There are 4 ways to get from Faro to Nerja by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Seville 83
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Cordoba Central Ave / ...
  3. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Malaga A / ...
  4. Take the bus from Malaga to Nerja

$76 - $156

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Bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Málaga
  2. Take the bus from Malaga to Nerja

$50 - $108

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Faro to Nerja 285.4 miles

$65 - $95

Bus, fly  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Seville
  2. Fly from Sevilla (SVQ) to Almeria (LEI) SVQ - LEI
  3. Take the bus from Almeria to Nerja

$113 - $316

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The cheapest way to get from Faro to Nerja is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Faro to Nerja is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Faro to Nerja. However, there are services departing from Faro and arriving at Nerja via Malaga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

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The distance between Faro and Nerja is 362 km. The road distance is 456.6 km.

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The best way to get from Faro to Nerja without a car is to bus and train which takes 7 h 21 min and costs 60€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 21 min to get from Faro to Nerja, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Sevilla Airport to Almeria Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Nerja is 1 h ahead of Faro. It is currently 8:21 PM in Faro and 9:21 PM in Nerja.

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  • Distance: 226.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 21 min

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

You can take a bus from Faro to Nerja via Málaga and Malaga in around 8 h 40 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Sevilla to Almeria
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cordoba Central to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
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 Malaga to Nerja
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Faro to Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Almeria to Nerja
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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 Málaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Faro to Nerja is 457 km. It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to drive from Faro to Nerja.

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Iberia offers flights from Sevilla Airport to Almeria Airport.

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There are 1880+ hotels available in Nerja. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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