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There are 5 ways to get from Santa Apolónia to Loulé by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Oriente to Loule Ic

28€ - 39€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Almansil 53

16€ - 29€

3 alternative options

Bus via Lisboa - Oriente  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Oriente to Loule

23€ - 36€

Drive  •  2h 33m

  1. Drive from Santa Apolónia to Loulé 167.5 miles

30€ - 50€

Fly, line 59 bus  •  3h 39m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Faro (FAO) LIS - FAO
  2. Take the line 59 bus from Faro Tribunal to Loulé

47€ - 191€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Apolónia to Loulé is to bus which costs 15€ - 29€ and takes 5h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Apolónia to Loulé is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 33m.

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The distance between Santa Apolónia and Loulé is 200 km. The road distance is 268 km.

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The best way to get from Santa Apolónia to Loulé without a car is to train which takes 4h 2m and costs 27€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Santa Apolónia to Loulé, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Santa Apolónia to Loulé is to train which takes 4h 2m and costs 27€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus via Lisboa - Oriente, which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 4h 37m.

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Faro Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Apolónia to Loulé is 268 km. It takes approximately 2h 33m to drive from Santa Apolónia to Loulé.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Lisbon Airport to Faro Airport.

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There are 3958+ hotels available in Loulé. Prices start at 92€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Apolónia to Loulé.
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  • Distance: 125.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 2m

What companies run services between Santa Apolónia, Lisboa, Portugal and Loulé, Portugal?

Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Santa Apolónia to Loulé 5 times a day. Tickets cost 20€ - 29€ and the journey takes 2h 49m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Santa Apolónia to Loulé once daily. Tickets cost 22€ - 35€ and the journey takes 3h 30m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 240€
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 Lisboa - Oriente to Loule
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
20€ - 29€
Bus operators
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 Lisboa Oriente to Loule
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
alsa.com
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Almansil
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
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 Alamancil
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 20€
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro Tribunal to Loulé
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Schedules at
eva-bus.com

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