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There are 9 ways to get from Lourdes to Faro by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Toulouse, fly  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Toulouse Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Faro (FAO) TLS - FAO

67€ - 272€

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Fly from Lourdes/Tarbes  •  9h

  1. Fly from Lourdes/Tarbes (LDE) to Faro (FAO) LDE - FAO

62€ - 261€

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Train, bus to Bilbao, fly  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Hendaye
  2. Take the bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Airport Loiu Bilbao
  3. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Faro (FAO) BIO - FAO

65€ - 211€

Train to Bordeaux, fly  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Bordeaux St Jean
  2. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Faro (FAO) BOD - FAO

69€ - 252€

Train, bus  •  17h 10m

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Toulouse Matabiau Ter
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Narbonne Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Narbonne to Barcelona-Sants Ave / ...
  4. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Sevilla-Santa Justa Ave
  5. Take the bus from Seville to Faro 785

200€ - 360€

Bus via Vila Nova de Gaia  •  23h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Tarbes to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto
  2. Take the bus from Porto to Lisboa Sete Rios
  3. Take the bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Faro

97€ - 173€

Bus  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Tarbes to Portimao
  2. Take the bus from Portimão to Faro Tribunal 57

149€ - 222€

Train, night train  •  20h 17m

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Hendaye
  2. Take the night train from Hendaye to Coimbra
  3. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Faro Ic

117€ - 186€

Drive  •  12h 15m

  1. Drive from Lourdes to Faro 1298.1 km

150€ - 220€

Lourdes to Faro by train and night train

The journey time between Lourdes and Faro is around 40h 58m and covers a distance of around 1542 km. The fastest journey normally takes 39h 44m. Services are operated by SNCF and Comboios De Portugal. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
40h 58m
Fastest journey time:
39h 44m
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
117€
Carbon emissions:
81 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
18:32
Last service departs at:
20:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lourdes to Faro train and night train schedules

France → Portugal
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International entry into Portugal from France

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Portugal, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Cyprus, Israel, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from France

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Portugal from France.

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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 Faro is 808 24 24 24.

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

The social distance requirement in Faro 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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Portugal.

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Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lourdes to Faro is to bus via Vila Nova de Gaia which costs 95€ - 180€ and takes 23h 43m.

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The fastest way to get from Lourdes to Faro is to train and fly which takes 8h and costs 65€ - 280€.

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No, there is no direct train from Lourdes to Faro. However, there are services departing from Lourdes and arriving at Faro via Hendaye and Coimbra-B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 17m.

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The distance between Lourdes and Faro is 951 km. The road distance is 1298.1 km.

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The best way to get from Lourdes to Faro without a car is to train and bus which takes 17h 10m and costs 200€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 8h to get from Lourdes to Faro, including transfers.

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Lourdes to Faro train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Lourdes station.

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The best way to get from Lourdes to Faro is to fly which takes 9h and costs 60€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus via Vila Nova de Gaia, which costs 95€ - 180€ and takes 23h 43m.

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The quickest flight from Toulouse Airport to Faro Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Faro is 1h behind Lourdes. It is currently 7:40 PM in Lourdes and 6:40 PM in Faro.

Map of how to get from Lourdes to Faro.
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  • Distance: 951.2 km
  • Duration: 8h

What companies run services between Lourdes, France and Faro, Portugal?

Ryanair, Air France and two other airlines fly from Lourdes to Faro 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lourdes to Faro via Tarbes, Tarbes, Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto, Porto, and Lisboa Sete Rios in around 23h 43m.

Airlines
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Toulouse to Faro via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday
Estimated price
95€ - 600€
Flights from Lourdes/Tarbes to Faro via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 750€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Toulouse to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 260€
Flights from Bilbao to Faro
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 240€
Flights from Bordeaux to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
55€ - 280€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Toulouse to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
40€ - 310€
Flights from Bordeaux to Faro
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Toulouse to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 380€
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 380€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lourdes/Tarbes to Faro via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Flights from Bordeaux to Faro
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 130€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bilbao to Faro
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 240€
Flights from Bordeaux to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
55€ - 280€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Lourdes/Tarbes to Faro via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
190€ - 800€
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lourdes to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
Train from Lourdes to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
Train from Lourdes to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 50€
Rail 1st Class
45€ - 65€
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
Rail 1st Class
28€ - 40€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lourdes to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
50€ - 65€
1st Class
50€ - 65€
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
30€ - 40€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Sevilla-Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 190€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
110€ - 140€
Promo+
115€ - 125€
Flexible
150€ - 190€
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
Night train from Hendaye to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
60€ - 85€
Train from Coimbra-B to Faro
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
35€ - 55€
Bus operators
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Airport Loiu Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 17€
Schedules at
pesa.net
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 Seville to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Faro
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Tarbes to Portimao
Ave. Duration
44h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140€ - 190€
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Seville to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Tarbes to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto
Ave. Duration
14h 37m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
iberocoach.com
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 Porto to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 18€
Schedules at
Citi Express
RenEX
Phone
+351 707 223 344
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
RenEX

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lourdes to Faro is 1298 km. It takes approximately 12h 15m to drive from Lourdes to Faro.

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easyJet, Iberia, TAP Portugal and Transavia France offer flights from Toulouse Airport to Faro Airport.

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There are 277+ hotels available in Faro. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Lourdes to Lourdes/Tarbes Airport is to line 965 bus which takes 23 min and costs .

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