There are 4 ways to get from Sintra to Faro by bus, train, 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

Bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa to Faro Bus Station 93

$22 - $54

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Entrecampos to Faro(P) Intercity

$23 - $49

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Sintra to Faro 186.5 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Portela de Sintra to Lisboa Roma-Areeiro
  2. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Faro (FAO) LIS - FAO

$51 - $207

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

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Sintra to Faro every 2 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. ALSA also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Sintra to Faro every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 22 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Entrecampos to Faro(P)
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$20 - $28
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Portela de Sintra to Lisboa Roma-Areeiro
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$2 - $4
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sintra and Faro is 235 km. The road distance is 298 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sintra to Faro is to train which costs 19€ - 45€ and takes 4 h 56 min.

The quickest way to get from Sintra to Faro is to drive which takes 2 h 54 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

No, there is no direct train from Sintra to Faro. However, there are services departing from Portela de Sintra and arriving at Faro(P) via Entrecampos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 56 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Sintra to Faro, including transfers.