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There are 4 ways to get from Faro to Mértola by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the train from Bom Joao to Monte Gordo R
  2. Take the bus from Monte Gordo to Mértola

$14 - $20

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Faro Bus Terminal to Monte Gordo 67 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Monte Gordo to Mértola

$15 - $22

Taxi  •  1h 20m

  1. Take a taxi from Faro to Mértola 73.9 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  1h 20m

  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 12€ - 17€ and takes 3h 32m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Faro to Mértola. However, there are services departing from Faro Bus Terminal and arriving at Mértola via Monte Gordo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 58m.

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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 train and bus which takes 3h 32m and costs 12€ - 17€.

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It takes approximately 3h 32m to get from Faro to Mértola, including transfers.

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Faro to Mértola bus services, operated by EVA Transportes, depart from Faro Bus Terminal station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Faro to Mértola is 118 km. It takes approximately 1h 20m to drive from Faro to Mértola.

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There are 45+ hotels available in Mértola. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Faro to Mértola.
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  • Distance: 45.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 32m

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

You can take a bus from Faro to Mértola via Monte Gordo in around 3h 58m.

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 Monte Gordo
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$5 - $8
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Monte Gordo to Mértola
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro to Monte Gordo
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Faro Bus Terminal to Monte Gordo
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Faro to Mértola
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Taxi Pinheiro
Phone
+351 915 559 293
Website
taxipinheiro.com
Faro Taxi
Phone
+351 960 204 709
Website
farotaxi.com
Algarserra Transfers
Phone
+351 289 804 017
Website
algarserra.com

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