There are 6 ways to get from Madrid to University of Algarve by bus, car, plane or train

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

Recommended option

Bus Socibus  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Seville
  2. Take the bus from Sevilla to Faro Hernani > Bilbao > Burgos > Valladolid > Salamanque > Plasencia > Caceres > Merida > Zafra > Sévilla > Huelva > Faro > Albufeira > Portimao > Lagos

$35 - $89

5 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Mérida Auto Res
  2. Take the bus from Merida to Faro Hernani > Bilbao > Burgos > Valladolid > Salamanque > Plasencia > Caceres > Merida > Zafra > Sévilla > Huelva > Faro > Albufeira > Portimao > Lagos

$45 - $82

Drive  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to University of Algarve 449.6 miles

$100 - $150

Fly to Faro  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Faro (FAO) MAD - FAO

$55 - $266

Fly to Sevilla, bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Sevilla (SVQ) MAD - SVQ
  2. Take the bus from Sevilla to Faro

$41 - $278

Fly to Jerez, train, bus  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Jerez (XRY) MAD - XRY
  2. Take the train from Aeropuerto de Jerez to Sevilla-San Bernardo
  3. Take the bus from Sevilla to Faro

$94 - $438

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and University of Algarve, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Madrid to University of Algarve via Seville, Sevilla, and Faro in around 9 h 24 min. Alternatively, Iberia and TAP Portugal fly from Madrid to University of Algarve twice daily.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Faro
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Madrid to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $460
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Aeropuerto de Jerez to Sevilla-San Bernardo
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Sevilla to Faro
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Merida to Faro
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Ouibus
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Madrid to Mérida
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Normal
$36
Auto Res Express
$51

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madrid and University of Algarve is 526 km. The road distance is 719 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to University of Algarve is to bus which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 10 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Madrid to University of Algarve is to fly which takes 5 h 6 min and costs 45€ - 220€.

No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to University of Algarve. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Faro via Sevilla. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 24 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 24 min to get from Madrid to University of Algarve, including transfers.