Quarteira travel guide

Quarteira Tourism | Quarteira Guide

You're Going to Love Quarteira

With a population of 18.783, Quarteira is a must-see destination in Faro, Portugal. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Quarteira to see all of its attractions.

When to visit Quarteira

Quarteira in December
Estimated hotel price
$128
1 night at 3-star hotel
Quarteira in December
Estimated hotel price
$128
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Quarteira in July, when the average temperature is 23 °C, and the highest can go up to 28 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 7 °C, with an average temperature of 11 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in December, when precipitation is around 94 mm. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Quarteira, with an average rainfall of 1 mm.

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How to Get to Quarteira

Plane

When flying to Quarteira, you’ll arrive at Faro Algarve Airport (FAO), which is located 13 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Quarteira from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 43h 05m.

Train

Comboios de Portugal is the only carrier operating train routes to Quarteira. The train journey from Quarteira to Lisbon takes 2h 52m and costs around $20 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Porto, expect to pay about $62 for a 5h 51m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Quarteira is to pick up a car hire from Lisbon, which is about 204 km from Quarteira. You’ll find branches of Klass Wagen and Record Go, among others, in Lisbon.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Quarteira, including FlixBus, rede expressos and ALSA. From Seville, the bus ride to Quarteira takes 249 km and will cost you around $42. From Lisbon, the ticket costs about $16 for a journey of 306 km. Quarteira’s bus station is located 0.2 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Quarteira, you’ll arrive at Faro Algarve Airport (FAO), which is located 13 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Quarteira from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 43h 05m.

Train

Comboios de Portugal is the only carrier operating train routes to Quarteira. The train journey from Quarteira to Lisbon takes 2h 52m and costs around $20 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Porto, expect to pay about $62 for a 5h 51m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Quarteira is to pick up a car hire from Lisbon, which is about 204 km from Quarteira. You’ll find branches of Klass Wagen and Record Go, among others, in Lisbon.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Quarteira, including FlixBus, rede expressos and ALSA. From Seville, the bus ride to Quarteira takes 249 km and will cost you around $42. From Lisbon, the ticket costs about $16 for a journey of 306 km. Quarteira’s bus station is located 0.2 km from the city centre.

Airports near Quarteira

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Airlines serving Quarteira

Lufthansa
Good (4,665 reviews)
KLM
Good (852 reviews)
SWISS
Good (942 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,539 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,614 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,306 reviews)
Air France
Good (984 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,585 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,958 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,120 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,469 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,860 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (229 reviews)
Finnair
Good (872 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,177 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (827 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (833 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,652 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (774 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,445 reviews)
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Where to stay in Quarteira

Average rates range from around $190 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $275 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Quarteira

Most booked hotels in Quarteira

Ap Eva Senses
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
$285+
Hotel Faro & Beach Club
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
$319+
Best Western Hotel Dom Bernardo
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
$158+
Hotel 3K Faro Aeroporto
3 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
$178+
ibis Faro Algarve
2 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
$171+

Hiring a car in Quarteira

Expect to pay $3.18 per litre in Quarteira (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $38.05 and $50.74. Compact (Kia Cee'd SW or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Quarteira, while also 90% cheaper than other types, on average.

Expect to pay $3.18 per litre in Quarteira (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $38.05 and $50.74. Compact (Kia Cee'd SW or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Quarteira, while also 90% cheaper than other types, on average.