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There are 7 ways to get from Bairro Alto to Faro by train, bus, 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.

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Train

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Entrecampos to Faro

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Lisbon to Faro

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Faro

Train via Jardim Zoológico

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Sete Rios to Faro

Bus via Oriente

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon to Faro

Drive

  1. Drive from Bairro Alto to Faro

Fly

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

Bairro Alto to Faro by bus and train

The journey time between Bairro Alto and Faro is around 4h 1m and covers a distance of around 298 km. This includes an average layover time of around 46 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 10m. Operated by Carris and Comboios De Portugal, the Bairro Alto to Faro service departs from Restauradores and arrives in Faro. Typically 26 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 15m
Layover time:
46 min
Total time:
4h 1m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 10m
Journey distance:
298 km
Services per week:
26
Cheapest price:
€23
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:12
Last service departs at:
20:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bairro Alto to Faro bus and train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bairro Alto to Faro is to rideshare which costs €10 - €18 and takes 3h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Bairro Alto to Faro is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 2h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bairro Alto to Faro. However, there are services departing from Baixa-Chiado and arriving at Faro via Lisboa - Sete Rios. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 26m.

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The distance between Bairro Alto and Faro is 216 km. The road distance is 277.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bairro Alto to Faro without a car is to train which takes 3h 57m and costs €23 - €35.

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It takes approximately 3h 57m to get from Bairro Alto to Faro, including transfers.

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Bairro Alto to Faro train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Lisboa - Sete Rios station.

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The best way to get from Bairro Alto to Faro is to train which takes 3h 57m and costs €23 - €35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €14 - €45 and takes 4h 10m, you could also fly, which costs €28 - €130 and takes 2h 50m.

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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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Bairro Alto to Faro train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Faro station.

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Map of how to get from Bairro Alto to Faro.
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  • Distance: 216.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 57m

What companies run services between Bairro Alto, Portugal and Faro, Portugal?

Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Lisboa - Entrecampos to Faro 5 times a day. Tickets cost €21 - €30 and the journey takes 2h 52m. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Faro hourly. Tickets cost €13 - €17 and the journey takes 3h 15m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €170
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
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa - Entrecampos to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€21 - €30
Train from Lisboa - Sete Rios to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€21 - €30
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 Lisboa Sete Rios to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
RenEX
Phone
+351 707 223 344
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Faro
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
alsa.com
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €20
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

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €18
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Bairro Alto to Faro is 278 km. It takes approximately 2h 40m to drive from Bairro Alto to Faro.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Lisbon Airport to Faro Airport.

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There are 273+ hotels available in Faro. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bairro Alto and Faro. 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 Bairro Alto to Lisbon Airport is to shuttle which takes 17 min and costs €4 - €10.

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