There are 5 ways to get from Lisbon to Albufeira by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Albufeira Caliços

$19 - $24

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Entrecampos to Tunes Intercity

$21 - $41

Rideshare  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lisbon to Albufeira 160.7 miles

$23

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Albufeira 161.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Faro (FAO) LIS - FAO

$52 - $209

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lisbon Sete Rios Station station and arriving at Albufeira Caliços. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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The distance between Lisbon and Albufeira is 197 km. The road distance is 258.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Albufeira without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 55 min and costs .

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The bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Albufeira Caliços takes 2 h 55 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Lisbon to Albufeira bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Lisbon Sete Rios Station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Albufeira is to bus which takes 2 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 7 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Faro Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Lisbon to Albufeira bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Albufeira Caliços station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Albufeira is 258 km. It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to drive from Lisbon to Albufeira.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Lisbon Airport to Faro Airport.

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  • Distance: 123.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Albufeira, Portugal?

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Lisbon to Albufeira hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $24 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. Alternatively, Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Lisbon to Albufeira every 4 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 52 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

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Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Entrecampos to Tunes
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Albufeira Caliços
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lisbon to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There are 3295+ hotels available in Albufeira. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lisbon and Albufeira. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to bus which takes 4 min and costs .

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