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There are 6 ways to get from Lisbon to Faro by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Entrecampos to Faro(P) Ic

$21 - $45

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lisbon to Faro 173.9 miles

$11 - $20

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Faro 54 / ...

$21 - $30

Bus via Estação Oriente  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Oriente Station to Faro

$23 - $47

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Faro 174.2 miles

$35 - $60

Fly  •  3 h 7 min

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

$56 - $211

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Faro is to rideshare which costs 10€ - 17€ and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Faro is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lisbon Sete Rios Station station and arriving at Faro. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Entrecampos and arriving at Faro(P). Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Lisbon and Faro is 216 km. The road distance is 278.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Faro without a car is to train which takes 2 h 52 min and costs 18€ - 40€.

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The train from Entrecampos to Faro(P) takes 2 h 52 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Lisbon to Faro bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Lisbon Sete Rios Station.

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Lisbon to Faro train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Entrecampos station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Faro is to train which takes 2 h 52 min and costs 18€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 26€ and takes 3 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 3 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Faro.
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  • Distance: 135.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

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

Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Lisbon to Faro every 4 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 52 min. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Lisbon to Faro every 3 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $27 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min. EVA Transportes also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
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
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Entrecampos to Faro(P)
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$21 - $29
1st Class
$28 - $45
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Oriente Station to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
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 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
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Lisboa Oriente to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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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 Faro bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Faro station.

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Lisbon to Faro train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Faro(P) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Faro is 279 km. It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to drive from Lisbon to Faro.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Lisbon Airport to Faro Airport.

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There are 1581+ hotels available in Faro. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 8€.

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