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There are 6 ways to get from Vale de Prazeres to Faro by bus, train, car, plane or towncar

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Bus via Lisbon  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Castelo Branco to Lisboa Sete Rios CitiExpress / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Faro MundialTurismo / ...

28€ - 54€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Castelo Branco to Faro RedeExpressos

20€ - 25€

4 alternative options

Train  •  8h 31m

  1. Take the train from Castelo Branco to Lisboa - Oriente Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Lisboa - Oriente to Faro Ic

40€ - 57€

Drive  •  4h 44m

  1. Drive from Vale de Prazeres to Faro 497.4 km

55€ - 85€

Train to Lisbon, fly  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the train from Castelo Branco to Lisboa - Oriente
  2. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Faro (FAO) LIS - FAO

76€ - 306€

Towncar to Porto, fly  •  7h 55m

  1. Take a town car from Guarda to Porto Airport
  2. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Faro (FAO) OPO - FAO

232€ - 407€

Vale de Prazeres to Faro by trains

The train journey time between Vale de Prazeres and Faro is around 13h 7m and covers a distance of around 563 km. The fastest train normally takes 8h 35m. Services are operated by Comboios De Portugal. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
13h 7m
Fastest train time:
8h 35m
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
40€
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:21
Last train departs at:
18:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vale de Prazeres to Faro train schedules

Vale de Prazeres → Faro
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The cost-effective way to get from Vale de Prazeres to Faro is to bus, which costs 19€ - 25€ and takes 8h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Vale de Prazeres to Faro is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vale de Prazeres to Faro. However, there are services departing from Vale De Prazeres and arriving at Faro via Castelo Branco and Lisboa - Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 31m.

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The distance between Vale de Prazeres and Faro is 347 km. The road distance is 497.4 km.

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The best way to get from Vale de Prazeres to Faro without a car is to bus via Lisbon which takes 8h 20m and costs 27€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 8h 20m to get from Vale de Prazeres to Faro, including transfers.

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Vale de Prazeres to Faro train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Castelo Branco station.

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The best way to get from Vale de Prazeres to Faro is to bus via Lisbon which takes 8h 20m and costs 27€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 8h 31m.

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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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Vale de Prazeres to Faro train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Faro station.

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Map of how to get from Vale de Prazeres to Faro.
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  • Distance: 346.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 20m

What companies run services between Vale de Prazeres, Portugal and Faro, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Vale de Prazeres to Faro via Castelo Branco, Castelo Branco, and Lisboa Sete Rios in around 8h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vale de Prazeres to Faro via Castelo Branco and Lisboa - Oriente in around 8h 31m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 170€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Faro
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
21€ - 190€
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 Castelo Branco to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
16€ - 23€
Train from Lisboa - Oriente to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
21€ - 30€
Bus operators
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Castelo Branco to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Schedules at
Citi Express
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 Castelo Branco to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Castelo Branco to Faro
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
RenEX
Phone
+351 707 223 344
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
RenEX
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 Lisbon Sete Rios to Faro
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Guarda to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
200€ - 250€
More information at
VMTransfers

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Yes, the driving distance between Vale de Prazeres to Faro is 497 km. It takes approximately 4h 44m to drive from Vale de Prazeres to Faro.

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Lisbon Airport to Faro Airport.

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

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