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There are 5 ways to get from Faro to Cascais by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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Bus via Alcantara-Mar

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Lisboa Sete Rios

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Train

  1. Take the train from Faro to Lisboa - Entrecampos

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Lisbon

Drive

  1. Drive from Faro to Cascais

Fly, subway, line 19071 train

  1. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Lisbon (LIS)
  2. Take the subway from Alameda to Cais Do Sodré
  3. Take the line 19071 train from Lisboa - Cais Do Sodre to Cascais

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The cheapest way to get from Faro to Cascais is to bus via Alcantara-Mar which costs €15 - €40 and takes 4h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Faro to Cascais is to drive which costs €50 - €80 and takes 2h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Faro to Cascais. However, there are services departing from Faro and arriving at Cascais via Lisboa - Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 11m.

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The distance between Faro and Cascais is 228 km. The road distance is 301.5 km.

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The best way to get from Faro to Cascais without a car is to bus via Alcantara-Mar which takes 4h 37m and costs €15 - €40.

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from Faro to Cascais, including transfers.

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Faro to Cascais bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Faro station.

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The best way to get from Faro to Cascais is to bus via Alcantara-Mar which takes 4h 37m and costs €15 - €40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €24 - €35 and takes 5h 6m.

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The quickest flight from Faro Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Faro to Cascais bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lisbon station.

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Map of how to get from Faro to Cascais.
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  • Distance: 228.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 37m

What companies run services between Faro, Portugal and Cascais, Portugal?

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Faro to Lisboa Sete Rios hourly. Tickets cost €13 - €17 and the journey takes 3h 15m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Faro to Lisboa - Entrecampos 5 times a day. Tickets cost €21 - €30 and the journey takes 3h 32m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €270
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
+351 808 109 110
Email
apoiocliente@cp.pt
Website
cp.pt
Train from Faro to Lisboa - Entrecampos
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€21 - €30
Train from Lisboa - Cais Do Sodre to Cascais
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€1 - €3
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
+351 21 75 24 524
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
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
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Faro to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Faro to Cascais is 301 km. It takes approximately 2h 54m to drive from Faro to Cascais.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Faro Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 947+ hotels available in Cascais. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Faro to Faro Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs €1 - €10.

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