Best Ways to Travel to Algarve

Due to its location, the Algarve enjoys good transport connections, both internally with other Portuguese cities and externally through Spain, Also it has its on Airport, with a variety of national and international airlines have regular flights to the Algarve, making Faro a busy international airport.

The Algarve also benefits from a good road network, composed of motorways, trunk roads and a range of secondary roads, making the journey comfortable and efficient whether you’re travelling by bus or driving in a rented car.

The Rail transport is also another alternative for visitors to the region. The Portuguese rail service (CP – Comboios de Portugal) has a line going thorough the Algarve and also a connection to the major cities in Portugal.

International Access Faro Airport
Tel.: 289 800 800 (General)
Tel.: 289 800 801 (Flight information until midnight)
Tel.: 289 800 617 (Flight information after midnight)

Trains “Alfa Pendular”
These are fully equipped, fast and comfortable trains for long travels.
Intercity trains: connections to various cities in Portugal, such as Lisbon-Algarve.
Inter-regional trains with services between Lagos and Vila Real de Santo António.

There are Several Express and Normal Service Bus Stations, were you can easily get anywhere in the Algarve, Portugal and Spain, the biggest ones are in Lagos, Portimão, Albufeira and Faro.

International Access by Road
N431 (Huelva, Spain) / A22 – (Via do Infante, Portugal)
Port of Portimão
Tel.: 282 400 680

National Access by Roads
IC1, N2, N120, N122

Algarve Access by Road
Main road links
A22 – (Via do Infante), N125

Average Time and Distance for Flight connections to Faro Aiport

European Capital Flight Time Distance in kilometres
Amsterdam 02h55 2590km
Athens 03h20 4577km
Berlin 03h30 3290km
Berne 02h45 2323km
Brussels 02h30 2207km
Copenhagen 03h00 3322km
Dublin 03h00 3160km
Helsinki 06h55 5020km
London 02h30 2320km
Luxembourg 02h50 2420km
Madrid 01h30 729km
Oslo 03h10 3876km
Paris 02h30 1908km
Rome 02h45 2802km
Stockholm 04h30 2979km
Vienna 03h20 3293km

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