Great experience overall. However, note that the address on your ticket does not show up on Google Maps where the pickup location in Lisbon actually is. It's in Sete Rios where all the other buses pick up!
Frequently asked questions on the trip Lisbon - Portimão
How much does a bus ticket from Lisbon to Portimão cost?
The average bus ticket price from Lisbon to Portimão is $31. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Lisbon to Portimão is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!
How long is the bus ride from Lisbon to Portimão?
The average travel time between Lisbon and Portimão is around 3h 30m, although the fastest bus will take about 3h.This is the time it takes to travel the 184 km that separates the two cities.
How many daily bus connections are there between Lisbon and Portimão?
The number of buses from Lisbon to Portimão can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 33 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Lisbon to Portimão by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.
Which bus companies travel from Lisbon to Portimão?
When taking the bus from Lisbon to Portimão, you can travel comfortably and safely with Rede Expressos, FlixBus, RENEX.
Best time to book your trip
Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past departures.
Days before departure
Buddy tip: The best time to book this trip is usually 90 days before departure.
The average bus ticket from Lisbon to Portimão costs around CA$23 for departures 90 days prior.
Over the last 90 days, ticket prices from Lisbon to Portimão vary, and during peak season, ticket prices are around CA$31 while at other times, you can expect to pay around CA$14.
Usually Eva-Mundial Turismo, RENEX will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.
To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Lisbon to Portimão, as early as possible. The best time to find and book cheap bus tickets is to book at least 90 days in advance.
If we look at the other days, booking between 30 days and 60 days before the departure will allow you to save CA$1.
About Bus Travel
Bus Travel Tips
Meet and talk to locals at the bus stations while traveling from Lisbon to Portimão.There is no better way to get inside travel information while exploring a new city than to go straight to its people.
From miles long of beauteous natural landscapes to impressive man-crafted sights, you’re bound to be in for a visual treat on your bus trip from Lisbon to Portimão.
Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Lisbon to Portimão.
Make a music playlist for your bus ride from Lisbon to Portimão, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.
Did you know?
Did you know some bus companies in Germany offer to their passenger low-costs snacks and regional beer based on their destination? Prosit!
The Superbus, created by a Dutch engineer is the world's fastest bus with 250 km/h. Too bad it's only a prototype for now.
The average number of passengers on a coach bus is 32 meaning that a bus could replace a minimum of at least 30 cars!
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