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Cheapest prices for Algarve flights by month
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Algarve is October. The most expensive month for flights is December. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.
When is the best time to fly to Algarve?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
R8 539 - R16 039
16 - 29 °C
1 - 117 mm
The best time to fly to Algarve is during April, but great deals can be found at other times. July sees the temperatures in Algarve peak to their warmest. December tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.
When is the best time to book flights to Algarve?
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Algarve, you should look to book at least 60 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
Days before departure
Which day is cheapest to fly to Algarve?
The cheapest flights to Algarve are usually found when departing on a Tuesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Sunday.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
Algarve flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the afternoon. Booking a flight at midday will likely mean higher prices.
The beaches of the Algarve are legendary: Their soft, sandy stretches are met by sparkling waves and punctuated by red, rocky outcrops made for climbing, exploring and rock pooling. Add the Algarve’s glorious Mediterranean climate, fantastic cuisine and friendly, family-oriented people, and it’s little wonder why so many flock to this region of Portugal.
The central area of the Algarve is considered best for families and those who’d like to play a round of golf. Popular resorts include Vilamoura, Albufeira and Portimao. In the east, spots like Tavira and Olhao are prime destinations for couples, while the west is well suited for solo travel. There are some fantastic towns to explore in this corner of Portugal such as Sagres, Luz, Alvor and Lagos. When you reach historic Cape St. Vincent you’re at the most southwestern point in Europe.
The Algarve’s climate is Mediterranean. Temperatures reach 30 C (86 F) or higher in July and August, and the weather typically stays mild between October and January, though most of the rain also falls during these months.
There are buses connecting the towns of the Algarve but for maximum independence, renting a car is your best bet. Faro Airport is the gateway to the area and is located just 4 km (2.5 miles) from the capital city of Faro.