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Train, bus  •  12h 2m

  1. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants Avn / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Sevilla-Santa Justa Ave
  3. Take the bus from Seville Plaza de Armas to Faro

€132 - €253

Cheapest option

Train, fly to Faro  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Faro (FAO) BCN - FAO

€40 - €157

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Bus  •  21h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Girona to Barcelona
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to Seville
  3. Take the bus from Seville Plaza de Armas to Faro

€93 - €143

Drive  •  12h 21m

  1. Drive from Girona to Loulé 1288.2 km

€150 - €230

Train, fly to Sevilla, bus  •  9h 33m

  1. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Sevilla (SVQ) BCN - SVQ
  3. Take the bus from Seville Plaza de Armas to Faro

€46 - €148

Train, fly to Lisbon  •  10h 38m

  1. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Lisbon (LIS) BCN - LIS
  3. Take the train from Lisboa - Oriente to Faro

€62 - €170

Spain → Portugal
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International entry into Portugal from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Portugal, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from Spain

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from Spain
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, Nepal and South Africa
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
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  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
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Rules to follow in Portugal

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Considerations leaving from Spain

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Portugal from Spain.

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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 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Loulé is 808 24 24 24.

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

The social distance requirement in Loulé is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

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

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Girona to Loulé is to train and fly, which costs €35 - €160 and takes 7h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Girona to Loulé is to train and fly which costs €35 - €160 and takes 7h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Girona to Loulé. However, there are services departing from Girona and arriving at Loulé via Barcelona, Seville Plaza de Armas and Faro Arco da Vila. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 31m.

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The distance between Girona and Loulé is 1073 km. The road distance is 1288.2 km.

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The best way to get from Girona to Loulé without a car is to train and bus which takes 12h 2m and costs €130 - €260.

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It takes approximately 12h 2m to get from Girona to Loulé, including transfers.

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Girona to Loulé bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Girona station.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Faro Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Girona to Loulé bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Faro station.

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Loulé is 1h behind Girona. It is currently 9:53 AM in Girona and 8:53 AM in Loulé.

Map of how to get from Girona to Loulé.
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  • Distance: 1073.3 km
  • Duration: 12h 2m

What companies run services between Girona, Spain and Loulé, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Girona to Loulé via Barcelona, Seville, Seville Plaza de Armas, Faro, and Faro Arco da Vila in around 21h 31m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €300
Flights from Barcelona to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €160
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €120
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €170
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€29 - €120
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€29 - €120
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €300
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €120
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€29 - €120
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €170
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€29 - €120
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€29 - €120
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Barcelona to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Faro via Porto
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€19 - €140
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €110
Flights from Barcelona to Sevilla via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €110
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €140
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 Girona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €35
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€9 - €13
Promo+
€14 - €16
Flexible
€24 - €35
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Sevilla-Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€110 - €190
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€110 - €140
Promo+
€115 - €125
Flexible
€150 - €190
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban 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 connect to trains in Portugal's 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. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa - Oriente to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€21 - €30
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 Seville Plaza de Armas to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Girona to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Barcelona Bus, S.L.
Phone
+34 972 35 04 87
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Girona to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
Barcelona Bus, S.L.
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 Gerona/Girona to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona to Seville
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Girona to Loulé is 1288 km. It takes approximately 12h 21m to drive from Girona to Loulé.

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Vueling Airlines, Iberia, Ryanair and TAP Portugal offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Faro Airport.

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There are 468+ hotels available in Loulé. Prices start at €87 per night.

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