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Origin Airport IATA codeGLA
Destination Airport IATA codeFAO

Helpful Edinburgh to Algarve (GLA - FAO) Flight Information

Traveling From Edinburgh
Origin Airport IATA Code GLA
Traveling To Algarve
Destination Airport IATA Code FAO
Number of Airlines Serving 2
Available Airlines
Distance 2132 km
Direct Flight Time 3 10
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from Edinburgh to Algarve

Is it possible to fly from Edinburgh to Algarve right now?

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor will inform you of any health guidelines or flying restrictions if you're planning to book a flight from Edinburgh to Algarve in the near future.

Is there a direct flight between Edinburgh and Algarve?

Need to get away from it all for a while? Or maybe take off on a romantic rendezvous? Whatever your motivation for making your way to Algarve, Ryanair can get you there with direct flights from EDI to Faro Intl. Airport (FAO).

How long is a direct flight from Edinburgh to Algarve?

From the time you take to the skies in Edinburgh to the second you touch down in Algarve, you'll have travelled 1,305 miles over an average of 3 hours and 10 minutes. With a direct flight, you'll get your holiday off to a stress-free start.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Algarve due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Algarve booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for Edinburgh to Algarve flights?

Making plans to travel to Algarve from Edinburgh? Here are the most often flown routes that'll take you there:

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to FAO - 129 flights per week
  • Glasgow Airport to Algarve Airport - 75 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Edinburgh to Algarve?

Rest easy knowing you're jetting to Algarve with a reliable airline. There are plenty of air carriers that offer flights from Edinburgh, however we've compiled a list of some of the most popular to book with:

  • EasyJet with 334 flights every month.
  • Ryanair with 160 flights every month.
  • British Airways with 138 flights every month.
  • KLM with 60 flights every month.
  • Lufthansa with 39 flights every month.
  • Aer Lingus with 26 flights every month.
How many flights are there from Edinburgh to Algarve?

Impromptu getaways can be lots of fun. With 18 flights operating from Edinburgh to Algarve each day, you'll be able to choose a time that suits you best.

Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?

Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing Ryanair, EasyJet or British Airways. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Algarve 

Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Edinburgh to Algarve, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Edinburgh to Algarve is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Edinburgh to Algarve  

Every day between Edinburgh and Algarve, 2 flights from 2 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with Jet2, Ryanair, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 3hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 2132 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Edinburgh to Algarve — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

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We want the experience of booking your flight from Edinburgh to Algarve to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Tivoli Carvoeiro

Tivoli Carvoeiro

5 out of 5
Apartado 1299, Vale Do Covo, Praia do Carvoeiro, Carvoeiro
The price is £154 per night from 10 Oct to 10 Oct
This family-friendly Carvoeiro hotel is located near the airport, within a 15-minute walk of Algar Seco Rocks and Carvoeiro Beach. Benagil Beach is 2.4 mi (3.8 ...
4.3/5Excellent! (34 reviews)
"Everything was fantastic ... staff super friendly, facilities, view, lots of available sun loungers everything was top class from start to finish"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2019

Tivoli Carvoeiro
Cascade Wellness Resort

Cascade Wellness Resort

5 out of 5
Rua das Ilhas, Lagos, Algarve
The price is £125 per night from 18 Oct to 18 Oct
Situated on the waterfront, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Praia do Canavial, Porto de Mos Beach and Ponta da Piedade Lagos Lighthouse. Camilo ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (11 reviews)
"Pros: The amenities and overall good conditions; Location; Apartment equipments; Comfortable bed; Excellent pools. Cons: Not the most comfortable sofa; a little detail that is very anoying is the fact that the dinner chairs are so heavy that everytime anyone moves the chair upstairs the sound it ..."

Reviewed on 28 Jun 2021

Cascade Wellness Resort
Belmar Spa & Beach Resort

Belmar Spa & Beach Resort

4 out of 5
Estrada do Porto De Mos, Lagos
The price is £102 per night from 2 Oct to 2 Oct
This family-friendly Lagos aparthotel is located by the ocean, within 1 mi (2 km) of Praia do Canavial, Porto de Mos Beach and Ponta da Piedade Lagos Lighthouse. ...
4.3/5Excellent! (6 reviews)
"Restaurant isn't the standard of the rest of the property"

Reviewed on 25 May 2019

Belmar Spa & Beach Resort

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Muthu Clube Praia da Oura

Muthu Clube Praia da Oura

4 out of 5
Praia da Oura Apartado 827, Rua Oliveira Martins, Albufeira
The price is £33 per night from 18 Oct to 18 Oct
Located in the heart of Albufeira, this aparthotel is within a 15-minute walk of Oura Beach and Praia dos Alemães. Aveiros Beach and International Health Centers ...
3.6/5Good! (69 reviews)
"Rooms were clean towels changed everyday. The decor was very dated and could do with a refurbishment."

Reviewed on 24 Jul 2019

Muthu Clube Praia da Oura
Monica Isabel Beach Club

Monica Isabel Beach Club

3 out of 5
Praia do Forte de Sao Joao, Albufeira
The price is £33 per night from 7 Oct to 7 Oct
Situated on the beach, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Praia dos Alemães and International Health Centers Albufeira. Praia do Inatel and Oura Beach ...
3.4/5 (5 reviews)
"Great beachside location a short walk from Albufeira old town. Friendly hotel staff"

Reviewed on 26 Jan 2020

Monica Isabel Beach Club
Tivoli Marina Vilamoura

Tivoli Marina Vilamoura

5 out of 5
Apartado 65, Marina Vilamoura, Vilamoura
The price is £175 per night from 18 Oct to 18 Oct
Located in the heart of Vilamoura, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Vilamoura Beach and Vilamoura Marina. Quarteira Beach is 1 mi (1.6 km) ...
4.3/5Excellent! (38 reviews)
"Our stay at the tivoli marina was very disappointing. On arrival there was no water in the bathrooms, the rooms was extremely dusty and to top it off the next morning there was a huge cockroach in the bathroom. When speaking to the manager there was some empathy but really not much understanding ..."

Reviewed on 20 Dec 2020

Tivoli Marina Vilamoura
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Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on from January 2017 to December 2017, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares were found on and are updated daily. They include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.