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There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Faro by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Faro  •  3h 57m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Faro (FAO) FRA - FAO

€55 - €179

Cheapest option

Fly to Lisbon, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Lisbon (LIS) FRA - LIS
  2. Take the train from Lisboa - Oriente to Faro

€42 - €230

5 alternative options

Fly to Sevilla, bus  •  7h 10m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Sevilla (SVQ) FRA - SVQ
  2. Take the bus from Seville Plaza de Armas to Faro

€50 - €139

Train, night train  •  29h 53m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Massy Tgv Tgv
  4. Take the train from Massy Tgv to Hendaye Tgv
  5. Take the night train from Hendaye to Coimbra
  6. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Faro Ic

€322 - €464

Bus  •  36h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Airport to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Evora 793
  3. Take the bus from Evora to Faro

€106 - €145

Bus via Vila Nova de Gaia  •  42h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt - Airport to Metz
  2. Take the bus from Metz to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto
  3. Take the bus from Porto to Faro

€117 - €160

Drive  •  22h 38m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Faro 2473.9 km

€290 - €430

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Faro by train and night train

The journey time between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Faro is around 43h 30m and covers a distance of around 2798 km. The fastest journey normally takes 43h 30m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Dutch Railways (NS), Railjet and others, the Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Faro service departs from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arrives in Faro. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
43h 30m
Fastest journey time:
43h 30m
Journey distance:
2798 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€331
Carbon emissions:
147 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
16:53
Last service departs at:
16:53

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Faro train and night train schedules

Germany → Portugal
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International entry into Portugal from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Portugal, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from Germany
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, Nepal and South Africa
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom

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Rules to follow in Portugal

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Portugal from Germany.

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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 Faro is 808 24 24 24.

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

The social distance requirement in Faro 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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Portugal.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Faro is to fly which costs €55 - €180 and takes 3h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Faro is to fly which costs €55 - €180 and takes 3h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Faro. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Faro via Paris and Evora. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Faro. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Faro via Mannheim Hbf, Strasbourg, Massy Tgv, Hendaye and Coimbra-B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 53m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Faro is 1958 km. The road distance is 2473.9 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Faro without a car is to train and night train which takes 29h 53m and costs €320 - €470.

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It takes approximately 3h 57m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Faro, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Faro bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt Airport station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Faro train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Faro is to fly which takes 3h 57m and costs €55 - €180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €100 - €150 and takes 36h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Faro.
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  • Distance: 1958.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 57m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Faro, Portugal?

Lufthansa, Ryanair and eight other airlines fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Faro every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Faro via Paris and Evora in around 36h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Flights from Frankfurt to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €300
Flights from Frankfurt to Faro via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €550
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Flights from Frankfurt to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €380
Flights from Frankfurt to Sevilla via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €380
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Flights from Frankfurt to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €300
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €550
Flights from Frankfurt to Sevilla via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €480
Flights from Frankfurt to Faro via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €480
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €200
Flights from Frankfurt to Sevilla via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€30 - €120
Flights from Frankfurt to Sevilla via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €120
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €350
Flights from Frankfurt to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Faro via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€280 - €550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €350
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €320
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €550
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 Lisboa - Oriente to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€21 - €30
Night train from Hendaye to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€60 - €85
Train from Coimbra-B to Faro
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€35 - €55
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €27
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
Train from Strasbourg to Massy Tgv
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €90
1st Class
€85 - €100
Train from Massy Tgv to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€130 - €150
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 Seville Plaza de Armas to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €22
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Evora to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Faro
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €26
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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 Frankfurt Airport to Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Evora
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Frankfurt - Airport to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Frankfurt - Airport to Metz
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Blablabus
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Metz to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto
Ave. Duration
28h 37m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
iberocoach.com

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Faro Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 5m.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Faro bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Faro station.

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Faro is 1h behind Frankfurt Airport (FRA). It is currently 7:39 PM in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and 6:39 PM in Faro.

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Faro train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Faro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Faro is 2474 km. It takes approximately 22h 38m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Faro.

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TUIfly, Ryanair, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Faro Airport.

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There are 275+ hotels available in Faro. Prices start at €87 per night.

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