There are 7 ways to get from Faro to Alicante by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Bus, train via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Seville 83
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Alacant-Terminal Ave / ...

$130 - $230

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Bus  •  14 h 10 min

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

$48 - $123

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Bus, train Spanish Railways (RENFE)  •  11 h 55 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 / ...

$119 - $183

Night bus, bus, train  •  14 h 38 min

  1. Take the night bus from Faro, Faro to Seville, Seville - Armas
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Alcantarilla
  3. Take the train from Murcia del Carmen to Torrellano C-1

$73 - $106

Drive  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Faro to Alicante 497.4 miles

$110 - $170

Fly to Alicante  •  6 h 35 min

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

$99 - $348

Fly to Valencia, train  •  9 h 15 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

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The cheapest way to get from Faro to Alicante is to bus which costs 40€ - 110€ and takes 14 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Faro to Alicante is to fly which costs 80€ - 300€ and takes 6 h 35 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 Seville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 10 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 9 h 11 min and costs 110€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 11 min to get from Faro to Alicante, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Faro to Alicante is to bus which takes 14 h 10 min and costs 40€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 80€ - 300€ and takes 6 h 35 min.

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There is no direct flight from Faro Airport to Alicante Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 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: 9 h 11 min

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

You can take a bus from Faro to Alicante via Seville in around 14 h 10 min. Alternatively, Iberia, Vueling Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Faro to Alicante every 2 hours.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Faro to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Faro to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Faro to Valencia via Madrid, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Faro to Alicante via East Midlands
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Glasgow/Prestwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Faro to Alicante via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Faro to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Faro to Valencia via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Faro to Alicante via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Faro to Valencia via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Faro to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Faro to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Faro to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Faro to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Faro to Alicante via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Faro to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
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 - $50
Website
renfe.com
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 Sevilla Santa Justa to Albacete
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $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
Murcia-Alicante Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Murcia del Carmen to Torrellano
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
renfe.com
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 Faro to Seville
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Seville to Alicante
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
alsa.com
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Faro to Sevilla - Plaza de Armas
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Faro to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $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 Faro to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
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
Night bus from Faro, Faro to Seville, Seville - Armas
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Alicante is 1 h ahead of Faro. It is currently 6:01 PM in Faro and 7:01 PM 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, Norwegian Air International, Transavia Holland and six other airlines offer flights from Faro Airport to Alicante Airport.

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Book your Faro to Alicante bus tickets online with Busbud and Busbud.

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There are 1895+ hotels available in Alicante. Prices start at $58 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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