Faro to Lisbon train

Cheap train tickets from Faro to Lisbon

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Cheapest

£22

Average

£23

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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18:15Faro3h58 22:13Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
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£221One-way
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14:15Faro3h41 17:56Lisboa - Oriente
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£221One-way
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08:22Faro3h34 11:56Lisboa - Oriente
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£221One-way
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08:22Faro3h51 12:13Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
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£221One-way
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14:15Faro3h58 18:13Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
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£221One-way

Train schedule Faro to Lisbon

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06:51Faro3h14 10:05Lisboa - Oriente
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07:00Faro3h05 10:05Lisboa - Oriente
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08:10Faro3h46 11:56Lisboa - Oriente
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08:22Faro3h34 11:56Lisboa - Oriente
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08:22Faro3h51 12:13Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
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13:46Faro4h10 17:56Lisboa - Oriente
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14:15Faro3h41 17:56Lisboa - Oriente
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14:15Faro3h58 18:13Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
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15:38Faro3h27 19:05Lisboa - Oriente
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16:00Faro3h05 19:05Lisboa - Oriente
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17:36Faro4h20 21:56Lisboa - Oriente
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18:15Faro3h58 22:13Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
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18:15Faro3h41 21:56Lisboa - Oriente
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Fastest train times from Faro to Lisbon

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 5 m

Average

3 h 40 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

216 km

Of the 13 trains that leave Faro for Lisbon every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
16:00Faro3h05 19:05Lisboa - Oriente
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£241One-way
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07:00Faro3h05 10:05Lisboa - Oriente
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£241One-way
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06:51Faro3h14 10:05Lisboa - Oriente
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£241One-way
15:38Faro3h27 19:05Lisboa - Oriente
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£241One-way
08:22Faro3h34 11:56Lisboa - Oriente
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£221One-way

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Overview: Train from Faro to Lisbon

distanceDistance134 miles (216 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price£18 (€20)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersComboios De Portugal

Trains from Faro to Lisbon cover the 134 miles (216 km) long route taking on average 3 h 58 min with our travel partners like Comboios De Portugal. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £18, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Faro and arrive in Lisboa - Oriente.

Train companies: Comboios De Portugal trains Faro to Lisbon

You can travel by train between Faro and Lisbon with Comboios De Portugal for as low as £12. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Comboios De Portugal

Comboios Portugal (CP) is the main train company in Portugal operating medium and long-distance train services operating across Portugal. CP train types include International (IN) which connect Portugal with Spain and France; Alfa Pendular (AP) operating high-speed trains up to 220 km/h between Porto, Lisbon and Faro; Intercidades, long-distance trains operating up to 200km/h; Inter-Regional (IR), which offer medium distance services; and Regional, CP's local services. There are two types of fares available for CP trains: Promo (booked 5-60 days in advance and non-refundable) and Normal (refundable for a fee) available for both 1st and 2nd class tickets. Take a train with CP to Lisbon from Faro.

Train information from Faro to Lisbon with Comboios De Portugal:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 16 min
  • Average Price: £12
  • Comboios De Portugal frequency: 5 a day

Trains from Faro to Lisboa

If you're planning on taking a train from Faro to Lisboa, you'll be glad to know there are numerous routes operating daily, starting early in the morning and running until early evening. The majority of the routes are direct routes, though you will find a couple of trips a day with one to two changes along the way at stations like Lisboa - Oriente. The routes with two changes en route depart from Bom Joao rather than Faro. If you're taking a direct train from Faro to Lisboa, expect the trip to take between 3h and 3h 30min depending on the train you take.

   

Faro to Lisboa Train Time: Daily Departures

Trains operating routes from Faro to Lisboa start as early as 07:00 a.m. during the week and run a couple of times per hour from then until around 06:15 p.m. each evening when the last train departs. On a typical day, there are at least 15 trains operating this route. If you're travelling on a Sunday, there are often more trains departing in the morning, with at least 16 running throughout the day. On average, you can expect more than a hundred trains operating this route every week.

How long is the journey by train from Faro to Lisboa?

Your journey time when taking a train from Faro to Lisboa depends on the route you take and the train you're on. If you take one of the faster trains directly to Lisboa from Faro, you can expect a total travel time of around 3h. The slower direct trains tend to take around 3h 30min to complete the route.

If you're taking a train that requires a change along the way, your travel time will depend on how long the stop is, though these usually don't take longer than 5h 40min, and usually between 4h and 4h 30min. The longest route is usually the last evening train, which spends over an hour at the changeover and the total travel time is around 5h 35min.

Faro Church Facade. Source: Shutterstock

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Faro to Lisboa?

Departure train station: The majority of your train trips covering the route from Faro to Lisboa will depart from the main Faro train station. It is the most significant railway junction in the Algarve region and is operated by Comboios de Portugal. To ensure passengers have a comfortable trip, the station provides all the basic amenities and services needed, including waiting rooms, ticket offices, accessible toilets, numerous ATMs, and bars and restaurants to have a drink and a bite to eat at. There are one or two trips per day that leave from Bom Joao, which is a smaller, less frequented station in Faro.

