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There are 10 ways to get from Alicante to Faro by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus via Cordoba Central  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Cordoba Central Ave / ...
  3. Take the bus from Cordoba to Faro

$121 - $169

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Bus  •  13h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Seville
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Faro 83 / ...

$58 - $119

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Train, bus  •  11h 12m

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Huelva-Termino A / ...
  3. Take the bus from Huelva to Vila Real Santo Antonio 83
  4. Take the train from Vila Real Santo Antonio to Bom Joao R

$133 - $219

Train Spanish Railways (RENFE), bus  •  12h 24m

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Albacete Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Albacete to Sevilla Santa Justa Tlg
  3. Take the bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Faro

$117 - $180

Bus Dary Commerce  •  15h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Murcia
  2. Take the bus from Murcia to Huelva
  3. Take the bus from Huelva to Faro 83

Drive  •  7h 53m

  1. Drive from Alicante to Faro 497.6 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Alicante to Sevilla, bus  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Sevilla (SVQ) ALC - SVQ
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Faro

$88 - $374

Fly Alicante to Faro  •  8h 14m

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Faro (FAO) ALC - FAO

$100 - $347

Train to Valencia, fly to Faro  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Faro (FAO) VLC - FAO

$100 - $269

Train to Valencia, fly to Sevilla, bus  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Sevilla (SVQ) VLC - SVQ
  3. Take the bus from Seville to Faro

$78 - $306

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The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Faro is to bus which costs 50€ - 110€ and takes 13h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Faro is to fly and bus which costs 75€ - 330€ and takes 6h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alicante to Faro. However, there are services departing from Alicante and arriving at Faro via Seville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 35m.

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The distance between Alicante and Faro is 672 km. The road distance is 796.1 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Faro without a car is to train and bus which takes 9h 23m and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 9h 23m to get from Alicante to Faro, including transfers.

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Alicante to Faro bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Alicante station.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Faro is to bus which takes 13h 35m and costs 50€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 85€ - 310€ and takes 8h 14m.

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The quickest flight from Alicante Airport to Sevilla Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Alicante to Faro bus services, operated by EVA Transportes, arrive at Faro station.

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  • Distance: 419.9 miles
  • Duration: 9h 23m

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Faro, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Alicante to Faro via Seville in around 13h 35m. Alternatively, Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and 13 other airlines fly from Alicante to Faro every 3 hours.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Alicante to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Valencia to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Valencia to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Flights from Alicante to Faro via Knock
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Faro via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Alicante to Faro via Weeze
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Alicante to Faro via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Alicante to Faro via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Alicante to Faro via Cork
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Alicante to Faro via Southend
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Valencia to Faro via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Alicante to Faro via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Alicante to Faro via Bristol
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Alicante to Faro via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Alicante to Faro via Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Alicante to Faro via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Alicante to Faro via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Alicante to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Valencia to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Evelop
Website
evelop.com
Flights from Alicante to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Alicante to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Valencia to Faro via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Valencia to Faro via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Albacete
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Huelva-Termino
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Albacete to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Vila Real Santo Antonio to Bom Joao
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$5 - $7
1st Class
$5 - $8
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Cordoba to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Huelva to Vila Real Santo Antonio
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Sevilla - Plaza de Armas to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Huelva to Faro
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Huelva to Vila Real Santo Antonio
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Seville to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Huelva to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Huelva to Vila Real S. Antonio Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Book at
damas-sa.es
Bus from Seville to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Book at
damas-sa.es
Bus from Huelva to Faro
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Book at
damas-sa.es
Damas
Phone
902 114 492
Email
servcliente@damas-sa.es
Website
damas-sa.es
Bus from Huelva to Vila Real Santo Antonio
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
damas-sa.es
Bus from Sevilla to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
damas-sa.es
Bus from Huelva to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
damas-sa.es
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Alicante to Seville
Ave. Duration
10h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Seville to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Alicante to Murcia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Huelva to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
alsa.com
Interbus
Phone
902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Alicante to Murcia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
interbus.es
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Murcia to Huelva
Ave. Duration
10h 58m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
dary.bg

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Faro is 1h behind Alicante. It is currently 6:09 AM in Alicante and 5:09 AM in Faro.

Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Faro is 796 km. It takes approximately 7h 53m to drive from Alicante to Faro.

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Evelop, Air Europa, Ryanair and Iberia offer flights from Alicante Airport to Sevilla Airport.

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There are 1957+ hotels available in Faro. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Alicante Airport is to bus which takes 25m and costs 1€ - 4€.

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