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

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

Recommended option

Fly to Faro  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Faro (FAO) BCN - FAO

$57 - $194

Cheapest option

Fly to Sevilla, bus  •  8 h 4 min

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

$47 - $228

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Train, bus  •  10 h 31 min

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

$170 - $247

Train, bus via Huelva  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants 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 bus from Vila Real Santo Antonio to Albufeira

$150 - $241

Train Spanish Railways (RENFE), bus  •  16 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Franca to Sevilla Santa Justa Tlg
  2. Take the bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Albufeira

$166 - $207

Bus ALSA  •  19 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Seville
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Albufeira 83 / ...

$68 - $114

Bus InterNorte  •  24 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Sants to Estremoz
  2. Take the bus from Estremoz to Évora 83 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Évora to Beja 94 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Beja to Albufeira 85 / ...

$102 - $142

Drive  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Albufeira 767.4 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Albufeira is to fly which costs 45€ - 170€ and takes 5 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Albufeira is to fly which costs 45€ - 170€ and takes 5 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Albufeira. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Albufeira via Seville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 5 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Albufeira is 1016 km. The road distance is 1227.8 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Albufeira without a car is to train and bus which takes 10 h 31 min and costs 140€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Barcelona to Albufeira, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Albufeira bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Barcelona station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Albufeira is to fly which takes 5 h 59 min and costs 45€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 100€ and takes 19 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Faro Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Barcelona to Albufeira bus services, operated by EVA Transportes, arrive at Albufeira station.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Albufeira.
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  • Distance: 635 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 59 min

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

Vueling Airlines, TAP Portugal and Iberia fly from Barcelona to Albufeira 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Albufeira via Seville in around 19 h 5 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Faro
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Faro
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Barcelona to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
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
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Franca to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
11 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Seville to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Bus from Huelva to Vila Real de Santo António
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Huelva to Vila Real Santo Antonio
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Barcelona Sants to Estremoz
Ave. Duration
16 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
internorte.pt
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Huelva to Vila Real St Antonio
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona to Seville
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
alsa.com
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Vila Real Santo Antonio to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Estremoz to Évora
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Évora to Beja
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Beja to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Rodoviaria do Alentejo
Phone
266 738 120
Email
geral@rodalentejo.pt
Website
rodalentejo.pt
Bus from Estremoz to Évora
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
rodalentejo.pt

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