How to get from Madrid to Faro

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from Madrid to Faro

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

Our recommendation
bus

To get from Madrid to Faro on 27 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

14:45Madrid, Estación Sur12h30 02:15Faro
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£441One-way
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14:45Madrid, Estación Sur14h30 04:15Faro
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£351One-way
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22:45Madrid, Estación Sur13h59 11:44Faro
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£791One-way
22:00Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T414h44 11:44Faro
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£811One-way

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Travel Information between Madrid and Faro

distanceDistance326 miles (526 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£54 - £93
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £54 • 13 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £93 • 3 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or PGA-Portugalia Airlines

Take a coach or flight 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 3 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £54. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Alsa or PGA-Portugalia Airlines among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Madrid to Faro.

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FAQs

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

Can I enter Portugal if coming from Spain?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Faro if travelling from Madrid?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira

What measures do I need to follow in Faro, Portugal due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Portugal must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 23/05/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Madrid to Faro.

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?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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

All travellers 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 23/05/2022. 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.

There are 2 ways to get from Madrid to Faro: coach or flight.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Madrid to Faro. Tickets for a coach cost on average £54.

This is compared to other travel options to Faro:

A coach is generally £39 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £93 from Madrid to Faro.

The fastest way from Madrid to Faro is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 40 min.

Other travel options to Faro from Madrid can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 13 h 10 min   of travel time.

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

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Faro, Terminal Rodoviário.
  • Most travellers board their plane from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Faro Airport.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Madrid to Faro:

  • You can travel between Madrid and Faro by coach with Alsa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £54 with Alsa from Madrid to Faro.
  • You can go to Faro from Madrid by plane with PGA-Portugalia Airlines. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £93 with PGA-Portugalia Airlines from Madrid to Faro on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Madrid to Faro? Many Omio customers who go from Madrid to Faro usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Lisbon, Sevilla or Porto. If you're looking to explore Lisbon, Sevilla or Porto from Faro, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Coach tickets cost £54 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost £93 one way on average.

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.

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