How to travel from Faro to Castelo Branco

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Travel Information from Faro to Castelo Branco

distanceDistance195 miles (314 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$7 - $25
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $7 (€6) • 7 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $25 (€22) • 6 h 7 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Comboios De Portugal

Take a train or bus to travel 195 miles (314 km) from Faro to Castelo Branco. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus or Comboios De Portugal among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Faro to Castelo Branco.

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from Faro to Castelo Branco

How to get from Faro to Castelo Branco by train, bus or flight.

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train

The best way to travel from Faro to Castelo Branco is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

IC - Intercidades
08:22AM7h43
Faro station
04:05PMCastelo Branco station
$421One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
IC - Intercidades
08:22AM7h43
Faro station
04:05PMCastelo Branco station
$421One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
AP - Alfa Pendular
04:00PM6h07
Faro station
10:07PMCastelo Branco station
$451One-way
1 transfer
Other options
IC - Intercidades
02:15PM7h23
Faro station
09:38PMCastelo Branco station
$431One-way
2 transfers
AP - Alfa Pendular
07:00AM9h05
Faro station
04:05PMCastelo Branco station
$501One-way
1 transfer
IC - Intercidades
08:22AM11h13
Faro station
07:35PMCastelo Branco station
$471One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
08:00AM7h20
Faro
03:20PMCastelo Branco
$501One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
12:50PM7h30
Faro
08:20PMCastelo Branco
$441One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
11:20PM11h00
Faro
10:20AMCastelo Branco
$441One-way
1 transfer

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Travel from Faro to Castelo Branco on FlixBus and Comboios De Portugal travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Comboios Portugal is the national railway company of Portugal and it operates trains between Faro and Castelo Branco. It operates a wide range of trains, including Intercidades, Interregional, Regional, and Urban trains. Intercidades are the fastest and most comfortable trains, offering direct connections between major cities. Interregional trains are slightly slower, but still offer a comfortable journey. Regional trains are the slowest, but they are the most affordable option. Urban trains are the most convenient way to get around the cities. Comboios Portugal offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The most popular routes for Comboios Portugal are Lisbon to Porto, Lisbon to Faro, and Porto to Faro. These routes offer stunning views of the Portuguese countryside and coastline.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from Faro to Castelo Branco

      FAQs: Travel to Castelo Branco easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Faro to Castelo Branco.
      FAQs

      There are 2 ways to get from Faro to Castelo Branco: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel between Faro and Castelo Branco is a bus with an average price of $7 (€6).

      This is compared to other travel options from Faro to Castelo Branco:

      Taking a bus costs $18 (€16) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $25 (€22).

      The quickest way to travel from Faro to Castelo Branco is by train, which takes on average 6 h 7 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes on average 7 h 20 min.

      The distance is approximately 195 miles (314 km) from Faro to Castelo Branco.

      The average frequency per day from Faro to Castelo Branco is:

      • 1 bus a day.
      • 2 trains a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Faro to Castelo Branco as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Faro to Castelo Branco:

      • Buses mostly depart from Faro, Aeropuerto (Estação Autocarros - buses) and arrive in Castelo Branco, Terminal Rodoviário.
      • Trains mostly depart from Faro and arrive in Castelo Branco.

      The following travel companies offer services from Faro to Castelo Branco:

      • FlixBus, Rede Expressos, Alsa, Infobus, BlaBlaCar or EVA Transportes can take you to Castelo Branco by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for FlixBus from Faro to Castelo Branco for $7 (€6).
      • Comboios De Portugal, Intercidades or Alfa Pendular can take you to Castelo Branco by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Intercidades from Faro to Castelo Branco for $25 (€22).

      Yes, there are direct routes from Faro to Castelo Branco with the following travel companies:

      • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Castelo Branco with Rede Expressos.

      Direct services to Castelo Branco tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

      Looking to extend your trip from Faro to Castelo Branco? Many Omio customers who go from Faro to Castelo Branco usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Lisbon, Porto, Covilha, Coimbra or Lisboa - Oriente. If you're looking to explore Lisbon, Porto, Covilha, Coimbra or Lisboa - Oriente from Castelo Branco, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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