There are 5 ways to get from Sintra to Faro by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Rede Expressos  •  4 h 32 min

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

$26 - $50

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Train  •  4 h 56 min

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

$24 - $49

3 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Faro

$29 - $49

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Sintra to Faro 186.5 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  3 h 41 min

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

$54 - $211

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The cheapest way to get from Sintra to Faro is to train which costs 20€ - 45€ and takes 4 h 56 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Sintra to Faro station. However, there are services departing from Sintra Estação and arriving at Faro Bus Station via Amoreiras and Lisboa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 32 min.

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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.

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The distance between Sintra and Faro is 235 km. The road distance is 298.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sintra to Faro without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 32 min and costs 21€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Sintra to Faro, including transfers.

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Sintra to Faro bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Lisboa station.

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Sintra to Faro train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Entrecampos station.

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The best way to get from Sintra to Faro is to bus which takes 4 h 32 min and costs 21€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 20€ - 45€ and takes 4 h 56 min.

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  • Distance: 147 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

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

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Sintra to Faro hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Sintra to Faro every 4 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $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)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional 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 train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main 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.

Contact Details
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
$21 - $45
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Portela de Sintra to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$3 - $5
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa to Faro Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
rede-expressos.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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Lisbon Sete Rios to Faro
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
alsa.com

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

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Sintra to Faro bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Faro Bus Station.

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Sintra to Faro train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Faro(P) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sintra to Faro is 298 km. It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to drive from Sintra to Faro.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Lisbon Airport to Faro Airport.

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There are 1662+ hotels available in Faro. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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