Transfers to and from Santa Maria Airport

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Santa Maria Airport Transfers

Ground transportation options at Santa Maria Airport on Santa Maria Island, in the Azores, Portugal, are relatively limited. The quickest way to get from the airport to your destination is by taxi, with a journey time of around 10 minutes.

Taxis can be found outside the arrivals area and offer an inexpensive service for those looking to quickly reach their destination in the Azores. Alternatively, you can rent a car and drive yourself—a great option if you plan on exploring the island during your stay.

Bus services from Santa Maria Airport connect it with other towns on the island; however, these only run once or twice per day, so it’s best to check timetables before booking travel plans using this method.

Car rental companies such as Hertz, Europcar, Avis, and Sixt have offices at Santa Maria Airport, where you can pick up your vehicle upon arrival.

Rental Car Services at Santa Maria Airport

Car rental services at Santa Maria Airport offer the perfect way to explore this stunning region without relying on public transportation. With a car rental, you can see some of the most amazing sights in the area with ease and convenience.

You might drive around for an afternoon of sightseeing or a leisurely stroll along this beautiful island's many scenic beaches. Alternatively, you could go exploring in one of the national parks that are located nearby and take in some of the island’s incredible nature scenes while enjoying plenty of fresh air.

See all rental car companies at Santa Maria Airport.

Taxi Services at Santa Maria Airport

This service lets travelers easily get around the city and its surrounding areas. Taxis are a convenient form of transportation for visitors who want to avoid renting a car or may need access to one during their stay in the Azores. More information about taxis at Santa Maria Airport.

They can also be used for sightseeing tours since many attractions must be seen to experience the island. The fare from the airport usually ranges from 10-15 Euros depending on where you need to go and how far it is from the airport.

Train Services at Santa Maria Airport

Unfortunately, trains are unavailable at Santa Maria Airport in the Azores, Portugal. However, travelers can easily reach the city center via bus or taxi. The distance between the airport and downtown Vila do Porto is only 5 kilometers. Additional information about train services near Santa Maria Airport.

Many companies offer shuttle services from the airport to local hotels, so visitors should check with their hotels for the availability of such services before traveling. Taxis are also available at a designated area outside the arrivals hall and usually take less than 10 minutes to reach central Vila do Porto.

Bus Services at Santa Maria Airport

Several buses depart from the airport daily for Vila do Porto, with stops at various hotels and other locations. However, please note that buses are limited on the island.

Taxis are available for those wishing to reach their destination quickly but they can be costly. Rideshares and rail transport are not available. However, there are car rental companies at Santa Maria Airport should you wish to explore the island by car. Further information about buses to and from Santa Maria Airport.

Hotel Shuttle Services at Santa Maria Airport

The shuttle offers a convenient and affordable way to get from the airport to your hotel, cruise ship, or other Azores destinations. It is available for up to six people at a time, so it’s perfect for groups traveling together. The shuttle also provides luggage assistance and can be booked ahead of time online.

You can even book last-minute transfers if needed. Drivers have experienced professionals who know the area well and will ensure you reach your destination safely. However, please ensure that your accommodation on the island provides the service.

For more information, please visit our hotel page.

Rideshare Services at Santa Maria Airport

Rideshare services are unavailable at Santa Maria Airport. However, there are other transportation modes that travelers can take advantage of to get around the area.

Taxi services are available at the airport and will take passengers anywhere they need to go. Bus service in Santa Maria frequently runs throughout the day and night, so getting from one place to another has always been challenging.

Parking Services at Santa Maria Airport

Passengers can use several parking garages and lots near Santa Maria Airport to leave their cars. At the same time, they are gone on vacation or on business. The open lot adjacent to the terminal can be used for short- and long-term parking.

Short-term parking is available for €3 per hour, with unlimited access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you need to park for an extended period, you may expect to pay between €6 per day and €12 per week.

See more information about long and short-term parking at Santa Maria Airport.