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There are 6 ways to get from Marbella to Faro by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus EVA Transportes  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Marbella to Seville
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Faro 83 / ...

$33 - $79

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Bus, train  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Marbella to Málaga
  2. Take the train from Malaga to Cordoba Central A / ...
  3. Take the bus from Cordoba to Faro

$41 - $65

Bus InterNorte  •  9h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Fuengirola to Faro

$53 - $95

Bus ALSA  •  10h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Marbella to Algeciras Puerto
  2. Take the bus from Algeciras to Faro

$38 - $77

Drive  •  4h 30m

  1. Drive from Marbella to Faro 281.4 miles

$60 - $95

Fly  •  8h 2m

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Faro (FAO) AGP - FAO

$82 - $184

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The cheapest way to get from Marbella to Faro is to bus which costs 28€ - 70€ and takes 6h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Marbella to Faro is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4h 30m.

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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 Prado and Seville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 44m.

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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 which takes 6h 44m and costs 28€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 6h 44m 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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The best way to get from Marbella to Faro is to bus which takes 6h 44m and costs 28€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 70€ - 160€ and takes 8h 2m.

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There is no direct flight from Malaga Airport to Faro Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 15m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Marbella to Faro.
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  • Distance: 173.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 44m

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

You can take a bus from Marbella to Faro via Seville, Prado, Torneo - Plaza de Armas, and Seville in around 6h 44m. Alternatively, TAP Portugal, Vueling Airlines and 11 other airlines fly from Marbella to Faro every 4 hours.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malaga to Faro via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Malaga to Faro via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Malaga to Faro via Weeze
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Malaga to Faro via East Midlands
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Malaga to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Malaga to Faro via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Malaga to Faro via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Malaga to Faro via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Malaga to Faro via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Malaga to Faro via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Malaga to Faro via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
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 Seville
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
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Bus from Marbella to Málaga
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
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InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Sevilla - Plaza de Armas to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Fuengirola to Faro
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
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 Seville to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Marbella to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Algeciras to Faro
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Cordoba to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Interbus
Phone
902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Marbella to Algeciras Puerto
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
interbus.es

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More Questions & Answers

Faro is 1h behind Marbella. It is currently 8:07 AM in Marbella and 7:07 AM in Faro.

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

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Vueling Airlines, easyJet, Iberia and six other airlines offer flights from Malaga Airport to Faro Airport.

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There are 1957+ hotels available in Faro. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Marbella to Malaga Airport is to bus which takes 45m and costs 7€ - 10€.

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