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There are 6 ways to get from Coimbra to Albufeira by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  5h

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra Bus Terminal to Albufeira

$29 - $40

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Train  •  5h 23m

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

$36 - $72

Bus, EVA Expresso Qualidade  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra to Loule
  2. Take the EVA Expresso Qualidade from Loulé to Albufeira Caliços Terminal 53 / ...

$41 - $63

Drive  •  4h 5m

  1. Drive from Coimbra to Albufeira 264.9 miles

$60 - $90

Train to Lisbon, fly  •  5h 11m

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

$69 - $244

Shuttle to Porto, fly  •  5h 14m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Coimbra to Porto Airport
  2. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Faro (FAO) OPO - FAO

$176 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Coimbra to Albufeira is to bus which costs 25€ - 35€ and takes 5h.

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The quickest way to get from Coimbra to Albufeira is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Coimbra Bus Terminal and arriving at Albufeira. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h.

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The distance between Coimbra and Albufeira is 347 km. The road distance is 423.8 km.

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The best way to get from Coimbra to Albufeira without a car is to bus which takes 5h and costs 25€ - 35€.

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The bus from Coimbra Bus Terminal to Albufeira takes 5h including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Coimbra to Albufeira bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Coimbra Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Coimbra to Albufeira is to bus which takes 5h and costs 25€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 65€ and takes 5h 23m.

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Faro Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Coimbra to Albufeira bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Albufeira station.

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Map of how to get from Coimbra to Albufeira.
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  • Distance: 216.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h

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

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Coimbra to Albufeira 3 times a day. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 5h. Alternatively, Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Coimbra to Albufeira 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 4h 8m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Faro
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $140
Train operators
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 Coimbra-B to Tunes
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$15 - $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 Bus Terminal to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
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 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 Coimbra to Loule
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
alsa.com
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Loulé to Albufeira Caliços Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Shuttle from Coimbra to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$150
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Coimbra to Albufeira is 424 km. It takes approximately 4h 5m to drive from Coimbra to Albufeira.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Lisbon Airport to Faro Airport.

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There are 3897+ hotels available in Albufeira. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Coimbra to Porto Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 24m and costs 130€.

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