Car rental - Faro, Faro Airport (FAO)

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Economy
VW Polo or similar
VW Polo
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Turisprime
$7.00 / per day
Mini
Fiat 500 or similar
Fiat 500
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 3x
  • No
  • Man.
Surprice
$8.00 / per day
Compact
Opel Astra or similar
Opel Astra
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Drive on Holidays
$11.00 / per day
Intermediate
Citroen C Elysee or similar
Citroen C Elysee
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Resolvcar
$23.00 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Compact Elite
Audi A3 or similar
Audi A3
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Interrent
$43.00 / per day
Minivan
Opel Vivaro or similar
Opel Vivaro
  • 9x
  • 5x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Yes Car Hire
$54.00 / per day
Full-size
Nissan Qashqai 4WD or similar
Nissan Qashqai 4WD
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Dollar
$66.00 / per day
Premium
Saab 9-3 or similar
Saab 9-3
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Firefly
$69.00 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Airport Car Rental

Get your rental car at Faro Airport! Then drive into Faro and park your rental outside the historic center to walk through the Old City, or Cidade Velha. The architecture there is a beautiful blend of Portuguese and Moorish influences. Visit local restaurants to sample Algarvian seafood dishes. Remember that it’s often the smaller, more shabby-looking restaurants that offer the tastiest food, but that many don’t accept credit cards.

There are a lot of fun activities to keep you busy in and around Faro. You can take a boat trip to the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve, go mountain biking, hit the local beaches to surf and do other watersports, or even go dolphin watching!

Faro’s a great destination, but Portugal has even more to offer. So why not get a longer term car rental? Then you can explore more of the Algarve region, drive north to Lisbon, or head to nearby Andalusia in Spain. You can even pick up your car at Faro Airport and drop it off in a different city. Start planning your adventure now!

Faro Airport is also known as Algarve Airport and Aeroporto Internacional de Faro.

Top international routes

  • London
  • Manchester
  • Dublin
  • Amsterdam
  • Liverpool
  • Bristol

Main airlines

easyJet, Ryanair, Norwegian Air, British Airways, Eurowings, and Transavia

Terminals

There is one terminal divided into two sections—one for arrivals, one for departures.

Location

Faro Airport is about 4 km (2.5 miles) west of Faro. The N125-10 Faro Bypass and IC4 Motorway are the main roads connecting the airport to the city.

Top car rental companies

ACE Rent a Car, Alamo, Keddy, Europcar, Enterprise, Turisprime, SIXT, Guerin, Drive on Holidays, and Goldcar

Car rental desks

They’re located at the front of the Faro Airport building, across from the arrivals hall.

Services and Facilities

You’ll find bars, cafés, and restaurants, a number of shops, internet hotspots where mobile devices can be charged, a kids area, an ATM, a help desk, and several areas to store luggage. All airport facilities are disabled friendly. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

Estación de servicio Cepsa is next to the airport, at Apt. 2068, Aeroporto Faro. The station is open 24/7. There are many other gas stations nearby and in the city of Faro.

Popular one-way rentals

Travel information

Language
Portuguese,
Mirandese
Currency
EUR
Country code
351
Average car rental length
11 days
Economy car rental price
$18.92 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
90 - 100 km/h
56 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Airport info

Rating
7.0
  • Getting to the airport 7.6
  • Departure and check-in 7.0
  • Terminal facilities 6.3
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.7
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.4
  • Lounge 5.3

Faro Airport (FAO)

  • IATA: FAO
  • ICAO: LPFR
  • Airport name: Faro Airport (FAO)
  • Airport type: Public / Civil
  • Airport Size: Large Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 7 m / 23 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 53,427
  • Passengers (per year): 8,727,000
  • Distance from City: 2.5 miles / 4 km W of town
  • Airport Hours:

When are car rental prices cheapest at Faro Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Faro Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Faro Airport
$18.32
January
$18.71
February
$19.62
March
$34.74
April
$32.30
May
$24.94
June
$40.54
July
$36.90
August
September
October
November
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Faro Airport is January when prices for Economy start from $18.32. You can see that this is 35% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 55% cheaper than renting a car in July (when rental prices start at $40.54 for Compact). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Faro Airport?

Travel lengths differ from one month to another. In January the average rental period is 16 days, while in June, the average rental period is only 9 days.
Average Rental Length at Faro Airport
16
January
16
February
14
March
13
April
12
May
9
June
9
July
9
August
10
September
10
October
November
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Faro Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Faro Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in October.
Faro Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
100%
January
83%
February
112%
March
110%
April
109%
May
114%
June
139%
July
116%
August
61%
September
56%
October
November
December

Top 7 Locations near Faro Airport

214.0 km / 133.0 miles away
219.8 km / 136.6 miles away
357.1 km / 221.9 miles away
474.3 km / 294.7 miles away
879.6 km / 546.6 miles away
935.6 km / 581.3 miles away

Top 10 Best Faro Airport Suppliers in 2018

Alamo
Alamo
Exceptional 9.2
00351289889445
FARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.9
+351289818726
AEROPORTO DE FARO
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+351-255-788199
Aeroporto Faro
Guerin
Guerin
Excellent 8.6
00351 289 889 445
Aeroporto Internacional de Faro
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.5
+351289818726
AEROPORTO DE FARO
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.3
00351289889445
FARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT,
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Excellent 8.3
00351-289-800-670, 317-248-7251, 001 877 822-3872
Inside Terminal Building
Centauro
Excellent 8.3
+35 128 914 6800
Estrada Nacional 125, Sitio do Arneiro, 8005-412, Faro
Drive 4 Less
Excellent 8.1
289 889 445
Aeroporto Internacional de Faro
Drive on Holidays
Excellent 8.0
00351289822394
Rua Prof. Dr. Egas Moniz n.º 16 / 18

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