There are 4 ways to get from Johannesburg to Portimão by plane, train or bus

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

Recommended option

Fly to Faro, train  •  21h 2m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Faro (FAO) JNB - FAO
  2. Take the train from Faro to Portimao

819€ - 2728€

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Fly to Lisbon, train  •  21h 2m

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

167€ - 647€

2 alternative options

Fly to Sevilla, bus  •  23h 23m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Sevilla (SVQ) JNB - SVQ
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Portimao

296€ - 599€

Fly to Porto, train  •  25h 40m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Porto (OPO) JNB - OPO
  2. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Tunes

327€ - 830€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Portimão is to fly and train which costs R 2 700 - R 11 000 and takes 21h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Portimão is to fly and train which costs R 2 700 - R 11 000 and takes 21h 2m.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Portimão is 8014 km.

It takes approximately 21h 2m to get from Johannesburg to Portimão, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Johannesburg Airport to Faro Airport. The quickest flight takes 16h 30m and has one stopover.

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Portimão is 1h behind Johannesburg. It is currently 3:16 AM in Johannesburg and 2:16 AM in Portimão.

KLM, Transavia Holland, Air France and six other airlines offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Faro Airport.

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There are 4267+ hotels available in Portimão. Prices start at 49€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Portimão.
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  • Distance: 8014.3 km
  • Duration: 21h 2m

What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Portimão, Portugal?

There is no direct connection from Johannesburg to Portimão. However, you can take the train to Marlboro, take the train to OR Tambo Airport, take the walk to Johannesburg airport, fly to Faro, take the walk to Faro Airport, take the bus to Faro Bus Terminal, take the walk to Faro, then take the train to Portimão. Alternatively, you can take the train to Marlboro, take the train to OR Tambo Airport, take the walk to Johannesburg airport, fly to Lisbon, take the walk to Aeroporto, take the subway to Oriente, take the walk to Lisboa - Oriente, take the train to Tunes, then take the train to Portimão.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Faro via Munich
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
950€ - 3100€
Flights from Johannesburg to Faro via Accra, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
800€ - 2700€
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via Accra
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
650€ - 2200€
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650€ - 2200€
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650€ - 2200€
Flights from Johannesburg to Sevilla via Accra, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
800€ - 2600€
Flights from Johannesburg to Sevilla via London Heathrow, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950€ - 3100€
Flights from Johannesburg to Porto via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800€ - 2700€
Flights from Johannesburg to Porto via Accra, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
700€ - 2400€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Faro via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
900€ - 4300€
Flights from Johannesburg to Faro via Munich
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
950€ - 3100€
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 2000€
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650€ - 2200€
Flights from Johannesburg to Sevilla via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
650€ - 2500€
Flights from Johannesburg to Sevilla via Munich
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
900€ - 3000€
Flights from Johannesburg to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850€ - 1600€
Flights from Johannesburg to Porto via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800€ - 2700€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Faro via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1100€ - 4800€
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
460€ - 1600€
Flights from Johannesburg to Sevilla via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950€ - 4800€
Flights from Johannesburg to Sevilla via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
500€ - 1600€
Flights from Johannesburg to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
850€ - 4300€
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Faro via Accra, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
800€ - 2700€
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via Accra
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
650€ - 2200€
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650€ - 2200€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
460€ - 1600€
Flights from Johannesburg to Sevilla via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950€ - 4800€
Flights from Johannesburg to Sevilla via Paris CDG, Nantes
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
950€ - 4800€
Flights from Johannesburg to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
850€ - 4300€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Faro via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
850€ - 3300€
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1900€
TAAG Angola Airlines
Website
taag.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via Luanda
Ave. Duration
14h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 1900€
Flights from Johannesburg to Porto via Luanda
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
500€ - 1200€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
480€ - 2000€
Flights from Johannesburg to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Monday
Estimated price
850€ - 1500€
Flights from Johannesburg to Porto via Zurich, Geneva
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850€ - 1500€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
480€ - 1500€
Flights from Johannesburg to Porto via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
600€ - 1800€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Sevilla via London Heathrow, Madrid
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700€ - 1800€
Flights from Johannesburg to Sevilla via London Heathrow, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
700€ - 1800€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Faro via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1000€ - 5000€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Faro via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
950€ - 3100€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via Rome
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 3500€
El Al
Website
elal.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Lisbon via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
600€ - 4700€
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 27m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
4€ - 7€
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€
Train from Porto - Campanha to Tunes
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
40€ - 60€
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
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Seville to Portimao
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
alsa.com

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