There are 3 ways to get from Cádiz to Portimão by train, bus 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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Train, bus  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from Cadiz to Jerez De La Frontera Alv / ...
  2. Take the bus from Jerez De La Frontera to Albufeira A3636

23€ - 79€

2 alternative options

Train, bus via Huelva  •  11h 13m

  1. Take the train from San Severiano to Jerez De La Frontera C1
  2. Take the bus from Jerez De La Frontera to Huelva
  3. Take the bus from Huelva to Portimao

32€ - 45€

Drive  •  3h 38m

  1. Drive from Cádiz to Portimão 371.7 km

45€ - 70€

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The cheapest way to get from Cádiz to Portimão is to train and bus via Huelva which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 11h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Cádiz to Portimão is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3h 38m.

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The distance between Cádiz and Portimão is 211 km. The road distance is 371.7 km.

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The best way to get from Cádiz to Portimão without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 47m and costs 23€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 6h 47m to get from Cádiz to Portimão, including transfers.

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Portimão is 1h behind Cádiz. It is currently 1:06 PM in Cádiz and 12:06 PM in Portimão.

Yes, the driving distance between Cádiz to Portimão is 372 km. It takes approximately 3h 38m to drive from Cádiz to Portimão.

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There are 4267+ hotels available in Portimão. Prices start at 49€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Cádiz to Portimão.
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  • Distance: 211.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 47m

What companies run services between Cádiz, Spain and Portimão, Portugal?

There is no direct connection from Cádiz to Portimão. However, you can take the train to Jerez De La Frontera, take the walk to Jerez De La Frontera, take the bus to Albufeira Caliços Terminal, then take the line 51 bus to Portimão. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Cádiz to Portimão via Jerez De La Frontera, Jerez De La Frontera, and Huelva in around 11h 13m.

Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cadiz to Jerez De La Frontera
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe Cercanias
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cádiz to Jerez De La Frontera
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Train from San Severiano to Jerez De La Frontera
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Jerez De La Frontera to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 60€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
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 Jerez De La Frontera to Huelva
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 22€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Huelva to Portimao
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
alsa.com

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