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There are 4 ways to get from Lisbon to Portimão by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  3h 15m

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

13€ - 22€

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Entrecampos to Tunes Ic

20€ - 29€

Rideshare  •  3h 26m

  1. Take the rideshare from Lisbon to Portimão Municipality 281.7 km

15€

Drive  •  2h 43m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Portimão 281.8 km

35€ - 55€

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Portimão is to rideshare which costs 15€ and takes 3h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Portimão is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lisboa Sete Rios and arriving at Portimao. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon to Portimão. However, there are services departing from Lisboa - Entrecampos and arriving at Portimao via Tunes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 33m.

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The distance between Lisbon and Portimão is 183 km. The road distance is 281.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Portimão without a car is to bus which takes 3h 15m and costs 13€ - 22€.

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The bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Portimao takes 3h 15m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Lisbon to Portimão bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Lisboa Sete Rios station.

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Lisbon to Portimão train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Lisboa - Entrecampos station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Portimão is to bus which takes 3h 15m and costs 13€ - 22€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 20€ - 29€ and takes 4h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Portimão.
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  • Distance: 183.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 15m

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

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Portimao hourly. Tickets cost 13€ - 17€ and the journey takes 3h 15m. RenEX also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Lisboa - Entrecampos to Tunes 4 times a day. Tickets cost 18€ - 26€ and the journey takes 2h 50m.

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.

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Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa - Entrecampos to Tunes
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
18€ - 26€
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
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Portimao
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 Portimao
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€
Website
RenEX
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lisbon to Portimão Municipality
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Lisbon to Portimão bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Portimao station.

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Lisbon to Portimão train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Tunes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Portimão is 282 km. It takes approximately 2h 43m to drive from Lisbon to Portimão.

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There are 4422+ hotels available in Portimão. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lisbon and Portimão. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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