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There are 7 ways to get from Vigo to Faro by towncar, plane, train, bus or car

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Towncar to Porto, fly  •  5h 29m

  1. Take a town car from Vigo to Porto Airport
  2. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Faro (FAO) OPO - FAO

168€ - 315€

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Train  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha Ic
  2. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Faro Ic

59€ - 82€

5 alternative options

Fly from Vigo  •  6h 49m

  1. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Faro (FAO) VGO - FAO

62€ - 287€

Train to Santiago de Compostela, fly  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago De Compostela
  2. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Faro (FAO) SCQ - FAO

82€ - 158€

Towncar, bus  •  10h 50m

  1. Take a town car from Vigo to Porto Airport
  2. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Fátima
  3. Take the bus from Fatima to Lisboa Sete Rios
  4. Take the bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Faro

356€ - 463€

Bus  •  14h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Vigo to Albergaria
  2. Take the bus from Albergaria to Faro

65€ - 92€

Drive  •  6h 37m

  1. Drive from Vigo to Faro 691.5 km

80€ - 120€

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The cheapest way to get from Vigo to Faro is to train which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 9h 13m.

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The fastest way to get from Vigo to Faro is to towncar and fly. Taking this option will cost 160€ - 320€ and takes 5h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vigo to Faro. However, there are services departing from Vigo and arriving at Faro via Albergaria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vigo to Faro. However, there are services departing from Vigo Guixar and arriving at Faro via Porto - Campanha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 13m.

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The distance between Vigo and Faro is 584 km. The road distance is 691.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vigo to Faro without a car is to train which takes 9h 13m and costs 55€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Vigo to Faro, including transfers.

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Vigo to Faro bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Vigo station.

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Vigo to Faro train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Vigo Guixar station.

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The best way to get from Vigo to Faro is to fly which takes 6h 49m and costs 60€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 9h 13m, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 14h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Vigo to Faro.
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  • Distance: 583.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 29m

What companies run services between Vigo, Spain and Faro, Portugal?

Iberia, Vueling Airlines and Volotea fly from Vigo to Faro twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vigo to Faro via Porto - Campanha in around 9h 13m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Vigo to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 400€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 260€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Vigo to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 290€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Faro
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
21€ - 190€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vigo to Faro via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Faro via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 320€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Faro via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 470€
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Faro via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
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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Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban 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 connect to trains in Portugal's 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. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Porto - Campanha to Faro
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
45€ - 65€
Bus operators
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
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Fatima to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Schedules at
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. 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
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Fatima to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Faro
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Vigo to Albergaria
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Albergaria to Faro
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
alsa.com
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Fatima to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Schedules at
Citi Express
Rodonorte
Phone
+ 351 259 340 710
Email
geral@rodonorte.pt
Website
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Fátima to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 12€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
RenEX
Phone
+351 707 223 344
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Faro
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
RenEX
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Vigo to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
140€ - 180€
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VMTransfers
Towncar from Porto Airport to Fátima
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
190€ - 240€
More information at
VMTransfers

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Faro Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Vigo to Faro bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Faro station.

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Faro is 1h behind Vigo. It is currently 6:29 PM in Vigo and 5:29 PM in Faro.

Vigo to Faro train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Faro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vigo to Faro is 691 km. It takes approximately 6h 37m to drive from Vigo to Faro.

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Ryanair offers flights from Porto Airport to Faro Airport.

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There are 277+ hotels available in Faro. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Vigo to Vigo Airport is to shuttle which takes 32 min and costs .

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