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from Madrid to Faro

You can get from Madrid to Faro by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Faro on Oct 24 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:30PMMadrid, Estación Sur14h00 11:30AMFaro
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$1101One-way
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10:30PMMadrid, Estación Sur14h00 11:30AMFaro
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10:00PMMadrid14h30 11:30AMFaro
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09:30PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T415h00 11:30AMFaro
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Sun
Oct 24
$68Flixbus
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Mon
Oct 25
$68Alsa
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Tue
Oct 26
$37Flixbus
$270TAP Portugal
Wed
Oct 27
$56Alsa
$421TAP Portugal
Thu
Oct 28
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$421PGA-Portugalia Airlines
Fri
Oct 29
$56Flixbus
$421TAP Portugal
Sat
Oct 30
$43Flixbus
$421TAP Portugal
Sun
Oct 31
$122Eurolines Switzerland
$760TAP Portugal
Mon
Nov 1
$122Eurolines Switzerland
$206TAP Portugal
Tue
Nov 2
$122Eurolines Switzerland
$270TAP Portugal
Wed
Nov 3
$122Eurolines Switzerland
$135TAP Portugal
Thu
Nov 4
$25Flixbus
$421PGA-Portugalia Airlines
Fri
Nov 5
$68Alsa
$270TAP Portugal
Sat
Nov 6
$49Alsa
$421TAP Portugal
Sun
Nov 7
$68Alsa
$270PGA-Portugalia Airlines
Tue
Nov 9
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$102TAP Portugal
Wed
Nov 10
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$135PGA-Portugalia Airlines
Thu
Nov 11
$29Flixbus
$156TAP Portugal
Fri
Nov 12
$48Alsa
$117PGA-Portugalia Airlines

Travel Information from Madrid to Faro

distanceDistance326 miles (526 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$60 - $80
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $60 (€49) • 13 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $80 (€65) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesIberia or Alsa

Take a flight or bus to travel 326 miles (526 km) between Madrid and Faro. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $60 (€49). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Iberia or Alsa among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Madrid to Faro.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Faro, Portugal if I’m coming from Madrid, Spain?

Travel from Madrid, Spain to Faro, Portugal is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Faro from Madrid restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Faro, Portugal from Madrid?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Faro, Portugal?

The government of Portugal has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 10/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Madrid to Faro closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Madrid, Spain from Faro, Portugal?

The current restriction level for returning to Madrid, Spain from Portugal is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Madrid, Spain from Faro, Portugal?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Madrid from Faro?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/22/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Madrid from Faro here.

How do I travel from Madrid to Faro?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Faro from Madrid. You can take a flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Madrid and Faro?

The cheapest way to go to Faro from Madrid is by taking a bus, which costs on average $60 (€49).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Faro:

A bus is generally $20 (€16) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $80 (€65) from Madrid to Faro.

What is the fastest way to travel to Faro from Madrid?

The fastest way to get to Faro from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Faro can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 13 h 10 min   on average.

How far is Faro from Madrid?

The distance is approximately 326 miles (526 km) from Madrid to Faro.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Madrid to Faro?

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Faro is:

  • 1 bus a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Madrid and Faro as scheduled services by flight or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Madrid and Faro, where do I depart from Madrid and where do I arrive in Faro?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Madrid to Faro:

  • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from Madrid to Faro depart from Madrid Barajas Airport to Faro Airport.
  • Most travelers take a bus from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Faro, Terminal Rodoviário.
Which travel companies can take me from Madrid to Faro?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Madrid to Faro, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Iberia can get you to Faro by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Iberia from Madrid to Faro for $80 (€65) on Omio.
  • Alsa can take you to Faro by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Alsa from Madrid to Faro for $60 (€49).
Can I travel directly between Madrid and Faro?

Yes, there are direct services available from Madrid to Faro with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 1 direct bus per day with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Faro as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Madrid and Faro.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Faro from Madrid ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid to Faro often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Lisbon, Sevilla or Porto. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Madrid and Faro itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Faro and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book Madrid to Faro tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Madrid to Faro, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost $80 (€65) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets cost on average $60 (€49) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Madrid to Faro online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey