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There are 8 ways to get from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains to Faro by train, plane, bus or car

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 to Geneva, fly to Faro  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet to Annemasse
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Faro (FAO) GVA - FAO

62€ - 258€

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Bus to Lyon, fly to Faro  •  8h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Sallanches to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Faro (FAO) LYS - FAO

89€ - 241€

Train to Geneva, fly to Sevilla, bus  •  10h 23m

  1. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet to Annemasse
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Sevilla (SVQ) GVA - SVQ
  3. Take the bus from Seville to Faro

77€ - 242€

Train to Geneva, fly to Lisbon, train  •  10h 42m

  1. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet to Annemasse
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Lisbon (LIS) GVA - LIS
  3. Take the train from Lisboa - Oriente to Faro

73€ - 321€

Train, bus via Bellegarde-sur-Valserine  •  19h 47m

  1. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet to Bellegarde Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Bellegarde to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  4. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Sevilla-Santa Justa Ave
  5. Take the bus from Seville to Faro 785

212€ - 363€

Train, bus  •  22h 45m

  1. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Sevilla-Santa Justa Ave
  4. Take the bus from Seville Santa Justa Terminal to Faro

248€ - 412€

Bus  •  35h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet to Geneva
  2. Take the bus from Genève to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto
  3. Take the bus from Porto to Lisboa Sete Rios
  4. Take the bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Faro

114€ - 171€

Drive  •  18h 30m

  1. Drive from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains to Faro 1941 km

220€ - 330€

France → Portugal
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International entry into Portugal from France

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from France

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  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
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This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India and South Africa
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Portugal from France.

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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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Portugal.

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Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains to Faro is to bus which costs 110€ - 180€ and takes 35h 27m.

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The fastest way to get from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains to Faro is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost 60€ - 260€ and takes 7h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains to Faro. However, there are services departing from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet and arriving at Faro via Genève, Porto and Lisboa Sete Rios. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 27m.

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The distance between Saint-Gervais-les-Bains and Faro is 1565 km. The road distance is 1941 km.

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The best way to get from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains to Faro without a car is to train and bus via Bellegarde-sur-Valserine which takes 19h 47m and costs 210€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 7h 25m to get from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains to Faro, including transfers.

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Saint-Gervais-les-Bains to Faro bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet station.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Faro Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Saint-Gervais-les-Bains to Faro bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Faro station.

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Faro is 1h behind Saint-Gervais-les-Bains. It is currently 10:33 PM in Saint-Gervais-les-Bains and 9:33 PM in Faro.

Map of how to get from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains to Faro.
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  • Distance: 1564.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 25m

What companies run services between Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France and Faro, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains to Faro via Geneva, Genève, Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto, Porto, and Lisboa Sete Rios in around 35h 27m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 430€
Flights from Lyon to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 340€
Flights from Lyon to Faro via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 420€
Flights from Lyon to Faro via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday
Estimated price
90€ - 340€
Flights from Geneva to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 200€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Geneva to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
Flights from Lyon to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
65€ - 330€
Flights from Lyon to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 300€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 370€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 800€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 370€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 340€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Geneva to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 750€
Flights from Geneva to Sevilla via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Flights from Geneva to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 410€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 240€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 250€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 290€
Flights from Geneva to Sevilla via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 240€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 250€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Faro via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 800€
Flights from Lyon to Faro via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
280€ - 420€
Flights from Geneva to Sevilla via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 400€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Faro via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 1000€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Lyon to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 550€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lyon to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
65€ - 330€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Faro via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
300€ - 650€
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
23€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bellegarde to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 24€
Train from St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 20€
Rail 1st Class
21€ - 35€
Train from Bellegarde to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
Rail 1st Class
17€ - 26€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
27€ - 32€
1st Class
21€ - 25€
Train from St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
32€ - 37€
1st Class
27€ - 32€
Train from Bellegarde to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
16€ - 19€
1st Class
20€ - 24€
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 Lisboa - Oriente to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
21€ - 30€
Renfe SNCF
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Sevilla-Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 190€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
110€ - 140€
Promo+
115€ - 125€
Flexible
150€ - 190€
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Sallanches to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Blablabus
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 Sallanches to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Seville to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Seville to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Faro
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
alsa.com
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 Seville Santa Justa Terminal to Faro
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Genève to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto
Ave. Duration
25h 37m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
iberocoach.com
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 18€
Schedules at
Citi Express
RenEX
Phone
+351 707 223 344
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
RenEX

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint-Gervais-les-Bains to Faro is 1941 km. It takes approximately 18h 30m to drive from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains to Faro.

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Swiss, easyJet, TAP Portugal and four other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Faro Airport.

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