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

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

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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.
For a diagram of these bus routes click or tap here
A LIST OF THE OTHER BUSES BETWEEN VARIOUS PLACES IS AT THE END OF THIS TIMETABLE

51 - 'Linha Litoral' : Albufeira - Lagos fast bus. Stops only at the places shown in the timetable plus Portimão Hospital.
  56 - 'Aerobus' : Faro - Lagos via the airport. Stops only at the places shown and HIGHER FARES are charged than on other buses
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 - WHEN 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

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Daily - bus runs daily including holidays
MFO - bus runs Mondays to Fridays (weekdays) only, except holidays

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

↓ bus or train does not stop here

YELLOW HIGHLIGHT  56 DOES NOT RUN IN WINTER! SUMMER 2024 TIMETABLE APPLIES FROM 1st MAY TO 31st OCTOBER

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

Days of Operation

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

--- --- 0630 ---
0700 ---
0735
0800
---
---
0800
---
0815
0900
0915
0930
--- --- 0930
1100

FARO AIRPORT

---
--- ----
---
0830
---
---
0930
--- --- 1115

Gambelas (University) (only when open)
---
---
---
---
---
---
AQUA ---
---
1125
B Forum Algarve Shopping Centre
---
--- 0633
---
0703 ---
0738
0815
---
0803
---
0818 0903
0945
--- --- 0933
P Almancil

---
--- 0652
---
via ---
0757
---
0817
---
0837
0922
--- --- 0952
P Quarteira Bus Terminal

---
--- 0712
---
Loulé ---
0817
non
non
---
0835
---
0857
0935
non
non
--- --- 1012
non
N Vilamoura Casino Praia da Marina
--- --- 0717 ---
---
0822 ---
0840
---
0902
from
--- --- 1017
R
Patã de Baixo

---
---
0740
---
---
0845
---
---
0925
1st
---
---
1040
C Olhos De Água
---
--- 0742
---
---
0847 ---
0900
---
0927
July
--- --- 1042
C Balaia

---
--- 0747
---
---
0852
stop stop
---
0905
---
0931
---
stop
stop
--- --- 1046
stop
C Oura (Estrada de Sta Eulalia)
---
--- 0750
---
---
0855
---
0908
---
0935
---
--- --- 1050
D Arcadas São João (The 'strip')
---
--- 0753

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

---
0730
0800
0800 0830 0845
0905 0900
0910
0915
0918
0930 0945
---
1010
1030
1100
--- 1100
1200
G Algarve Shopping

---

--- 0810 --- 0858
--- 0914
0925
--- --- ---
1044
1111
--- ---
S
Guia Rotunda/Roundabout
---

--- 0812
--- 0859
--- 0915
0927
--- --- ---
1045
1114
--- ---

Zoomarine

---

--- 0815
--- 0902
--- 0918
0930
--- --- ---
1048
1117
--- ---
Z Albufeira Avenida do Ténis (for old town)
---
0737
---
---
--- --- 0937 --- ---

--- ---
Q Albufeira Marina


0740
--- --- --- --- 0940
--- ---
--- ---

Vale de Parra (more buses here)

---
0751
---
---
--- --- 0951 --- ---

--- ---

Pêra (N125 main road)
0655
0800
---
--- 0904
--- --- 1000 --- ---
1119
--- ---

Alcantarilha Rotunda

0659
0804 --- 0818
--- 0905
--- 0933
--- 1004 --- ---
1120
--- ---
H Armação de Pêra

0706
0811
---
0824
--- 0910
---
0925
0939
--- 1011 --- ---
1055
1125
--- ---

Alcantarilha Rotunda (near the church)


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

Senhora da Rocha Crossroads
0710 0815
--- 0828
---
--- non
non
0943
--- 1015 --- ---
non

--- --- non

Alporchinhos/Pestana Viking Hotel
0713
0818
---
---
--- --- 1018 --- ---

--- ---

Senhora da Rocha Crossroads
0716
0821
--- 0828
---
--- stop
stop
0943
--- 1021 --- ---
stop

--- --- stop
J Porches Church

0721
0826
--- --- --- --- 1015 --- ---
--- ---
J Porches N125 main road

0722
0827
---
0831
---
0921
---
0946
---
1027 ---
---
1136
---
---

Lagoa Bus Terminal

0729
0834
--- 0839
--- 0930
--- 0940
0940
0954
--- 1034 --- ---
1040
1110 1145
--- --- 1230

Estombar

0735
0840
--- --- 0937 --- --- 1040
--- ---
1152
--- ---

Mexilhoeira Carregação Fábrica Portugal

0742
0847
---
---
---
---
1047 ---
---
---
---
K Portimão Bus Terminal Rua Abicada
--- --- --- 0955 --- --- ---
1055
--- --- 1245
K PORTIMÃO Avenida Guanaré
0803 0908
---
0856
--- 0950
---
1000
1011
--- 1108 --- ---
1130
1205
1210
---
L Praia da Rocha (Clube Praia da Rocha)

