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There are 5 ways to get from Faro to Portimão by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the train from Faro to Portimao Re

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the rideshare from Faro to Portimão Municipality 70.4 km

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Faro Radio Naval to Portimão 57

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Faro to Portimão 70 km

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Faro to Portimão 70 km

Faro to Portimão by train

The train journey time between Faro and Portimão is around 1h 23m and covers a distance of around 66 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 14m. Operated by Comboios De Portugal, the Faro to Portimão train service departs from Faro and arrives in Portimao. Typically 60 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
1h 23m
Fastest train time:
1h 14m
Train distance:
66 km
Trains per week:
60
Cheapest price:
€4
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:11
Last train departs at:
20:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Faro to Portimão train schedules

Faro → Portimão
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Inter-regional travel is permitted
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Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

COVID-19 help in Portugal

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 808 24 24 24

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Portugal.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Portimão is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Portimão is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Portimão is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Faro to Portimão is to rideshare which costs €4 and takes 1h 8m.

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The fastest way to get from Faro to Portimão is to taxi. Taking this option will cost €75 - €95 and takes 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Faro Radio Naval and arriving at Portimão. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Faro and arriving at Portimao. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 26m.

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The distance between Faro and Portimão is 56 km. The road distance is 70 km.

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The best way to get from Faro to Portimão without a car is to train which takes 1h 26m and costs €4 - €7.

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The train from Faro to Portimao takes 1h 26m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Faro to Portimão bus services, operated by EVA Transportes, depart from Faro Radio Naval station.

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Faro to Portimão train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Faro station.

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The best way to get from Faro to Portimão is to train which takes 1h 26m and costs €4 - €7. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €4 - €7 and takes 1h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Faro to Portimão.
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  • Distance: 55.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 26m

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

Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Faro to Portimao every 3 hours. Tickets cost €4 - €7 and the journey takes 1h 26m. Alternatively, EVA Transportes operates a bus from Faro Radio Naval to Portimão 3 times a day. Tickets cost €4 - €7 and the journey takes 1h 42m.

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
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Faro to Portimao
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€4 - €7
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Faro to Portimão Municipality
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Faro to Portimão
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
€75 - €95
Taxi Pinheiro
Phone
+351 915 559 293
Website
taxipinheiro.com
Sunline Transfers
Phone
+351 935 858 997
Website
sunlinetransfers.com
Faro Taxi
Phone
+351 960 204 709
Website
farotaxi.com
Faro Direct Airport Transfers
Phone
+351 913 673 322
Website
farodirectairporttransfers.com
Algarserra Transfers
Phone
+351 289 804 017
Website
algarserra.com

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Faro to Portimão bus services, operated by EVA Transportes, arrive at Portimão station.

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Faro to Portimão train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Portimao station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Faro to Portimão is 70 km. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Faro to Portimão.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Faro and Portimão. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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