Car hire at Faro Airport
Find your perfect hire car at Faro AirportYou can’t wait to unwind as you drive the Portuguese open road. We understand. That’s why we’ve made hiring a car from Faro airport really easy. Come and meet us in arrivals on the lower floor.
Your journey starts here
The moment you slide into the seat of your shiny hire car is where it all begins. Whether you fancy a cute compact, homely hatch or sassy saloon, unlock the perfect model.
“I want to hire a car that excites me. It must be nearby. I want no fuss, but every comfort. I want to feel noticed and be remembered. Above all, I want to drive the open road with a smile on my face.”We understand. That's we try harder.
Plan your trip from Faro AirportDraw into the medieval town of Faro with its narrow cobbled streets that bustle with outdoor cafés. Head to Praia de Faro beach and splash around across both sea and lagoon. Back in town, come evening find alluring seafood restaurants and dozens of bars and clubs open until the small hours.
There’s much more to explore throughout the Algarve. Drive through whitewashed villages, like Alte, 34 miles to the northwest of Faro, and the storied town of Lagos (a great daytrip destination, 55 miles to the west of Faro). Continue 20 miles from Alte and you will be deep in the Serra de Monchique mountains, hiking boots at the ready.
Especially pleasant beaches can be found on an island nature-reserve just off the town of Tavira, 24 miles to Faro’s northeast.
Discover more …We know getting the small details right can make a big difference, so here are some trusted travel tips to help you enjoy your journey from the gateway to the Algarve.
Portugal driving guide
Want a quick guide to the rules of Portuguese roads? We’ve unlocked them for you here.
Stay on the right side of the road
Portuguese drive on the right. It sounds obvious, but it’s easy to forget if you usually drive on the left. Naturally, your hire car will be left hand drive.
Worried you’ll get lost?
To make your journey even easier, we can include a sat nav with your car so you can relax.
The road is yoursTake your time
It’s your moment to unwind, so take your time exploring Faro’s charming surrounding beaches, pavement cafes and sights. If you are in a hurry, remember the speed limit is 120 kilometres (74 miles) per hour on motorways. But don’t go too slow. There’s also a minimum speed limit of 50 kilometres (31 miles) per hour.
Return your car when it suits you
You can return your hire car out of hours, because we understand flights run through the night. Just tell us in advance.