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There are 4 ways to get from Silves to Faro by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 3m

  1. Take the train from Silves to Faro Re

4€ - 6€

3 alternative options

Line 17 bus, bus  •  1h 56m

  1. Take the line 17 bus from Silves to Albufeira 17
  2. Take the bus from Albufeira to Faro RedeExpressos / ...

6€ - 16€

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Silves to Faro 62.5 km

65€ - 85€

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Silves to Faro 62.5 km

7€ - 11€

Silves to Faro by trains

The train journey time between Silves and Faro is around 1h 6m and covers a distance of around 55 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 2m. Services are operated by Comboios De Portugal. Typically 60 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 6m
Fastest train time:
1h 2m
Trains per week:
60
Cheapest price:
4€
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:50
Last train departs at:
20:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Silves to Faro train schedules

Silves → Faro
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Rules to follow in Portugal

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Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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Inter-regional travel is permitted
Regional restriction measures in place
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

COVID-19 help in Portugal

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 808 24 24 24

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Portugal.

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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.

Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Silves to Faro is to train which costs 4€ - 6€ and takes 1h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Silves to Faro is to taxi which costs 65€ - 85€ and takes 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Silves to Faro. However, there are services departing from Silves and arriving at Faro via Albufeira. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Silves and arriving at Faro. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 3m.

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The distance between Silves and Faro is 49 km. The road distance is 62.5 km.

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The best way to get from Silves to Faro without a car is to train which takes 1h 3m and costs 4€ - 6€.

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The train from Silves to Faro takes 1h 3m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Silves to Faro bus services, operated by EVA Transportes, depart from Silves station.

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Silves to Faro train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Silves station.

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The best way to get from Silves to Faro is to train which takes 1h 3m and costs 4€ - 6€. Alternatively, you can line 17 bus and bus, which costs 6€ - 16€ and takes 1h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Silves to Faro.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 49.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 3m

What companies run services between Silves, Portugal and Faro, Portugal?

Comboios De Portugal operates a train from Silves to Faro every 3 hours. Tickets cost 4€ - 6€ and the journey takes 1h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Silves to Faro via Albufeira in around 1h 56m.

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 Silves to Faro
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
4€ - 6€
Bus operators
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Silves to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Bus from Albufeira Caliços to Faro
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Schedules at
eva-bus.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 Albufeira to Faro
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
RenEX
Phone
+351 707 223 344
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Albufeira to Faro
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
RenEX
Other operators
Taxi from Silves to Faro
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
SBVanTravel
Phone
+351 964 827 519
Website
sbvantravel.com
José Manuel A Chaparro
Phone
+351 282 411 802

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Silves to Faro bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Faro station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Silves to Faro is 62 km. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Silves to Faro.

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There are 277+ hotels available in Faro. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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