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There are 6 ways to get from Portimão to Faro Airport (FAO) by bus, train, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Bus  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Portimao to Faro Aeropuerto Alsa / ...

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Train  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the train from Portimao to Faro Re

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Portimão to Faro Airport (FAO) 69.1 km

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Portimão to Faro Airport (FAO) 69.1 km

Shuttle  •  43 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Portimão to Faro Airport

Towncar  •  43 min

  1. Take a town car from Portimão to Faro Airport 69.1 km

Portimão to Faro Airport (FAO) by bus

32 Weekly Buses
1h 15m Average Duration
€6 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Portimão to Faro Airport (FAO) is to train which costs €5 - €10 and takes 2h 12m.

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The fastest way to get from Portimão to Faro Airport (FAO) is to taxi which takes 43 min and costs €80 - €100.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Portimao and arriving at Faro Aeropuerto. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 15m.

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The distance between Portimão and Faro Airport (FAO) is 80 km. The road distance is 69.1 km.

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The best way to get from Portimão to Faro Airport (FAO) without a car is to bus which takes 1h 15m and costs €6 - €15.

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The bus from Portimao to Faro Aeropuerto takes 1h 15m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Portimão to Faro Airport (FAO) bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Portimao station.

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The best way to get from Portimão to Faro Airport (FAO) is to bus which takes 1h 15m and costs €6 - €15. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €5 - €10 and takes 2h 12m.

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Portimão to Faro Airport (FAO) bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Faro Aeropuerto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portimão to Faro Airport (FAO) is 69 km. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Portimão to Faro Airport (FAO).

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Map of how to get from Portimão to Faro Airport (FAO).
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  • Distance: 80.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 15m

What companies run services between Portimão, Portugal and Faro Airport (FAO), Portugal?

ALSA operates a bus from Portimao to Faro Aeropuerto 3 times a day. Tickets cost €6 - €10 and the journey takes 1h 15m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Portimao to Faro every 3 hours. Tickets cost €4 - €7 and the journey takes 1h 25m.

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
+351 210 900 032
Email
apoiocliente@cp.pt
Website
cp.pt
Train from Portimao to Faro
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
https://www.cp.pt/passageiros/en
Bus operators
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
+34 910 207 007
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Portimao to Faro Aeropuerto
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
https://www.alsa.com/en/web/bus/home
VAMUS - Transportes do Algarve
Phone
+351 300 074 830
Email
clientes@vamusalgarve.pt
Website
vamusalgarve.pt
Bus from Portimão - Terminal Rodoviário to Faro Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €15
Schedules at
vamusalgarve.pt
Simple Ticket
€6 - €9
Aerobus
€11 - €15
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Portimao to Faro
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Other operators
Taxi from Portimão to Faro Airport (FAO)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
€80 - €100
SBVanTravel
Phone
+351 964 827 519
Website
sbvantravel.com
Rádio Táxis Arade
Phone
+351 282 460 610
Website
taxiarade.com
José Manuel A Chaparro
Phone
+351 282 411 802
Auto Táxis Aivado & Filhos Lda
Phone
+351 965 400 510
Jayride
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Portimão to Faro Airport
Towncar from Portimão to Faro Airport
Estimated price
€50 - €75

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