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There are 4 ways to get from Faro Airport (FAO) to Sintra by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly, train  •  1 h 40 min

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

$53 - $205

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Faro Airport to Lisbon Sete Rios Station

$25 - $56

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 23 min

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

$25 - $57

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 22€ - 50€ and takes 5 h 23 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 40 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 4 h 55 min and costs 21€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to get from Faro Airport (FAO) to Sintra, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Faro Airport (FAO) to Sintra is to bus which takes 4 h 55 min and costs 21€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 22€ - 50€ and takes 5 h 23 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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Yes, the driving distance between Faro Airport (FAO) to Sintra is 298 km. It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to drive from Faro Airport (FAO) to Sintra.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Faro Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 7350+ hotels available in Sintra. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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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 40 min

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

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Faro Airport (FAO) to Sintra once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h 16 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 21 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
45 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 Roma-Areeiro to Portela de Sintra
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$2 - $4
Train from Faro(P) to Entrecampos
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$21 - $29
1st Class
$28 - $45
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro Airport to Lisbon Sete Rios Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt

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