Airport Transfers and Car Hire

Making Your Holiday Stress Free

We can arrange private airport transfers (about 1 hour) from Faro Airport to AltaVista Surf and Adventure Lodge or a car hire ready to collect on your arrival at Faro (min age 23y).  This makes getting to us easier than ever and a stress free start to your holiday.  Let our Bookings Team know your Flight Numbers, Arrival and Departure times and we’ll have a private taxi transfer waiting or car for you on arrival.

Public Transport – we recommend you allow 3 hrs from Airport landing to AltaVista using public transport.

Bus from the Airport to Lagos (2 hrs)  or take a taxi to train station - Faro to Lagos (1.5 hrs)        Then take a 10 minute taxi ride from Lagos to Altavista (about 12€)

Shuttlebus shared transfers that stop at other hotels on the way.  The nearest hotel is The BelaVista Hotel in Praia da Luz approx 10 mins walk from AltaVista.   We recommend you allow 3- 4 hrs from landing (if there are a lot of stops) for a shared shuttlebus transfer.

Private Taxi for up to 4 persons: 85€ One Way, 170€ Return (about 1 hr)

We can arrange a private taxi for up to 4 people, great for couples, friends and groups. This is the quickest transfer option and you’ll be at AltaVista Surf Lodge within an hour of landing. More time by the Pool!

Private Mini Bus for up to 8 persons: 125€ One Way, 250€ Return (about 1 hr)

Our private mini buses are great for larger groups or those travelling with surfboards or bikes. With space for up to 8 people, each surfboard or sports equipment takes up one space. A speedy transfer and you’ll be with us within an hour of landing.

Car Hire from Faro Airport (approx 1hr)

July / August / September: 200€ per week
April / May /June / October: 170€ per week
A car will be waiting for you on your arrival at Faro Airport.
5 doors with A/C
Simple low cost excess damage waiver insurance of 20€ per week.

Bus from Airport to Lagos – 2 hrs + 10 min taxi to AltaVista

Times can change  – check before you arrive  approx 6.20€ each way

Departs Airport to Lagos          9.30/11.30            11.00/13.00          16.00/18.00         18.25/20.30

Returns Lagos to Faro                6.00/8.00                7.30/9.30             11.45/13.45         14.30/16.30

Taxi to Faro Train station  – approx 1hr 45 mins + 10 min taxi ride to Altavista

Times can change – check times before you arrive - it is recommended you book tickets in advance.

Taxi to Station allow 15 mins

Faro to Lagos      7.11/8.58          9.02/10.36       10.23/12.08        12.22/14.08         16.17/18.03      17.41/19.21     18.25/20.08        19.22/ 21.10        20.50/22.22

Lagos to Faro     first train 6.14/7.59        to       last train 20.15/21.54

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