There are 6 ways to get from Coimbra to Albufeira by train, bus, car, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Tunes Intercity

$36 - $74

5 alternative options

Bus via Lisboa  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra to Lisboa 2
  2. Take the bus from Lisboa to Albufeira 91 / ...

$37 - $46

Bus ALSA  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra to Loule
  2. Take the bus from Loulé to Albufeira 10

$50 - $74

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Coimbra to Albufeira 264.9 miles

$60 - $90

Taxi to Porto, fly  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the taxi from Coimbra to Porto Airport
  2. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Faro (FAO) OPO - FAO

$179 - $300

Train to Lisbon, fly  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa Oriente
  2. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Faro (FAO) LIS - FAO

$69 - $241

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

Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Coimbra to Albufeira 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Coimbra to Albufeira via Lisboa in around 6 h 38 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Faro
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $140
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Coimbra-B to Tunes
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$16 - $22
1st Class
$20 - $35
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Coimbra to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Loulé to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
EVA Transportes
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Taxi from Coimbra to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$154
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Coimbra and Albufeira is 347 km. The road distance is 424 km.

The cheapest way to get from Coimbra to Albufeira is to bus which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Coimbra to Albufeira is to drive which takes 4 h 5 min and costs 50€ - 75€.

No, there is no direct bus from Coimbra to Albufeira. However, there are services departing from Coimbra and arriving at Albufeira via Lisboa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Coimbra to Albufeira, including transfers.