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There are 11 ways to get from Sheffield to Faro by taxi, plane, train, night train, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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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Taxi to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  4h 43m

  1. Take a taxi from Sheffield to Leeds Bradford
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Faro (FAO) LBA - FAO

169€ - 364€

Cheapest option

Train to Manchester, fly  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Faro (FAO) MAN - FAO

60€ - 210€

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Train to Liverpool, fly  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Liverpool South Parkway
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Faro (FAO) LPL - FAO

88€ - 304€

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Faro (FAO) BHX - FAO

96€ - 467€

Train, night train  •  30h 51m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  3. Take the train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Massy Tgv Tgv
  4. Take the train from Massy Tgv to Hendaye Tgv
  5. Take the night train from Hendaye to Coimbra
  6. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Faro Ic

427€ - 799€

Train, bus via Bordeaux  •  32h 5m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  3. Take the train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv
  4. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Porto
  5. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Faro Ic

445€ - 891€

Train, bus, night train  •  41h 32m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
  3. Take the night train from Irun to Lisboa - Oriente
  4. Take the train from Lisboa - Oriente to Faro Ic

276€ - 413€

Train, bus  •  42h 40m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Evora 793
  4. Take the bus from Evora to Faro

189€ - 262€

Bus  •  43h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield, Meadowhall to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Seville
  4. Take the bus from Seville to Faro 785

193€ - 289€

Drive, car ferry  •  34h 40m

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Drive from Santander to Faro

236€ - 574€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  24h 41m

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Faro

444€ - 593€

Sheffield to Faro by train and night train

The journey time between Sheffield and Faro is around 2 days 3h and covers a distance of around 2928 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 3h. Services are operated by East Midlands Railways, Thameslink, Eurostar and others. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 days 3h
Fastest journey time:
2 days 3h
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
434€
Carbon emissions:
154 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:00
Last service departs at:
08:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sheffield to Faro train and night train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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International entry into Portugal from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Portugal, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Cyprus, Israel, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
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  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
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  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India and South Africa
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
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Rules to follow in Portugal

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Portugal from United Kingdom.

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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 United Kingdom from Portugal.

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Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Faro is to train and fly which costs £50 - £180 and takes 7h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Sheffield to Faro is to taxi and fly which costs £140 - £320 and takes 4h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sheffield to Faro. However, there are services departing from Sheffield Centre, Castle Street/CG22 and arriving at Faro via Sheffield, Meadowhall, Londres Victoria Coach Station, Bilbao and Seville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sheffield to Faro. However, there are services departing from Sheffield and arriving at Faro via London St Pancras Eurostar, Marne La Vallee Chessy, Massy Tgv, Hendaye and Coimbra-B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 51m.

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The distance between Sheffield and Faro is 1887 km.

The best way to get from Sheffield to Faro without a car is to train and night train which takes 30h 51m and costs £360 - £700.

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It takes approximately 4h 43m to get from Sheffield to Faro, including transfers.

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Sheffield to Faro bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Sheffield, Meadowhall station.

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Sheffield to Faro train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Sheffield station.

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The quickest flight from Leeds Bradford Airport to Faro Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Faro.
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  • Distance: 1886.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 43m

What companies run services between Sheffield, England and Faro, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Sheffield to Faro via Sheffield, Meadowhall, London Victoria Coach Station, Londres Victoria Coach Station, Bilbao, and Seville in around 43h 36m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 420€
Flights from Manchester to Faro via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
130€ - 450€
Flights from Liverpool to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 500€
Flights from Liverpool to Faro via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Birmingham to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
110€ - 420€
Flights from Birmingham to Faro via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 470€
Flights from Birmingham to Faro via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
140€ - 490€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Faro via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Flights from Manchester to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 100€
Flights from Manchester to Faro via Porto
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 100€
Flights from Manchester to Faro via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 100€
Flights from Manchester to Faro via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 100€
Flights from Liverpool to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 240€
Flights from Birmingham to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
Flights from Birmingham to Faro via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 700€
Flights from Manchester to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
Flights from Birmingham to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 650€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Manchester to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 260€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Faro via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Flights from Birmingham to Faro via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Flights from Birmingham to Faro via Cork
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Faro via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
190€ - 650€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Faro via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 460€
Flights from Birmingham to Faro via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 1100€
Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
11€ - 16€
Off-Peak Day Single
15€ - 23€
Anytime Day Single
20€ - 35€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
11€ - 27€
Off-Peak Single
20€ - 29€
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
25€ - 40€
Train from Sheffield to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
18€ - 40€
Off-Peak Single
30€ - 50€
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
40€ - 60€
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
40€ - 70€
Off-Peak Single
75€ - 110€
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
85€ - 130€
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
80€ - 100€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
80€ - 100€
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 Marne La Vallee Chessy to Massy Tgv
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 30€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
26€ - 30€
1st Class
19€ - 23€
Train from Massy Tgv to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
130€ - 150€
Train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
90€ - 120€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 120€
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
Night train from Hendaye to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
60€ - 85€
Train from Coimbra-B to Faro
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
35€ - 55€
Train from Porto - Campanha to Faro
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
45€ - 65€
Night train from Irun to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
75€ - 110€
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€
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 Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
150€ - 280€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
153€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.pt
Bus from Bordeaux to Porto
Ave. Duration
13h 38m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Schedules at
barquense.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
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Seville to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
alsa.com
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 London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
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 Paris to Evora
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 95€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Sheffield to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Seville to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Evora to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Sheffield, Meadowhall to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
75€ - 95€
Car
230€ - 320€
Other operators
Taxi from Sheffield to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
120€ - 160€
Sheffield City Taxis
Phone
+44 114 239 3939
Website
sheffieldcitytaxis.com
S1 Taxis
Phone
+44 114 255 5111
AJ Taxi & Transportation
Phone
+44 7555 211211
Website
aj-sheffieldtaxi.co.uk
A2B Taxis Sheffield
Phone
+44 114 303 4858
Website
a2bsheffield.com
A1 Sheffield Taxis
Phone
+44 114 288 8888
Website
a1sheffieldtaxis.co.uk

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Sheffield to Faro bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Faro station.

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

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