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

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Train  •  4h 36m

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

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Bus via Sapadores  •  4h 58m

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

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5h

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Tavira

Drive  •  2h 55m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Tavira 302.9 km

Fly  •  3h 26m

  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 36m and covers a distance of around 327 km. This includes an average layover time of around 59 min. 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.

35 Weekly Trains
4h 36m Average Duration
€23 Cheapest Price
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Lisbon → Tavira
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Yes, travel within Portugal is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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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 recommended.

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: 17 Nov 2022
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The most affordable way to get from Lisbon to Tavira is to bus via Sapadores, which costs €16 - €40 and takes 4h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Tavira is to drive which costs €50 - €75 and takes 2h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lisbon Sete Rios and arriving at Tavira. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h.

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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 36m.

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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 train which takes 4h 36m and costs €23 - €35.

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It takes approximately 4h 36m to get from Lisbon to Tavira, including transfers.

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Lisbon to Tavira bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Lisbon 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 train which takes 4h 36m and costs €23 - €35. Alternatively, you can bus via Sapadores, which costs €16 - €40 and takes 4h 58m, you could also fly, which costs €35 - €130 and takes 3h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Tavira.
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  • Distance: 219.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 36m

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

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. Alternatively, 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.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €120
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
+34 910 207 007
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
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Tavira
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €70
Website
ALSA

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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 ALSA, 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 183+ 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 bus which takes 11 min and costs €4.

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