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There are 6 ways to get from Lisbon to Portimão by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

EVA Expresso Qualidade  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the EVA Expresso Qualidade from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Portimao 52

$20 - $28

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lisbon to Portimão Municipality 176.4 miles

$17

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Entrecampos to Tunes Ic

$21 - $42

Bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Oriente Station to Portimâo

$23 - $28

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Portimão 176.8 miles

$40 - $60

Fly, bus  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Faro (FAO) LIS - FAO
  2. Take the bus from Faro Airport to Portimão

$55 - $213

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Portimão is to rideshare which costs 15€ and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Portimão is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lisbon Sete Rios Station station and arriving at Portimao. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon to Portimão. However, there are services departing from Entrecampos and arriving at Portimao via Tunes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

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The distance between Lisbon and Portimão is 183 km. The road distance is 282.9 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Portimão without a car is to EVA Expresso Qualidade which takes 3 h 10 min and costs 18€ - 24€.

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The EVA Expresso Qualidade from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Portimao takes 3 h 10 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Lisbon to Portimão bus services, operated by EVA Transportes, arrive at Lisbon Sete Rios Station.

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Lisbon to Portimão train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Entrecampos station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Portimão is to EVA Expresso Qualidade which takes 3 h 10 min and costs 18€ - 24€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 18€ - 40€ and takes 4 h.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Portimão.
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  • Distance: 114.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and 8500 Portimão, Portugal?

EVA Transportes operates a bus from Lisbon to Portimão every 4 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $28 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Rede Expressos also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Lisbon to Portimão every 4 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 21 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Entrecampos to Tunes
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
Bus operators
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Portimao
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro Airport to Portimão
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Book at
damas-sa.es
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Portimâo
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Oriente Station to Portimâo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book 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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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lisbon to Portimão Municipality
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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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 Portimão bus services, operated by EVA Transportes, arrive at Portimao station.

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Lisbon to Portimão train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Tunes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Portimão is 283 km. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from Lisbon to Portimão.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Lisbon Airport to Faro Airport.

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There are 2670+ hotels available in Portimão. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lisbon and Portimão. 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 8 min and costs 3€.

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