You can get from Albufeira to Lisbon by train, bus or flight.
To get from Albufeira to Lisbon on 23 Sep we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||122 miles (196 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight or coach|
|Ticket price range||£9 - £104|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £9 • 2 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £104 • 45 min|
|Popular travel companies||TAP Portugal or Flixbus|
Travel 122 miles (196 km) by flight or coach from Albufeira to Lisbon. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are TAP Portugal or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Albufeira to Lisbon.
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To get from Albufeira to Lisbon, travellers can choose between flying, taking the bus, or hopping on the train. Travel time goes from 45 minutes to 3 hours. Like the rest of the Algarve, Albufeira is known for its beaches, the most popular of which are San Rafael, Falesia, and Gale. In Lisbon, top tourist attractions include the quaint Alfama neighbourhood and the Oceanarium.
Train: Trains leave Albufera-Ferreiras station five times per day and take up to 3 hours and 30 minutes to reach the railway station in Lisboa Santa Apolonia, stopping at Lisboa Oriente and Lisboa Entrecampos stations. Train service is provided by CP - Comboios de Portugal.
Bus: Eva Transportes runs 6 intercity buses per day, with departures spread throughout the day. Buses leave from Albufeira's Termina Rodoviario and arrive at Sete Rios bus station, near the zoo. The trip takes just under 3 hours.
Flight: Although there is no airport in Albufeira, Faro International airport is a convenient choice, being only a 40-minute drive away. The flight from Faro International airport to Lisbon takes 45 minutes and is operated by TAP Portugal. There are usually 4 flights per day, and they all arrive at Lisbon Portela.
You can travel between Albufeira and Lisbon 2 different ways: flight or coach.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Albufeira to Lisbon. Tickets for a coach cost on average £9.
This is compared to other travel options to Lisbon:
A coach journey is usually £95 less than a journey to Lisbon by plane, which costs on average £104 for the same trip.
The fastest way from Albufeira to Lisbon is by flight with an average journey time of 45 min.
Other travel options to Lisbon from Albufeira can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h 45 min on average.
Lisbon is approximately 122 miles (196 km) away from Albufeira.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Albufeira to Lisbon:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Albufeira to Lisbon, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available to Lisbon from Albufeira with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lisbon as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Albufeira and Lisbon.
When planning your trip between Albufeira and Lisbon, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Albufeira and Lisbon online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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