Flights to the Algarve land at Faro Airport. This is the only airport in Portugal’s southernmost region.
How do I get to Algarve?
Accessing the Algarve Region, in the south of Portugal, is easy via land transport from the rest of Portugal or from Spain. Its main hub is the city of Faro, the regional capital, which has its own international airport. There is another small airport in the Algarve, in Portimão, though it receives far fewer flights.
Is Faro worth visiting?
Holidaymakers often pass straight through Faro en route to the more popular beach resorts of the Algarve. They’re missing out. This coastal city is well worth a stay in its own right, with a fascinating cultural history, a well-preserved old town, good-value accommodation, tempting seafood menus and lively nightlife.
What is the best airline to fly to Portugal?
This really depends on where you are departing Portugal and where you are arriving in the U.S. If you will be traveling more once you are in the U.S., I would definitely advise flying with one of the U.S. carriers (United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, or U.S. Airways). They all offer reasonable fares.
How much is train from Lisbon to Porto?
Lisbon to Porto by train
|Journey time||From 3h 25m|
|Distance||170 miles (274 km)|
|Frequency||15 trains per day|
How many days do you need in the Algarve?
How many days to spend in Algarve? At least 3 full days. For me, the perfect Algarve itinerary is 5 days. With it, you can see several points of interest, including the most famous beaches and also some historical sites.
Do you need a car in the Algarve?
There are two types of people that visit the Algarve without a car: those that can’t drive and those that don’t want to drive. … In fact, it’s probably easier just to take an airport transfer from Faro Airport to your accommodation and then to book a taxi or day trip if you decide to go somewhere.