There are 6 ways to get from Lisbon to Faro by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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

Bus Rede Expressos  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa to Faro Bus Station 93

$20 - $45

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lisbon to Faro 173.9 miles

$11 - $20

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Entrecampos to Faro(P) Intercity

$21 - $45

Bus ALSA  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Faro

$29 - $47

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Faro 174.2 miles

$35 - $60

Fly  •  2 h 51 min

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

$52 - $201

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Faro is to rideshare which costs 10€ - 18€ and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Faro is to drive which takes 2 h 42 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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The distance between Lisbon and Faro is 216 km. The road distance is 279 km.

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The bus from Lisboa to Faro Bus Station takes 3 h 15 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lisboa and arriving at Faro Bus Station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Entrecampos and arriving at Faro(P). Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

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What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Faro, Portugal?

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Lisbon to Faro every 2 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Lisbon to Faro every 4 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 22 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
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 Entrecampos to Faro(P)
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa to Faro Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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