Useful Information

Getting to Faro by plane

Faro international airport is only 5 minutes by car to the University of Algarve and 10 minutes to the city centre. Faro international airport offers direct links to a large number of destinations in Europe and outside Europe. Information about these direct links can be obtained in the website:


Arrival by Train or Bus

There are also very good train and bus connections to Faro from Lisbon and Porto. To check the train and bus services available, please consult the webpages:


Getting Around

There are regular bus services from Faro city centre to the University of Algarve (Gambelas campus). If you are staying in the city centre you can catch bus number 18 to “Universidade – Gambelas” and also back to the city center (“Terminal Rodoviário”). This is a frequent circular route operated by the company Proximo. You can find the timetable here:

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Alternatively you can download the full timetable in the link below:

Taxis and Uber services are also available in Faro.


Booking Flights, Hotel Accommodation, Transfers and Excursions in Faro - Algarve

If you need support in booking flights, hotel accommodation, transfers, and excursions in Faro - Algarve, you can contact our local travel partner:



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