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There are 8 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Faro by plane, bus, shuttle, train or car

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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Fly Santiago de Compostela to Sevilla, bus  •  6h 23m

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Sevilla (SVQ) SCQ - SVQ
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Faro

$57 - $243

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Fly Santiago de Compostela to Faro  •  7h 5m

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Faro (FAO) SCQ - FAO

$89 - $406

Shuttle to Porto, fly to Faro  •  6h 42m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Santiago de Compostela to Porto Airport
  2. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Faro (FAO) OPO - FAO

$312 - $431

Train to A Coruna, fly to Sevilla, bus  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to A Coruna
  2. Fly from A Coruna (LCG) to Sevilla (SVQ) LCG - SVQ
  3. Take the bus from Seville to Faro

$65 - $259

Train  •  11h 3m

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz Ir
  2. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha) Ic
  3. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Faro(P) Ic

$68 - $145

Bus ALSA  •  14h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Lisbon Sete Rios
  2. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Faro 54 / ...

$62 - $91

Bus InterNorte  •  15h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Faro

$70 - $95

Drive  •  7h 28m

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Faro 488.1 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Faro is to bus which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 14h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Faro is to fly and bus which costs 45€ - 220€ and takes 6h 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Faro. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15h 44m.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Faro is 654 km. The road distance is 780.9 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Faro without a car is to train which takes 11h 3m and costs 55€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 6h 23m to get from Santiago de Compostela to Faro, including transfers.

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Santiago de Compostela to Faro bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Santiago De Compostela station.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Faro is to fly which takes 7h 5m and costs 75€ - 360€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 55€ - 130€ and takes 11h 3m, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 14h 13m.

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The quickest flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Sevilla Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Santiago de Compostela to Faro bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Faro station.

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Map of how to get from Santiago de Compostela to Faro.
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  • Distance: 408.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 23m

What companies run services between Santiago de Compostela, Spain and Faro, Portugal?

Iberia, Vueling Airlines and Ryanair fly from Santiago de Compostela to Faro twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Faro via Vigo Urzaiz, Urzaiz - Muro Estación, Miragalla, Vigo-Guixar, and Porto(Campanha) in around 11h 3m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Faro via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Faro via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from A Coruna to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from A Coruna to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Porto to Faro
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $140
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from A Coruna to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Evelop
Website
evelop.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
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 Santiago de Compostela to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha)
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
renfe.com
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 Porto(Campanha) to Faro(P)
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$60 - $95
Bus operators
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Seville to Faro
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
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damas-sa.es
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
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 Santiago de Compostela to Faro
Ave. Duration
15h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
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 Santiago De Compostela to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Seville to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Shuttle from Santiago de Compostela to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$288
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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More Questions & Answers

Faro is 1h behind Santiago de Compostela. It is currently 6:58 AM in Santiago de Compostela and 5:58 AM in Faro.

Yes, the driving distance between Santiago de Compostela to Faro is 781 km. It takes approximately 7h 28m to drive from Santiago de Compostela to Faro.

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Evelop, Ryanair and Iberia offer flights from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Sevilla 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 Santiago de Compostela to Santiago de Compostela Airport is to bus which takes 17m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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