Arrival train station: The arrival station for all journeys between Faro and Lisboa operated by Comboios de Portugal will either be Lisboa - Oriente or Lisboa - Santa Apolonia. Oriente is one of the main transport hubs in Portugal, located in the Parque das Nacoes municipality of Lisboa, while Santa Apolonia is the oldest railway terminus in Portugal, located in the Sao Vincente parish in Lisboa. Both stations offer amenities such as waiting rooms, public phones, ATMs, bars, shops, and car hire options. Oriente also boasts luggage storage facilities and currency exchange services.

Which train companies travel from Faro to Lisboa?

All routes travelling from Faro to Lisboa will be operated by the same company, Comboios de Portugal. Comboios de Portugal is a state-owned company providing Portugal's passenger trains throughout many regions and transports millions of passengers every year. They offer a wide range of services throughout Portugal and even offer international service to countries like Spain and France.

Comboios de Portugal trains from Faro to Lisboa

Comboios de Portugal operates the trains from Faro to Lisboa. They offer a range of services that include international travel to Spain and France, as well as high-speed intercity travel, long-distance regional travel, localised travel, and much more. The service you'll be using for routes from Faro to Lisboa will be AP, which is the fastest option, or the IC, a high-speed long-distance service.

If you're taking a train from Bom Joao, your journey will be a Regional service, which is the local service that stops at all stations en route. All of the AP trains are direct, high-speed offerings that'll get you to Lisboa in 3h. The IC service will either be a direct train or have a changeover at Oriente on the way to Santa Apolonia.

Train Faro to Lisboa: Services on Board

Comboios de Portugal AP and IC trains both offer the option of first-class tickets. These tickets offer you more legroom, comfortable seating, vending machines, foldable tables, a bar car, and a media centre among others. Every passenger is only allowed one piece of luggage, not including handbags, laptop bags, etc.

If you're travelling with pets, you'll be allowed to take two pets on board and they'll travel for free provided they're in a suitable pet carrier. No large animals are allowed. If you're hoping to travel with your bicycle, the AP service only allows for foldable bikes, while IC services allow both, though you may be limited with space. We suggest calling ahead of time and booking a space for your bike.

Night trains Faro

Trains from Faro to Lisboa run until 06:15 p.m. each evening, so there isn't a need for an overnight train. The last train typically arrives in Lisboa before midnight and the longest trip takes no more than 5h 35min. Unfortunately, there are no night train options for this route currently operating.

Traveling by train: Sustainable journey

With the exception of biking or walking, travelling by train is the most eco-friendly way to travel these days. Generally, cars and planes emit close to 70% more carbon than trains do. Travelling these routes by train emit almost three times less CO2 than travelling the route by car and almost four times less than if you travelled by plane. You'll also find energy consumption on trains is much less when talking about noise pollution and space.

How to find cheap train tickets from Faro to Lisboa?

There are a variety of ways to find the best deals for trains from Faro to Lisboa. To start with, the Omio platform offers consolidated information from numerous online sources presented to you on a single results page with the ability to filter by price. The Omio Magazine also offers tips on how to travel efficiently.

Book your trip as far in advance as possible, the closer you get to your date of departure, the pricier the tickets will be. If you search with flexible dates, you can take advantage of different deals that might be happening on different days. Travelling over a weekend is typically more expensive than travelling earlier on in the week.

Lisboa Tower Sunset. Source: Shutterstock

To Lisboa by train—travel tips

Lisboa, or as it's more commonly called, Lisboa, is the coastal capital city of Portugal and a popular holiday spot for many travellers from around the world. The city offers guests a wide variety of things to do and places to see throughout the area and offers a plethora of historical sites to peruse. A couple of things worth doing in Lisboa include:

  • Marvel at the Torre de Belém above the seafront of the Lisboa Quays
  • Wander through the Alfama District, one of the oldest districts in the city teeming with winding streets and hidden alleys
  • Ride Tram 28 up the streets and into the Alfama District
  • Climb St George's Castle
  • Visit the underwater Lisboa Oceanarium
  • Hang out on the beach at Caxias
  • Grab a bite to eat and meet people at Bairro Alto

Travel Tips: Trains from Faro to Lisbon

Travel by train to Lisbon 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 Lisbon.
FAQs
You can find a cheap train from Faro to Lisbon for some dates and times for as low as £12  one way in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Lisbon from Faro is £18  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Faro and Lisbon via train to be approximately 134 miles (216 km).
While the time it takes to travel 134 miles (216 km) to Lisbon from Faro can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Faro to Lisbon is on average 3 h 58 min.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Faro   to Lisboa - Oriente.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Faro, which is located around 0.4 miles (666 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Lisboa - Oriente, located 5.7 miles (9.2 km) away from the city centre.

Take the Faro to Lisbon train with Comboios De Portugal. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Faro to Lisbon as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 5 direct trains per day from Faro to Lisbon with Comboios De Portugal, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Faro for Lisbon is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first train from Faro to Lisbon leaves at 06: 00   and the last train for this leaves at 17: 15. Omio shows you the latest train from Faro to Lisbon schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
The price of a one way train ticket from Faro to Lisbon is on average £18 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Faro and Lisbon available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Faro
Lisbon
The major railway station for departures from Faro is Faro. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Faro for your trip between Faro and Lisbon.

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