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There are 8 ways to get from Nice to Faro by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Nice to Faro

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Faro (FAO)

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Train to Marseille, fly to Faro

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Faro (FAO)

Fly Nice to Lisbon, train

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Lisbon (LIS)
  2. Take the train from Lisboa - Oriente to Faro

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Huelva
  4. Take the bus from Huelva to Faro

Train, bus via Seville

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Sevilla-Santa Justa
  4. Take the bus from Sevilla Plaza de Armas to Faro

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Madrid
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Faro

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Nice Airport Arrivals Terminal 2 to Lisbon Oriente
  2. Take the train from Lisboa - Oriente to Faro

Drive

  1. Drive from Nice to Faro

Nice to Faro by train, walk and bus

7 Weekly Services
18h 59m Average Duration
€155 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Faro is to bus and train which costs €80 - €130 and takes 33h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Faro is to train and fly which costs €65 - €250 and takes 8h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Faro. However, there are services departing from Massenet and arriving at Faro via Nice Airport and Madrid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 3m.

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The distance between Nice and Faro is 1483 km. The road distance is 1846 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Faro without a car is to train and bus which takes 18h 59m and costs €150 - €250.

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It takes approximately 8h 25m to get from Nice to Faro, including transfers.

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Nice to Faro bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nice Airport station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Faro is to fly which takes 8h 25m and costs €75 - €320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €90 - €130 and takes 29h 3m.

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Faro Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 15m and has one stopover.

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Nice to Faro bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Faro station.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Faro.
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  • Distance: 1483.1 km
  • Duration: 8h 25m

What companies run services between Nice, France and Faro, Portugal?

easyJet, TAP Portugal and eight other airlines fly from Nice to Faro hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nice to Faro via Aéroport / Promenade, Nice Airport, and Madrid in around 29h 3m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Faro via Basel
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €430
Flights from Nice to Faro via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €430
Flights from Nice to Faro via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €430
Flights from Nice to Faro via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €430
Flights from Nice to Faro via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €430
Flights from Nice to Faro via Bristol
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €430
Flights from Nice to Faro via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €430
Flights from Marseille to Faro via Basel
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€140 - €390
Flights from Nice to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €330
Flights from Nice to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €330
Flights from Nice to Lisbon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €330
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Nice to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Flights from Marseille to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Flights from Nice to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Faro via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€330 - €900
Flights from Nice to Faro via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€330 - €900
Flights from Nice to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €750
Flights from Nice to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Nice to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Flights from Nice to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Flights from Nice to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €420
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nice to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Flights from Nice to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Flights from Nice to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nice to Faro via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€50 - €320
Flights from Marseille to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €310
Flights from Marseille to Faro via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€50 - €310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nice to Faro via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€230 - €1100
Flights from Nice to Faro via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€230 - €1100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nice to Faro via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€240 - €700
Flights from Nice to Faro via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€240 - €700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Nice to Faro via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€360 - €900
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Nice to Faro via Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Nice to Lisbon via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€430 - €650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 808 109 110
Email
apoiocliente@cp.pt
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa - Oriente to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€21 - €30
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €130
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Huelva
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Sevilla-Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Sevilla-Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €95
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€45 - €65
Promo+
€54 - €58
Flexible
€70 - €95
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Huelva to Faro
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice Airport to Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Madrid to Faro
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Sevilla Plaza de Armas to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Nice Airport Arrivals Terminal 2 to Lisbon Oriente
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
Union Ivkoni

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Faro is 1h behind Nice. It is currently 11:14 AM in Nice and 10:14 AM in Faro.

Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Faro is 1846 km. It takes approximately 17h 30m to drive from Nice to Faro.

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Iberia, Vueling Airlines, Aer Lingus and seven other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Faro Airport.

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There are 382+ hotels available in Faro. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Nice to Nice Airport is to tram which takes 27 min and costs €2.

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