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There are 13 ways to get from France to Portimão by plane, bus, train, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Marseille to Faro, bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Faro (FAO) MRS - FAO
  2. Take the bus from Faro Airport to Portimão

$69 - $334

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Fly Toulouse to Lisbon, train  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Lisbon (LIS) TLS - LIS
  2. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Tunes

$61 - $270

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Fly Paris Orly to Faro, bus  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Faro (FAO) ORY - FAO
  2. Take the bus from Faro Airport to Portimão

$95 - $484

Fly Lyon to Faro, bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Faro (FAO) LYS - FAO
  2. Take the bus from Faro Airport to Portimão

$105 - $629

Fly Toulouse to Faro, bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Faro (FAO) TLS - FAO
  2. Take the bus from Faro Airport to Portimão

$64 - $372

Fly Nantes to Faro, bus  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Faro (FAO) NTE - FAO
  2. Take the bus from Faro Airport to Portimão

$92 - $485

Fly Nantes to Lisbon, train  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Lisbon (LIS) NTE - LIS
  2. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Tunes

$83 - $277

Fly Marseille to Lisbon, train  •  10 h

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Lisbon (LIS) MRS - LIS
  2. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Tunes

$66 - $292

Train, bus  •  20 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Nîmes Tgv
  2. Take the train from Nîmes to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Cordoba Central Ave / ...
  4. Take the bus from Cordoba to Faro
  5. Take the train from Faro(P) to Portimao R

$314 - $415

Bus Eurolines FR  •  29 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Portimão

$122 - $272

Bus FlixBus  •  29 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Evora, Évora 793
  2. Take the bus from Evora Bus Terminal to Portimão

$117 - $195

Train, night train  •  24 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye Tgv
  2. Take the night train from Hendaye to Coimbra-B Hot
  3. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Tunes Ic

$259 - $377

Drive  •  18 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Portimão 1238.4 miles

$280 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from France to Portimão is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 240€ and takes 9 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from France to Portimão is to fly and bus which costs 55€ - 330€ and takes 6 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from France to Portimão. However, there are services departing from Hotel De Ville and arriving at Portimão via Paris Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 36 min.

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The distance between France and Portimão is 1359 km. The road distance is 1981.4 km.

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The best way to get from France to Portimão without a car is to train and bus which takes 20 h 43 min and costs 270€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from France to Portimão, including transfers.

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France to Portimão bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Paris Gallieni station.

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Faro Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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France to Portimão bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Portimão station.

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Portimão is 1 h behind France. It is currently 5:27 AM in France and 4:27 AM in Portimão.

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  • Distance: 849.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

What companies run services between France and Portimão, Portugal?

Eurolines FR operates a bus from Paris to Portimão 3 times a week. Tickets cost $120 - $270 and the journey takes 28 h.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Marseille to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Marseille to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Paris Orly to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Flights from Paris Orly to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Lyon to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,200
Flights from Nantes to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Toulouse to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Nantes to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Marseille to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Paris Orly to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Paris Orly to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,600
Flights from Lyon to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Toulouse to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Nantes to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Toulouse to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Nantes to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Faro via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Paris Orly to Faro via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Nantes to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Toulouse to Lisbon via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Nantes to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Nantes to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Nantes to Lisbon via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Marseille to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $1,000
Flights from Paris Orly to Faro via Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $1,000
Flights from Lyon to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,800
Flights from Toulouse to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Toulouse to Lisbon via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Nantes to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Lyon to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Nantes to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Nantes to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Toulouse to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Marseille to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,600
Flights from Nantes to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Nantes to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Nantes to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Aigle Azur
Website
aigle-azur.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Faro via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Marseille to Lisbon via Tunis
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
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 Lisboa Oriente to Tunes
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Faro(P) to Portimao
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$6 - $10
Train from Coimbra-B to Tunes
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$170 - $260
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $280
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nîmes to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
Night train from Hendaye to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Faro Airport to Portimão
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Book at
damas-sa.es
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Cordoba to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Portimão
Ave. Duration
28 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Evora, Évora
Ave. Duration
23 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Evora Bus Terminal to Portimão
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt

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Yes, the driving distance between France to Portimão is 1981 km. It takes approximately 18 h 25 min to drive from France to Portimão.

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Ryanair, Volotea, Hop! and three other airlines offer flights from Marseille Airport to Faro Airport.

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There are 3037+ hotels available in Portimão. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from France to Marseille Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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