There are 8 ways to get from Valencia to Albufeira by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Sevilla Santa Justa Ave
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Albufeira 83 / ...

$102 - $152

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Fly to Sevilla, bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Sevilla (SVQ) VLC - SVQ
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Albufeira

$52 - $244

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Train, bus via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Huelva-Termino A / ...
  3. Take the bus from Huelva to Albufeira 83

$120 - $171

Train Spanish Railways (RENFE), bus  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Sevilla Santa Justa Tlg
  2. Take the bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Albufeira

$128 - $160

Bus ALSA  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Seville
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Albufeira 83 / ...

$52 - $91

Bus via Madrid  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Madrid
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Mérida
  3. Take the bus from Merida to Albufeira

$66 - $108

Drive  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Valencia to Albufeira 553.5 miles

$120 - $190

Fly to Faro  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Faro (FAO) VLC - FAO

$82 - $240

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No, there is no direct bus from Valencia to Albufeira. However, there are services departing from Valencia and arriving at Albufeira via Seville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 55 min.

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The distance between Valencia and Albufeira is 736 km. The road distance is 885.7 km.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Albufeira without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 40 min to get from Valencia to Albufeira, including transfers.

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Valencia to Albufeira bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Valencia station.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Albufeira is to bus which takes 14 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 7 h 26 min.

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There is no direct flight from Valencia Airport to Faro Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Valencia to Albufeira bus services, operated by EVA Transportes, arrive at Albufeira station.

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Albufeira is 1 h behind Valencia. It is currently 4:58 AM in Valencia and 3:58 AM in Albufeira.

Yes, the driving distance between Valencia to Albufeira is 886 km. It takes approximately 8 h 39 min to drive from Valencia to Albufeira.

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Map of how to get from Valencia to Albufeira.
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  • Distance: 460.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 40 min

What companies run services between Valencia, Spain and Albufeira, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Valencia to Albufeira via Seville in around 14 h 55 min. Alternatively, Iberia, Ryanair and eight other airlines fly from Valencia to Albufeira every 3 hours.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Valencia to Faro via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Valencia to Faro via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Valencia to Faro via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Valencia to Faro via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Valencia to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Valencia to Sevilla via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Valencia to Faro via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Valencia to Faro via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Valencia to Faro via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Valencia to Faro via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
renfe.com
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 Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Huelva-Termino
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Seville to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Bus from Huelva to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Seville to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Huelva to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Merida to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Ouibus
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Albufeira
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Valencia to Seville
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
alsa.com
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Valencia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Bus from Madrid to Mérida
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Normal
$33
Auto Res Express
$48

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Transavia France, British Airways, Transavia Holland and four other airlines offer flights from Valencia Airport to Faro Airport.

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There are 3295+ hotels available in Albufeira. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Valencia Airport is to line 3 subway which takes 21 min and costs .

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