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The information has been obtained from printed timetables and other local sources (like taking the bus) and is given in good faith.

checked and
        updated

Bus service until further notice. 
The route / line number may not always be shown on the front of the bus!

Operated by VAMUS

IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ - THIS TIMETABLE SHOWS ALL BUSES BETWEEN FARO, ALBUFEIRA, PORTIMÃO AND LAGOS ON SEVERAL DIFFERENT ROUTES.
FOR A QUICK SUMMARY OF THE BUSES BETWEEN MAIN TOWNS ONLY, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
There is an irregular local bus service daily from Portimão to Lagos, via different route.
A LIST OF THE OTHER BUSES IS AT THE END OF THIS TIMETABLE

MOST OF THE BUSES ON THESE ROUTES DO NOT RUN AT WEEKENDS OR ON HOLIDAYS
CHECK CAREFULLY FOR THE DAYS ON WHICH BUSES RUN.

 51 - 'Linha Litoral' - Albufeira - Lagos fast bus. Stops only at the places shown in the timetable plus Portimão Hospital
52 - EVA Cliffs Line Zoomarine - Armação de Pêra - Carvoeiro - Ferragudo - Portimão - Praia da Rocha - Alvor runs in the summer only
  56 - 'Aerobus' Faro - Lagos via the airport. Stops only at the places shown and HIGHER FARES are charged
57 Faro - Lagos 'TRANSRAPIDO' bus - Stops only at the places shown in the timetable plus some other locations in the city of Faro and at Portimão Hospital
about 5 minutes after Portimão itself.

9(D) and 66(D) - DIRECTA interurban semi-fast bus Faro to Albufeira via Quarteira and Vilamoura. Misses some stops. Details here

TICKETS - IF BOARDING AT A BUS TERMINAL YOU MUST BUY YOUR TICKET AT THE TICKET WINDOW BEFORE GETTING ON THE BUS.
ALLOW A FEW MINUTES FOR THIS ESPECIALLY AT FARO. OTHERWISE BUY YOUR TICKET FROM THE DRIVER AS USUAL

Faro > Almancil > Quarteira > Vilamoura > Albufeira > Armação de Pera > Lagoa > Portimão > Lagos

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Mornings

Daily - bus runs daily including holidays
MFO - bus runs Mondays to Fridays (weekdays) only, except holidays
SSH - bus runs on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays only

  Buses stop at the University and the airport only to pick up passengers. IMPORTANT - the pick -up times at the University are only applicable WHEN THE UNIVERSITY IS OPEN.
IF THE BUS HAS CALLED AT THE UNIVERSITY, THE TIMES FOR ALL STOPS AFTERWARDS WILL BE TEN MINUTES LATER THAN SHOWN.
DURING HOLIDAYS AND AT WEEKENDS, THE TIMES FOR OTHER STOPS WILL  BE AS SHOWN.

NOTE - Click the letter in the left hand column for extra information about these stopping places and other buses there

THERE IS AN HOURLY GIRO BUS BETWEEN ALBUFEIRA BUS STATION AND GUIA VIA ALGARVE SHOPPING. TIMES HERE.
THERE IS ALSO A GIRO BUS BETWEEN OLHOS D´ÁGUA AND ALBUFEIRA ABOUT ONCE AN HOUR. TIMES HERE
GIRO TICKETS AND PASSES CANNOT BE USED ON VAMUS BUSES, NOR VICE- VERSA

↓ bus or train does not stop here

NOTE Route / Line number
13 13 9 51 10 14 9 51 57 66(D) 13 9 57 14 80 66 56

Days of Operation

MFO Daily Daily MFO Daily MFO MFO Daily MFO MFO MFO Daily MFO Daily Daily MFO Daily
A FARO BUS TERMINAL

--- --- 0630 ---
0700 ---
0735
---
0815
0800
---
0815
0930
--- --- 0930
1130

Gambelas (University) (only when open)
---
--- ---
---
--- ---
--- --- 1145

FARO AIRPORT (pick up only)
---
--- ----
---
--- ---
--- --- 1145
B Forum Algarve Shopping Centre
---
--- 0633
---
0703 ---
0738
---
0830
0803
---
0818 0945
--- --- 0933
P Almancil

---
--- 0652
---
via ---
0757
---
0817
---
0837
--- --- 0952
P Quarteira Bus Terminal

---
--- 0712
---
Loulé ---
0817
---
non
0835
---
0857
non
--- --- 1012
non
N Vilamoura Praia da Marina
--- --- 0717 ---
---
0822 --- 0840
---
0902
--- --- 1017
C Olhos De Água
---
--- 0742
---
---
0847 ---
stop
0900
---
0927
--- --- 1042

