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At the Faro Airport we recommend the following car hire offers

from 5 £ per day
Basic package

Good offers for a small budget

Mini
e.g. Volkswagen Up
6 Days from 02.10 - 08.10.2024
Example vehicle
from 7 £ per day
Economy

Small, agile and economical - that's all it takes!

e.g. Fiat Panda
6 Days from 02.10 - 08.10.2024
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from 7 £ per day
All-round carefree package

This way nothing can go wrong - carefree and all inclusive!

Mini
e.g. Volkswagen Up
6 Days from 02.10 - 08.10.2024
Example vehicle

Hire a Car at the Faro Airport

If you like surfing and other water sports, Faro is the place to be in June. Take a hired car at Faro airport, pack your bags and discover the most beautiful beaches of the Algarve. In and around Faro you can surf excellently, go kayaking or hire a SUP. With a hired car you are unbound and can enjoy your holiday in Faro to the fullest.

Car Hire at Faro Airport (FAO)

Unterwegs in Faro

Discovering Faro

Start your journey through the Algarve, the southernmost region of Portugal, with a hired car from Faro FAO Airport. By making an online reservation in the price comparison on Driveboo.com you can choose your desired hired car from a large selection of car hire companies. With a hired car you will be able to travel independently and get to know the region better. Faro With a hired car you can travel independently and get to know the region properly. Discover the most beautiful places with a hired car from Faro Airport. What are you waiting for?

Summer in Faro - off to the beach

Kajak fahren in Faro

Kayaking in Faro

Faro is the capital of the Algarve and a popular destination especially in summer. Take a hired car at Faro Airport and explore the Algarve on your own. Enjoy the summer sun on your skin or try surfing. In summer you can also book kayak tours in Faro. The trip through the rocks is a real adventure. Enjoy the balmy summer evenings in Faro with a walk through the city followed by a delicious dinner. This will make your summer holiday in Faro a real hit.

The most important information about Faro Airport

Faro Airport is an international airport in the south of Portugal, operated by ANA Aeroportos de Portugal. It is the third largest airport in the country after the airports in Lisbon and Porto and, as the "gateway to the Algarve", an important location for tourism. Passenger traffic consists mainly of holidaymakers arriving with airlines such as Easyjet or Ryanair. In 2015, the airport's terminal building was rebuilt and extended. There are now 22 parking positions for aircraft, 60 check-in counters and 36 gates. The airport is located 3 km west of Faro in sight of the Atlantic coast.

From which airports can I fly to Faro?

Faro FAO Airport is served by many airlines and cities. Here you will find a selection of German cities.

Airlines Destinations in Germany
easyJet Berlin-Schönefeld
EuroWings Stuttgart, Hamburg
Germanwings Hannover
Ryanair Hamburg, Cologne/Bonn
TUIfly Deutschland Düsseldorf, Munich

Car Hire suppliers at Faro Airport

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Choosing the right car hire

There is a wide range of car hire companies offering airport car hire. These car hire companies include among others:

  • CarDelMar
  • Car Europe
  • Centauro
  • InterRent
  • Air

Traffic connections to Faro Airport

Flughafen Faro bei Sonnenuntergang

Airport Faro at sunset

The airport is located close to the A22 motorway, with connections along the Algarve and directly to Lisbon and Spain. Bus lines 14 and 16 run daily between Faro Airport and Faro Bus Station. From the bus stop there are connections to most other Portuguese cities and to many Spanish destinations. The airport bus line is currently operated by the company "Proximo". Public taxis are available around the clock at the airport. There are several taxi stands to hire a taxi, or you can use a free phone at the airport to order a taxi. The majority of taxis at the airport can only carry up to four passengers. If you need a larger taxi, it is best to order a larger vehicle with the telephone.

Eating and drinking at Faro Airport

You will find many shops at the airport for your shopping. There are gifts, fashion and accessories, sports and football articles, sunglasses, kiosk, travel supplies and a duty-free shop. The culinary experience is also a top priority at the airport. You can choose from several cafes, a restaurant area and many culinary offerings.

