Flying from Faro
International flights from Faro are operated by airberlin and leave the city's airport regularly. Faro Airport (FAO) is also known as Algarve Airport and is the only airport located on the Algarve coast. It is situated near to the city center.
Faro Airport Information
Faro Airport has enjoyed considerable growth as flights from around Europe have increased in popularity. Renovations have been made to update facilities within the terminal, and today FAO is Portugal's primary tourist airport. Three levels of parking are available, with proximity to the terminal ranging from 2 to 8 minutes by foot.
Retail stores can be found throughout the airport and a number of restaurants, cafés and a bar are available to refuel weary travelers. For the enjoyment of all, Faro Airport offers a series of exhibits showcasing local art and regional exhibits; a great way to familiarize yourself with Faro’s unique culture.
Getting to the Airport in Faro
A coach bus to Faro Airport operates several times a day between 05:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. A taxi to Faro Airport is only a quick 4 kilometer drive from the city, the perfect option for those seeking maximum convenience.
Arriving in Basel
At first glance a thriving modern metropolis, Basel is a city with an old soul and a storied history that dates back well over a thousand years. The development of the printing press in the early 16th century laid the foundation for Basel to become one of the region’s leaders in artistic expression.
First Time in Basel
Your flights to Basel will bring you within walking distance of 3 European countries. From Dreiländereck, the Three Countries’ Corner, travelers can journey from Switzerland through Germany, France, and back again in just a few steps.
Theatre lovers should book tickets to Basel’s Theater, which features a variety of operas, dance performances and plays. Outdoor enthusiasts will love exploring Wanderwege, a collection of scenic marked hiking trails.
Making the Most of Your Basel Holiday
If you’re looking for cheap hotels in Basel, be sure to check online for the dates of any large local conventions. If you choose to travel to Basel during these events, we recommend that you book your accommodation well in advance. Early preparation will also ensure that you get the best possible flight deals to Basel. Get to Basel safely on airberlin's fleet, which is one of the youngest in Europe.