Faro is a beautiful city, full of shops, theatres, cafes, restaurants, great beaches and a rich history. The central area is quite small, so everything is within walking distance. Faro is also known as a beach party town.
Bus, railway and taxi transportation in Faro
The transportation system in Faro includes minibus, taxi and local bus network. The minibus network covers Faro's central area and the suburbs. The taxi vehicles in Faro are coloured black with a green rooftop and a sign displaying the tariff.
The local buses are operated by Proximo, and they depart from the central bus station. Few intercity and regional services operate during the weekend, however more frequent services are available during the week. Buses connect Faro to Albufeira, Alvor, Praia da Rocha, Vilamoura, Quarteira, Lagoa, Lagos and Loule. The intercity buses EVA depart from the lower part of the bus station, next to Proximo. The central Faro bus station is open from 05:00 to 23:00.
Conveniently located close to the city centre, the Faro train station is the central hub for transportation along the Algarve coastline. There are three railway terminals and regional trains that run frequently.
Transportation options from Faro Airport
Faro Airport (FAO) has the most frequency on the seasonal flights from March to October. FAO is the only one in the Algarve region, and that's the reason it is very busy in the top season. Since 2010, the flow of passengers has increased as the airport became a base for Ryanair flights. The distance between the airport and Faro city centre is around 7 km.
Airport taxi transfers from Faro Airport to Faro city centre are convenient and widely used. Most of the vehicles in front of the arrival terminal are a four-seater taxi. During the peak season, the demand for a Faro airport taxi is high and finding one could be challenging.
Booking a private Faro airport transfer
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