There are 5 ways to get from Faro Airport (FAO) to Sintra by plane, train, bus 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, train  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Lisbon (LIS) FAO - LIS
  2. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Portela de Sintra

$55 - $206

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Faro(P) to Entrecampos Intercity

$25 - $53

3 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Lisbon Sete Rios

$30 - $48

Bus Rede Expressos  •  6 h 24 min

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

$26 - $54

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Faro Airport (FAO) to Sintra 186.4 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Faro Airport (FAO) to Sintra is to train which costs 21€ - 50€ and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Faro Airport (FAO) to Sintra is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 1 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Faro Airport (FAO) to Sintra. However, there are services departing from Faro Airport and arriving at Sintra Estação via Faro Bus Station, Sete Rios and Marquês de Pombal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 24 min.

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The distance between Faro Airport (FAO) and Sintra is 233 km. The road distance is 298.3 km.

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The best way to get from Faro Airport (FAO) to Sintra without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 9 min and costs 26€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Faro Airport (FAO) to Sintra, including transfers.

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Faro Airport (FAO) to Sintra bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Faro Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Faro Airport (FAO) to Sintra is to bus which takes 5 h 9 min and costs 26€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 21€ - 50€ and takes 5 h 24 min.

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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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Faro Airport (FAO) to Sintra bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Lisboa station.

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Map of how to get from Faro Airport (FAO) to Sintra.
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  • Distance: 145.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

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

ALSA operates a bus from Faro Airport (FAO) to Sintra twice daily. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Faro Airport (FAO) to Sintra every 4 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 22 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
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 Lisboa Oriente to Portela de Sintra
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$3 - $5
Train from Faro(P) to Entrecampos
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Bus operators
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 Faro to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro Bus Station to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt

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