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

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Fly from Faro  •  3h 30m

  1. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Porto (OPO) FAO - OPO

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Bus  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira to Porto 1010 / ...

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Bus to Lisbon, fly  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira to Lisbon
  2. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Porto (OPO) LIS - OPO

Train  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Tunes to Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas Ic

Drive  •  4h 59m

  1. Drive from Albufeira to Porto 530.3 km

Albufeira to Porto by bus and train

The journey time between Albufeira and Porto is around 12h 5m and covers a distance of around 600 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6h 34m. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 15m. Operated by EVA Transportes and Comboios De Portugal, the Albufeira to Porto service departs from Albufeira and arrives in Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas. Typically 13 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 30m
Layover time:
6h 34m
Total time:
12h 5m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
7h 15m
Journey distance:
600 km
Services per week:
13
Cheapest price:
€43
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:30
Last service departs at:
19:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Albufeira to Porto bus and train schedules

Albufeira → Porto
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Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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Inter-regional travel is permitted
Regional restriction measures in place
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

COVID-19 help in Portugal

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 808 24 24 24

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Portugal.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Porto is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Porto is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Porto is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Albufeira to Porto is to bus which costs €20 - €35 and takes 7h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Albufeira to Porto is to fly which costs €22 - €90 and takes 3h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Albufeira and arriving at Porto. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 20m.

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The distance between Albufeira and Porto is 453 km. The road distance is 530.3 km.

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The best way to get from Albufeira to Porto without a car is to train which takes 6h 30m and costs €40 - €65.

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It takes approximately 3h 30m to get from Albufeira to Porto, including transfers.

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Albufeira to Porto bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Albufeira station.

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The best way to get from Albufeira to Porto is to fly which takes 3h 30m and costs €22 - €90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €40 - €65 and takes 6h 30m, you could also bus, which costs €20 - €35 and takes 7h 20m.

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The quickest flight from Faro Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Albufeira to Porto bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Porto station.

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Map of how to get from Albufeira to Porto.
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  • Distance: 452.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 30m

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

Ryanair and TAP Portugal fly from Albufeira to Porto 3 times a day. Alternatively, Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Tunes to Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas twice daily. Tickets cost €40 - €60 and the journey takes 5h 15m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €140
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Faro to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€17 - €140
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 Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€40 - €60
Bus operators
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 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Albufeira to Porto
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €35
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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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 Porto
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt

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Yes, the driving distance between Albufeira to Porto is 530 km. It takes approximately 4h 59m to drive from Albufeira to Porto.

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Ryanair and TAP Portugal offer flights from Faro Airport to Porto Airport.

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Book your Albufeira to Porto bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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The best way to get from Albufeira to Faro Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs €5 - €7.

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