There are 4 ways to get from Marbella to Faro by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  7 h 54 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 Santa Justa to Faro

$81 - $142

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 59 min

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

$38 - $80

2 alternative options

Bus via Sevilla Prado  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Marbella to Seville
  2. Take the bus from Sevilla Prado to Faro

$39 - $78

Drive  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Marbella to Faro 281.4 miles

$60 - $95

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No, there is no direct bus from Marbella to Faro. However, there are services departing from Marbella and arriving at Faro via Sevilla Prado. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 56 min.

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The distance between Marbella and Faro is 277 km. The road distance is 450.3 km.

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The best way to get from Marbella to Faro without a car is to bus and train which takes 7 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to get from Marbella to Faro, including transfers.

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Marbella to Faro bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, depart from Marbella station.

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Marbella to Faro bus services, operated by InterNorte, arrive at Faro station.

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Faro is 1 h behind Marbella. It is currently 5:14 AM in Marbella and 4:14 AM in Faro.

Yes, the driving distance between Marbella to Faro is 450 km. It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to drive from Marbella to Faro.

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There are 1629+ hotels available in Faro. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Marbella to Faro.
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  • Distance: 173.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 54 min

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

You can take a bus from Marbella to Faro via Seville and Sevilla Prado in around 7 h 56 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 Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
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
$8 - $12
Schedules at
portillo.avanzabus.com
Bus from Marbella to Seville
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
portillo.avanzabus.com
Bus from Marbella to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
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 Sevilla Prado to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Algeciras to Faro
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
internorte.pt
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 Sevilla to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Algeciras to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 days 3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
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