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Bus  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon to Albufeira 785 / ...

€13 - €19

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Oriente to Tunes Ic

€21 - €31

Drive  •  2h 25m

  1. Drive from Parque das Nações to Albufeira 253.2 km

€29 - €45

Fly  •  3h 31m

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

€46 - €163

Parque das Nações to Albufeira by bus

The bus journey time between Parque das Nações and Albufeira is around 3h and covers a distance of around 251 km. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 45m. Operated by FlixBus, RenEX and Rede Expressos, the Parque das Nações to Albufeira bus service departs from Lisbon and arrives in Albufeira. Typically 46 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
3h
Fastest bus time:
2h 45m
Bus distance:
251 km
Buses per week:
46
Cheapest price:
€14
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:10
Last bus departs at:
20:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Parque das Nações to Albufeira bus schedules

Parque das Nações → Albufeira
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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 Albufeira is 808 24 24 24.

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

The social distance requirement in Albufeira 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: 18 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Parque das Nações to Albufeira is to bus which costs €13 - €19 and takes 2h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Parque das Nações to Albufeira is to drive which costs €29 - €45 and takes 2h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lisbon and arriving at Albufeira. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 45m.

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The distance between Parque das Nações and Albufeira is 201 km. The road distance is 253.2 km.

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The best way to get from Parque das Nações to Albufeira without a car is to bus which takes 2h 45m and costs €13 - €19.

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The bus from Lisbon to Albufeira takes 2h 45m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Parque das Nações to Albufeira bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lisbon station.

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The best way to get from Parque das Nações to Albufeira is to bus which takes 2h 45m and costs €13 - €19. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €21 - €35 and takes 3h 44m, you could also fly, which costs €45 - €170 and takes 3h 31m.

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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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Parque das Nações to Albufeira bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Albufeira station.

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Map of how to get from Parque das Nações to Albufeira.
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  • Distance: 201.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 45m

What companies run services between Parque das Nações, Portugal and Albufeira, Portugal?

FlixBus operates a bus from Lisbon to Albufeira every 4 hours. Tickets cost €14 - €18 and the journey takes 2h 45m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Lisboa - Oriente to Tunes 5 times a day. Tickets cost €19 - €27 and the journey takes 2h 29m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €150
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 - Oriente to Tunes
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€19 - €27
Bus operators
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 Lisbon to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RenEX
Phone
+351 707 223 344
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Oriente to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
RenEX
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 Oriente to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt

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Yes, the driving distance between Parque das Nações to Albufeira is 253 km. It takes approximately 2h 25m to drive from Parque das Nações to Albufeira.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Lisbon Airport to Faro Airport.

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Book your Parque das Nações to Albufeira bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 530+ hotels available in Albufeira. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Parque das Nações to Lisbon Airport is to subway which takes 6 min and costs €1 - €6.

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