flights to Faro from Birmingham, will land at Faro Airport, which is located just 4km west of Faro. If travelling from the airport to Albufeira by public transport, you’ll need to take a bus to Faro city centre and from there take a connecting bus or train to Albufeira. Taxis are in plentiful supply and pick-up points are located just outside the arrivals terminal. Prefer to get around with your own set of wheels?  Check out Ryanair Car Hire for some great value deals. 


What to Expect on arrival at Faro?

Make the most of your Birmingham to Faro flights by seeing as much of the Algarve as possible. Faro and the south coast of Portugal have much to offer visitors. From the beautiful plazas of the Old Town of Faro to the stunning scenery and wildlife of Parque Natural da Ria Formosa and the buzzing nightlife of Albufeira and Lagos, boredom is never an option. 

The Algarve boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe, not least the picture-perfect Praia da Marinha, which is surrounded by spectacular cliffs and caves. Instagram at the ready. For more inspiration on what to see and do in Faro and the Algarve, read our travel guides on Try Somewhere New


Five Fun Facts about Faro

  • Built on the site of an Arab mosque, Faro Cathedral was consecrated in the late 13th century, but successive facelifts have added Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque features which contribute to the cathedral’s unusual look.
  • The beaches of the Algarve attract surfers from all over the world – you’ll find surf schools located all over the Algarve if you fancy having a go.
  • Parque Natural da Ria Formosa (Nature Park of Ria Forma) is considered one of the seven natural wonders of Portugal and is located just 7km from the centre of Faro.
  • Faro was formerly known as Ossonoba.
  • Faro and the Algarve is home to many golf courses - popular golf courses include the Pinheiros Altos, Quinta do Lago South, Quinta do Lago North, Laranjal, Royal and Ocean.


From Birmingham to Faro: Practical Information

Some practical information for you to consider before you hop on your flights from Birmingham to Faro:

Remember to change your currency from sterling to euros before you leave, or you will need to withdraw cash from an ATM on arrival.

Don’t forget to pack a travel adaptor for your electrical devices. 

Need a place to stay in Faro or the Algarve? Check out Ryanair Rooms for an excellent selection of hotels and accommodation – plus you’ll save money on your next Ryanair flight.

Plan ahead to get the lowest fares on flights from Birmingham to Faro

Flight type
Departure date
Birmingham BHX
Faro FAO
one way
Wed 23 Oct