There are 8 ways to get from Bilbao to Faro 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.

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Fly to Faro  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Faro (FAO) BIO - FAO

$75 - $345

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Bus  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Faro Ouibus

$35 - $55

6 alternative options

Fly to Sevilla, bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Sevilla (SVQ) BIO - SVQ
  2. Take the bus from Seville, Seville - Armas to Faro Airport, Faro

$65 - $238

Fly to Lisbon, train  •  8 h 28 min

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

$77 - $300

Fly to Jerez, train, bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Jerez (XRY) BIO - XRY
  2. Take the train from Aeropuerto de Jerez to Sevilla Santa Justa
  3. Take the bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Faro

$107 - $539

Train, bus  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Madrid-Chamartin A
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Sevilla Santa Justa Ave / ...
  3. Take the bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Faro

$143 - $216

Train, bus via Huelva  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Madrid-Chamartin A
  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

$128 - $209

Drive  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Faro 657.1 miles

$150 - $220

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bilbao and arriving at Faro. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14 h 10 min.

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The distance between Bilbao and Faro is 814 km. The road distance is 1051.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Faro without a car is to train and bus which takes 12 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from Bilbao to Faro, including transfers.

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Bilbao to Faro bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Bilbao station.

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The best way to get from Bilbao to Faro is to fly which takes 6 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 10 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bilbao Airport to Faro Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Bilbao to Faro bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Faro station.

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Faro is 1 h behind Bilbao. It is currently 7:02 PM in Bilbao and 6:02 PM in Faro.

Yes, the driving distance between Bilbao to Faro is 1051 km. It takes approximately 9 h 54 min to drive from Bilbao to Faro.

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  • Distance: 508.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 32 min

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

Iberia, TAP Portugal and four other airlines fly from Bilbao to Faro every 4 hours. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Bilbao to Faro 3 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 14 h 10 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Santiago de Compostela, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Train operators
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
Train from Vila Real Santo Antonio to Bom Joao
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$5 - $7
1st Class
$5 - $8
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 Aeropuerto de Jerez to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Huelva-Termino
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Seville, Seville - Armas to Faro Airport, Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Huelva to Vila Real Santo Antonio
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
internorte.pt
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
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
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 Bilbao to Faro
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus

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easyJet, Lufthansa, TAP Portugal and Iberia offer flights from Bilbao Airport to Faro Airport.

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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 Bilbao to Bilbao Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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