There are 7 ways to get from Seville to Alfama by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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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Bus, train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Sevilla Prado to Faro
  2. Take the train from Faro(P) to Entrecampos Intercity

$47 - $101

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Rideshare  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Seville to Lisbon 288.2 miles

$29 - $33

5 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Seville, Seville - Armas to Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios K786

$35 - $60

Train  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Merida R
  2. Take the train from Merida to Badajoz Ir / ...
  3. Take the train from Badajoz to Entroncamento R
  4. Take the train from Entroncamento to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Ic / ...

$56 - $99

Drive  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Seville to Alfama 291 miles

$65 - $100

Fly from Sevilla  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Sevilla (SVQ) to Lisbon (LIS) SVQ - LIS

$66 - $310

Bus to Faro, fly  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Seville, Seville - Armas to Faro Airport, Faro
  2. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Lisbon (LIS) FAO - LIS

$61 - $226

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Seville to Alfama. However, there are services departing from Sevilla Santa Justa and arriving at Lisboa Santa Apolonia via Merida, Badajoz and Entroncamento. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 20 min.

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The distance between Seville and Alfama is 313 km. The road distance is 465.7 km.

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The best way to get from Seville to Alfama without a car is to bus and train which takes 8 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 20 min to get from Seville to Alfama, including transfers.

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Seville to Alfama train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Sevilla Santa Justa station.

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The best way to get from Seville to Alfama is to bus which takes 9 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 20 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Sevilla Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Alfama is 1 h behind Seville. It is currently 2:07 PM in Seville and 1:07 PM in Alfama.

Seville to Alfama train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Lisboa Santa Apolonia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seville to Alfama is 466 km. It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to drive from Seville to Alfama.

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  • Distance: 195.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 20 min

What companies run services between Seville, Spain and Alfama, Portugal?

FlixBus operates a bus from Seville to Alfama twice a week. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seville to Alfama via Merida, Badajoz, and Entroncamento in around 11 h 20 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Sevilla to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Faro to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
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 Faro(P) to Entrecampos
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Entroncamento to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$10 - $16
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 Sevilla Santa Justa to Merida
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Merida to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
renfe.com
Train from Badajoz to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $26
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Sevilla Prado to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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 Sevilla to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
alsa.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 Seville, Seville - Armas to Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Seville, Seville - Armas to Faro Airport, Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Seville to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $33
Book at
blablacar.es

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TAP Portugal offers flights from Sevilla Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 6298+ hotels available in Alfama. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Seville and Alfama. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Seville to Sevilla Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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