Travel from Portugal to Spain is: Partially open. See details.

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There are 3 ways to get from Faro to Cádiz by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Seville Plaza de Armas A4741
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Cadiz 105

€24 - €37

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Bus, train  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Seville Plaza de Armas A4741
  2. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Cadiz Alv / ...

€28 - €42

Drive  •  3h 5m

  1. Drive from Faro to Cádiz 313.8 km

€35 - €55

Portugal → Spain
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International entry into Spain from Portugal

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: Brazil, India and South Africa

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Portugal

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area with the exception of Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal and Sweden. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine and United States
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from India
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area, Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, China, Cyprus, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area

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Rules to follow in Spain

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Portugal

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from Portugal.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cádiz is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cádiz is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Cádiz is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Portugal from Spain.

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Last updated: 27 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Faro to Cádiz is to bus which costs €24 - €40 and takes 4h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Faro to Cádiz is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 3h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Faro to Cádiz. However, there are services departing from Faro and arriving at Cadiz via Seville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 53m.

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The distance between Faro and Cádiz is 156 km. The road distance is 313.8 km.

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The best way to get from Faro to Cádiz without a car is to bus which takes 4h 53m and costs €24 - €40.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Faro to Cádiz, including transfers.

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Faro to Cádiz bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Faro station.

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Faro to Cádiz bus services, operated by Transportes Comes, arrive at Cadiz station.

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Cádiz is 1h ahead of Faro. It is currently 1:42 AM in Faro and 2:42 AM in Cádiz.

Yes, the driving distance between Faro to Cádiz is 314 km. It takes approximately 3h 5m to drive from Faro to Cádiz.

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  • Distance: 155.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 53m

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

You can take a bus from Faro to Cádiz via Seville Plaza de Armas and Seville in around 4h 53m.

Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Cadiz
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro to Seville Plaza de Armas
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €22
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt

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