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

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Train  •  5 h 4 min

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

$35 - $75

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Bus Rede Expressos  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra to Lisboa 2
  2. Take the bus from Lisboa to Faro Bus Station 93 / ...

$37 - $65

Bus ALSA  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra to Loule

$39 - $77

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Coimbra to University of Algarve 278 miles

$60 - $95

Shuttle to Porto, fly  •  4 h 50 min

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

$174 - $293

Train to Lisbon, fly  •  4 h 46 min

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

$67 - $237

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No, there is no direct bus from Coimbra to University of Algarve station. However, there are services departing from Coimbra and arriving at Faro Bus Station via Lisboa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 39 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 36 min.

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The distance between Coimbra and University of Algarve is 357 km. The road distance is 444.9 km.

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The best way to get from Coimbra to University of Algarve without a car is to train which takes 5 h 4 min and costs .

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The train from Coimbra-B to Faro(P) takes 4 h 36 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Coimbra to University of Algarve bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Coimbra station.

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

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The best way to get from Coimbra to University of Algarve is to train which takes 5 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Faro Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Coimbra to University of Algarve bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Loule station.

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Map of how to get from Coimbra to University of Algarve.
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  • Distance: 222.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

What companies run services between Coimbra, Portugal and University of Algarve, Portugal?

Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Coimbra to University of Algarve 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $75 and the journey takes 4 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Coimbra to University of Algarve via Lisboa and Faro Bus Station in around 6 h 39 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)

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 36 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 35 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 to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa to Faro Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $45
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 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
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
alsa.com
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
$151
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Coimbra to University of Algarve is 445 km. It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to drive from Coimbra to University of Algarve.

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

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There are 1633+ hotels available in University of Algarve. Prices start at $69 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 .

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