Balaia

---
--- 0747
---
---
0852
---
0905
---
0931
stop
--- --- 1046
stop

Oura (Estrada de Sta Eulalia)
---
--- 0750
---
---
0855
---
0908
---
0935
--- --- 1050
D Arcadas São João (The 'strip')
---
--- 0753

---
0858
---
0911
---
0938
--- --- 1053
E Albufeira Shopping (Continente)
---
--- 0756
---
0828
---
0901
---
0914
--
0941
--- --- 1056
F ALBUFEIRA BUS TERMINAL

---
0730
0800
0800 0830 0845
0905 0910
0910
0918
0930 0945
1025
1100
--- 1100
1225
G Algarve Shopping

---

--- 0810 --- 0858
--- 0920
0924
--- --- 1039
1111
--- ---

Guia Rotunda/Roundabout
---

--- 0811
--- 0859
--- 0921
0925
--- --- 1040
1114
--- ---

Zoomarine

---

--- 0814
--- 0902
--- 0924
0928
--- --- 1043
1117
--- ---
Z Albufeira Avenida do Ténis (for old town)
---
0735
---
---
---
--- 0935 ---
--- ---
Q Albufeira Marina


0737
--- --- --- --- 0937
--- --- ---

Vale de Parra (more buses here)

---
0742
---
---
---
--- 0942 ---
--- ---

Pêra (N125 main road)
0715
0748
---
--- 0904
---
--- 0948 --- 1119
--- ---

Alcantarilha Rotunda

0717
0750
--- 0817
--- 0905
--- 0927
--- 0950 --- 1120
--- ---
H Armação de Pêra

0725
0758
---
0822
--- 0910
---
0932
0935
--- 0958 --- 1050
1125
--- ---

Alcantarilha Rotunda (near the church)


---
--- 0915
---
---
--- 1130
--
---

Senhora da Rocha Crossroads
0729
0802
--- 0825
---
--- 0935
non
--- 1002 ---
--- --- non

Alporchinhos/Pestana Viking Hotel
0733
0806
---
---
---
--- 1006 ---
--- ---

Senhora da Rocha Crossroads
0737
0810
--- 0825
---
--- 0935
stop
--- 1008 ---
--- --- stop
J Porches

0742
0815
--- 0828
--- 0921
--- 0938
--- 1015 --- 1136
--- ---

LAGOA BUS TERMINAL

0750
0823
--- 0836
--- 0930
--- 0946
0950
--- 1023 --- 1105 1145
--- --- 1255

Estombar

0757
0830
--- --- 0937 --- --- 1030
--- 1152
--- ---
K Portimão Bus Terminal Rua Abicada
--- --- --- --- --- --- --- 1310
K PORTIMÃO Avenida Guanaré
0810 0843
---
0851
--- 0950
---
1001
1005
--- 1043 --- 1120
1205
1210
---
L Praia da Rocha (Clube Praia da Rocha)

---
---
---
0856
--- --- --- 1006
--- --- --- very
---

Torralta near Hotel Delfim

---
---
---
0904
--- --- --- 1014 --- --- --- non
risky
--- non

Torralta Hotel Dom João II

---
---
---
0907
--- --- --- 1017 --- --- --- !!! ---
M Alvor Roundabout

---
---
---
0912
--- --- --- 1022 --- --- --- stop
--- --- stop

Penina Hotel

---
---
---
0918
--- --- --- 1028 --- --- --- --- 1220
---

LAGOS BUS TERMINAL

---
---
---
0935
--- --- --- 1045 1045 --- --- --- 1150
--- 1250
--- 1340
TIMETABLE NOTES - AT THE BOTTOM

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NOTE Route / LIne number
51 9 13 57 13 9
51
80
9 13 57
9
51 57

Days of Operation
MFO MFO MFO Daily Daily Daily MFO Daily MFO MFO MFO Daily MFO Daily
A FARO BUS TERMINAL

---
1045
---
1230
---
1215
---
--- 1335
---
1430
1430
---
1600

Gambelas (University) (only when open)
---
---
--- ---
--- ---
---

FARO AIRPORT (pick up only)
---
---
--- ---
--- ---
---
B Forum Algarve Shopping Centre
---
1048
---
1245
--- 1218
---
--- 1338
---
1445
1433
---
1615
P Almancil

---
1107


--- 1237
---
--- 1357
---
1452
---

P Quarteira Bus Terminal

---
1127

non
--- 1257
---
--- 1417
---
non
1512
---
non
N Vilamoura Praia da Marina
---
1132 ---

