There are 8 ways to get from Dublin to Faro by plane, bus, bus and ferry, train, car ferry or car

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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Fly from Dublin  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Faro (FAO) DUB - FAO

$52 - $336

7 alternative options

Bus to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Faro (FAO) BFS - FAO

$74 - $507

Bus and ferry, train, bus Eurolines FR  •  43 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  4. Take the bus from Lille to Coimbra
  5. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Faro(P)

$301 - $601

Bus and ferry, bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Faro

$129 - $200

Train, carferry, bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Pearse to Rosslare Europort
  2. Take the carferry from Rosslare to Cherbourg
  3. Take the train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare Ic
  4. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  5. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Faro

$357 - $535

Bus and ferry, train, bus Eurolines NL  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  4. Take the bus from Lille to Santarém
  5. Take the bus from Santarem Bus Terminal to Faro Bus Terminal

$292 - $521

Train, carferry, car ferry, bus  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the train from Pearse to Rosslare Europort
  2. Take the carferry from Rosslare to Roscoff
  3. Take the car ferry from Roscoff to Bilbao
  4. Take the bus from Bilbao to Faro

$224 - $550

Carferry, drive  •  39 h 17 min

  1. Take the carferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Faro

$320 - $507

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Faro. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Faro via Londres Victoria Coach Station and Bilbao. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

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The distance between Dublin and Faro is 1819 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Faro without a car is to bus and ferry and train and bus which takes 43 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Dublin to Faro, including transfers.

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Dublin to Faro bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Faro Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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Dublin to Faro bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Faro station.

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Aer Lingus, TAP Portugal and Ryanair offer flights from Dublin Airport to Faro Airport.

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There are 1629+ hotels available in Faro. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 702 bus which takes 11 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Faro.
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  • Distance: 1136.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Faro, Portugal?

Ryanair, Aer Lingus and five other airlines fly from Dublin to Faro hourly.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Dublin to Faro via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Dublin to Faro via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Dublin to Faro via East Midlands
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Dublin to Faro via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Dublin to Faro via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Dublin to Faro via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Faro via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Faro via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Faro via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Faro via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Faro via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Faro via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Dublin to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $120
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $250
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Faro
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bilbao to Faro
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Lille to Santarém
Ave. Duration
29 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.nl
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Santarem Bus Terminal to Faro Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Rosslare to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
stenaline.ie
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Rosslare to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$60 - $70
Car ferry from Rosslare to Roscoff
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$60 - $70
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$75 - $90
car
$116
Passenger
$41
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Roscoff to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
20 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.fr
Adult
$80 - $110
Car
$250 - $350

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