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Flights to Faro from London: a paradise less than three hours away!

Flights to Faro from London

If you are planning your Summer holiday to the Algarve, find out how to search for flights from London to Faro. Pay for affordable airfare and reach paradise in less than three hours with holiday accommodation and airport transfers booked!

Need help organizing your trip? Great!

By reading this article, you will get information on the best flights to Faro from London, the airline that best suits your travel profile, airports from which to fly to the Algarve, and excellent holiday accommodations in Quarteira and Vilamoura. That is all you need to plan your trip and start counting the days left until your dream holiday right now!


How long does it take to fly from London to Faro?

Depending on the departure airport, the flight duration from London to Faro can take from 2h45m (Gatwick/Faro) to 2h55m (Luton or Heathrow/Faro).

When calculating the flight time from London to Faro, the average speed of the passenger plane (500 miles/h or 805 km/h) and the thirty minutes for takeoff and landing are all considered. Nevertheless, the flight time may change depending on the weather conditions.

Keep in mind that the best, most comfortable, and fastest option is a direct flight between London and Faro rather than taking a flight with a stopover, which takes longer.

In any case, the 1687.11 km that separates London from Faro makes the Algarve an excellent holiday destination, especially for those who do not like long flights and wish to enjoy a relaxing break outside the country in a paradisiacal place!



Who flies from London to Faro?

There are several direct flights between London and Faro should you wish to travel on weekdays or weekends, mornings or evenings, you will find the flight that suits you better all year round!

The main carriers with direct flights are:

  • Easyjet
  • British Airways
  • Ryanair
  • Wizz Air UK
  • Jet2

If you are looking for cheap flights from London to Faro, research on the internet and you might find flights for around €30 per person in the low season! Otherwise, the average price for cheap flights is approximately 100 € per person.


Flights to Faro from London Heathrow

Choosing which airport to land in the Algarve is easy, as there is only one airport - the Faro Airport (FAO) unlike London, where you will find several airports to choose from.

Located 26km from London, Heathrow Airport (LHR) is one of them. It is the main airport in London and the one with the highest volume of flights in Europe. You can book a flight from Heathrow to Faro (directly at certain times or with stopovers throughout the year) with some of the airlines that operate there: TAP, KLM, EasyJet, British Airways, and others.

The flight duration from Heathrow airport to Faro takes approximately 2h55m!


Flights to Faro from London Gatwick

Some Flights to Faro depart from London's second largest airport - Gatwick Airport (LGW), located 44 km from the British capital.
About ninety airlines fly from more than two hundred destinations, including the Algarve, the best destination to book a direct flight (about 2 hours 45 minutes) from EasyJet, British Airways, and TAP or one of the flights from London to Faro with a stopover from another airline.


Flights to Faro from London Stansted

Stansted Airport (STN) is located 56 km from London and is served by low-cost airlines. It offers direct flights from London to Faro and also flights with connections.

The main airlines flying from Stansted to Faro are TAP, Ryanair, and Jet2. The flight to Faro takes about 2h50m.


Flights to Faro from London Luton

Luton's small airport (LTN) is 51 km from central London and is served by low-cost airlines such as EasyJet and Ryanair. Also, TAP and Lufthansa, among others, fly from London to Faro from Luton Airport 
 in about 2h55m.

Although this is the longest route, you will find the best prices here!