--- 1302 ---
--- 1422
---
1517
---
C Olhos De Água
---
1157
---

--- 1327
---
--- 1447
---
stop
1542
---


Balaia

---
1202
---
stop
--- 1332
---
--- 1452
---
1547
---
stop

Oura (Estrada de Sta Eulalia)
---
1205
---

--- 1335
---
--- 1455
---
1550
---

D Arcadas São João (The 'strip')
---
1208
---

--- 1338
---
--- 1458
---
1553
---

E Albufeira Shopping (Continente)
---
1211
---

--- 1341
---
--- 1501
---
1555
---

F ALBUFEIRA BUS TERMINAL

1200
1215
1245
1325
1345
1345
1415
--- 1505
1515
1525
1600
1615
1655
G Algarve Shopping
1210
---
1339

---
1425
---
---
1539
--- 1625 1709

Guia Rotunda/Roundabout
1211
---
1340

--- 1427
---- --- 1540
---
1626 1710

Zoomarine
1214
---
1343

---
1429
--- ---
1543
--- 1629
1713
Z Albufeira Avenida do Ténis (for old town)

--- 1250

1350
---
--- --- 1520
---

Q Albufeira Marina

--- 1252
1352
--- --- --- 1522
---

Vale de Parra (more buses here)


--- 1257

1358
---
--- --- 1527
---


Pêra (N125 main road)

--- 1303

1403
---
--- --- 1533
---


Alcantarilha Rotunda

1217
--- 1305

1405
---
1432
--- --- 1535
--- 1632

H Armação de Pêra
1222
---
1313
1350
1413
--- 1437
--- --- 1543 1550 ---
1637
1720

Alcantarilha Rotunda (near the church)

---


--- --- --- ---

Senhora da Rocha Crossroads
1225 --- 1317 1417 --- 1440 --- --- 1547 --- 1640

Alporchinhos/Pestana Viking Hotel

--- 1321

1421
--- --- --- 1551
---


Senhora da Rocha Crossroads
1225
--- 1325

1425
--- 1440 --- --- 1555
--- 1640

J Porches

1228
--- 1330

1430
--- 1443
--- --- 1600
--- 1643


LAGOA BUS TERMINAL

1236
--- 1338
1405
1438
--- 1451
--- --- 1608
1605
---
1651

Estombar

--- 1345
1445 --- --- --- 1615
---
K Portimão Bus Terminal Rua Abicada
--- --- --- --- ---
K PORTIMÃO Avenida Guanaré
1251
---
1358
1415
1458
---
1506
1545
---
1628
1620
--- 1706
1745
L Praia da Rocha (Clube Praia da Rocha)
1256
---
---
--- ---
1511

--- --- --- 1711


Torralta near Hotel Delfim
1304
---
--- non
---
---
1519

--- --- non
--- 1719
non

Torralta Hotel Dom João II

1307
---
---
---
---
1522

--- --- --- 1722

M Alvor Roundabout

1312
---
--- stop
---
---
1527

--- --- stop
--- 1727
stop

Penina Hotel

1318
---
---
--- ---
1533
1555
--- --- --- 1733


LAGOS BUS TERMINAL

1335
---
--- 1440
---
---
1550
1625
---
--- 1650
--- 1750 1810
TIMETABLE NOTES - AT THE BOTTOM

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Evenings - times of two late trains are shown for your convenience
NOTE Route / LIne number
66 51
9
13
57
9
13 56
14 9
9 9
57
TRAIN
TRAIN

Days of Operation

MFO Daily MFO MFO MFO Daily MFO Daily MFO MFO MFO Daily MFO Daily Daily
A FARO BUS TERMINAL

1545
---
1630
---
1730
1700
---
1800
---
1815
1845
1915
1930
1922 2050

Gambelas (University) (only when open
--- ---
---
1815
---

FARO AIRPORT (pick up only)
--- ---
---
1815
---
B Forum Algarve Shopping Centre
1548
---
1633
---
1745
1703
---
---
1818
1848
1918
1945
P Almancil
1607
---
1652
---

1722
---
---
1837
1907
1937 1935
2103
P Quarteira Bus Terminal

1627
----
1707
---
non
1737
---
non

1857
1920
1957
non
N Vilamoura Praia da Marina
1632
---
--- ---

1742 ---
---
1902 QE
2002
C Olhos De Água
1657
---
---
---

1807
---
---
1927
--- 2027
stop

Balaia

1702
---
---
---
stop
1812
---
stop
---
1932
--- 2032

Oura (Estrada de Sta Eulalia)
1705
---
---
---

1815
---
---
1935
--- 2035
D Arcadas São João (The 'strip')
1708
---
---
---

1818
---
---
1938
--- 2038
E Albufeira Shopping (Continente)
1712
---
---
---

1821
---
---
1940
--- 2041
TRAIN TRAIN
F ALBUFEIRA BUS TERMINAL

1715
1800
---
1800
1825
1825
1845
1905
1910
1945
--- 2045
2025
2001
2123
G Algarve Shopping

