Car hire in Faro Airport
Car hire at Faro Airport
Faro Airport is only four miles away from the centre of the stunning Algarve holiday resort in Portugal, where holidaymakers can look forward to spectacular beaches and outstanding restaurants. Simply drive towards the N125-10 and follow signs for Faro.
What you need to know
Faro is a popular location in Europe to hire a car due to its thriving reputation as a holiday resort. It’s best to book your vehicle well in advance through our website, which has a wide variety of providers. We also offer customer support and no credit card fees for all purchases.
Where to pick up my car
Car rental companies at Faro Airport are based outside the terminal near the P4 Park, with international options based just across the road. There are plenty of providers available, ensuring visitors have plenty of choice over what kind of vehicle they want to use on their holiday.
“The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
Where to go
The Algarve region is full of spectacular delights, ranging from beautiful beaches to historic architecture and delightful restaurants. The Ponta da Piedade beach is magnificent, while Faro’s Old Town provides a great insight into the area’s past and boasts some wonderful bars and eateries to explore.
Nearby Faro Airport
Faro Airport is close to several excellent holiday resorts. Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago are around ten miles away and are well known for their extraordinary golf options, while the Albufeira region is half an hour away by road and offers fantastic bars, restaurants and beaches for holidaymakers to enjoy.
Lisbon is around 2 hours and 40 minutes away by car and remains one of the most popular destinations in Portugal with a blend of fascinating cultures and attractions. If you’re looking for something more laid-back, Odemira is magnificent and boasts wonderful areas of natural beauty such as the EcoTrails.
Eating and drinking
Wander the cobbled streets and alleyways of Faro and you’ll find a mixture of tourist-filled restaurants and bars, and tapas joints serving mouthwatering dishes. As with much of Europe, there is a late-night dining culture in Portugal, meaning you can enjoy your food and drink late into the warm night.
Things to do
As one of the most peaceful islands in Europe, Illha Deserta is an idyllic place to relax, with spectacular views of the coastline and features a magnificent beach.
When it comes to beaches, Falesia Beach in the Algarve is truly special and is set in a magnificent landscape, with breathtaking cliffs and crystal clear waters.
For something truly elegant and full of history, Faro Old Town is perfect. These buildings date back centuries and there are several great attractions to explore, including Faro Cathedral and a stunning selection of bars and restaurants.
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