There are 11 ways to get from Brussels to Portimão by plane, bus, train or car

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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Fly Brussels to Faro, bus  •  7 h 27 min

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

$92 - $332

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Fly Charleroi to Faro, bus  •  8 h 10 min

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

$68 - $271

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Train to Rotterdam, fly to Faro, bus  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Faro (FAO) RTM - FAO
  3. Take the bus from Faro Airport to Portimão

$134 - $468

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Faro, bus  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Faro (FAO) LIL - FAO
  3. Take the bus from Faro Airport to Portimão

$193 - $874

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly to Faro, bus  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Noord to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Faro (FAO) EIN - FAO
  4. Take the bus from Faro Airport to Portimão

$77 - $412

Train to Paris Orly, fly to Faro, bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Faro (FAO) ORY - FAO
  3. Take the bus from Faro Airport to Portimão

$183 - $601

Fly Brussels to Lisbon, train  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Lisbon (LIS) BRU - LIS
  2. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Tunes

$89 - $299

Train, bus  •  22 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Huelva-Termino A / ...
  5. Take the bus from Huelva to Portimao

$438 - $575

Bus Eurolines FR  •  32 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille 328 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Portimão

$197 - $311

Bus Eurolines NL  •  37 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles - North to Lisboa Estação do Oriente
  2. Take the bus from Lisboa Oriente to Portimao

$129 - $257

Drive  •  21 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Portimão 1428.2 miles

$320 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Portimão is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 260€ and takes 10 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Portimão is to fly and bus which costs 75€ - 290€ and takes 7 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Portimão. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Portimão via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 17 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Portimão is 1835 km. The road distance is 2285.2 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Portimão without a car is to train and bus which takes 22 h 25 min and costs 370€ - 490€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 27 min to get from Brussels to Portimão, including transfers.

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Brussels to Portimão bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Faro Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Portimão.
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  • Distance: 1146.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 27 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Portimão, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Brussels to Portimão via Lille and Lille in around 32 h 17 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Brussels to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Paris Orly to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Flights from Paris Orly to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Rotterdam to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Eindhoven to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Faro via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Charleroi to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Flights from Charleroi to Faro via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Flights from Eindhoven to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from Eindhoven to Faro via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from Eindhoven to Faro via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Faro via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Paris Orly to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $1,000
Flights from Paris Orly to Faro via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $290
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Brussels to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Paris Orly to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Brussels to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Faro via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Aigle Azur
Website
aigle-azur.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $75
Premier
$80 - $90
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $32
1st Class
$45 - $48
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$270 - $400
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Noord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $27
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 Lisboa Oriente to Tunes
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Spanish Railways AVE
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Huelva-Termino
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Faro Airport to Portimão
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Huelva to Portimao
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bruselas Nord Eurolines to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
3 days 7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Huelva to Portimao
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Portimão
Ave. Duration
29 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $300
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Bruxelles - North to Lisboa Estação do Oriente
Ave. Duration
32 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $240
Schedules at
eurolines.nl
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Oriente to Portimao
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt

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