---
---
---
0902
--- --- --- 1017
--- --- --- ---
very
---

Torralta near Hotel Delfim

---
---
---
0910
--- --- --- non
1025
--- --- --- ---
non
risky
--- non

Torralta Hotel Dom João II

---
---
---
0913
--- --- --- 1028
--- --- --- ---
!!! ---
M Alvor Roundabout

---
---
---
0918
--- --- --- stop
1033
--- --- --- ---
stop
--- --- stop

Penina Hotel

---
---
---
0925
--- --- --- 1040
--- --- --- ---
--- 1221
---

LAGOS BUS TERMINAL

---
---
---
0945
--- --- --- 1030 1025
1100
--- --- --- ---
1125
1200
--- 1300
--- 1315
TIMETABLE NOTES - AT THE BOTTOM

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Afternoons -
YELLOW HIGHLIGHT  56 DOES NOT RUN IN WINTER! SUMMER 2024 TIMETABLE APPLIES FROM 1st MAY TO 31st OCTOBER
51 - does not run at weekends during the winter period
NOTE Route / LIne number
51 9 13 56
57 9
13
51
80
56
9 13 57
9
51 56
57

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

---
1045
---
---
1230
1215
---
---
--- ---
1335
---
1445
1430
---
1545
1600

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

FARO AIRPORT
---
---
1230
---
---
--- 1430
---
---
1600
B Forum Algarve Shopping Centre
---
1048
---
1245
1218
---
---
--- 1338
---
1500
1433
---
1615
P Almancil

---
1107
---

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

P Quarteira Bus Terminal

---
1127
---
non
non
1257
---
---
--- non
1417
---
non
1512
---
non
non
N Vilamoura Casino Praia da Marina
---
1132 ---

1302 ---
---
--- 1422
---
1517
---
R Patã de Baixo
--
1155
---
1325
---
---
---
1445
---
1540
---
C Olhos De Água
---
1157
---

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

C Balaia

---
1202
---
stop
stop
1332
---
---
--- stop
1452
---
1547
---
stop
stop
C Oura (Estrada de Sta Eulalia)
---
1205
---

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

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

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

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

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

F ALBUFEIRA BUS TERMINAL

1200
1215
1245
1310
1330
1345
1400
1415
--- 1510
1505
1515
1545
1600
1615
1640
1700
G Algarve Shopping
1210
---
1344
---
1425
---
---
1559
--- 1625 1714
S Guia Rotunda/Roundabout
1212
---
1345
--- 1427
---- --- 1600
---
1627 1715

Zoomarine
1215
---
1348
---
1430
--- ---
1603
--- 1630
1718
Z Albufeira Avenida do Ténis (for old town)

--- 1252

---
1407
--- --- 1522
---

Q Albufeira Marina

--- 1255
--- 1410
--- --- 1525
---

Vale de Parra (more buses here)


--- 1306
---
1421
--- --- 1536
---


Pêra (N125 main road)

--- 1315
non

---
1430
--- non
--- 1545
---
non


Alcantarilha Rotunda

1218 --- 1319

---
1434
1433
--- --- 1549
--- 1633

H Armação de Pêra
1224
---
1326
stop
1355
--- 1441
1439
--- stop
--- 1556 1610 ---
1639
stop
1725

Alcantarilha Rotunda (near the church)

---

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

Senhora da Rocha Crossroads
1228 --- 1330 --- 1445
1443
--- --- 1600 --- 1643

Alporchinhos/Pestana Viking Hotel
--- 1333

--- 1448
--- --- 1603
---


Senhora da Rocha Crossroads
1228
--- 1336

--- 1451
1443
--- --- 1606
--- 1643

J Porches Church

--- 1341

--- 1457
--- --- 1611
---
J Porches N125 main road
1231
---
1331
---
1458
1446
---
---
1612

1646

Lagoa Bus Terminal

1239
--- 1342
1340
1410
--- 1504
1454
--- 1540
--- 1619
1625
---
1654
1710
1740

Estombar

--- 1355
--- 1510
--- --- 1625
---

Mexilhoeira Carregação Fábrica Portugal
---
1402
--- 1517 ---
---
1632 ---
K Portimão Bus Terminal Rua Abicada
--- 1355
--- --- 1555
--- --- 1725
K PORTIMÃO Avenida Guanaré
1256
---
1423
1430
---
1538
1511
1545
---
1653
1645
--- 1711
1800
L Praia da Rocha (Clube Praia da Rocha)
1302
---
---
---
---
1517

