There are 4 ways to get from Málaga to Vilamoura by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Sevilla Santa Justa A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Faro

$65 - $111

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Málaga to Albufeira

$57 - $98

2 alternative options

Train, bus via Cordoba Central  •  7 h 56 min

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

$79 - $135

Drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Málaga to Vilamoura 262.4 miles

$55 - $90

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Málaga to Vilamoura. However, there are services departing from Málaga and arriving at Vilamoura via Albufeira Caliços. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 34 min.

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The distance between Málaga and Vilamoura is 331 km. The road distance is 419.8 km.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Vilamoura without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 42 min to get from Málaga to Vilamoura, including transfers.

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

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

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Vilamoura is 1 h behind Málaga. It is currently 7:14 PM in Málaga and 6:14 PM in Vilamoura.

Yes, the driving distance between Málaga to Vilamoura is 420 km. It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to drive from Málaga to Vilamoura.

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There are 3289+ hotels available in Vilamoura. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Málaga to Vilamoura.
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  • Distance: 206.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 42 min

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

InterNorte operates a bus from Málaga to Vilamoura twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 7 h 8 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 Malaga to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Málaga to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
internorte.pt

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