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There are 4 ways to get from Porto to Tavira by train, bus or car

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Train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Tavira

Bus via Faro

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Faro

Drive

  1. Drive from Porto to Tavira

Porto to Tavira by train

The train journey time between Porto and Tavira is around 7h 30m and covers a distance of around 660 km. This includes an average layover time of around 59 min. Operated by Comboios De Portugal, the Porto to Tavira train service departs from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas and arrives in Porta Nova. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

14 Weekly Trains
7h 30m Average Duration
€47 Cheapest Price
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Porto → Tavira
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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 Tavira is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tavira is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Tavira 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: 17 Nov 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Porto to Tavira is to bus via Faro which costs €30 - €45 and takes 9h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Tavira is to drive which costs €95 - €150 and takes 5h 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Porto and arriving at Tavira. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Tavira. However, there are services departing from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas and arriving at Porta Nova via Faro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 30m.

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The distance between Porto and Tavira is 455 km. The road distance is 573.7 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Tavira without a car is to train which takes 7h 30m and costs €45 - €70.

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It takes approximately 7h 30m to get from Porto to Tavira, including transfers.

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

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Porto to Tavira 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 Tavira is to train which takes 7h 30m and costs €45 - €70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €21 - €70 and takes 8h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Tavira.
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  • Distance: 454.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 30m

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

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. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Porto to Tavira once daily. Tickets cost €21 - €26 and the journey takes 8h 40m. ALSA also services this route once daily.

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 Faro
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€45 - €65
Bus operators
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 Tavira
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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 Tavira
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
ALSA
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
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
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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Porto to Tavira bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Tavira station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Tavira is 574 km. It takes approximately 5h 23m to drive from Porto to Tavira.

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