Picking people up at Faro Airport? Be sure to check the flight before you leave to collect people as you don´t want to be hanging around any longer than necessary. Using this chart, you can find all Faro Airport flights, make sure you select the correct time period (below the date).
After landing and collecting your bags you come through into the arrivals hall on the ground floor. It’s a long terminal building with arrivals at one end and departures at the other, with a few shops and cafes between them. There is a an app for Faro Airport which you may find useful. There is wifi at Faro Airport, make sure “Airplane Mode” is turned off and wifi is turned on. Select VINCI Airports WIFI. Then fill in your email and country.
If you are picking people up at Faro Airport then look out for Kiss & Fly where you can leave your car free of charge for up to 10 minutes.
If you are meeting someone then it´s best to meet them at the coffee shop directly in front of where you come through into the arrivals area. There is also an outdoor area (weather permitting).
If you have a hired a car simply take the first door on the right to head outside, once outside you can see the car hire area on the right. Remember to be alert when hiring a car. Keep you eyes on your belongings at all times and take your time to familiarise yourself with the car before driving off.
Follow the same route (first door on right) for the Faro Airport Buses. Remember that the buses only go into Faro City Center, to reach any tourist resorts you would need to change buses once you are “in town”. There´s no train station at Faro Airport but there is in Faro City.
Quite often people think private transfers are a lot more expensive than taxis. This isn´t always the case but there are a few extras which you don´t get with a taxi. You can book in advance and pay in advance so no worrying about having Euros on you when you arrive. The driver should speak English and they will meet you in the arrivals hall. See how much a Faro Private Transfer is here.
If you are taking a taxi from Faro Airport you can find more information and prices here, Faro Airport Taxis.
Trolleys are available in the baggage claim area and in the car parks. If you have heavy luggage there is a porter service available upon request. There is also a porter service available upon request from 8:00 am – 11:00 pm. Reservations should be made 48 hours in advance and payment is in cash only. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
For those of you requiring assistance there is a service at all Portuguese airports called “My Way”. You need to book through your airline or travel agent up to 48 hours in advance.
There is a left luggage area at Faro Airport and you can find more information here Faro Airport Left Luggage. This is great too if you have to check out of your accommodation early and you have a late flight. You can spend your day in Faro City.