Terceira / Lajes Airport (TER) is located on the northeast of this Azorean island, about 20 kilometres (12 miles) from its capital, Angra do Heroísmo.
The Azores are an increasingly popular destination. SATA Azores Airlines has direct nonstop flights from Lisbon and Porto (Portugal), Boston – Logan and Oakland (US), and Toronto – Pearson (Canada) to Terceira Airport.
When you arrive at the airport, you have a few ways to transfer to your hotel. Here are the options.
EVT offers a bus service that connects the town of Praia da Vitória and Angra do Heroísmo, stopping on its way at the airport. Note that the bus stop is located in the departure area.
The service runs every day, and the trip takes roughly 50 minutes. The ticket costs €2.86. There are a few buses throughout the day, but do check the timetable at www.evt.pt.
Taxis line up outside in the arrivals area. A ride between the airport and Angra de Heroísmo takes 20 minutes, and should cost you about €20.
Renting a car is actually the best option to explore Terceira Island. you can rent a car upon arrival at the airport from a number of local rent-a-car companies: 296 Rent-a-Car, Angrauto, Autatlantis, AutoRamalhense, GoldCar, Island 3, Ilha 9, Ilha Verde, Rentangra. Check out their websites and compare prices to get the best deal.