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There are 7 ways to get from Tavira to Alhambra by bus, train, 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

  1. Take the bus from Tavira to Sevilla Plaza de Armas
  2. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Granada

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Tavira to Sevilla Plaza de Armas
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Granada

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Bus, train via Córdoba

  1. Take the bus from Tavira to Huelva
  2. Take the train from Huelva to Cordoba-Central
  3. Take the train from Cordoba-Central to Granada

Bus via Cartaya

  1. Take the bus from Tavira Bus Station to Cartaya Av. San Bartolome
  2. Take the bus from Cartaya to Seville Plaza de Armas
  3. Take the bus from Sevilla Plaza de Armas to Granada

Drive

  1. Drive from Tavira to Alhambra

Fly Faro to Granada

  1. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Granada (GRX)

Bus to Sevilla, fly to Almeria, train

  1. Take the bus from Tavira to Sevilla Plaza de Armas
  2. Fly from Sevilla (SVQ) to Almeria (LEI)
  3. Take the train from Almeria to Granada

Faro (FAO) to Granada (GRX) flights

The flight time between Faro (FAO) and Granada (GRX) is around 5h 31m and covers a distance of around 372 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 13m. Services are operated by Iberia, Vueling Airlines and Ryanair. Typically five flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

5 Weekly Planes
5h 31m Average Duration
€30 Cheapest Price
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Portugal → Spain
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International entry into Spain from Portugal

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Portugal

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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Rules to follow in Spain

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Portugal

There are no current restrictions

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Spain is currently allowed from Portugal.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Alhambra is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Alhambra is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Alhambra is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, returning to Portugal from Spain is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 9 Jan 2023
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Tavira to Alhambra is to bus, which costs €25 - €40 and takes 6h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Tavira to Alhambra is to drive which costs €70 - €110 and takes 4h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tavira to Alhambra. However, there are services departing from Tavira and arriving at Granada via Seville and Granada - Estación de Autobuses 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 39m.

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The distance between Tavira and Alhambra is 360 km. The road distance is 418.1 km.

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The best way to get from Tavira to Alhambra without a car is to bus and train which takes 6h 30m and costs €30 - €40.

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It takes approximately 6h 30m to get from Tavira to Alhambra, including transfers.

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Tavira to Alhambra bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Tavira station.

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The best way to get from Tavira to Alhambra is to bus which takes 6h 39m and costs €25 - €40. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs €65 - €200 and takes 7h 42m.

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There is no direct flight from Faro Airport to Granada Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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Tavira to Alhambra bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Granada station.

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Map of how to get from Tavira to Alhambra.
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  • Distance: 359.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 30m

What companies run services between Tavira, Portugal and Alhambra, Andalusia, Spain?

You can take a bus from Tavira to Alhambra via Sevilla Plaza de Armas, Seville, Granada, Granada - Estación de Autobuses 1, and Granada in around 6h 39m. Alternatively, Iberia, Vueling Airlines and Ryanair fly from Tavira to Alhambra 5 times a week.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Faro to Granada via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Flights from Faro to Granada via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €370
Flights from Faro to Granada via Madrid, Melilla
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €380
Flights from Faro to Granada via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €350
Flights from Sevilla to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €290
Flights from Sevilla to Almeria via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Faro to Granada via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €350
Flights from Faro to Granada via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €370
Flights from Faro to Granada via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €350
Flights from Sevilla to Almeria via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €290
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Granada
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €30
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Huelva to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Cordoba-Central to Granada
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Almeria to Granada
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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
+34 910 207 007
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Tavira to Sevilla Plaza de Armas
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
ALSA
Bus from Seville to Granada
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
ALSA
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Tavira to Sevilla Plaza de Armas
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Tavira Bus Station to Sevilla Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Union Ivkoni
Bus from Tavira Bus Station to Huelva Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Union Ivkoni
Bus from Tavira Bus Station to Cartaya Av. San Bartolome
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Union Ivkoni
Bus from Cartaya Av. San Bartolome to Sevilla Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
Union Ivkoni
Transportes Comes
Phone
956 291 168
Email
comercial@tgcomes.es
Website
tgcomes.es
Bus from Sevilla Plaza de Armas to Granada
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Schedules at
alsa.es
Book at
alsa.es

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Alhambra is 1h ahead of Tavira. It is currently 2:43 PM in Tavira and 3:43 PM in Alhambra.

Yes, the driving distance between Tavira to Alhambra is 418 km. It takes approximately 4h 23m to drive from Tavira to Alhambra.

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Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Faro Airport to Granada Airport.

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There are 314+ hotels available in Alhambra. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Tavira to Faro Airport is to bus which takes 45 min and costs €5 - €7.

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