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There are 7 ways to get from Coimbra to Faro by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Faro(P) Ic

$35 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra Bus Terminal to Faro Bus Terminal

$30 - $55

5 alternative options

Bus via Lisbon Sete Rios Station  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra Bus Terminal to Lisbon Sete Rios Station L05 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Faro 54

$34 - $50

Bus ALSA  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra to Loule

$39 - $77

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Coimbra to Faro 277.8 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Lisbon, fly  •  4 h 33 min

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

$67 - $237

Shuttle to Porto, fly  •  4 h 36 min

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

$174 - $293

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The cheapest way to get from Coimbra to Faro is to bus which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 6 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Coimbra to Faro is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Coimbra Bus Terminal and arriving at Faro Bus Terminal. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Coimbra-B and arriving at Faro(P). Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 39 min.

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The distance between Coimbra and Faro is 357 km. The road distance is 444.4 km.

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The best way to get from Coimbra to Faro without a car is to train which takes 4 h 39 min and costs 30€ - 65€.

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The train from Coimbra-B to Faro(P) takes 4 h 39 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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Coimbra to Faro train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Coimbra-B station.

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The best way to get from Coimbra to Faro is to train which takes 4 h 39 min and costs 30€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 6 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Coimbra to Faro.
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  • Distance: 223 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

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

Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Coimbra to Faro 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $75 and the journey takes 4 h 39 min. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Coimbra to Faro 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 20 min. ALSA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
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
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 Faro(P)
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
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 Faro Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Coimbra Bus Terminal to Lisbon Sete Rios Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $27
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 Faro
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Coimbra to Loule
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
citiexpress.eu
Bus from Coimbra Bus Terminal to Lisbon Sete Rios Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
citiexpress.eu
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
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
1 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$150
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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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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Coimbra to Faro bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Faro Bus Terminal station.

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Coimbra to Faro train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Faro(P) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Coimbra to Faro is 444 km. It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to drive from Coimbra to Faro.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Lisbon Airport to Faro Airport.

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Book your Coimbra to Faro bus tickets online with Busbud.

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There are 1572+ hotels available in Faro. 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 1 h 24 min and costs 130€.

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