Albufeira, the Algarve, Portugal Fisherman's Beach, Albufeira – image courtesy of Ed Kitaura/Wikimedia

How to get to Albufeira

Albufeira is located in the Algarve region of southern Portugal, around 45km (28mi) west of Faro and 250km (160mi) southeast of Lisbon.

The most convenient route to Albufeira is by air to Faro International Airport (FAO), also known as Algarve Airport, located 4km (2.5 mi) west of Faro. From the airport it's a 40-minute taxi ride to Albufeira.

Trains and buses also run frequently between Faro city centre and Albufeira, taking from 40-minutes to one hour.


Flight times to Faro, Portugal

The following are the most convenient and quickest routes to Faro International Airport (FAO), the Algarve, Portual.

Within Portugal: TAP Portugal offers the most convenient daily flights to Faro.

Lisbon to Faro is 45 min, direct flight


From the United States: British Airways, Delta Air Lines, Air Lingus and TAP Portugal offer the most convenient daily flights to Faro.

Atlanta to Faro is 11 hrs 51 min, with connecting flightˆ
Boston to Faro is 10 hrs 40 min, with connecting flightˆ
Chicago to Faro is 10 hrs 10 min, with connecting flightˆ
Dallas-Fort Worth to Faro is 12 hrs 50 min, with connecting flightˆ
New York to Faro is 8 hrs 45 min, with connecting flightˆ
Los Angeles to Faro is 14 hrs 10 min, with connecting flightˆ
San Francisco to Faro is 13 hrs 55 min, with connecting flightˆ


From Canada: Air Canada, Air Transat and TAP Portugal offer the most convenient daily flights to Faro.

Toronto to Faro is 8 hrs 35 min, with connecting flightˆ
Montreal to Faro is 8 hrs, with connecting flightˆ
Vancouver to Faro is 13 hrs 5 min, with connecting flightˆ


From Australia: Qantas, Emirates, Singapore Airlines, TAP Portugal and easyJet offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Faro.

Adelaide to Faro is 26 hrs 50 min, with connecting flightˆ
Brisbane to Faro is 26 hrs 50 min, with connecting flightˆ
Sydney to Faro is 27 hrs 15 min, with connecting flightˆ
Melbourne to Faro is 25 hrs 30 min, with connecting flightˆ
Perth to Faro is 22 hrs 30 min, with connecting flightˆ


From New Zealand: Air New Zealand, Air Canada and Ryanair offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Faro.

Auckland to Faro is 27 hrs 20 min, with connecting flightˆ


From Singapore: Singapore Airlines and easyJet offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Faro.

Singapore to Faro is 16 hrs 45 min, with connecting flightˆ


From the United Kingdom: British Airways offers the most convenient daily flights to Faro.

London to Faro is 2 hrs 40 min, direct flight


From France: Transavia France and easyJet offer the most convenient flights to Faro.

Paris to Faro is 2 hrs 35 min, direct flight

(ˆincludes layover time.)


Flying in

Faro International Airport (FAO), also known as Algarve Airport, is located 4km (2.5 mi) west of Faro, and 46km east of Albufeira, a 40-minutes drive.

Taxis and hire cars are available at the airport. A bus service operates every 30 minutes from the airport to Faro train station at Largo da Estação for connections to Albufeira.

Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS), also known as Lisbon Airport or Portela Airport, is located 7km (4.3 mi) from the centre of Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. A frequent bus service links the airport terminal with the main downtown train station.

From there, an express train service connects Lisbon to Tunes, a 15-minute bus or taxi ride from Albufeira. The bus service takes roughly the same time (about 2 hrs 45 min) from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Albufeira.


Entry requirements

A passport valid for at least six months beyond intended period of stay, a return/onward ticket and proof of sufficient funds. No visa is required for a stay of up to 90 days.


Getting around

Apart from walking, taxis, buses, trains and hire cars are all available to explore the Algarve coastline.


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Latest update: How to get to Albufeira: 16 June, 2019


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