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There are 5 ways to get from Faro to Málaga by bus, car or plane

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Bus Rede Expressos  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Malaga Airport

$32 - $72

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Bus InterNorte  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Málaga

$28 - $80

3 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Fuengirola

$36 - $53

Drive  •  4h 6m

  1. Drive from Faro to Málaga 253.6 miles

$55 - $85

Fly  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Malaga (AGP) FAO - AGP

$75 - $176

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The cheapest way to get from Faro to Málaga is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 8h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Faro to Málaga is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 4h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Faro and arriving at Málaga. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 35m.

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The distance between Faro and Málaga is 314 km. The road distance is 405.8 km.

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The best way to get from Faro to Málaga without a car is to bus which takes 4h 29m and costs 27€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 4h 29m to get from Faro to Málaga, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Faro to Málaga is to bus which takes 4h 29m and costs 27€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 65€ - 160€ and takes 5h 55m.

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There is no direct flight from Faro Airport to Malaga Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Faro to Málaga bus services, operated by InterNorte, arrive at Málaga station.

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Map of how to get from Faro to Málaga.
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  • Distance: 196.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 29m

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

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Faro to Málaga once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $70 and the journey takes 4h 4m. Alternatively, TAP Portugal, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines fly from Faro to Málaga 3 times a day.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Malaga via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Faro to Malaga via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Faro to Malaga via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Faro to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Faro to Malaga via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro to Malaga Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Faro to Málaga
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
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 Faro to Malaga
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Faro to Fuengirola
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
alsa.com

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Málaga is 1h ahead of Faro. It is currently 7:21 AM in Faro and 8:21 AM in Málaga.

Yes, the driving distance between Faro to Málaga is 406 km. It takes approximately 4h 6m to drive from Faro to Málaga.

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Vueling Airlines, British Airways, Ryanair and TAP Portugal offer flights from Faro Airport to Malaga Airport.

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There are 4383+ hotels available in Málaga. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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

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