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There are 5 ways to get from Faro Airport (FAO) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  45 min

  1. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Lisbon (LIS) FAO - LIS

50€ - 220€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Lisbon 785

17€ - 25€

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the train from Faro to Lisboa - Oriente Ic

24€ - 39€

Bus via Jardim Zoológico  •  5h 8m

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

17€ - 50€

Drive  •  2h 36m

  1. Drive from Faro Airport (FAO) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) 276.1 km

30€ - 50€

Faro Airport (FAO) → Lisbon Airport (LIS)
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Inter-regional travel is permitted
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There are currently travel restrictions within Portugal.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

Last updated: 20 Apr 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Faro Airport (FAO) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to bus which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 4h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Faro Airport (FAO) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which takes 45 min and costs 50€ - 220€.

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The distance between Faro Airport (FAO) and Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 219 km. The road distance is 276.1 km.

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The best way to get from Faro Airport (FAO) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) without a car is to bus which takes 4h 25m and costs 17€ - 26€.

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It takes approximately 45 min to fly from Faro (FAO) to Lisbon (LIS), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Faro Airport (FAO) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which takes 45 min and costs 50€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 4h 25m, you could also train, which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 4h 53m.

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The quickest flight from Faro Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Faro Airport (FAO) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 276 km. It takes approximately 2h 36m to drive from Faro Airport (FAO) to Lisbon Airport (LIS).

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Faro Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 11010+ hotels available in Lisbon Airport (LIS). Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Faro Airport (FAO) to Lisbon Airport (LIS).
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  • Distance: 219.5 km
  • Duration: 45 min

What companies run services between Faro Airport (FAO), Portugal and Lisbon Airport (LIS), Portugal?

TAP Portugal flies from Faro Airport (FAO) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Faro to Lisbon twice a week. Tickets cost 16€ - 20€ and the journey takes 4h 15m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 250€
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 Faro to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
21€ - 30€
Bus operators
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 Faro to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Faro to Lisboa Sete Rios
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 Faro to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
alsa.com
RenEX
Phone
+351 707 223 344
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
RenEX

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