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Lagos to Faro by train

The journey from Lagos to Faro by train is 41.35 mi and takes 1 hr 46 min. There are 8 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:10 AM and the last at 8:11 PM. It is possible to travel from Lagos to Faro by train for as little as $8.16 or as much as $8.68. The best price for this journey is $8.16.

Lowest Price$8.16
Journey Duration1 hr 46 min
Connection per Day8
Lowest Price$8.16
Highest Price$8.68
First Departure6:10 AM
Last Departure8:11 PM
Distance41.35 mi
DepartureLagos
ArrivalFaro
CarriersR - Regional

Lagos to Faro Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Jul 14, 2024

Take the train from Lagos to Faro.

The train from Lagos to Farolasts on average 1 hr 46 min. Around 8 trains depart a day between Lagos and Faro. The average price is $8.21, and the lowest ticket pricing starts at around $8.16.

The train journey from Lagos to Faro is operated by Comboios Portugal (Portuguese Railways). You can choose between the high-speed Alpha Pendular, the cheaper Intercity train, or the regional Algarve train We recommend taking the regional train- it is the quickest, the most affordable, the most frequent, and it has a direct connection. It only offers some amenities like the other two, but the ride is only 1.30h long.

Alfa Pendular is a fully air-conditioned 6-car electric train. These ultra-modern trains tilt into curves to reach 220 km/h. It features both first and second-class seats as well as a cafe bar. If you opt for the first class, you can order a meal during the reservation process. All trains guarantee complimentary WiFi and power sockets at all seats.

CP's Intercity trains are the second-rank express service, offering first- and second-class accommodation, a cafe bar, and free WiFi, with power sockets available in some first-class seats. 

Reservations are obligatory on all trains. When traveling with CP, children under 12 get a 50% discount on full-price fares, youths under 25 are eligible for a 25% discount, and seniors over 65 can enjoy a 50% discount. No value is available when booking Promo fares. 

You will start your journey at Lagos train station. Bus line 1 can take you to the station from the city center, and a taxi will get you there in three minutes. It is also an easy 15-walk to get to the city center and the stunning cliffs Lagos is famous for. The station has a coffee shop, ticket counter, and toilets.

Faro train station is only a 14-minute walk from the city center. If you do not feel like walking, a bus station is nearby, serving lines 1, 3, 16, and 18-you can easily reach the city and the beach. Another easy option would be to take an Uber or a classic taxi. The Faro Train Station is just a 14-minute walk from the city center. The station features waiting areas, bathrooms, ticket offices, public phones, and cafe shops.

Faro is known for its beautiful beaches, but the old town, narrow cobblestone streets, quaint cafes, and restaurants are all worth exploring. Other top attractions include the Cathedral of Sao Francisco, the Chapel of Bones, and Santa Clara Church. You can also take a boat ride along Ria Formosa, sunbathe at Farol Beach, or visit the Museum of Algarve in Faro Castle.

So if you plan to travel from Lagos to Faro by train, let us help you plan it. We check thousands of rail, bus, and flight destinations to help you find the best price. Check out our handy price calendar below, where you can see the best prices across all modes of transport from Lagos to Faro.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Lagos to Faro.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Lagos to Faro, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Lagos to Faro.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $7.70 to $8.78 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 12% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Lagos to Faro

The cheapest Lagos - Faro train tickets can be found for as low as $7.77 if you’re lucky, or $12.14 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $19.71.

Find the best day to travel to Faro by train

When travelling to Faro by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Lagos to Faro CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
4.66kg
Bus
4.99kg
Flight
13.31kg
Car
10.65kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Lagos to Faro by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Lagos and Faro are 4.66kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Lagos and Faro? By taking the train between Lagos and Faro you will save 8.65kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.33kg compared to a bus and 5.99kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Lagos to Faro?
A train ticket from Lagos to Faro is $8.21. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $8.16.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Lagos to Faro?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Lagos to Faro is $8.16. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Lagos and Faro by train?
Lagos to Faro is 41.35 mi.
How long does the train between Lagos and Faro take?
Lagos to Faro is on average 1 hr 46 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 41 min.
How many train connections per day go from Lagos to Faro?
Lagos to Faro has 8 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Lagos to Faro leave?
The earliest train from Lagos to Faro departs at 6:10 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Lagos to Faro depart?
The latest train from Lagos to Faro departs at 8:11 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Lagos to Faro in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $8.16 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Lagos to Faro?
There are on average 8 direct connection(s) from Lagos to go to Faro.
What's the fastest journey time between Lagos to Faro by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Lagos and Faro is 1 hr 41 min.
Is there a direct train from Lagos to Faro?
Yes, there is a direct train between Lagos and Faro.
What are the CO2 emissions for Lagos to Faro by train?
The train journey from Lagos to Faro creates 4.66kg of CO2 emissions.

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