How to get from Faro Airport to Lagos
Although Faro airport is the main airport of southern Portugal, it lacks direct public transportation to nearby cities other than Faro. Getting from Faro airport to Lagos would first require to take the No 16 bus to the town of Faro and then get an Express or Interurban connection to Lagos. Bus tickets cost: 2.25€ for Line No16 from the airport to Faro and 3.85€ / 5.50€ for the Interurban and Express bus respectively from Faro to Lagos. Faro airport taxis on the other hand, offer rides directly to Lagos for 85€ to 105€ for regular family sized cars, while the trip usually takes around 1 hour. Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Faro at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.
Comparison of the options
| OPTION|| PRICE|| DURATION|| AVAILABILITY|
| Taxi || €85|| 60min|| 24/7|
| Welcome Pickups || €69|| 60min|| 24/7|
| Bus || €15.50|| 120min|| 08:00–19:40|
How to get from Faro airport to Lagos by taxi
All licensed taxi vehicles at Faro airport are black with a light blue or green top. Moreover, the cars must carry the classic taxi roof sign along with the tariff of the driver. The trip from Faro airport to Lagos normally takes around an hour, while the average total cost ranges from 85€ to 105€ depending on various variables. Most vehicles at the airport are 4 seated cars, though larger cabs can be easily hired from the taxi desk.
Taxi fare from Faro airport to Lagos
The total fare from Faro airport is composed of various factors such as: distance of the trip, type and size of the vehicle, tolls, time of the day/week and traffic conditions. On average, most taxi rides to Lagos cost around 85€. The price will fluctuate considerably depending on the factors mentioned above.
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The taxi industry at Faro airport holds an outstanding reputation when it comes to all around service quality. Furthermore, there is not any other direct transportation method from Faro airport to Lagos, rendering taxis as the only viable transit system. Finally, most taxi drivers operate luxury vehicles which greatly affects the comfort of the trip.
Regardless of the country you are, if you need to call a taxi to Faro airport, use the national taxi central contact available 24 hours: (+351) 707 277 277
For long trips such as Faro airport to Lagos, it is recommended to look for a private transfer. Private companies will usually offer lower fixed prices for long distance trips.
Remember there is an additional surcharge of 10% for the holiday season. Prices can further fluctuate depending on the time of the day.
How to get from Faro airport to Lagos by bus
Unfortunately, there is not any direct public transportation method from Faro airport to Lagos. Nevertheless, travelers can first use the No 16 to Faro main station and then take either the Express or the interurban bus to the town of Lagos. Tickets for the No 16 bus cost 2.25€, while for the Express and Interurban buses tickets cost 5.50€ / 3.85€ respectively. Lastly the total bus trip with the express. usually last around 2 hours.
How much is the bus from Faro airport to Lagos?
Ticket prices for a one way trip: Bus line No16 from Faro airport to Faro: 2.25€ / Interurban Bus from Faro to Lagos: 3.85€ / Express Bus from Faro to Lagos: 5.50€. Tickets can be purchased only through the ticket counters and ticket machines.
2.25€ + 5.50€
Bus No16 waiting time: 15 minutes. Express bus to Albufeira waiting time: 1 to 2 hours.
Buses to Lagos are available from 08:00am to 07:40pm
Where do I get it from?
The bus station at Faro airport is located right in front of the arrivals terminal on the side of the No 2 parking territory.
Despite the fact that there is no direct bus network connecting Faro airport with the town of Lagos, the express bus from Faro bus station offers a very practical mean of transportation, mainly because the ticket costs only a fraction of the required taxi rate for the same trip.
When traveling from Faro bus station bus tickets cannot be purchased from the driver. Moreover, the ticket office can get very busy during the summer months.
The bus station is located 1 km north of the town centre, thus travelers need to walk an other 5 minutes to get to the central district.
Your ticket number will also indicate your seat on the express bus. There is no policy for maximum allowed luggage per person,
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If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Faro. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.
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