Information & Facts
Parking is available and can be booked in advance on the airport
Car rental companies that operate from the airport include Avis,
Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt.
Many different bus companies service the airport, taking
commuters to the EVA Bus Terminal in Faro where further travel by
bus throughout Portugal is possible. Taxis are available outside
the terminal building to take passengers to all areas of the
Tel: +351 (0)289 800 800.
The airport has several restaurants, bars and shops (including
duty free), Internet access, ATMs, bureaux de change, a massage
service, a post office and a bank.
Portuguese is the official language, but English is
widely spoken and understood.
Portugal is a member of the European Union and its official
currency is the Euro (EUR), which is divided into 100 cents. There
are numerous banks, bureaux de change and ATMs available in main
cities and tourist destinations. Foreign currency can be exchanged
at banks, bureaux de change and automatic currency exchange
machines. Banking hours are generally 8.30am to 3pm Monday to
Friday. Major credit cards are widely accepted, as are travellers
Local time is GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to
Saturday before last Sunday in October).