Transfers from Faro airport (FAO)

are faster and more comfortable than shuttles, buses, trains and taxis to the city center, hotel, resort, airport, train station or to any other place you need to get to.

Why do tourists book private transfers from Faro airport (FAO)?

Why do people book transfers from Faro airport (FAO)

Transfer is a transportation service which meets and brings you exactly where you asked: a Kiwitaxi driver meets you at the airport (as close to the Arrivals as possible), at the hotel reception or at the exactly given address, helps you with your luggage and brings you fast- track to your destination.

You can pre-order inexpensive taxi transfer to the city center or to the airport, comfortable car transfer for the family with children, Economy minivan for a tourist group or a Luxury transfer. The transfer cost from Faro airport (FAO) is fixed at the time of pre-order and never rises : either when the driver is waiting for the passenger, when the stop is necessary, or because of traffic jams.

Customer feedback

Driver A. was very friendly and gave us information on different types of trees on the way.
I had a really good experience thank you with a very nice driver who kindly carried my bags for me. I cancelled the Return Transfer due to the cost as I had not understood the booking site and had booked the wrong kind of Transfer package for myself.
Thank you very much! The trip was comfortable and quick. The driver was very polite and professional! The excellent start of our vacation!
Everything went just brilliant. Driver just perfect, very very helpful and professional.Definitely will book again.
The service was great. Our driver was on time, friendly, and made sure that we were at the correct pier before he left, since it was a lesser used pier. All in all excellent! Thank you.
The service provided was excellent. The driver was waiting for us in the arrivals department, and even though we were 30 minutes late, he was very kind, gentle and helpful. We arrived at our destination without any problems. We are very happy with his services. Totally recommended.
Thank you very much. The driver was early at our pick up point, extremely helpful throughout the journey and a very good driver. We had a comfort stop about half way and had a chance to buy drinks. Our vehicle was spacious and comfortable for the 4 hour journey. Our friends will make a booking for their return trip to Saigon on Monday.
Easy to book and pay. Driver was waiting for us and was extremely friendly and welcoming. Lovely vehicle and smooth trip (child booster seats were ready as requested). Would def use again.
Driver was on time with an easily readable sign, easy to spot. Car was clean, driver nice and brought me directly and quickly to the hotel.
Everything was good/perfect. On time, good sign with my name on it, good car in my case a BMW 730. I will recomment KIWITAXI everyone!!!

How to Get from Faro Airport to Faro City Center and Other Destinations

This airport, also known as Algarve air hub, is situated 4 km to the west from Faro city. People visiting Southern Portugal – a travel area popular among beach-vacationists – usually arrive at this air terminal. If you are looking for tips on how to get from the airport to the city center or neighboring destinations, you’ll find this article helpful.

Taxi and Transfer from Faro Airport

The air hub provides official taxi service: one can identify local cabs by a black and green color combination. Taxi cabs can be easily found at ranks next to the terminal. Ordinary taxis can admit up to 4 passengers – to get a bigger car, you should call a cab using a free phone in the air hub building. The airport site provides estimated taxi fares for trips to popular destinations: for example, a trip to Faro city center will cost from 11 euros, reaching Lagos resort will make from 87 euros, while getting to Vilamoura – about 35 euros. But be ready, that there will be hundreds of other tourists wishing to leave the airport.

The transfer is your choice, if you need to receive a transportation service right upon arrival, or simply value comfort. At Kiwitaxi transfer company, you can book private transfers from Faro Airport online: for example the economy car to the city will cost 15 euro. All you need to do is choose a preferred car with enough space for luggage, specify the exact pick-up time and stay sure no surprise will interfere with your plans. Our transfer drivers help clients with heavy luggage and may also give travel tips.

Public Transport from Faro Airport

You can reach the city for 2.25 euros in 20 minutes by bus N16, departing every half an hour from the stop in front of the arrivals area. It cruises between Faro beach and Faro city center. Getting to other destinations by bus in the Algarve is possible only from the terminal station at Faro city center, as it is the only one directly connected with the airport. Reaching Albufeira by bus, for instance, will cost 7-9 euros and take you half an hour.

From the central train station in Faro city, you can get by rail to most destinations in the Algarve, Portugal, and even Spain. It is situated just in 200 meters from the central bus station. A train trip to Portimao will cost 5-9 euros and take about 1,5 hours, a ticket to Lisbon will make 18-40 euros for a 3,5-hour journey.

About the Airport

It opened in 1966. In the course of the following years, the increased popularity of the Algarve among tourists caused the passenger traffic growth. As a result, the new passenger terminal was built in 20 years. Today, the airport can serve 6 million passengers a year.