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There are 10 ways to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro by plane, bus, train, night 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 San Sebastian to Faro  •  7 h 13 min

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

$155 - $477

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Bus Ouibus  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Faro Ouibus

$40 - $65

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Bus to Bilbao, fly to Faro  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Faro (FAO) BIO - FAO

$86 - $364

Bus to Bilbao, fly to Sevilla, bus  •  7 h 40 min

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

$79 - $291

Bus to Bilbao, fly to Lisbon, train  •  9 h 23 min

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

$87 - $319

Bus to Bilbao, fly to Jerez, train, bus  •  9 h 24 min

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

$111 - $560

Train, bus  •  12 h 17 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 bus from Cordoba to Faro

$124 - $177

Bus Socibus  •  18 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Seville
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Faro Airport 83

$71 - $136

Night train, train  •  17 h 10 min

  1. Take the night train from San Sebastian to Lisboa Oriente Hot
  2. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Faro(P) Ic

$116 - $190

Drive  •  10 h 29 min

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

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro is to bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 16 h.

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The quickest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro is to fly which costs 130€ - 420€ and takes 7 h 13 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 16 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro. However, there are services departing from San Sebastian and arriving at Faro(P) via Lisboa Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 10 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 17 min and costs 100€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 13 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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Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from San Sebastian station.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro is to fly which takes 7 h 13 min and costs 130€ - 420€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 16 h.

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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro.
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  • Distance: 539.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 13 min

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

Iberia and Vueling Airlines fly from Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro once daily. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro 3 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 16 h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from San Sebastian to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from San Sebastian to Faro via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
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 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla via Valencia
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
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 and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
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
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Faro via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 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
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
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
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 San Sebastian to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Night train from San Sebastian to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
Lurraldebus
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Seville to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Book at
damas-sa.es
Bus from Seville to Faro Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Book at
damas-sa.es
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Sevilla - Plaza de Armas to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Sevilla - Plaza de Armas to Faro Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $55
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
3 h 40 min
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
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Seville to Faro Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
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
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
damas-sa.es
Bus from Sevilla to Faro Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Faro
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
Ouibus

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There is no direct flight from San Sebastian Airport to Faro Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 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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Faro is 1 h behind Donostia / San Sebastián. It is currently 9:19 PM in Donostia / San Sebastián and 8:19 PM in Faro.

Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Faro(P) station.

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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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Book your Donostia / San Sebastián to Faro bus tickets online with Distribusion.

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There are 1581+ hotels available in Faro. Prices start at $52 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 21 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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