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There are 5 ways to get from Faro to Porto by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  2h 57m

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

€19 - €84

4 alternative options

Train  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from Faro to Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas Ic

€45 - €65

Bus  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Porto 1010 / ...

€21 - €65

Bus via Lisbon  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Lisboa Sete Rios MundialTurismo / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios to Porto

€30 - €53

Drive  •  5h 10m

  1. Drive from Faro to Porto 551.7 km

€60 - €95

Faro to Porto by train

The train journey time between Faro and Porto is around 5h 45m and covers a distance of around 627 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 45m. Operated by Comboios De Portugal, the Faro to Porto train service departs from Faro and arrives in Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 45m
Fastest train time:
5h 45m
Train distance:
627 km
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€45
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:00
Last train departs at:
16:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Faro to Porto train schedules

Faro → Porto
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Inter-regional travel is permitted
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Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
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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
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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

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

The social distance requirement in Porto 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: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Faro to Porto is to bus, which costs €21 - €65 and takes 8h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Faro to Porto is to fly which costs €19 - €85 and takes 2h 57m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Faro and arriving at Porto. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Faro and arriving at Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 45m.

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The distance between Faro and Porto is 463 km. The road distance is 551.7 km.

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The best way to get from Faro to Porto without a car is to train which takes 5h 45m and costs €45 - €65.

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It takes approximately 2h 57m to get from Faro to Porto, including transfers.

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Faro to Porto bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Faro station.

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

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The best way to get from Faro to Porto is to fly which takes 2h 57m and costs €19 - €85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €45 - €65 and takes 5h 45m, you could also bus, which costs €21 - €65 and takes 8h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Faro to Porto.
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  • Distance: 463.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 57m

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

Ryanair and TAP Portugal fly from Faro to Porto 3 times a day. Alternatively, Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Faro to Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas twice daily. Tickets cost €45 - €65 and the journey takes 5h 45m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Faro to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€16 - €120
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €150
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 Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€45 - €65
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Faro to Porto
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€29 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Porto
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Schedules at
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
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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Faro to Oporto
Ave. Duration
2 days 10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
alsa.com
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
Rodonorte
Phone
+ 351 259 340 710
Email
geral@rodonorte.pt
Website
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios to Porto
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €22
Schedules at
rodonorte.pt

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The quickest flight from Faro Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Faro to Porto bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Porto station.

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Faro to Porto train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Faro to Porto is 552 km. It takes approximately 5h 10m to drive from Faro to Porto.

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

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Book your Faro to Porto bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Busbud.

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The best way to get from Faro to Faro Airport is to line 16 bus which takes 7 min and costs €1 - €3.

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