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There are 5 ways to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Faro by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  1h 37m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Faro (FAO) LIS - FAO

€41 - €144

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Bus  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Faro MundialTurismo / ...

€17 - €39

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Oriente to Faro Ic

€22 - €36

Bus via Loulé  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Oriente to Loule

€26 - €46

Drive  •  2h 37m

  1. Drive from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Faro 275.5 km

€30 - €50

Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Faro by subway and train

The journey time between Lisbon Airport (LIS) and Faro is around 3h 30m and covers a distance of around 305 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 11m. Operated by Metro Lisboa and Comboios De Portugal, the Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Faro service departs from Aeroporto and arrives in Faro. Typically 35 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 30m
Fastest journey time:
3h 11m
Journey distance:
305 km
Services per week:
35
Cheapest price:
€22
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:08
Last service departs at:
18:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Faro subway and train schedules

Subway services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Lisbon Airport (LIS) → Faro
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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 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.

Last updated: 18 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Faro is to bus which costs €16 - €40 and takes 4h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Faro is to fly which costs €40 - €150 and takes 1h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Faro. However, there are services departing from Lisbon Airport and arriving at Faro via Lisboa Sete Rios. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Faro. However, there are services departing from Aeroporto and arriving at Faro via Lisboa - Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 6m.

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The distance between Lisbon Airport (LIS) and Faro is 221 km. The road distance is 275.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Faro without a car is to train which takes 4h 6m and costs €22 - €40.

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It takes approximately 1h 37m to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Faro, including transfers.

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Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Faro bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Lisboa Sete Rios station.

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Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Faro train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Lisboa - Oriente station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Faro is to fly which takes 1h 37m and costs €40 - €150. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €22 - €40 and takes 4h 6m, you could also bus, which costs €16 - €40 and takes 4h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Faro.
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  • Distance: 221.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 37m

What companies run services between Lisbon Airport (LIS), Portugal and Faro, Portugal?

TAP Portugal flies from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Faro 4 times a day. Alternatively, Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Lisboa - Oriente to Faro 5 times a day. Tickets cost €21 - €30 and the journey takes 3h.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
45 min
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 Lisboa - Oriente to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€21 - €30
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 Lisboa Sete Rios to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
RenEX
Phone
+351 707 223 344
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
RenEX
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 Lisbon Sete Rios to Faro
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Lisboa Oriente to Loule
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
alsa.com

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Faro Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Faro is 275 km. It takes approximately 2h 37m to drive from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Faro.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Lisbon Airport to Faro Airport.

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