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There are 10 ways to get from Florence to Portimão by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly Florence to Faro, train

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Faro (FAO)
  2. Take the train from Faro to Portimao

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Train to Bologna, fly to Faro, train

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Faro (FAO)
  3. Take the train from Faro to Portimao

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Fly Florence to Lisbon, train

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Lisbon (LIS)
  2. Take the train from Lisboa - Entrecampos to Tunes

Train to Bologna, fly to Sevilla, bus

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Sevilla (SVQ)
  3. Take the bus from Seville to Portimao

Train to Pisa, fly to Sevilla, bus

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Sevilla (SVQ)
  3. Take the bus from Seville to Portimao

Train to Bologna, fly to Lisbon, train

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Lisbon (LIS)
  3. Take the train from Lisboa - Entrecampos to Tunes

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Milano Centrale Station
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lyon Perrache
  3. Take the bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Lisbon Oriente
  4. Take the train from Lisboa - Oriente to Tunes

Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Florence to Genoa
  2. Take the bus from Genoa Train station to Albufeira Bus Station

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Nice Airport
  2. Take the bus from Niza to Portimao

Drive

  1. Drive from Florence to Portimão

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Portimão is to train and fly which costs €50 - €230 and takes 10h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Portimão is to fly and train which costs €65 - €140 and takes 10h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Portimão. However, there are services departing from Florence and arriving at Portimão via Genoa Train station and Albufeira Caliços Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 17m.

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It is 1824 km from Florence to Portimão. It is approximately 2325 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Florence to Portimão without a car is to train and bus which takes 38h 54m and costs €130 - €240.

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It takes approximately 10h 6m to get from Florence to Portimão, including transfers.

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Florence to Portimão bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Florence station.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Faro Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 40m and has one stopover.

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Florence to Portimão bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Albufeira Bus Station.

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Portimão is 1h behind Florence. It is currently 3:47 AM in Florence and 2:47 AM in Portimão.

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  • Distance: 1823.5 km
  • Duration: 10h 6m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Portimão, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Florence to Portimão via Villa Costanza, Florence, Nice Airport, and Niza in around 2 days 17h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Faro via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Flights from Bologna to Faro via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €220
Flights from Bologna to Faro via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€35 - €210
Flights from Bologna to Faro via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €240
Flights from Bologna to Faro via Palermo, Valencia
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€35 - €210
Flights from Bologna to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Flights from Bologna to Sevilla via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Flights from Pisa to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Flights from Pisa to Sevilla via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €290
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€30 - €290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €340
Flights from Bologna to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €290
Flights from Florence to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €500
Flights from Bologna to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €380
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €500
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €340
Flights from Bologna to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €290
Flights from Florence to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €500
Flights from Bologna to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €380
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €500
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Florence to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €310
Flights from Bologna to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €210
Flights from Florence to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €420
Flights from Bologna to Sevilla via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €470
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Faro via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €410
Flights from Bologna to Faro via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Flights from Florence to Lisbon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €600
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Faro via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€210 - €700
Flights from Florence to Faro via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€210 - €700
Flights from Bologna to Faro via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€250 - €360
Flights from Bologna to Faro via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€250 - €360
Flights from Bologna to Sevilla via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €600
Flights from Bologna to Sevilla via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €600
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Faro via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€210 - €500
Flights from Florence to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Florence to Faro via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€370 - €550
Flights from Bologna to Faro via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Faro via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Bologna to Faro via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€90 - €450
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Bologna to Faro via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€120 - €460
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Bologna to Lisbon via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €700
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 Portimao
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€4 - €7
Train from Lisboa - Entrecampos to Tunes
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€18 - €26
Train from Lisboa - Oriente to Tunes
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€19 - €27
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€23 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€20 - €29
Smart Flex
€40 - €60
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from Milano Centrale to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€29 - €60
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€53 - €58
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Bus operators
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
+34 910 207 007
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Seville to Portimao
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
ALSA
Bus from Niza to Portimao
Ave. Duration
2 days 9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€190 - €280
Website
ALSA
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Lisbon Oriente
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
Union Ivkoni
Bus from Genoa Train station to Albufeira Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Union Ivkoni
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Florence to Genoa
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €26
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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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Portimão is 2325 km. It takes approximately 22h 14m to drive from Florence to Portimão.

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British Airways, Swiss, Edelweiss Air and seven other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Faro Airport.

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There are 646+ hotels available in Portimão. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to tram which takes 16 min and costs €2.

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