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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira to Lisboa Sete Rios

Bus via Lisboa - Oriente

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira to Lisbon

Train

  1. Take the train from Tunes to Lisboa - Entrecampos

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Albufeira to Lisbon

Drive

  1. Drive from Albufeira to Lisbon

Fly

  1. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Lisbon (LIS)
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The cheapest way to get from Albufeira to Lisbon is to bus via Lisboa - Oriente which costs €15 - €19 and takes 3h 3m.

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The fastest way to get from Albufeira to Lisbon is to drive which takes 2h 32m and costs €45 - €75.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Albufeira and arriving at Lisboa Sete Rios. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 45m.

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

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The best way to get from Albufeira to Lisbon without a car is to bus which takes 2h 45m and costs €13 - €55.

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The bus from Albufeira to Lisboa Sete Rios takes 2h 45m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Albufeira to Lisbon bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Albufeira station.

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The best way to get from Albufeira to Lisbon is to bus which takes 2h 45m and costs €13 - €55. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €20 - €30 and takes 4h 18m, you could also fly, which costs €40 - €250 and takes 3h.

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The quickest flight from Faro Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Albufeira to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 197 km
  • Duration: 2h 45m

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

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Albufeira to Lisboa Sete Rios hourly. Tickets cost €13 - €16 and the journey takes 2h 45m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Tunes to Lisboa - Entrecampos 5 times a day. Tickets cost €18 - €26 and the journey takes 3h 3m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €260
Train operators
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban 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 connect to trains in Portugal's 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. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 808 109 110
Email
apoiocliente@cp.pt
Website
cp.pt
Train from Tunes to Lisboa - Entrecampos
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€18 - €26
Bus operators
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Albufeira to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
RenEX
Phone
+351 707 223 344
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Albufeira to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
RenEX
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Albufeira to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €55
Website
ALSA
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Albufeira to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Other operators
Blablacar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Albufeira to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20
Schedules at
blablacar.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Albufeira to Lisbon is 258 km. It takes approximately 2h 32m to drive from Albufeira to Lisbon.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Faro Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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Book your Albufeira to Lisbon bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 1100+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at €100 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Albufeira and Lisbon. 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 Albufeira to Faro Airport is to bus which takes 39 min and costs €5 - €7.

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