There are 6 ways to get from Faro to Coimbra by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Faro(P) to Coimbra-B Intercity

$35 - $80

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Bus ALSA  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Coimbra

$35 - $60

4 alternative options

Bus Rede Expressos  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Faro Bus Station to Lisboa 93 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lisboa to Coimbra 2

$38 - $62

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Faro to Coimbra 277.4 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Porto  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Porto (OPO) FAO - OPO

$177 - $296

Fly to Lisbon, train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Lisbon (LIS) FAO - LIS
  2. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Coimbra-B

$67 - $241

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The cheapest way to get from Faro to Coimbra is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 days 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Faro to Coimbra is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Faro and arriving at Coimbra. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 days 8 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Faro(P) and arriving at Coimbra-B. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

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The distance between Faro and Coimbra is 357 km. The road distance is 443.9 km.

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The best way to get from Faro to Coimbra without a car is to train which takes 4 h 38 min and costs 30€ - 65€.

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The train from Faro(P) to Coimbra-B takes 4 h 38 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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Faro to Coimbra train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Faro(P) station.

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The best way to get from Faro to Coimbra is to train which takes 4 h 38 min and costs 30€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 6 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs 150€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Faro to Coimbra.
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  • Distance: 223 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

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

Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Faro to Coimbra 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $80 and the journey takes 4 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Faro to Coimbra via Lisboa in around 6 h 35 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Faro to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Faro to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $140
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 Faro(P) to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $80
Train from Lisboa Oriente to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$16 - $22
1st Class
$20 - $35
Bus operators
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $21
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 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 Coimbra
Ave. Duration
2 days 8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Faro Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Faro to Coimbra train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Coimbra-B station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Faro to Coimbra is 444 km. It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to drive from Faro to Coimbra.

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Ryanair and TAP Portugal offer flights from Faro Airport to Porto Airport.

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Book your Faro to Coimbra bus tickets online with Busbud.

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There are 294+ hotels available in Coimbra. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Faro to Faro Airport is to line 16 shuttle which takes 20 min and costs 3€.

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