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Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from Bristol to Faro

Favourite airline: Aer Lingus
44 % of flights booked on the route from Bristol to Faro are booked with Aer Lingus, Ryanair and easyJet.
Aer Lingus
20 %
13 %
11 %
Tip: book 6 months before departure
Save up to 34 % by booking flights 6 months before departure.
179 days before departure
Direct flights are cheaper
Compared to direct flights, flights with a stopover on this route are on average 21 % more expensive.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
02h 35min
12h 05min
17h 45min
Favourite connection: via Dublin
The most popular flights on this route are via Dublin and are booked by 29 % of all travellers.
1 stopover Dublin
25h 20min, from £169
29 %
Direct flights
02h 35min, from £107
27 %
1 stopover Amsterdam Schiphol
12h 05min, from £136
20 %

Useful information about the flight from Bristol to Faro

Lovely Faro has something for everyone

The beautiful capital of the Algarve in the south of Portugal is the perfect holiday destination all year round. Historically rich, Faro is a cosmopolitan city with picturesque architecture and a teaming nightlife. It boasts lots of shops, restaurants, bars and clubs, magnificent monuments, sandy beaches and the gorgeous Ria Formosa and its desert islands.

When is the best time to visit Faro?

Most tourists travel to Faro from April to October to enjoy the sun and relax at the beach. Nevertheless, the Algarve has some of the best golf courses in the world, making it a favourite all year long. Winters are mild and pleasant, while Summers can be quite hot with temperatures between 27º and 35º C. Beach lovers are advised to book flights and accommodation in advance, if they wish to enjoy Europe's tropical paradise during the peak season. In mid July Faro hosts the International Motorcycle Rally which attracts bikers from all over the world and in the beginning of September there's a huge two-week festival to celebrate the city's day.    

Did you know you can save a fortune eating in Faro? 

Prices in Portugal are much lower than in the United Kingdom, thus making it a lot cheaper to eat out. Plus, no visitor should miss out on the opportunity of sampling delicious Portuguese food whilst in Faro. Visitors who choose to rent a holiday apartment and wish to cook their own meals will be surprised at how cheap groceries can be. Apart from supermarkets, there are several markets where tourists can purchase everything they need for a bargain and enjoy the vibrant colours, the inebriating scents and a taste of the Portuguese culture.


What about transport and accommodation in Faro?

Easily reachable by plane from any major airport in the United Kingdom, Faro International Airport is only 4 km (2.5 miles) from the city centre. The airport offers a wide range of transport solutions, although most visitors prefer to hire a car at the airport. Bus routes 14 and 16 between the airport and the city centre are operated by EVA. The fare is about 2.50 EUR per person and the journey takes approximately 15 minutes. Taxis are faster but a lot more expensive. Fares start around 3 EUR and add 50 cents per kilometre. Plus, they charge extra for luggage, which means that a taxi ride to the city centre would hardly cost less than 16 EUR. Taxi prices increase between 9 pm and 6 am as well as on weekends.

As far as accommodation is concerned, Faro offers a wide range of options from comfortable budget accommodation to luxurious 5-star hotels. During the peak season accommodation prices increase and its mandatory to book well in advance.

The extensive bus network within Faro and the Algarve allow visitors to effortlessly go out and about visiting monuments, enjoying the most splendid beaches and fun-packed attractions such as Zoomarine Algarve for a very cheap price.

Flight information Bristol - Faro
Flight details Bristol - Faro
  • Flight duration: min. 02:35 / max. 02:40
  • Distance: 1652 km
  • Flights per week: 9
  • Return flight duration: min. 02:45 / max. 02:45