Flights from East Midlands to Faro

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East Midlands to Faro

  • The most popular airline flying from East Midlands to Faro last month was Ryanair
  • 3 airlines fly direct from East Midlands to Faro
  • The average flight time from East Midlands to Faro is 2h 50min
  • East Midlands to Faro is 1,139 miles
  • There are 24 flights a week from East Midlands to Faro
  • £39 was the cheapest return price from East Midlands to Faro last month

This information is correct as of December 2015

Airlines that fly from East Midlands to Faro

Jet2, Ryanair and Thomson Airways all offer direct flights to Faro. It's one of the airport's most popular destinations, so we recommend booking your flights as early as possible.

Terminal Information – Departing

East Midlands Airport has one terminal. The departure lounge is small with a few shops and places to grab a bite to eat. Enjoy tax-free shopping at World Duty Free, Dixons Travel, and Superdrug. Remember to stock up on sunscreen at Boots and some pool-side reading at WHSmith. There's a food court at the airport, perfect if you're feeling hungry. If you're on the early flight you might need to grab a latte from Flat White. Burger King, Castle Rock Tap Room and Kitchen, Frankie & Benny's, Grab and Fly and Pork & Pickle all offer plenty of options if you're in the mood for a bite to eat. The departure lounge has free Wi-Fi, which everyone can access for up to one hour. There's an Escape Lounge if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle. Entry starts at £19.99* per person and includes a range of complimentary snacks and drinks as well as unlimited internet.

Terminal Information – Arriving

Faro Airport only has one terminal. There's not much in the way of public transport from the airport, but bus lines 14 and 16 go from the airport to the centre of Faro. Single tickets cost €2.22 (about £1.60). From the city you can find buses and trains to the Algarve's other towns and resorts. Most people prefer to book private transfers, or to rent a car. Most of the car hire companies can be found just outside the terminal building, while others offer a free shuttle to their off-airport bases. Remember to compare car hire prices at Faro Airport to get the best deals.

Practical Information

You need a valid passport to fly to Faro from the East Midlands. Arrive at least two hours before your flight is scheduled to depart, giving yourself plenty of time if you're travelling during the school holidays.

What to expect in The Algarve

No need to set your watch: Portugal has the same time zone as the UK. The currency is the Euro (€). The Algarve is renowned for its fantastic weather, with more than 300 days of sunshine each year. While summer (June to September) is the most popular time to visit, you can pop over in the depths of winter and still enjoy pleasant temperatures. The resorts can be very quiet during the low-season, with some bars closing down completely between October and March. Most people in The Algarve can speak English, but we recommend learning a few basic phrases in Portuguese just in case.

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