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

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Bus via Seville  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Faro, Faro to Sevilla, Seville 785 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Nerja

34€ - 58€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Faro to Malaga A3637
  2. Take the bus from Malaga to Nerja L-514

22€ - 77€

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 35m

  1. Drive from Faro to Nerja 457 km

55€ - 85€

Fly, bus  •  9h 5m

  1. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Malaga (AGP) FAO - AGP
  2. Take the bus from Malaga to Nerja

53€ - 345€

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The cheapest way to get from Faro to Nerja is to bus via Seville which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 7h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Faro to Nerja is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Faro to Nerja. However, there are services departing from Faro, Faro and arriving at Nerja via Seville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 55m.

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The distance between Faro and Nerja is 362 km. The road distance is 457 km.

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The best way to get from Faro to Nerja without a car is to bus via Seville which takes 7h 55m and costs 30€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 7h 55m to get from Faro to Nerja, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Faro Airport to Malaga Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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

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Nerja is 1h ahead of Faro. It is currently 1:47 PM in Faro and 2:47 PM in Nerja.

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  • Distance: 361.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 55m

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

You can take a bus from Faro to Nerja via Sevilla, Seville and Seville in around 7h 55m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Faro to Malaga via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
Flights from Faro to Malaga via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Faro to Malaga via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
Flights from Faro to Malaga via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 360€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Faro to Malaga via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Flights from Faro to Malaga via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Flights from Faro to Malaga via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Flights from Faro to Malaga via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Flights from Faro to Malaga via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Malaga via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 190€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Faro to Malaga via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Faro to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Faro to Malaga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 380€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Faro to Malaga via Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
210€ - 550€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Faro to Malaga via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 390€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Faro to Malaga via Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 460€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Faro to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Faro to Malaga via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 380€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Faro, Faro to Sevilla, Seville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Seville to Nerja
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Faro to Malaga
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Malaga to Nerja
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
alsa.com
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
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro to Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 70€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt

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Yes, the driving distance between Faro to Nerja is 457 km. It takes approximately 4h 35m to drive from Faro to Nerja.

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Iberia, Brussels Airlines, Transavia Holland and eight other airlines offer flights from Faro Airport to Malaga Airport.

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There are 3091+ hotels available in Nerja. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Faro to Faro Airport is to line 16 bus which takes 7 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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