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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 / ...

14€ - 35€

4 alternative options

Train  •  5h 2m

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

23€ - 33€

Bus via Setubal  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Setubal to Tavira

26€ - 39€

Drive  •  2h 55m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Tavira 303.4 km

35€ - 55€

Fly, train  •  4h 28m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Faro (FAO) LIS - FAO
  2. Take the train from Faro to Porta Nova

57€ - 307€

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The cheapest 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 5h 2m.

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The distance between Lisbon and Tavira is 220 km. The road distance is 303.4 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 5h 2m.

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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 4 times a day. Tickets cost 21€ - 30€ and the journey takes 3h 20m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 320€
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
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa - Entrecampos to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
21€ - 30€
Train from Faro to Porta Nova
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
2€ - 4€
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 Tavira
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Schedules at
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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
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
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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Book your Lisbon to Tavira bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 1509+ 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 shuttle which takes 16 min and costs 4€ - 7€.

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