There are 6 ways to get from Marbella to Albufeira 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.

Recommended option

Bus, train via Sevilla Santa Justa  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Marbella to Málaga
  2. Take the train from Malaga to Cordoba Central A / ...
  3. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Sevilla Santa Justa Ave / ...
  4. Take the bus from Sevilla to Albufeira

$72 - $133

Cheapest option

Bus via Sevilla  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Marbella to Algeciras
  2. Take the bus from Algeciras to Seville
  3. Take the bus from Sevilla to Albufeira

$32 - $59

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Marbella to Málaga
  2. Take the train from Malaga to Cordoba Central A / ...
  3. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Huelva-Termino A
  4. Take the bus from Huelva to Albufeira

$66 - $126

Bus InterNorte  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Marbella to Algeciras Portillo / ...
  2. Take the bus from Algeciras to Albufeira

$58 - $86

Bus ALSA  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Marbella to Algeciras Portillo / ...
  2. Take the bus from Algeciras to Faro

$50 - $87

Drive  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Marbella to Albufeira 301.7 miles

$65 - $100

What companies run services between Marbella, Spain and Albufeira, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Marbella to Albufeira via Algeciras, Algeciras, Seville, and Sevilla in around 8 h 17 min.

Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cordoba Central to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Marbella to Málaga
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
portillo.avanzabus.com
Bus from Marbella to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Marbella to Malaga
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Algeciras to Faro
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Sevilla to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Huelva to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Marbella to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Autocares Valenzuela
Phone
+34 (0) 956702609
Email
informacion.cadiz@grupovalenzuela.com
Website
grupovalenzuela.com
Bus from Algeciras to Seville
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
grupovalenzuela.com
Transportes Comes
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Algeciras to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
internorte.pt

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Marbella to Albufeira?

The distance between Marbella and Albufeira is 306 km. The road distance is 483 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Marbella to Albufeira?

The cheapest way to get from Marbella to Albufeira is to bus which costs 25€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 17 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Marbella to Albufeira?

The quickest way to get from Marbella to Albufeira is to drive which takes 4 h 48 min and costs 55€ - 85€.

Is there a direct bus between Marbella and Albufeira?

No, there is no direct bus from Marbella to Albufeira. However, there are services departing from Marbella and arriving at Albufeira via Algeciras and Sevilla. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 17 min.

How long does it take to get from Marbella to Albufeira?

It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Marbella to Albufeira, including transfers.