Using Faro Airport services

Faro Airport offers free and unlimited internet access via WLAN. You will also find airport information, tourist information and tour operators in the pre-security checkpoint area. Some airlines offer bicycle rides. Arrived at Faro Airport, there is an area to reassemble your bike and prepare it for transportation. One of these areas is located in the departure area, two more at arrivals. There is also a first aid room operated by the Portuguese Red Cross at Faro Airport. It is staffed by a nurse around the clock. Of course, there are also ATMs and exchange offices at FAO Airport.

Hire a car and explore the city of Faro

Faro is the southernmost city on the mainland of Portugal. In the summer, Faro is a popular destination for travellers from Northern Europe and the UK, mainly due to the presence of an international airport. It also enjoys a reputation for being friendlier than many other parts of the region. Outside the summer, beach guests are usually away, but Faro is still a good starting point to explore the more remote areas of the Algarve or for a stay in transit between Lisbon and Seville (or Spain in general).

Parque Natural de Ria Formosa, Faro

Parque Natural de Ria Formosa

Carmo Kirche, Faro

Carmo Church, Faro

When travelling by hired car you should not miss the following highlights in and around Faro:

  • Ria Formosa Natural Park
  • Cathedral of Faro
  • Barreta Island
  • Carmo Church

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642 Experiences of our customers at the Faro Airport

Rating of Friedhelm G.

“Very clean, hassle free pickup. No annoying additional insurance conversations. Also the return went smoothly - gladly again.”

Rating of Geraldine R.

“Super nice, competent employee at the counter at check in; very nice employee at the car handover. Uncomplicated return....DriveonHolidays is really recommendable in Faro...”

Rating of Darius R.

“Everything worked out great. The staff was very friendly...”

Rating of Kelly D.

“The staff was polite and courteous. Everything was well prepared. Information was available in several languages at the counter.”

Rating of Walter U.

“Everything was fine, instead of queuing you had to draw a number and could then wait "comfortably". Seating and water dispensers were available. For a very early and uncomplicated return, a key box is available...”

Rating of Eleska Z.

“Highly recommended. Uncomplicated rental and return, nice staff!”

Frequently asked questions about car hire booking Faro Airport

How much does a hired car cost at Faro Airport?

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Carmo Church in Faro

Carmo Church in Faro, Portugal

A cheap hired car is available from as little as 32 £ per week. We compare the prices of all reputable car hire companies and show you the best offer.

Small cars are especially popular as they allow you to get through the narrowest streets in Faro and you can hire them from as little as 32 £ per week. If you are travelling to Faro with the whole family, a family car is also suitable for already 83 £ per week. Here you have enough space to safely accommodate children and baggage. If you are going on holiday with friends or your partner, then perhaps a convertible for 106 £ per week would also be an option. In a convertible you can drive along the coast of Portugal and enjoy the great view.

If you only need a hired car for a day, you can hire it for as little as 5 £ per day.

Can I book a hired car without excess at Faro Airport?

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A hired car without excess is available from 7 £ per day. In the event of damage, no further costs will be incurred, and you can enjoy your well-deserved holiday in Faro to the fullest. Simply check the box "Without excess" in the search mask.

If you plan to spend a lot of time in nature and off-road, glass, tire and underbody insurance is also recommended. In any case, read through the rental conditions to see if driving on off-road roads is permitted with the hired car. If so, nothing stands in the way of an exciting exploration tour.

Can I book a hired car without excess at Faro Airport?

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A hired car without excess is available from 7 £ per day. In the event of damage, no further costs will be incurred, and you can enjoy your well-deserved holiday in Faro to the fullest. Simply check the box "Without excess" in the search mask.

If you plan to spend a lot of time in nature and off-road, glass, tire and underbody insurance is also recommended. In any case, read through the rental conditions to see if driving on off-road roads is permitted with the hired car. If so, nothing stands in the way of an exciting exploration tour.

Can I drive my hired car from Faro to Spain?

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Car hire trips across country borders are generally possible but depend on the type of vehicle and rental company. If you want to drive from Faro Airport to Spain by hired car, please read the rental conditions under the keyword "cross-border trips" or "border trips".

If a cross-border trip is possible, notify the rental company either directly at the time of booking via the field "Message to our service team" or at the rental company on site when accepting the hired car. Additional fees may apply.

If you want to take turns driving the hired car on a longer trip, you can also specify an additional driver on site. In some offers, an additional driver is already included in the rental price.

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