How to travel from Faro to Portimao

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from Faro to Portimao

You can get from Faro to Portimao by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Faro to Portimao on Aug 14 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:02AMFaro1h15 10:17AMPortimao
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09:02AMFaro1h15 10:17AMPortimao
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07:22PMFaro1h28 08:50PMPortimao
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05:41PMFaro1h24 07:05PMPortimao
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08:50PMFaro1h14 10:04PMPortimao
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Travel Information from Faro to Portimao

distanceDistance34 miles (55 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $16
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 1 h 14 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $16 (€15) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Comboios De Portugal

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 34 miles (55 km) between Faro and Portimao. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $7 (€6). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alsa or Comboios De Portugal among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Faro to Portimao.

Travel Tips: Travel from Faro to Portimao

Travel to Portimao 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 Portimao.

There are 4 travel options from Faro to Portimao: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Portimao from Faro is by taking a train with an average price of $7 (€6).

This is compared to other travel options to Portimao:

A train is generally $10 (€9) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $16 (€15) from Faro to Portimao.

The quickest way to travel from Faro to Portimao is by bus, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by train can take 1 h 14 min   on average.

The Faro to Portimao distance is around 34 miles (55 km).

The average frequency per day from Faro to Portimao is:

  • Around 5 buses per day.
  • 8 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Faro to Portimao:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Faro, Terminal Rodoviário to Portimao, Estação Ferroviária.
  • Most travelers board their train from Faro and arrive in Portimao.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Faro to Portimao, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Alsa can take you to Portimao by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Alsa from Faro to Portimao for $16 (€15).
  • Travel with Comboios De Portugal for trains to Portimao. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Comboios De Portugal Faro to Portimao tickets on Omio for $7 (€6).

Yes, there are direct services available from Faro to Portimao with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with Alsa or BlaBlaCar with 5 direct buses per day.

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

Many of our customers traveling from Faro to Portimao don't make Portimao their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Portimao are Lisbon, Sevilla or Porto, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Portimao to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Faro to Portimao, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $16 (€15) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $7 (€6) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Faro to Portimao tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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