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The cheapest times to fly from SLC to FAO are

  • January 1st to May 13th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 23rd)
  • October 29th to December 16th

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 SLC to FAO is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $3953 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $729 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.

 

When to Fly to Faro

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Faro (FAO) will usually cost between $1058 to $2512 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1100. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2713. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1613 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1517 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to FAO flight.

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

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SLC to FAO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to FAO flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Salt Lake City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Faro, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Salt Lake City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $270 (15%) 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 $1424. Return trip prices are from the FAO to SLC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SLC to FAO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 24 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from SLC to FAO while comparing.

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

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from FAO
  • Usually 28.74% less expensive than FAO
  • 1-layover flights available

See SLC to LIS flights

 

Flight Hacking SLC 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 SLC to FAO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (SLC > JFK > FAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $827
  • Average savings: $691 (45.52%)

See SLC to JFK flights

Hack #2: Lyon (SLC > LYS > FAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $835
  • Average savings: $683 (44.99%)

See SLC to LYS flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (SLC > BOS > FAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $893
  • Average savings: $625 (41.17%)

See SLC to BOS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Faro Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5230 miles or 8417 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to FAO flight is about 10 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Salt Lake City, UT and Faro?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from SLC to FAO.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeSLC
Origination airport nameSalt Lake City International Airport
CitySalt Lake City, UT
Countrythe United States
Latitude40.8
Longitude-112

Return Airport

Destination codeFAO
Destination airport nameFaro Airport
CityFaro
CountryPortugal
Latitude37
Longitude-8

 

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