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Albufeira Airports

Albufeira doesn't have its own airport but is served by Faro Airport, just under 26 miles away. If you're looking for flights to Albufeira this is your best option, but if no flights are available there are two other choices. Read on to find out more about flying to Albufeira, or click here to book flights to Faro.

Nearest Airports to Albufeira

Faro Airport is the only airport in the Algarve, and is certainly the closest airport to Albufeira. If there are no cheap flights to Faro during your holiday dates you can fly to Lisbon (the Portuguese capital) or Seville (across the border in Spain) instead. Both are much further from Albufeira, and will add considerable time onto your journey.

Distance from Albufeira Driving time (approx)
Faro Airport 25.7 miles 45Mins
Seville Airport 148 miles 2.5Hrs
Lisbon-Portela Airport 159 miles 2Hrs 20Mins

Which airport is best for flying to Albufeira?

While Faro Airport is by far the most convenient option for flights to Albufeira, you might decide to fly to Lisbon or Seville if they suit your needs better. Reasons to choose a different airport include:

  • cheaper flights
  • availability of direct flights
  • your favourite airline flies there
  • there are no flights to your first-choice airport during your travel dates.

We recommend comparing flights to all three airports to find the best value.

Top 3 Airlines Fly direct from…
Faro Airport Ryanair

EasyJet

ThomasCook Airlines

London

Manchester

Liverpool

Bristol

Birmingham

Seville Airport EasyJet

Ryanair

British Airways

London
Lisbon-Portela Airport EasyJet

British Airways

TAP Portugal

London

Edinburgh

Manchester

Bristol

Liverpool

Getting from the airport to Albufeira

You also need to think about how easy it will be to get to Albufeira from the airport (and back again, once your trip is over). The cost of a cheap flight might be completely neutralised by expensive transport options.

The table below gives a brief overview of how long the journey from each airport takes and how much it is likely to cost using public and private transfers.

Car

Faro Airport
45Mins

For price estimates, compare car hire at Faro Airport.

Seville Airport
2.5Hrs

For price estimates, compare car hire at Seville Airport.

Lisbon-Portela Airport
45Mins

For price estimates, compare car hire at Faro Airport.

Taxi

Faro Airport
45Mins

€43-54*

Seville Airport
N/A
Lisbon-Portela Airport
2Hrs 20Mins

For price estimates, compare car hire at Lisbon Airport.

Bus

Faro Airport
1Hr 30Mins

€5.85*

Seville Airport
4Hrs 45Mins

€20.50*

Lisbon-Portela Airport
4Hrs

€37.50*

Train

Faro Airport
N/A
Seville Airport
N/A
Lisbon-Portela Airport
3Hrs 55Mins

€37*

*Prices subject to change