There are 5 ways to get from Faro to Mértola by bus, train, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Vila Real Santo Antonio
  2. Take the bus from Vila Real Santo Antonio to Mértola 37

$16 - $23

Cheapest option

Train, bus Rede Expressos  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Bom Joao to Vila Real Santo Antonio Regional
  2. Take the bus from Vila Real Santo Antonio to Mértola 8768 / ...

$10 - $20

3 alternative options

Train, bus EVA Transportes  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Faro(P) to Vila Real Santo Antonio Regional
  2. Take the bus from Castro Marim to Mértola 37

$12 - $19

Taxi  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Faro to Mértola 73.9 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Faro to Mértola 73.9 miles

$16 - $25

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Faro to Mértola is to train and bus which costs 8€ - 18€ and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Faro to Mértola is to taxi which costs 110€ - 140€ and takes 1 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Faro to Mértola. However, there are services departing from Faro and arriving at Mértola via Vila Real Santo Antonio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Faro and Mértola is 73 km. The road distance is 118.3 km.

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The best way to get from Faro to Mértola without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 10 min and costs 13€ - 20€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Faro to Mértola, including transfers.

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Faro to Mértola bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Faro station.

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Faro to Mértola bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Mértola station.

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Map of how to get from Faro to Mértola.
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  • Distance: 45.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

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

You can take a bus from Faro to Mértola via Vila Real Santo Antonio in around 3 h 10 min.

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 Bom Joao to Vila Real Santo Antonio
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$5 - $7
1st Class
$5 - $9
Train from Faro(P) to Vila Real Santo Antonio
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$5 - $9
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro to Vila Real Santo Antonio
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Vila Real Santo Antonio to Mértola
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Vila Real de Santo António to Mértola
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Bus from Castro Marim to Mértola
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Rodoviaria do Alentejo
Phone
266 738 120
Email
geral@rodalentejo.pt
Website
rodalentejo.pt
Bus from Vila Real de Santo António to Mértola
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
rodalentejo.pt
Other operators
Taxi from Faro to Mértola
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Algarserra Transfers
Phone
+351 289 804 017
Website
algarserra.com
Taxi Pinheiro
Phone
+351 915 559 293
Website
taxipinheiro.com
Faro Taxi
Phone
+351 960 204 709
Website
farotaxi.com

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