The cheapest times to fly from LCY to FAO are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • May 28th to July 15th
  • late August to early September
  • September 17th to October 14th (except the week of September 24th)

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 LCY to FAO is early July. Prices can be as high as $487 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $121 for Tuesday flights around early July.


When to Fly to Faro

Flying from London (LCY) to Faro (FAO) will usually cost between $173 to $380 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early July with an average ticket price of $193. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $368. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $175 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $240 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LCY to FAO flight.

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

LCY to FAO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LCY to FAO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $91 (29%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $225. Return trip prices are from the FAO to LCY 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 LCY to FAO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 55 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from LCY to FAO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lisboa Airport (LIS) in Lisbon

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from FAO
  • Usually 21.50% less expensive than FAO
  • Nonstop flights available

See LCY to LIS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, British Airways, Flybe, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Luxair, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Faro Airport to London City Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1075 miles or 1730 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LCY to FAO flight is about 2 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Faro?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 47 available flights from LCY to FAO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LCY
Origination airport name London City Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude 0.1

Return Airport

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


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