Albufeira to Lisbon bus

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Albufeira - Lisbon Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 47 intercity buses per day from Albufeira to Lisbon. Traveling by bus from Albufeira to Lisbon usually takes around 2 hours and 50 minutes, but the fastest Rede Expressos bus can make the trip in 45 minutes.

Distance123 mi (198 km)
Shortest duration0h 45m
Cheapest price$3.71
Trips per day47
Most frequent serviceRede Expressos
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Albufeira to Lisbon?

Bus tickets for a trip from Albufeira to Lisbon cost $6.49 on average. This is an excellent value for the trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly average prices

Bus tickets from Albufeira to Lisbon are at their cheapest average price in January. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around $9. On the other hand, traveling on this route during July might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for July trips cost $16, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

What bus companies travel from Albufeira to Lisbon?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Albufeira to Lisbon that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Rede Expressos usually offers more choice, with 33 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus192h 51m$7.34
Rede Expressos332h 50m$10.39
  • First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 19 trips from Albufeira to Lisbon, and usually makes the trip in about 2 hours and 51 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Rede Expressos is a renowned bus company in Portugal that focuses on providing comfortable journeys to passengers. They operate modern buses known for their smooth rides and have a reputation for friendly and helpful drivers. Passengers can enjoy the convenience of power outlets on board to charge their electronic devices and Wi-Fi access, allowing them to stay connected and share their journey in real-time.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 50 minutes to cover the 123 miles from Albufeira to Lisbon. However, the fastest bus only takes 45 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Lisbon at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Albufeira to Lisbon, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 47 scheduled buses that travel from Albufeira to Lisbon every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Albufeira to Lisbon without transferring.

City Information

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Albufeira?

Main departure station: Albufeira (Av Liberdade)

Most buses depart from the main station in Albufeira.

All bus stations in Albufeira:

  • Albufeira (Av Liberdade)

Where does the bus arrive in Lisbon?

Main arrival station: Estação do Oriente

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Lisbon.

All bus stations in Lisbon:

  • Estação do Oriente

  • Lisbon Sete Rios

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