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There are 4 ways to get from Monchique to Faro by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Line 94 bus, train  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the line 94 bus from Monchique to Hospital 94
  2. Take the train from Portimao to Faro Re

€10 - €14

Cheapest option

Line 94 bus, bus  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the line 94 bus from Monchique to Portimão 94
  2. Take the bus from Portimão to Faro Tribunal 57

€8 - €12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Monchique to Faro 85 km

€90 - €120

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Monchique to Faro 85 km

€9 - €15

Monchique to Faro by bus

The bus journey time between Monchique and Faro is around 6h 54m and covers a distance of around 108 km. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 38m. Operated by Frota Azul Algarve and EVA Transportes, the Monchique to Faro bus service departs from Monchique and arrives in Faro Tribunal. Typically 11 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
6h 54m
Fastest bus time:
2h 38m
Bus distance:
108 km
Buses per week:
11
Cheapest price:
€8
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:00
Last bus departs at:
17:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Monchique to Faro bus schedules

Monchique → Faro
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Rules to follow in Portugal

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Travel within Portugal

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
Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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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.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Monchique to Faro is to line 94 bus and bus which costs €7 - €12 and takes 3h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Monchique to Faro is to taxi which costs €90 - €120 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Monchique to Faro. However, there are services departing from Monchique and arriving at Faro Tribunal via Portimão. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 28m.

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The distance between Monchique and Faro is 65 km. The road distance is 85 km.

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The best way to get from Monchique to Faro without a car is to line 94 bus and train which takes 3h 17m and costs €9 - €14.

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It takes approximately 3h 17m to get from Monchique to Faro, including transfers.

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Monchique to Faro bus services, operated by Frota Azul Algarve, depart from Monchique station.

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Monchique to Faro bus services, operated by EVA Transportes, arrive at Faro Tribunal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Monchique to Faro is 85 km. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Monchique to Faro.

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There are 275+ hotels available in Faro. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Monchique to Faro.
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  • Distance: 64.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 17m

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

You can take a bus from Monchique to Faro via Portimão in around 3h 28m.

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 Portimao to Faro
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€4 - €7
Bus operators
Frota Azul Algarve
Phone
282 418 120
Email
clientes@frotazul-algarve.pt
Website
frotazul-algarve.pt
Bus from Monchique to Hospital
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Schedules at
frotazul-algarve.pt
Bus from Monchique to Portimão
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Schedules at
frotazul-algarve.pt
Other operators
Taxi from Monchique to Faro
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
€90 - €120
SBVanTravel
Phone
+351 964 827 519
Website
sbvantravel.com
José Manuel A Chaparro
Phone
+351 282 411 802

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