New flights to south Portugal from Exeter Airport set to begin

By Will Goddard

3rd Jun 2023 | Local News

Ryanair Boeing 737 (By Bene Riobó, CC BY-SA 4.0,
Ryanair Boeing 737 (By Bene Riobó, CC BY-SA 4.0,

New Ryanair flights to Faro in southern Portugal from Exeter Airport are set to begin this Sunday (4 June).

The twice-weekly departures, which will run throughout the summer until late October, are in addition to the low-cost airline's year-round flights to Alicante and Malaga in Spain.

The last time flights operated from Exeter to Faro was in 2019 with Flybe.

Ryanair Director of Digital & Marketing Dara Brady said: "We are pleased to announce this new [route] from Exeter to Faro for summer '23, giving our Exeter customers greater choice when planning their upcoming summer holidays to the beaches of the Algarve."

The full list of destinations available from Exeter Airport is now:

  • Cyprus: Paphos 
  • France: Chambery 
  • Greece: Corfu, Crete, Rhodes, Zante 
  • Lapland: Enontekiö 
  • Spain: Alicante, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Majorca, Malaga, Menorca, Tenerife 
  • Portugal: Faro 
  • Turkey: Antalya, Dalaman 
  • UK & Ireland: Belfast, Dublin (with connections to the USA and Canada), Edinburgh, Glasgow, Guernsey, Isles of Scilly, Jersey, Newcastle 

Tickets to Faro from Exeter Airport are on sale now at


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