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There are 7 ways to get from Faro to Brussels by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly to Brussels  •  5h 15m

  1. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Brussels (BRU) FAO - BRU

39€ - 202€

6 alternative options

Fly to Charleroi  •  6h 52m

  1. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Charleroi (CRL) FAO - CRL

61€ - 107€

Bus, train  •  19h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Seville
  2. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

286€ - 498€

Train, night train  •  25h 3m

  1. Take the train from Faro to Coimbra-B Ic
  2. Take the night train from Coimbra to Hendaye
  3. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

284€ - 458€

Bus via Paris  •  33h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Evora
  2. Take the bus from Evora to Paris 793
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station 807 / ...

105€ - 131€

Bus  •  6 days 8h

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Bruselas

220€ - 310€

Drive  •  20h 41m

  1. Drive from Faro to Brussels 2224.9 km

260€ - 380€

Faro to Brussels by train, night train, walk and subway

The journey time between Faro and Brussels is around 27h 2m and covers a distance of around 2446 km. The fastest journey normally takes 25h 17m. Operated by Comboios De Portugal, TGV inOui, Paris Metro and others, the Faro to Brussels service departs from Faro and arrives in Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
27h 2m
Fastest journey time:
25h 17m
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
284€
Carbon emissions:
128 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
16:00
Last service departs at:
16:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Faro to Brussels train, night train, walk and subway schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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Yes, entry into Belgium is currently allowed from Portugal.

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Brussels is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Brussels is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Brussels is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Faro to Brussels is to fly which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 6h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Faro to Brussels is to fly which costs 35€ - 210€ and takes 5h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Faro and arriving at Bruselas. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 6 days 8h.

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No, there is no direct train from Faro to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Faro and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi via Coimbra, Hendaye, Montparnasse-Bienvenue and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 3m.

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The distance between Faro and Brussels is 1820 km. The road distance is 2224.9 km.

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The best way to get from Faro to Brussels without a car is to bus and train which takes 19h 53m and costs 280€ - 500€.

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It takes approximately 5h 15m to get from Faro to Brussels, including transfers.

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Faro to Brussels bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Faro station.

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Faro to Brussels train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Faro station.

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The best way to get from Faro to Brussels is to fly which takes 5h 15m and costs 35€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus via Paris, which costs 100€ - 140€ and takes 33h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Faro to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 1819.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 15m

What companies run services between Faro, Portugal and Brussels, Belgium?

TUI fly Belgium, Brussels Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Faro to Brussels every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Faro to Brussels via Evora, Paris, and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 33h 17m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Faro to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 360€
Flights from Faro to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 360€
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Faro to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 270€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 440€
Flights from Faro to Brussels via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 260€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Faro to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 180€
Flights from Faro to Charleroi via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 180€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Faro to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 440€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Faro to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
160€ - 490€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Faro to Brussels via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 480€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Faro to Brussels via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 240€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Faro to Brussels via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 240€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 190€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
110€ - 140€
Promo+
115€ - 125€
Flexible
150€ - 190€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
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 Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
35€ - 55€
Night train from Coimbra to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
60€ - 85€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
Bus operators
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 Seville
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 24€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro to Evora
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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 Evora to Paris
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 95€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Brussels South
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
Blablabus
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 Bruselas
Ave. Duration
6 days 8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220€ - 310€
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Faro Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Faro to Brussels bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Bruselas station.

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Brussels is 1h ahead of Faro. It is currently 4:06 AM in Faro and 5:06 AM in Brussels.

Faro to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Faro to Brussels is 2225 km. It takes approximately 20h 41m to drive from Faro to Brussels.

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Brussels Airlines, TUI fly Belgium, British Airways and five other airlines offer flights from Faro Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Faro to Brussels bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 430+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Faro to Faro Airport is to line 16 bus which takes 7 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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