How to Reach Faro - The Easiest Way to Reach Faro


  • By Air: The Faro Airport is well connected to UK (you can get direct flightsfrom London to Faro), Europe, Ireland and Canada. You can rent a car at the airport. Taxis are available too.
  • By Train: Faro is well connected to its neighboring cities in Portugal like Tavira, LisboaOriente, Lisbon, Lagos and other cities across the Algarve region. The high speed train ‘Alpha Pendular’, connects the city to Lisbon with a mere journey time of 1 hour 40 minutes.
  • By Boat: Portimao, Faro is connected well by boats to other regional cities. Even though not preferred, the place is known for its boat tours of the Algarve region.
  • By Bus: Busses are easily available from Lisbon to Portimao, Faro. Two bus services operate between in the cities- Rede-Expressos and Renex. If travelling from other areas of Portugal you will need to change busses at Lisbon.


  • By Bus: The ‘Vai e Vem’ busses are the local transport buses which operate through out the city. Even though the busses are frequent, many services are discontinued during weekends. Late evening busses are available during July and August from Portimão and Praia da Rocha. However most busses run till 8.00 pm.
  • By Car: Car rentals are advised only to people who know the local language and don’t mind the extra busy streets and the crazy traffic.
  • By Taxi: The classic beige or black and green Taxis are easily noticeable and run on meters. Taxi ranks are available at all major attractions and tourists office.
  • By Walking: Most of the major attractions in the city can be covered on foot.

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Modes of Transportation in Faro

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Faro. The most preferred mode of transport in Faro is Car.

Average distance: 16 km Average time: 12 min

  • Car 100%
    Driving 12 min Overall average time for 16 kms 12 min

How to Reach Faro from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Olhão to Faro 9.97 km 9 mins
Almancil to Faro 13.38 km 13 mins
Loulé to Faro 16.43 km 16 mins
Quarteira to Faro 19.92 km 19 mins
Tavira to Faro 34.33 km 34 mins
Albufeira to Faro 36.11 km 36 mins
Portimão to Faro 68.79 km 1 hour 8 mins
Moura to Faro 134.55 km 2 hours 14 mins
Seville to Faro 220.29 km 3 hours 40 mins
Lisbon to Faro 230.38 km 3 hours 50 mins
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