How to get from Albufeira to Lisbon

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from Albufeira to Lisbon

You can get from Albufeira to Lisbon by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Albufeira to Lisbon on 29 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:30Albufeira, Terminal Rodoviário2h45 10:15Lisboa, Gare Oriente
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£91One-way
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07:30Albufeira, Terminal Rodoviário2h45 10:15Lisboa, Gare Oriente
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£91One-way
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09:00Albufeira, Terminal Rodoviário2h45 11:45Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios
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£91One-way
06:45Albufeira, Terminal Rodoviário2h45 09:30Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios
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£91One-way
15:30Albufeira, Terminal Rodoviário2h45 18:15Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios
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£111One-way

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Travel Information between Albufeira and Lisbon

distanceDistance122 miles (196 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £96
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 2 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £96 • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRede Expressos, TAP Portugal or Comboios De Portugal

Travel 122 miles (196 km) by coach, flight or train between Albufeira and 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 Rede Expressos, TAP Portugal or Comboios De Portugal among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Albufeira to Lisbon.

How to Travel from Albufeira to Lisbon

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.

Travelling from Albufeira to Lisbon: Travel Tips

  • What is the cheapest way to travel from Albufeira to Lisbon? Coach travel is the cheapest option, although there is very little difference in price between buses and trains.
  • What is the fastest way to travel from Albufeira to Lisbon? Flying is the fastest option: planes take only 45 minutes to reach Lisbon.

Travel Tips: Travel from Albufeira to Lisbon

Travel 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 Albufeira to Lisbon.
FAQs

You can travel to Lisbon from Albufeira 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

The cheapest way from Albufeira to Lisbon is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £9 compared to other travel options to Lisbon:

A coach is about £87 less than a flight, which costs on average £96 for this route.

A coach is generally £3 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £11 from Albufeira to Lisbon.

The quickest way to travel from Albufeira to Lisbon is by flight, which takes on average 45 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h 45 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 41 min   of travel time.

The distance from Albufeira to Lisbon is approximately 122 miles (196 km).

The average frequency per day from Albufeira to Lisbon is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Albufeira to Lisbon as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Albufeira to Lisbon:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Albufeira, Terminal Rodoviário and tend to arrive in Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Albufeira to Lisbon:

  • You can go to Lisbon from Albufeira by coach with Rede Expressos. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £9 with Rede Expressos from Albufeira to Lisbon on Omio.
  • You can travel from Albufeira to Lisbon by flight with TAP Portugal. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £96 with TAP Portugal from Albufeira to Lisbon.
  • You can go to Lisbon from Albufeira by train with Comboios De Portugal. You'll see cheap train tickets for £11 with Comboios De Portugal from Albufeira to Lisbon on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Albufeira to Lisbon often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Madrid, Porto or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Albufeira and Lisbon itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lisbon and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Albufeira to Lisbon, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £9 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £96 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £11 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Albufeira to Lisbon online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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