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There are 7 ways to get from Porto to Faro by plane, train, bus, rideshare or car

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Fly from Porto

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Faro (FAO)

Train to Lisbon, fly

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Lisboa - Oriente
  2. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Faro (FAO)

Train

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Faro

Bus via Lisbon

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Lisboa Oriente
  2. Take the bus from Lisbon to Faro

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Faro

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Porto to Faro Municipality

Drive

  1. Drive from Porto to Faro

Porto to Faro by train

The train journey time between Porto and Faro is around 5h 46m and covers a distance of around 627 km. Operated by Comboios De Portugal, the Porto to Faro train service departs from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas and arrives in Faro. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

14 Weekly Trains
5h 46m Average Duration
€45 Cheapest Price
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Porto → Faro
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 808 24 24 24

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Yes, travel within Portugal is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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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 recommended.

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: 12 Dec 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Faro is to rideshare which costs €32 and takes 6h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Faro is to fly which costs €21 - €100 and takes 3h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Porto and arriving at Faro. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas and arriving at Faro. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 46m.

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The distance between Porto and Faro is 463 km. The road distance is 549.7 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Faro without a car is to train which takes 5h 46m and costs €45 - €65.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Porto to Faro, including transfers.

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Porto to Faro bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Porto station.

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Porto to Faro train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Faro is to fly which takes 3h 19m and costs €21 - €100. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €45 - €65 and takes 5h 46m, you could also bus via Lisbon, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 8h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Faro.
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  • Distance: 463.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 19m

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

Ryanair flies from Porto to Faro 6 times a week. Alternatively, Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Faro twice daily. Tickets cost €45 - €65 and the journey takes 5h 46m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €85
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Faro
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€20 - €140
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
+351 808 109 110
Email
apoiocliente@cp.pt
Website
cp.pt
Train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€23 - €35
Train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Faro
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€45 - €65
Bus operators
RenEX
Phone
+351 707 223 344
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €23
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 Porto to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Faro
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €18
Schedules at
Citi Express
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 Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
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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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 Oporto to Faro
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
ALSA
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Phone
+3 318 576 2228
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Porto to Faro Municipality
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€32
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Faro Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Porto to Faro bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Faro station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Faro is 550 km. It takes approximately 5h 11m to drive from Porto to Faro.

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Ryanair offers flights from Porto Airport to Faro Airport.

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Book your Porto to Faro train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Porto to Faro bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 345+ hotels available in Faro. Prices start at €87 per night.

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

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The best way to get from Porto to Porto Airport is to subway which takes 27 min and costs €1 - €3.

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