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

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Train  •  4h 39m

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

35€ - 55€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra to Faro RedeExpressos

18€ - 55€

5 alternative options

Bus via Lisbon  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra to Lisboa Sete Rios RedeExpressos / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Faro MundialTurismo / ...

25€ - 58€

Bus, night bus  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra, Coimbra to Lisbon, Lisbon 1783 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Lisbon, Lisbon to Faro, Faro N1785

27€ - 33€

Drive  •  4h 14m

  1. Drive from Coimbra to Faro 440.7 km

55€ - 85€

Towncar to Porto, fly  •  4h 11m

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

146€ - 273€

Train to Lisbon, fly  •  4h 16m

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

78€ - 206€

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The cheapest way to get from Coimbra to Faro is to bus and night bus which costs 27€ - 35€ and takes 6h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Coimbra to Faro is to towncar and fly which costs 140€ - 280€ and takes 4h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Coimbra and arriving at Faro. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Coimbra-B and arriving at Faro. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 39m.

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The distance between Coimbra and Faro is 357 km. The road distance is 440.7 km.

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The best way to get from Coimbra to Faro without a car is to train which takes 4h 39m and costs 35€ - 55€.

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The train from Coimbra-B to Faro takes 4h 39m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Coimbra to Faro train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Coimbra-B station.

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

Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Coimbra-B to Faro once daily. Tickets cost 35€ - 55€ and the journey takes 4h 39m. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Coimbra to Faro once daily. Tickets cost 18€ - 22€ and the journey takes 6h 20m. ALSA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 220€
Flights from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 230€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Faro
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
19€ - 230€
Train operators
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban 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 connect to trains in Portugal's 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. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Coimbra-B to Faro
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
35€ - 55€
Train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
15€ - 21€
Bus operators
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Coimbra to Faro
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Coimbra to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Schedules 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. 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 Coimbra to Faro
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Coimbra to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Faro
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
alsa.com
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Coimbra to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 14€
Website
Citi Express
RenEX
Phone
+351 707 223 344
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€
Website
RenEX
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Coimbra, Coimbra to Lisbon, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Lisbon, Lisbon to Faro, Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Coimbra to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
120€ - 150€
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VMTransfers

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The best way to get from Coimbra to Faro is to train which takes 4h 39m and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 55€ and takes 6h 20m.

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Faro Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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Coimbra to Faro train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Faro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Coimbra to Faro is 441 km. It takes approximately 4h 14m to drive from Coimbra to Faro.

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Ryanair and TAP Portugal offer flights from Porto Airport to Faro Airport.

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There are 2826+ hotels available in Faro. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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