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There are 4 ways to get from Vale do Lobo to Marbella by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Faro Airport to Malaga Airport

$61 - $109

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Loule to Huelva
  2. Take the train from Huelva-Termino to Cordoba Central A
  3. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Malaga A / ...
  4. Take the bus from Málaga to Marbella

$94 - $139

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Vale do Lobo to Marbella 288.9 miles

$65 - $95

Fly  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Malaga (AGP) FAO - AGP

$102 - $209

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The cheapest way to get from Vale do Lobo to Marbella is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vale do Lobo to Marbella is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The distance between Vale do Lobo and Marbella is 289 km. The road distance is 462.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vale do Lobo to Marbella without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 6 min and costs 50€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from Vale do Lobo to Marbella, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Vale do Lobo to Marbella is to bus which takes 6 h 6 min and costs 50€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 85€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 14 min.

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There is no direct flight from Faro Airport to Malaga Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Marbella is 1 h ahead of Vale do Lobo. It is currently 5:17 AM in Vale do Lobo and 6:17 AM in Marbella.

Yes, the driving distance between Vale do Lobo to Marbella is 462 km. It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to drive from Vale do Lobo to Marbella.

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easyJet, British Airways, Vueling Airlines and TAP Portugal offer flights from Faro Airport to Malaga Airport.

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Map of how to get from Vale do Lobo to Marbella.
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  • Distance: 180.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

What companies run services between Vale do Lobo, Portugal and Marbella, Spain?

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Vale do Lobo to Marbella once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $70 and the journey takes 4 h 2 min. Alternatively, TAP Portugal, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Vale do Lobo to Marbella 3 times a day.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Malaga via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Faro to Malaga via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Faro to Malaga via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Faro to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
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 Huelva-Termino to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cordoba Central to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Faro Airport to Malaga Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.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 Loule to Huelva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
alsa.com

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The best way to get from Vale do Lobo to Faro Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs 20€ - 25€.

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