The cheapest times to fly from DSA to FAO are

  • July 16th to October 7th (except the week of September 24th)
  • November 5th to November 18th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DSA to FAO is early September. Prices can be as high as $677 for Friday flights during late May, or as low as $110 for Thursday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Faro

Flying from Finningley (DSA) to Faro (FAO) will usually cost between $188 to $505 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $192. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May, with an average price of $677. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $485 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $303 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DSA to FAO flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DSA to FAO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

DSA to FAO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DSA to FAO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Doncaster. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $173 (43%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $229. Return trip prices are from the FAO to DSA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DSA to FAO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 7 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking DSA to FAO

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from DSA to FAO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dublin (DSA > DUB > FAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $206
  • Average savings: $97 (32.01%)

See DSA to AMS flights

Hack #2: Amsterdam (DSA > AMS > FAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $266
  • Average savings: $37 (12.21%)

See DSA to DUB flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DSA to FAO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Flybe, Jet2, Tap Air Portugal, TUI Airways, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Faro Airport to Doncaster Sheffield Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1185 miles or 1907 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DSA to FAO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DSA to FAO flight is about 3 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Finningley and Faro?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from DSA to FAO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DSA
Origination airport name Doncaster Sheffield Airport
City Finningley
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 53.5
Longitude -1

Return Airport

Destination code FAO
Destination airport name Faro Airport
City Faro
Country Portugal
Latitude 37
Longitude -8


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