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There are 6 ways to get from Portimão to Lagos by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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  •  18 min

  1. Take the train from Portimao to Lagos R

$1 - $4

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  39 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Portimão Municipality to Lagos 14 miles

$2

4 alternative options

Bus  •  20 min

  1. Take the bus from Portimâo to Lagos 80 / ...

$3 - $23

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Portimão to Lagos 13.5 miles

$25 - $31

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Portimão to Lagos 13.5 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from Portimão to Lagos 13.5 miles

$21 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Portimão to Lagos is to rideshare which costs 2€ and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portimão to Lagos is to train which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Portimâo and arriving at Lagos. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Portimao and arriving at Lagos. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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The distance between Portimão and Lagos is 13 km. The road distance is 21.5 km.

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The best way to get from Portimão to Lagos without a car is to train which takes 18 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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The train from Portimao to Lagos takes 18 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Portimão to Lagos bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Portimâo station.

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Portimão to Lagos train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Portimao station.

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The best way to get from Portimão to Lagos is to train which takes 18 min and costs 1€ - 3€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2€ - 20€ and takes 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Portimão to Lagos.
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  • Distance: 8 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

What companies run services between Portimão, Portugal and Lagos, Faro, Portugal?

Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Portimão to Lagos hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Portimão to Lagos every 2 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 20 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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 Portimao to Lagos
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$2 - $4
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Portimâo to Lagos
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Frota Azul Algarve
Phone
282 418 120
Email
clientes@frotazul-algarve.pt
Website
frotazul-algarve.pt
Bus from Portimão to Lagos
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
frotazul-algarve.pt
EVA Transportes
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Portimão Municipality to Lagos
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Algarve
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Portimão to Lagos
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$21 - $30
UberXL
$30 - $45
Taxi from Portimão to Lagos
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$25 - $31
SBVanTravel
Phone
+351 964 827 519
Website
sbvantravel.com
José Manuel A Chaparro
Phone
+351 282 411 802

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Portimão to Lagos bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Lagos station.

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Portimão to Lagos train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Lagos station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portimão to Lagos is 22 km. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Portimão to Lagos.

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There are 2436+ hotels available in Lagos. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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

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