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There are 9 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  •  6h 52m

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

$75 - $345

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Bus Ouibus  •  14h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Faro Ouibus

$40 - $60

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Fly to Sevilla, bus  •  6h 14m

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

$68 - $272

Fly to Lisbon, train  •  7h 52m

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

$76 - $300

Fly to Jerez, train, bus  •  7h 56m

  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 Seville to Faro

$100 - $541

Train, bus via Cordoba Central  •  12h 16m

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

$115 - $158

Train, bus  •  14h 5m

  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 R

$127 - $208

Bus Rede Expressos  •  16h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Lisbon Sete Rios Station
  2. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Faro 54 / ...

$81 - $103

Drive  •  9h 54m

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Faro 657.1 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Faro is to bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 14h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Faro is to fly and bus which costs 55€ - 240€ and takes 6h 14m.

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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 14h 45m.

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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 12h 16m and costs 100€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 6h 52m 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 6h 52m and costs 65€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 14h 45m.

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There is no direct flight from Bilbao Airport to Faro Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Bilbao to Faro.
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  • Distance: 508.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 52m

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

Iberia, TAP Portugal and seven other airlines fly from Bilbao to Faro 4 times a day. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Bilbao to Faro 3 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 14h 45m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Valencia
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Evelop
Website
evelop.com
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $440
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
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
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
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
57m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
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
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Seville to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
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damas-sa.es
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 Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
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 Vila Real Santo Antonio
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
internorte.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 Seville to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
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 Vila Real Santo Antonio
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Bilbao to Lisbon Sete Rios Station
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Damas
Phone
902 114 492
Email
servcliente@damas-sa.es
Website
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 Vila Real Santo Antonio
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
damas-sa.es
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
Bus from Bilbao to Faro
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus

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Faro is 1h behind Bilbao. It is currently 12:37 PM in Bilbao and 11:37 AM in Faro.

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

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Iberia, Vueling Airlines, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Bilbao Airport to Faro Airport.

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Book your Bilbao to Faro bus tickets online with Distribusion.

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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 Bilbao to Bilbao Airport is to bus which takes 15m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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