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

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Train  •  5h 8m

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

$35 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus Rede Expressos  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra Bus Terminal to Lisbon Sete Rios Station L07 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Faro 54 / ...

$34 - $50

4 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra to Loule

$39 - $59

Drive  •  4h 16m

  1. Drive from Coimbra to University of Algarve 278 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Lisbon, fly  •  4h 48m

  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  •  4h 50m

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

$174 - $293

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Coimbra to University of Algarve is to bus which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 6h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Coimbra to University of Algarve is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 4h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Coimbra to University of Algarve. However, there are services departing from Coimbra Bus Terminal and arriving at Faro via Lisbon Sete Rios Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 48m.

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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 4h 39m.

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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 5h 8m and costs 30€ - 65€.

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The train from Coimbra-B to Faro(P) takes 4h 39m 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 5h 8m and costs 30€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 6h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Coimbra to University of Algarve.
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  • Distance: 222.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 8m

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 4h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Coimbra to University of Algarve via Lisbon Sete Rios Station and Faro in around 6h 48m.

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 Faro(P)
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
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
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 Lisbon Sete Rios Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
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
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
citiexpress.eu
Bus from Coimbra Bus Terminal to Lisbon Sete Rios Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
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
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
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
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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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Faro Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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

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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 4h 16m to drive from Coimbra to University of Algarve.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Lisbon Airport to Faro Airport.

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There are 1978+ hotels available in University of Algarve. 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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