There are 8 ways to get from Tarifa to Portugal by bus, train, car, car ferry or plane

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Bus ALSA  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Tarifa to Merida
  2. Take the bus from Mérida to Lisboa Auto Res / ...

$51 - $94

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Bus InterNorte  •  14 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Algeciras to Lisboa Oriente

$47 - $123

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Bus, train  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Tarifa to San Fernando
  2. Take the train from Bahia-Sur to Sevilla Santa Justa A / ...
  3. Take the bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Faro
  4. Take the train from Faro(P) to Entrecampos

$71 - $146

Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Tarifa to Seville 309 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Seville, Seville - Armas to Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios K786

$52 - $86

Drive  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Tarifa to Lisbon 416.7 miles

$95 - $140

Car ferry to Tangier, fly  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
  2. Fly from Tangier (TNG) to Lisbon (LIS) TNG - LIS

$139 - $430

Bus to Malaga, fly  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Tarifa to Algeciras
  2. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Lisbon (LIS) AGP - LIS

$96 - $628

Bus, train to Sevilla, fly  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Tarifa to San Fernando
  2. Take the train from Bahia-Sur to Sevilla Santa Justa
  3. Fly from Sevilla (SVQ) to Lisbon (LIS) SVQ - LIS

$90 - $353

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The cheapest way to get from Tarifa to Portugal is to bus which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 10 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tarifa to Portugal is to car ferry and fly which costs 110€ - 370€ and takes 5 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tarifa to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Tarifa and arriving at Rua Da Palma via Mérida and Estação Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 40 min.

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The distance between Tarifa and Portugal is 490 km. The road distance is 666.7 km.

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The best way to get from Tarifa to Portugal without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 40 min and costs 40€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 40 min to get from Tarifa to Portugal, including transfers.

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Tarifa to Portugal bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Tarifa station.

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The quickest flight from Tangier Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Tarifa to Portugal bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, arrive at Lisboa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tarifa to Portugal is 667 km. It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to drive from Tarifa to Portugal.

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Map of how to get from Tarifa to Portugal.
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  • Distance: 306 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 40 min

What companies run services between Tarifa, Andalusia, Spain and Portugal?

You can take a bus from Tarifa to Lisbon via Merida, Mérida, Lisboa, and Estação Oriente in around 10 h 40 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Tangier to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Malaga to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Sevilla to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Tangier to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bahia-Sur to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
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 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
Bus operators
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 Tarifa to Merida
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Merida to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Algeciras to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
4 days 7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Tarifa to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Mérida to Lisbon, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Seville, Seville - Armas to Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Transportes Comes
Phone
956 291 168
Email
comercial@tgcomes.es
Website
tgcomes.es
Bus from Tarifa to San Fernando
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
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movelia.es
Bus from Tarifa to Seville
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
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movelia.es
Bus from Tarifa to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $55
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Algeciras to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
12 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
internorte.pt
CTMCG
Phone
+34 (0) 955038665
Website
siu.ctmcg.es
Bus from Tarifa to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
siu.ctmcg.es
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$43 - $48
Standard Car
$115 - $130
Inter Shipping
Phone
+34 956 68 47 29
Email
info@intershipping.es
Website
intershipping.es
Car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
intershipping.es

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TAP Portugal and Iberia offer flights from Tangier Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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