There are 3 ways to get from Gibraltar to Lagos by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, train  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Barrios to Jerez de la Frontera
  2. Take the train from Jerez de la Frontera to Sevilla-San Bernardo Ir
  3. Take the bus from Seville to Faro 83
  4. Take the train from Faro(P) to Lagos

$39 - $115

2 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Algeciras to Albufeira
  2. Take the bus from Albufeira to Lagos Linha Litoral / ...

$59 - $87

Drive  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Gibraltar to Lagos 289.6 miles

$65 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Gibraltar to Lagos is to bus and train which costs $35 - $120 and takes 9 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gibraltar to Lagos is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gibraltar to Lagos. However, there are services departing from Mondéjar and arriving at Lagos via Algeciras and Albufeira. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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The distance between Gibraltar and Lagos is 315 km. The road distance is 463.3 km.

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The best way to get from Gibraltar to Lagos without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 30 min and costs $55 - $90.

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It takes approximately 9 h 41 min to get from Gibraltar to Lagos, including transfers.

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Gibraltar to Lagos bus services, operated by InterNorte, depart from Algeciras station.

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Gibraltar to Lagos bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Lagos station.

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Lagos is 1 h behind Gibraltar. It is currently 6:58 AM in Gibraltar and 5:58 AM in Lagos.

Yes, the driving distance between Gibraltar to Lagos is 463 km. It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to drive from Gibraltar to Lagos.

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  • Distance: 196.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 41 min

What companies run services between Gibraltar and Lagos, Faro, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Gibraltar to Lagos via Algeciras San Bernardo Bus Station, Algeciras, and Albufeira in around 11 h 30 min.

Train operators
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 Jerez de la Frontera to Sevilla-San Bernardo
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
renfe.com
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Faro(P) to Lagos
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$8 - $13
Bus operators
Autocares Valenzuela
Phone
+34 (0) 956702609
Email
informacion.cadiz@grupovalenzuela.com
Website
grupovalenzuela.com
Bus from Los Barrios to Jerez de la Frontera
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
grupovalenzuela.com
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Seville to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Bus from Albufeira to Lagos
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
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 Seville to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
alsa.com
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
Bus from Seville, Seville - Armas to Faro, Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Sevilla - Plaza de Armas to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Algeciras to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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 Sevilla to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Albufeira to Lagos
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt

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