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There are 7 ways to get from Rabat to Albufeira by bus and ferry, bus, train, car, car ferry or plane

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Bus and ferry, bus, train  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rabat to Algeciras
  2. Take the bus from Algeciras to Jerez de la Frontera
  3. Take the train from Jerez de la Frontera to Sevilla Santa Justa A / ...
  4. Take the bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Albufeira

$83 - $130

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Fly Rabat to Faro  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Rabat (RBA) to Faro (FAO) RBA - FAO

$55 - $202

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rabat to Algeciras
  2. Take the bus from Algeciras to Albufeira

$72 - $102

Train, bus  •  15 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Gare Rabat Ville to Tangier Morora
  2. Take the train from Tangier Morora to Port Tanger Med - Tanger
  3. Take the bus from Algeciras to Albufeira

$65 - $100

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Rabat to Tangier
  2. Take the car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
  3. Drive from Tarifa to Albufeira

$123 - $253

Fly Rabat to Sevilla, bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Rabat (RBA) to Sevilla (SVQ) RBA - SVQ
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Albufeira Caliços Terminal

$310 - $1,972

Train to Casablanca, fly to Faro  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Rabat Ville to Casa-Voyageurs
  2. Fly from Casablanca (CMN) to Faro (FAO) CMN - FAO

$110 - $313

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rabat to Albufeira is to train and bus which costs MAD 600 - MAD 950 and takes 15 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rabat to Albufeira is to fly and bus which costs MAD 2,900 - MAD 19,000 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rabat to Albufeira. However, there are services departing from Rabat and arriving at Albufeira via Algeciras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 50 min.

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The distance between Rabat and Albufeira is 365 km.

The best way to get from Rabat to Albufeira without a car is to bus and ferry and bus and train which takes 11 h 42 min and costs MAD 750 - MAD 1,300.

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It takes approximately 11 h 42 min to get from Rabat to Albufeira, including transfers.

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Rabat to Albufeira bus services, operated by Autolinee Gambioli, depart from Rabat station.

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There is no direct flight from Rabat Airport to Faro Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Rabat to Albufeira bus services, operated by InterNorte, arrive at Albufeira station.

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Royal Air Maroc, Transavia France, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Rabat Airport to Faro Airport.

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Map of how to get from Rabat to Albufeira.
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  • Distance: 228.2 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 42 min

What companies run services between Rabat, Morocco and Albufeira, Portugal?

Ryanair, Royal Air Maroc and three other airlines fly from Rabat to Albufeira twice daily.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rabat to Faro via Marseille
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Rabat to Faro via Madrid, Porto
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Rabat to Faro via Marseille, Porto
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Rabat to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Rabat to Faro via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Casablanca to Faro via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Casablanca to Faro via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rabat to Faro via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Casablanca to Faro via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Casablanca to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Casablanca to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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 Jerez de la Frontera to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
renfe.com
Moroccan Railways (ONCF)
Email
ketary@oncf.ma
Website
oncf.ma
Train from Gare Rabat Ville to Tangier Morora
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
oncf.ma
2nd Class
$11 - $14
1st Class
$15 - $21
Train from Tangier Morora to Port Tanger Med - Tanger
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
oncf.ma
2nd Class
$2 - $3
1st Class
$3 - $5
Train from Rabat Ville to Casa-Voyageurs
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
oncf.ma
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$5 - $9
Bus operators
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus and ferry from Rabat to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Autocares Valenzuela
Phone
+34 (0) 956702609
Email
informacion.cadiz@grupovalenzuela.com
Website
grupovalenzuela.com
Bus from Algeciras to Jerez de la Frontera
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
grupovalenzuela.com
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Algeciras to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Sevilla - Plaza de Armas to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt
EVA Transportes
Rede Expressos
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$42 - $45
Standard Car
$110 - $125
Inter Shipping
Phone
+34 956 68 47 29
Email
info@intershipping.es
Website
intershipping.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
intershipping.es

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The best way to get from Rabat to Rabat Airport is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs MAD 95 - MAD 120.

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