Cheap Flights from Birmingham to Faro (BHX - FAO)
Flight information Birmingham to Faro
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Average flight time, total distance 1109 miles
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Airlines that fly from Birmingham to Faro
Monarch and Ryanair both provide direct flights from Birmingham to Faro.
Birmingham Airport advises passengers to arrive at least 90 minutes before their scheduled flight departure time. However, it’s important to check with your own airline as the opening and closing times for check-in vary.
Birmingham Airport has just one terminal and is easy to navigate. If you want to speed up your journey through security, you can head for the Express Lane. You’ll need to purchase a priority pass, either online in advance or from machines outside the security area on the day. Whilst you may still have to queue, you’ll generally make it through to the departures lounge much more quickly.
Once you’ve arrived in the departures lounge, you’ll find a good selection of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. For holiday essentials there’s Boots, Dixons and WHSmith while for little luxuries there’s Pandora, Victoria’s Secret and Hugo Boss. Food and drink outlets offer a range of options. Whether you’re looking for a full English breakfast, a coffee and pastry, or just a pint before your flight, you’ll find a good selection including Costa Coffee, a Wetherspoon’s pub, All Bar One, Giraffe and Burger King.
Premium lounges are also available for a fee. Passengers can pay in advance online or pay at the lounge receptions on the day. You can choose from the Aspire Lounge which offers complimentary drinks and snacks, free Wi-Fi and a view of the runway, and No. 1 Lounge which offers a bistro food service, meeting rooms and a dedicated business service. Both lounges are a relaxing and peaceful place to spend the time before your journey.
Faro Airport is located 4km west of Faro city. It has just one terminal. Once you pass through the baggage reclaim area and customs you’ll find a range of useful facilities. There’s an ATM, a tourist information desk, a range of tour operators and a pharmacy.
There are a number of car hire companies based in the arrivals hall including Avis, Europcar, Enterprise, Hertz and Goldcar. Hiring a car is the easiest way to get around the Algarve, particularly if you’re planning to travel beyond the big towns and cities.
Other transport options from Faro Airport to Faro include a selection of local buses running between 5:00 and 23:00 each day and taxis, available all day and night. If you choose to take a taxi, be aware that there are extra charges for large baggage and for passing through motorway tolls.
What to Expect in Faro
Faro and the Algarve enjoy a warm climate with average temperatures reaching a toasty 29°c during summer months.
Prices in Faro are generally significantly cheaper than those in Birmingham. Whilst touristy places along the Algarve may bump up the prices, you can find traditional eateries serving food and drink for half the price of back home. Transport and accommodation also costs considerably less.
There is no time difference between Portugal and the UK.
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