There are 4 ways to get from Benalmádena to Faro by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Cordoba Central A / ...
  2. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Sevilla Santa Justa Ave / ...
  3. Take the bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Faro

$79 - $139

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Bus  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Málaga to Faro Airport

$52 - $94

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Benalmádena to Faro 265.3 miles

$60 - $90

Fly, train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Lisbon (LIS) AGP - LIS
  2. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Faro(P)

$83 - $301

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No, there is no direct bus from Benalmádena to Faro. However, there are services departing from Benalmádena and arriving at Faro Airport via Málaga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 3 min.

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The distance between Benalmádena and Faro is 303 km. The road distance is 424.5 km.

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The best way to get from Benalmádena to Faro without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to get from Benalmádena to Faro, including transfers.

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Benalmádena to Faro bus services, operated by InterNorte, depart from Málaga station.

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The quickest flight from Malaga Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Benalmádena to Faro bus services, operated by InterNorte, arrive at Faro Airport station.

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Faro is 1 h behind Benalmádena. It is currently 10:52 PM in Benalmádena and 9:52 PM in Faro.

Yes, the driving distance between Benalmádena to Faro is 424 km. It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to drive from Benalmádena to Faro.

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TAP Portugal, Iberia and Air Europa offer flights from Malaga Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Benalmádena to Faro.
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  • Distance: 189.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 30 min

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

InterNorte operates a bus from Benalmádena to Faro twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $85 and the journey takes 6 h 37 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Malaga to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
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 Lisboa Oriente to Faro(P)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$22 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Bus operators
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Málaga to Faro Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
internorte.pt

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There are 1629+ hotels available in Faro. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Benalmádena to Malaga Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs .

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