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Faro Airport Transfers and Taxis

Flat fee for your Faro Airport taxi


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

Reliable Faro Airport transfers

Portugal’s sprawling southern coastline is a region blessed with stunning sandy beaches, soaring cliffs, mouthwatering seafood and quaint villages. Over 4 million visitors flock to the Algarve every year, with the charming city of Faro acting as a gateway to regional favourites such as Lagos and Albufeira.

Imagine this: stepping off the plane at Faro Airport, strolling through baggage claim and making your way directly to a private vehicle, reserved just for you. Well, with a Faro Airport transfer, this could be your reality. Forget about having to wait in line or navigate public transport and make your way to your hotel in style with a 2022 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice transportation company. 

As soon as you land at Faro Airport (FAO), your friendly driver will be waiting at the exit terminal to greet you, holding a sign with your name on it. Even if your flight schedule changes unexpectedly, our drivers will be updated with the new arrival time, so you’ll never be left waiting in the airport. After meeting with your driver, they will happily assist you with your luggage and guide you to your pre-selected Faro Airport taxi. 

During your airport transfer, your driver will let you in on a few insider tips and tricks to make the most of your vacation and answer any questions you may have about the city. With all your transfer needs taken care of by Welcome Pickups, all you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy your door-to-door ride. 


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
19 €
21 €
10 MIN
38 €
42 €
40 MIN
69 €
79 €
60 MIN

A Faro Airport taxi for every group size

At Welcome Pickups, we know the importance of keeping your group together. That’s why we offer a wide range of Faro Airport taxi sizes, to accommodate every group. Are you travelling with 4 people or fewer? You can enjoy your transfer in one of our stylish sedans. Is your group a little larger? Our spacious minivans can accommodate groups of up to 8 people with ease. 

A side view of a black Faro Airport Taxi (Sedan) parked on a road with grass and trees behind it.


Faro Airport Taxi (Sedan)

number of passengers

Up to 4

price to Faro Centre

From €24

Side view of a black Faro Airport Taxi (Minivan) parked into front of trees and some buildings, with blue skies above.


Faro Airport Taxi (Minivan)

number of passengers

Up to 8

price to Faro Centre

From €34

What our customers say about Welcome

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Directions for your Faro Airport transfer

Faro Airport (FAO), is the main airport in the region of Algarve, south Portugal, hosting both domestic and international flights. The main route from Faro Airport to the city centre is 6.5 km, so your taxi from Faro Airport shouldn’t take more than 10 minutes under normal traffic conditions.

Once your driver exits the airport compound, they will take the N125-10 highway and head northeast. Your driver will then turn right and merge onto Av. Dr Gordinho Moreira, heading to the central district of Faro. Finally, you will turn left onto R. Aboim Ascensao and reach the heart of the town in less than a kilometre.

We are aware that many of you arriving at Faro Airport will be looking to transfer to other destinations in the Algarve, not to worry, we’ve got you covered. Welcome operates plenty of Faro Airport transfers to the Algarve:

  • Vilamoura
  • Lagos
  • Alvor
  • Portimao
  • Albufeira

Why choose a private Faro Airport transfer?

The most secure and comfortable transfer option from Faro Airport to your hotel is by booking a Faro Airport taxi transfer with Welcome Pickups – available 24 hours a day. What makes the services of our Faro Airport taxis a higher rank compared to other public or private transportation, is the outstanding customer service offered 24/7 and our competitive prices.

Furthermore, with our personalised Faro Airport transfer service, you can avoid exposing your personal belongings and rest assured that your family and friends are safe. You can also continue to you use Welcome’s services throughout your stay!

Cost of a Faro Airport taxi

If you decide to take a local Faro Airport taxi, you won’t receive a flat-rate fee. Instead, you will be charged using a taximeter based on the distance you travel. The average cost for the 6.5 km transfer from Faro Airport to the city centre of Faro is €15 during the day and €18 at night.

Remember that the local drivers may add additional fees for things such as excess luggage, tolls and travelling during major holidays. To secure a set-rate fee with no hidden costs, we recommend making your airport taxi booking in advance with Welcome Pickups.

The benefits of booking a Faro Airport taxi service with Welcome

What makes Welcome Pickups stand out from other taxi transfer companies are the complete travel bundle options that we provide. We offer complete and fully personalised in-destination travel packages to all of our clients, so you can make the most of your vacation.

For example, you can pre-book skip-the-line tickets for top attractions in Faro, like the Algarve Aquashow Park and the Algarve Zoomarine, and your driver will hand-deliver them to you on the day of your pickup.

We also offer exciting Sightseeing Tours in Faro so you can explore more of the city and the surrounding areas your way. You choose your driver, the stops you want to make and how long you spend at each. Our services are completely customisable.

Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Faro Airport to Faro?

The cost of your Faro Airport taxi transfer into the city centre will be charged using a taximeter. As the local drivers don’t offer a flat-rate fee, the cost of your journey will depend on your destination in the city and will be around €15 during the day and €18 at night.

For the peace of mind of a guaranteed fixed fare with no hidden fees, you can book a private transfer in advance and take advantage of our personalised transfers, 24/7 customer support and the convenient use of our app.

Where do I meet my driver?

As soon as you leave baggage claim at Faro Airport, you will see your driver waiting for you outside of the arrivals hall, holding a sign with your name on it. To make sure you can’t miss them, one day before you fly, you will receive an email containing your driver’s name, a photo and their phone number.

What do I do if my flight is delayed?

If your flight is delayed or even landing early, there’s no need to worry. All of our drivers are provided with live alerts for any changes in your fight’s schedule, so they will always be there when you land.

Is the cost of a Faro Airport taxi per person?

No. All of our Faro Airport transfers are priced based on what vehicle you choose, not per person. You can fill our minivans or sedans for one set-cost.

How do I find a Faro taxi in the city?

Once you’re in Faro, finding a local taxi couldn’t be easier. You can hail one from the street by sticking out your arm, walk to a taxi rank or call one of the local radio taxi companies.

Welcome Pickups has a Net Safety Score of 99 of 100

We’ve introduced a metric indicating how safe travellers feel when using our services during the COVID-19 pandemic. After every ride, we ask each traveller to leave a review.

  • 20 minute gap between transfers

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

  • Contactless ride

  • Sanitiser in every car

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