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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Faro to Coimbra-B

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Bus via Lisbon

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Lisboa Sete Rios
  2. Take the bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Avelar

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Coimbra

Drive

  1. Drive from Faro to Penela

Fly to Porto, towncar

  1. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Porto (OPO)
  2. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Coimbra

Fly to Lisbon, train

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

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The most affordable way to get from Faro to Penela is to bus via Lisbon, which costs €35 - €65 and takes 6h 54m.

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

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The distance between Faro and Penela is 337 km. The road distance is 427.1 km.

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The best way to get from Faro to Penela without a car is to train which takes 5h 2m and costs €55 - €80.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Faro to Penela, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Faro to Penela is to train which takes 5h 2m and costs €55 - €80. Alternatively, you can bus via Lisbon, which costs €35 - €65 and takes 6h 54m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Faro to Penela is 427 km. It takes approximately 4h to drive from Faro to Penela.

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

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There are 59+ hotels available in Penela. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Faro to Penela.
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  • Distance: 337.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 2m

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

Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Faro to Coimbra-B twice daily. Tickets cost €35 - €55 and the journey takes 4h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Faro to Penela via Lisboa Sete Rios and Avelar in around 6h 54m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €210
Flights from Faro to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Faro to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€16 - €120
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 Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€35 - €55
Train from Lisboa - Oriente to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€15 - €21
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
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Avelar
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€11 - €14
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 Coimbra
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€24 - €30
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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Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Porto Airport to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€120 - €150
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VMTransfers

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The best way to get from Faro to Faro Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs €2 - €10.

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