Faro Airport is the nearest to Albufeira (about 35 km). Faro International Airport will be the official airport for the competition. Please kindly book your travels accordingly. The LOC will ensure the transfer between this Airport and Albufeira.
Upon arrival at Faro airport, the teams will be met by the LOC Staff. The Airport Welcome Desk is situated at the airport and will be open according to travel schedules.
After collecting luggage, team members will be escorted to the official buses by the Airport Welcome Desk staff and taken to the team hotel. Transfer time takes between 30 and 40 minutes, depending on the traffic conditions.
If you choose the Lisbon Airport/POR (250km) or Seville Airport/ESP (240 km) the transfer can be done by bus, but at the participant club costs. Please kindly contact the LOC for these special arrangements.
There will be no Welcome Desk at the main railway station in Faro or Albufeira. Teams arriving by train will be met by LOC representatives and taken to the team hotel, according to the arrival times given in the final entry system.
Teams arriving by road are kindly asked to go directly to their hotel, where representatives from the LOC will welcome them.
The Transportation Desk, which will also serve as an Information Desk, will be located in the lobby of the official hotels and will be open from 31 January (from the first team’s arrival time) to 4 February (by the time of the last team’s departure), at the following times:
31 January 14:00 – 20:00
1 February 09:00 – 20:00
2 February 09:00 – 20:00
3 February 09:00 – 20:00
4 February 09:00 – 20:00