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

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Bus  •  3h 55m

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

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Train  •  4h 34m

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

Train, bus  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the train from Roma-Areeiro to Setúbal Roma-Areeiro - Setúbal
  2. Take the bus from Setubal to Tavira

Drive  •  2h 55m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Tavira 302.9 km

Fly  •  3h 32m

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

Lisbon to Tavira by train

The train journey time between Lisbon and Tavira is around 4h 3m and covers a distance of around 327 km. This includes an average layover time of around 14 min. The fastest train normally takes 3h 41m. Operated by Comboios De Portugal, the Lisbon to Tavira train service departs from Lisboa - Entrecampos and arrives in Porta Nova. Typically 35 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
3h 49m
Layover time:
14 min
Total time:
4h 3m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 41m
Train distance:
327 km
Trains per week:
35
Cheapest price:
€23
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:31
Last train departs at:
18:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lisbon to Tavira train schedules

Lisbon → Tavira
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Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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Inter-regional travel is permitted
Regional restriction measures in place
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

COVID-19 help in Portugal

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 808 24 24 24

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Portugal.

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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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tavira is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tavira is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Tavira 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: 20 Oct 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Lisbon to Tavira is to bus, which costs €14 - €35 and takes 3h 55m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lisboa Sete Rios and arriving at Tavira. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon to Tavira. However, there are services departing from Lisboa - Entrecampos and arriving at Porta Nova via Faro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 34m.

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The distance between Lisbon and Tavira is 220 km. The road distance is 302.9 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Tavira without a car is to bus which takes 3h 55m and costs €14 - €35.

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The bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Tavira takes 3h 55m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Tavira is to bus which takes 3h 55m and costs €14 - €35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €23 - €35 and takes 4h 34m, you could also fly, which costs €30 - €130 and takes 3h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Tavira.
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  • Distance: 219.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 55m

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

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Tavira every 2 hours. Tickets cost €14 - €18 and the journey takes 3h 55m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Lisboa - Entrecampos to Faro 5 times a day. Tickets cost €21 - €30 and the journey takes 2h 52m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €170
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
+351 808 109 110
Email
apoiocliente@cp.pt
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa - Entrecampos to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
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 Tavira
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €18
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 Tavira
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Tavira
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Setubal to Tavira
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
alsa.com

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

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

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Lisbon to Tavira train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Faro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Tavira is 303 km. It takes approximately 2h 55m to drive from Lisbon to Tavira.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Lisbon Airport to Faro Airport.

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There are 135+ hotels available in Tavira. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to subway which takes 17 min and costs €1 - €6.

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