There are 6 ways to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train, bus  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from San Sebastian to Zaragoza Delicias A / ...
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Cordoba Central Ave
  3. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Sevilla Santa Justa Ave / ...
  4. Take the bus from Seville to Faro 83

$151 - $257

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Faro Ouibus

$40 - $60

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Drive  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro 692.4 miles

$150 - $230

Fly San Sebastian to Faro  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Faro (FAO) EAS - FAO

$155 - $477

Train to Bilbao, fly to Faro  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Ardantza-Eibar
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Faro (FAO) BIO - FAO

$82 - $358

Train to Bilbao, fly to Sevilla, bus  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Ardantza-Eibar
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Sevilla (SVQ) BIO - SVQ
  3. Take the bus from Seville to Faro

$67 - $285

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The cheapest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro is to bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 15 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro is to fly which costs 130€ - 410€ and takes 8 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Sebastián and arriving at Faro. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 15 h 25 min.

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The distance between Donostia / San Sebastián and Faro is 863 km. The road distance is 1107.8 km.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro without a car is to train and bus which takes 12 h 14 min and costs 120€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 12 h 14 min to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro, including transfers.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from San Sebastián station.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro is to bus which takes 15 h 25 min and costs 35€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 130€ - 410€ and takes 8 h 54 min.

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There is no direct flight from San Sebastian Airport to Faro Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Faro station.

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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro.
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  • Distance: 539.5 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 14 min

What companies run services between Donostia / San Sebastián, Spain and Faro, Portugal?

Ouibus operates a bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro 3 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 15 h 25 min. Alternatively, Iberia and Vueling Airlines fly from Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro once daily.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from San Sebastian to Faro via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Friday 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 Faro via Valencia, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Sunday
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 Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
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
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
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 San Sebastian to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cordoba Central to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Amara-Donostia to Ardantza-Eibar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
Bus operators
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
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
alsa.com
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, Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Sevilla - Plaza de Armas to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt
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 Sevilla to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Faro
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus

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More Questions & Answers

Faro is 1 h behind Donostia / San Sebastián. It is currently 12:39 AM in Donostia / San Sebastián and 11:39 PM in Faro.

Yes, the driving distance between Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro is 1108 km. It takes approximately 10 h 29 min to drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro.

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from San Sebastian Airport to Faro Airport.

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There are 1662+ hotels available in Faro. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to San Sebastian Airport is to bus which takes 32 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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