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Praia da rocha - fatima

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Praia da rocha - fatima

Hi there,

Am looking to go to Fatima from praia da rocha - any ideas the best route and rough estimate at travel time? am not in a car so train or bus are my only options!

Kind regards,


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1. Re: Praia da rocha - fatima

Lengthy and complicated!

The most direct way is by express bus (coach). The website of the Portuguese equivalent to "National Express" is at www.rede-expressos.pt but is in Portuguese only.

this suggests three possible journeys each day as follows. All involve a change of coach in Lisbon

Leave 0810 arrive Fatima 1425

Leave 1040 arrive 1625

Leave 1310 arrive 1930

The one-way fare is €21

There are four return journeys, again changing in Lisbon, the last one being at 1800 getting back at 2250.

Therefore a day trip is hardly an option.

To go part of the way by train means first getting from P da Rocha to Portimao station, taking the train to Lisbon which involves one change, then getting across Lisbon from train to bus station and then the 90 minutes or so bus journey to Fatima. All of that would cost more than by bus and probably take longer as well.

Hope that helps.

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