--- 1810
---

1839
---

1923
--- --- --- 2039
TRAIN
TRAIN

Guia Rotunda/Roundabout
--- 1811
---

1840
---
1924
--- --- --- 2040

Zoomarine

--- 1814
---

1843
---
1927
--- --- --- 2043
Z Albufeira Avenida do Ténis (for old town)
---
---
1805

---
1850

--- --- ---
Q Albufeira Marina

--- --- 1807
--- 1852
--- --- ---

Vale de Parra (more buses here)

---
---
1812

--- 1857

--- --- ---

Pêra (Centro/Village Centre)
---
---
1818

--- 1903
non
1929
--- --- ---

Alcantarilha Rotunda

--- 1817
---
1820

--- 1905
stop
1930
--- --- ---
H Armação de Pêra

--- 1822
---
1828
1850
---
1913
1935
---
--- ---
2050

Alcantarilha Rotunda (near the church)
---
---


--- ---
1940
--- --- ---

Senhora da Rocha Crossroads

--- 1825
---
1832

--- ---
--- --- ---

Alporchinhos/Pestana Viking Hotel
---
---
1836

--- ---
--- --- ---

Senhora da Rocha Crossroads

--- 1825
---
1840

--- ---
--- --- ---
J Porches

--- 1828
---
1849

--- --- 1946
--- --- ---

LAGOA BUS TERMINAL

--- 1830
---
1853
1905
--- --- 1935
1955
--- --- --- 2105
TRAIN TRAIN

Estombar

--- --- 1900
--- --- 2002
--- --- --- 2040
2159
K Portimão Bus Terminal Rua Abicada
--- ---
--- --- 1950
--- --- ---
K PORTIMÃO Avenida Guanaré
--- 1851
---
1913
1920
---
---
2015
---
--- ---
2120
2049 2207
L Praia da Rocha (Clube Praia da Rocha)
--- 1856
---
---
---
--- --- ---
--- ---
---
TRAIN TRAIN

Torralta near Hotel Delfim
--- 1904
---
--- non
---
--- non --- ---
--- ---
---

Torralta Hotel Dom João II

--- 1907
---
---
---
--- --- ---
--- ---
---
M Alvor Roundabout

--- 1912
---
--- stop
---
--- stop
--- ---
--- ---
---

Penina Hotel

--- 1918
---
---
---
--- --- ---
--- ---
---

LAGOS BUS TERMINAL

--- 1935
---
--- 1950
---
---
2020
--- ---
--- ---
---
2109 2226
TIMETABLE NOTES

FOR BUSES IN THE OTHER DIRECTION PLEASE CLICK HERE
Connection information and last buses from Portimão

Last buses Portimão to Praia da Rocha at 1936 and 2006 daily.
Last buses Portimão - Torralta - Alvor 1930 weekdays, 1900 weekends and Holidays.
Buses to Alvor run later in summer Details
Train arrival - Albufeira railway station is 4 miles / 6km from the town. In winter, there are NO bus connections from these train arrivals into Albufeia town.
THERE IS A BUS AT 1930 FROM THE BUS STATION TO THE RAILWAY STATION STATION IF YOU ARE GOING TO FARO ON THE 2001 TRAIN
Trains run via Loulé and Silves, but the stations there are a long way from town with very few buses between them. Train times here

Please also read the general notes about buses along the coast here and about the Algarve bus system in general here. This might save you some problems.
  QE - runs via Quatros Estradas at 1911 and Aquashow at 1912.

OTHER BUSES / LES AUTRES LIGNES / ANDERE BUSSE / OUTRAS LINHAS

Albufeira Bus Station - Algarve Shopping - Guia hourly every day - times here
(Rocha Baixinha - Falésia) - Olhos D'Agua - Albufeira Giro route 6 about once every hour every day  - times here
Silves - Pera - Alcantarilha - Armação de Pera very irregular, weekdays only in winter . Times here
Lagoa - Portimão via Estombar - irregular, daily, until 2010. Times here.
Portimão to Praia da Rocha  - Local minibus route 33 every 30 minutes daily - information here
Portimão - Penina - Local minibus route 11 no service at weekends - information here
Portimão - Alvor direct (weekdays only) or daily via Torralta and Praia do Vau. Local minibus routes 13, 14 and 1P- information here
Portimão - Lagos via Penina and Odiáxere - very irregular and infrequent service. Times here

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For some important general notes about buses in the Algarve, click here
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