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There are 9 ways to get from Faro to Alicante by bus, train, 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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Bus, train via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Huelva 83
  2. Take the train from Huelva-Termino to Cordoba Central A
  3. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Alacant-Terminal Ave / ...

$141 - $242

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Bus via Seville  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Seville 83 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Alicante

$56 - $117

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Bus, train  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Sevilla Santa Justa
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Albacete Tlg
  3. Take the train from Albacete to Alacant-Terminal Ave / ...

$114 - $178

Bus Dary Commerce  •  15 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Huelva 83
  2. Take the bus from Huelva to Murcia
  3. Take the bus from Murcia to Alicante

Drive  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Faro to Alicante 497.4 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Faro to Alicante  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Alicante (ALC) FAO - ALC

$99 - $348

Bus to Sevilla, fly to Alicante  •  7 h 20 min

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

$88 - $372

Fly Faro to Valencia, train  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Valencia (VLC) FAO - VLC
  2. Take the train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Alacant-Terminal

$100 - $272

Train to Lisbon, fly to Alicante  •  8 h 34 min

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

$96 - $302

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Faro to Alicante is to bus which costs 45€ - 110€ and takes 16 h.

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The quickest way to get from Faro to Alicante is to bus and fly which costs 75€ - 330€ and takes 7 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Faro to Alicante. However, there are services departing from Faro and arriving at Alicante via Huelva and Murcia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 58 min.

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The distance between Faro and Alicante is 672 km. The road distance is 795.8 km.

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The best way to get from Faro to Alicante without a car is to bus and train which takes 10 h 23 min and costs 120€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 23 min to get from Faro to Alicante, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Faro to Alicante is to bus which takes 15 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 85€ - 310€ and takes 8 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Faro Airport to Alicante Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Faro to Alicante bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Alicante station.

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Map of how to get from Faro to Alicante.
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  • Distance: 419.9 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 23 min

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

You can take a bus from Faro to Alicante via Huelva and Murcia in around 15 h 58 min. Alternatively, Vueling Airlines, Iberia and six other airlines fly from Faro to Alicante every 4 hours.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Faro to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Lisbon to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Lisbon to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Faro to Valencia via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Flights from Lisbon to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Faro to Alicante via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Memmingen
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Sevilla to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Faro to Alicante via London Luton
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Bristol
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Faro to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Faro to Valencia via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Faro to Valencia via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Lisbon to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Faro to Valencia via Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Faro to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Huelva-Termino to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Albacete
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cordoba Central to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Albacete to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
renfe.com
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 Faro(P) to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Bus operators
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Faro to Huelva
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Faro to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Faro to Sevilla - Plaza de Armas
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Faro to Huelva
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
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damas-sa.es
Bus from Faro to Seville
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Book at
damas-sa.es
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro to Huelva
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro to Seville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 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 Faro to Huelva
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
damas-sa.es
Bus from Faro to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
damas-sa.es
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 Faro to Huelva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Murcia to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Faro to Seville
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Seville to Alicante
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Huelva to Murcia
Ave. Duration
10 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
Interbus
Phone
902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Murcia to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
interbus.es

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Alicante is 1 h ahead of Faro. It is currently 5:02 AM in Faro and 6:02 AM in Alicante.

Yes, the driving distance between Faro to Alicante is 796 km. It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to drive from Faro to Alicante.

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Vueling Airlines, Iberia, TAP Portugal and three other airlines offer flights from Faro Airport to Alicante Airport.

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There are 1907+ hotels available in Alicante. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Faro to Faro Airport is to line 16 shuttle which takes 20 min and costs 3€.

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