There are 5 ways to get from Lisbon to Loulé by bus, train, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus Rede Expressos  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa to Loulé

$22 - $28

Cheapest option

Train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Entrecampos to Loule Intercity

$22 - $44

3 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Loule

$25 - $40

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Loulé 166.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, line 10 bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Faro (FAO) LIS - FAO
  2. Take the line 10 bus from Faro to Loulé

$55 - $205

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Loulé is to bus which costs 19€ - 25€ and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Loulé is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 33 min.

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The distance between Lisbon and Loulé is 201 km. The road distance is 266.4 km.

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The bus from Lisboa to Loulé takes 3 h 55 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lisboa and arriving at Loulé. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Loulé is to bus which takes 3 h 55 min and costs 19€ - 25€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 19€ - 40€ and takes 4 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Loulé.
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  • Distance: 125.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

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

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Lisbon to Loulé 5 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $28 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min. Alternatively, Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Lisbon to Loulé every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 11 min.

TAP Portugal
Flights from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
45 min
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
+351 707 210 220
Train from Entrecampos to Loule
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Book at
2nd Class
$20 - $28
1st Class
$26 - $40
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
707 22 33 44
Bus from Lisboa to Loulé
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at

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
+34 902 42 22 42
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Loule
Ave. Duration
4 h
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
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