There are 5 ways to get from Porto to Tavira by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 16 min

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

$48 - $97

Cheapest option

Fly, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Faro (FAO) OPO - FAO
  2. Take the train from Faro(P) to Porta Nova

$29 - $150

3 alternative options

Bus Rede Expressos  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Lisboa
  2. Take the bus from Lisboa to Tavira

$46 - $58

Bus ALSA  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Oporto to Tavira

$40 - $70

Drive  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Porto to Tavira 360.5 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Tavira is to bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Tavira is to fly and train which costs 24€ - 130€ and takes 4 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oporto and arriving at Tavira. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Tavira. However, there are services departing from Vila Nova de Gaia and arriving at Porta Nova via Faro(P). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 16 min.

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The distance between Porto and Tavira is 455 km. The road distance is 576.7 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Tavira without a car is to train which takes 6 h 16 min and costs 40€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from Porto to Tavira, including transfers.

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Porto to Tavira bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Oporto station.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Tavira.
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  • Distance: 284.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 16 min

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

Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Porto to Tavira 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $95 and the journey takes 5 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Porto to Tavira via Lisboa in around 8 h 38 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Faro
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $140
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 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$60 - $95
Train from Faro(P) to Porta Nova
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$3 - $5
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa to Tavira
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $30
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 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 Tavira
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
alsa.com

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