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There are 12 ways to get from Salamanca to Faro by train, bus, night train, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Cordoba Central Ave / ...
  3. Take the bus from Cordoba to Faro

$86 - $126

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Bus Rede Expressos  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca to Covilhã
  2. Take the bus from Covilha to Faro Bus Terminal

$47 - $65

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Bus ALSA  •  10 h 29 min

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

$51 - $109

Trenhotel, train  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de Salamanca to Guarda Hot
  2. Take the train from Guarda(P) to Coimbra-B Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Faro(P) Ic

$68 - $131

Drive  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Salamanca to Faro 406.7 miles

$90 - $140

Train to Madrid, fly to Faro  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Faro (FAO) MAD - FAO

$82 - $305

Train to Madrid, fly to Sevilla, bus  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Sevilla (SVQ) MAD - SVQ
  3. Take the bus from Seville to Faro

$75 - $322

Bus, shuttle to Porto, fly to Faro  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca to Guarda
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Guarda to Porto Airport
  3. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Faro (FAO) OPO - FAO

$287 - $487

Bus, train to Lisbon, fly to Faro  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca to Covilhã
  2. Take the train from Covilha to Lisboa Oriente
  3. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Faro (FAO) LIS - FAO

$89 - $271

Train to Valladolid, fly to Sevilla, bus  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Salamanca to Valladolid Campo Grande
  2. Fly from Valladolid (VLL) to Sevilla (SVQ) VLL - SVQ
  3. Take the bus from Seville to Faro

$91 - $491

Train to Madrid, fly to Lisbon, train  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Lisbon (LIS) MAD - LIS
  3. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Faro(P)

$83 - $240

Train to Madrid, fly to Jerez, train, bus  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Jerez (XRY) MAD - XRY
  3. Take the train from Aeropuerto de Jerez to Sevilla Santa Justa
  4. Take the bus from Seville to Faro

$127 - $481

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The cheapest way to get from Salamanca to Faro is to bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 12 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salamanca to Faro is to drive which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 6 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salamanca to Faro. However, there are services departing from Salamanca and arriving at Faro via Seville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salamanca to Faro. However, there are services departing from Estación de Salamanca and arriving at Faro(P) via Guarda(P) and Coimbra-B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 14 min.

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The distance between Salamanca and Faro is 481 km. The road distance is 650.7 km.

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The best way to get from Salamanca to Faro without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 50 min and costs 70€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 50 min to get from Salamanca to Faro, including transfers.

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Salamanca to Faro bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Salamanca station.

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Salamanca to Faro train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Estación de Salamanca station.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Faro Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Salamanca to Faro.
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  • Distance: 300.5 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 50 min

What companies run services between Salamanca, Castille and León, Spain and Faro, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Salamanca to Faro via Seville in around 10 h 29 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Faro
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Madrid to Sevilla via Valencia
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Madrid to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $460
Flights from Lisbon to Faro
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Valladolid to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Faro
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $140
Flights from Valladolid to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Evelop
Website
evelop.com
Flights from Valladolid to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $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 Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Estación de Salamanca to Guarda
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Salamanca to Valladolid Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
renfe.com
Train from Aeropuerto de Jerez to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional 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 train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Guarda(P) to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $25
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$16 - $25
Train from Coimbra-B to Faro(P)
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Covilha to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$21 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Lisboa Oriente to Faro(P)
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Bus operators
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
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
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 Salamanca to Seville
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Seville to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Salamanca to Guarda
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Sevilla - Plaza de Armas to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Salamanca to Guarda
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Seville to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Salamanca to Covilhã
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Covilha to Faro Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Salamanca to Guarda Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Salamanca to Guarda - Terminal de Camionagem
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Salamanca to Guarda
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
bus
Bus from Salamanca to Guarda
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
eurolines.es
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Shuttle from Guarda to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$254
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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

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Faro is 1 h behind Salamanca. It is currently 1:48 AM in Salamanca and 12:48 AM in Faro.

Salamanca to Faro train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Faro(P) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salamanca to Faro is 651 km. It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to drive from Salamanca to Faro.

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Iberia and TAP Portugal offer flights from Madrid 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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