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

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  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Faro(P) Ic

$40 - $95

Cheapest option

Fly  •  3 h 41 min

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

$25 - $145

5 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto to Lisbon Sete Rios Station
  2. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Faro 54 / ...

$44 - $58

Bus Autna  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Lisbon
  2. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Faro 54 / ...

$47 - $65

Bus #2  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto to Faro Bus Terminal

$35 - $60

Rideshare  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Porto to Faro Municipality 347 miles

$37

Drive  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Porto to Faro 345.1 miles

$75 - $120

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

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Faro is to fly which costs 22€ - 130€ and takes 3 h 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto and arriving at Faro Bus Terminal. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vila Nova de Gaia and arriving at Faro(P). Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 38 min.

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The distance between Porto and Faro is 463 km. The road distance is 552.2 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Faro without a car is to train which takes 5 h 38 min and costs 35€ - 80€.

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The train from Vila Nova de Gaia to Faro(P) takes 5 h 38 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Porto to Faro bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto station.

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Porto to Faro train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Vila Nova de Gaia station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Faro is to train which takes 5 h 38 min and costs 35€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 7 h 43 min, you could also fly, which costs 22€ - 130€ and takes 3 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Faro.
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  • Distance: 289.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 38 min

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

Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Porto to Faro 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $95 and the journey takes 5 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Porto to Faro via Lisbon Sete Rios Station in around 7 h 43 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Faro
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $140
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
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 Vila Nova de Gaia to Faro(P)
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $95
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto to Lisbon Sete Rios Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto to Faro Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Autna
Phone
+34 (0) 986 288 030
Email
autna@autna.com
Website
autna.com
Bus from Porto to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
autna.com
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Oporto to Faro
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Porto to Faro Municipality
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Faro Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Porto to Faro train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Faro(P) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Faro is 552 km. It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to drive from Porto to Faro.

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Ryanair and TAP Portugal offer flights from Porto Airport to Faro Airport.

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Book your Porto to Faro bus tickets online with Busbud.

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There are 1581+ hotels available in Faro. Prices start at $52 USD 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 Metro which takes 29 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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