There are 8 ways to get from Albufeira to Madrid by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train via Seville  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira to Seville 83 / ...
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$72 - $113

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Bus Ouibus  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira to Merida Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Mérida to Madrid Auto Res

$41 - $72

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Bus, train  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira to Sevilla Santa Justa
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$104 - $142

Bus, train via Cordoba Central  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira to Loulé 10
  2. Take the bus from Loule to Huelva
  3. Take the train from Huelva-Termino to Cordoba Central A
  4. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$97 - $156

Bus Socibus  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira to Ayamonte
  2. Take the bus from Ayamonte to Madrid

$43 - $69

Drive  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Albufeira to Madrid 469 miles

$100 - $160

Fly from Faro  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Madrid (MAD) FAO - MAD

$57 - $271

Bus to Sevilla, fly  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira to Seville
  2. Fly from Sevilla (SVQ) to Madrid (MAD) SVQ - MAD

$43 - $255

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The cheapest way to get from Albufeira to Madrid is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 12 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albufeira to Madrid is to fly which costs 45€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albufeira to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Albufeira and arriving at Madrid via Mérida. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h.

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The distance between Albufeira and Madrid is 541 km. The road distance is 750.5 km.

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The best way to get from Albufeira to Madrid without a car is to bus and train which takes 6 h 43 min and costs 60€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to get from Albufeira to Madrid, including transfers.

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Albufeira to Madrid bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Albufeira station.

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The best way to get from Albufeira to Madrid is to bus which takes 10 h and costs 35€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 45€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 42 min.

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The quickest flight from Faro Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Albufeira to Madrid bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, arrive at Madrid station.

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Map of how to get from Albufeira to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 337.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 43 min

What companies run services between Albufeira, Portugal and Madrid, Spain?

You can take a bus from Albufeira to Madrid via Merida and Mérida in around 10 h. Alternatively, Iberia and TAP Portugal fly from Albufeira to Madrid once daily.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Faro to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $700
Flights from Sevilla to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Sevilla to Madrid via Almeria
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $460
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cordoba Central to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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 Huelva-Termino to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Albufeira to Seville
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Bus from Albufeira to Loulé
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
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 Albufeira to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Albufeira to Merida
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
Ouibus
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Albufeira to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Albufeira to Loulé
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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 Loule to Huelva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Mérida to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Normal
$34
Auto Res Express
$49
Socibus
Website
socibus.es
Bus from Ayamonte to Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
socibus.es
Book at
compra.socibus.es

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Madrid is 1 h ahead of Albufeira. It is currently 1:14 PM in Albufeira and 2:14 PM in Madrid.

Yes, the driving distance between Albufeira to Madrid is 750 km. It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to drive from Albufeira to Madrid.

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Iberia and TAP Portugal offer flights from Faro Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 3683+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Albufeira to Faro Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs 4€ - 6€.

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