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Recommended option

Fly from Porto  •  3h 24m

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

€25 - €95

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Faro 1010 / ...

€21 - €35

4 alternative options

Train to Lisbon, fly  •  5h 32m

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

€65 - €191

Train  •  5h 46m

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

€45 - €65

Rideshare  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the rideshare from Porto to Faro Municipality 550.8 km

€32

Drive  •  5h 11m

  1. Drive from Porto to Faro 549.7 km

€60 - €95

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. The fastest train normally takes 5h 46m. 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.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 46m
Fastest train time:
5h 46m
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€45
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:37
Last train departs at:
14:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto to Faro train schedules

Porto → Faro
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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

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

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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: 23 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Faro is to bus which costs €21 - €35 and takes 7h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from Porto to Faro is to fly. Taking this option will cost €25 - €95 and takes 3h 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Porto and arriving at Faro. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 55m.

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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 441 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 24m to get from Porto to Faro, including transfers.

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Porto to Faro bus services, operated by FlixBus, 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 24m and costs €25 - €95. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €45 - €65 and takes 5h 46m, you could also bus, which costs €21 - €35 and takes 7h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Faro.
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  • Distance: 440.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 24m

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
€60 - €150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Faro
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €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
+351 707 210 220
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
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 Porto to Faro
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€29 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Faro
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
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 FlixBus, 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 bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 481+ hotels available in Faro. Prices start at €75 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 - €2.

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