The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Buses per day
It's difficult to get from Madrid to Faro without transferring at least once.
|Distance||326 miles (526 km)|
|Average bus duration||13 h 15 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$33 (€32)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus providers||BlaBlaCar, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus or Eurolines France|
Buses from Madrid to Faro cover the 326 miles (526 km) long journey taking on average 13 h 15 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus or Eurolines France. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $26 (€25), but the average price of bus tickets is $33 (€32). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Faro, Terminal Rodoviário.
For as little as $26 (€25) you can travel by bus from Madrid to Faro with Alsa and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.
Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Madrid to Faro bus information with FlixBus:
Travel between Madrid, Spain and Faro, Portugal by bus is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Portugal, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 9/12/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Madrid and Faro before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Faro to Madrid is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
What are the requirements?
The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/19/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Madrid from Faro here.
There are a few bus stations in Madrid to start your route from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. In Faro you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Faro, Terminal Rodoviário, Faro, Aeroporto de Faro and Faro, Faro (Airport) (IC).
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Faro, Terminal Rodoviário.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Faro, Terminal Rodoviário and need to travel approximately 0.6 miles (937 m) from the bus station to the city center in Faro.
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