--- --- --- 1717


Torralta near Hotel Delfim
1310
---
--- non
non
---
---
1525

non
--- --- non
--- 1725
non
non

Torralta Hotel Dom João II

1313
---
---
---
---
1528

--- --- --- 1728

M Alvor Roundabout

1318
---
--- stop
stop
---
---
1533

stop
--- --- stop
--- 1733
stop
stop

Penina Hotel

1325
---
---
---
---
1540
1555
--- --- --- 1740


LAGOS BUS TERMINAL

1345
---
--- 1425
1500
---
---
1600
1625
1625
---
--- 1715
--- 1800 1755
1830
TIMETABLE NOTES - AT THE BOTTOM

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Evenings - times of two late trains are shown for your convenience.
The 1945 bus from Faro to Portimão runs daily in summer and stops at the airport AFTER Forum Algarve
NOTE Route / LIne number
66 13
51
9
9
9
57
13 56
14 9
9 9
57
TRAIN
TRAIN

Days of Operation

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

1545
---
---
1630
1700
1700
1745
---
1800
---
1815
1845
1915
1945
1922 2050

FARO AIRPORT
---
--- ---
1815
---
2015

Gambelas (University) (only when open)
---
---
AQUA ---
1825
---
B Forum Algarve Shopping Centre
1548
---
---
1633
1703
1703
1800
---
---
1818
1848
1918
2000
P Almancil
1607
---
---
1652
1722
1722
---
---
1837
1907
1937 1935
2103
P Quarteira Bus Terminal

1627
---
----
1707
1735
1737
non
---
non
---
1857
1920
1957
non
N Vilamoura Casino Praia da Marina
1632
---
---
1712 from
1742 ---
---
1902 QE 2002
R Patã de Baixo

1655
---
---
---
1st
1805
---
---
1925
---
2025
C Olhos De Água
1657
---
---
---
July
1807
---
---
1927
--- 2027
stop
C Balaia

1702
---
---
---
---
1812
stop
---
stop
---
1932
--- 2032
C Oura (Estrada de Sta Eulalia)
1705
---
---
---
---
1815
---
---
1935
--- 2035
D Arcadas São João (The 'strip')
1708
---
---
---
---
1818
---
---
1938
--- 2038
E Albufeira Terrace Shopping (Continente)
1712
---
---
---
---
1821
---
---
1940
--- 2041
TRAIN TRAIN
F ALBUFEIRA BUS TERMINAL

1715
1745
1815
---
---
1825
1845
1845
1900
1910
1945
--- 2045
2055
2001
2123
G Algarve Shopping

--- 1825
---
---
---
1859

1923
--- --- --- 2109
TRAIN
TRAIN
S Guia Rotunda/Roundabout
--- 1827
---
---
--- 1900

1924
--- --- --- 2110

Zoomarine

--- 1830
---
---
--- 1903

1927
--- --- --- 2113
Z Albufeira Avenida do Ténis (for old town)
--- 1752

---
---
---
1852

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

--- 1755
--- ---
--- 1855
--- --- ---

Vale de Parra (more buses here)

--- 1806
---
---
--- 1906

--- --- ---

Pêra  (N125 main road)

--- 1815

---
---
--- 1915
non
1929
--- --- ---

Alcantarilha Rotunda

--- 1819
1833
---
---
--- 1919
stop
1930
--- --- ---
H Armação de Pêra

--- 1826
1839
---
---
---
1910
1926
1935
---
--- ---
2130

Alcantarilha Rotunda (near the church)
---
---
---
--- ---
1940
--- --- ---

Senhora da Rocha Crossroads

--- 1830
1843
---
---
--- ---
--- --- ---

Alporchinhos/Pestana Viking Hotel
--- 1833

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

Senhora da Rocha Crossroads

--- 1836
1843
---
---
--- ---
--- --- ---
J Porches Church

--- 1841
---
---
--- --- --- --- ---
J Porches N125 main road
---
1842
1846
---
---
---
---
1946
---
---
---

Lagoa Bus Terminal

--- 1849
1854
---
---
--- 1925
--- 1930
1955
--- --- --- 2145
TRAIN TRAIN

Estombar

--- 1855
--- ---
--- --- 2002
--- --- --- 2040
2159

Mexilhoeira Carregação Fábrica Portugal
--- 1902 --- ---
--- --- --- --- ---
K Portimão Bus Terminal Rua Abicada
--- ---
---
--- --- 1945
--- --- ---
K PORTIMÃO Avenida Guanaré
--- 1923
1911
---
---
---
1945
---
2015
---
--- ---
2155
2049 2207
L Praia da Rocha (Clube Praia da Rocha)
--- ---
1917
---
---
---
--- --- ---
--- ---
---
TRAIN TRAIN

Torralta near Hotel Delfim
--- ---
1925
---
---
---
non
--- non --- ---
--- ---
---

Torralta Hotel Dom João II

--- ---
1928
---
---
---
--- --- ---
--- ---
---
M Alvor Roundabout

--- ---
1933
---
---
---
stop
--- stop
--- ---
--- ---
---

Penina Hotel

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

LAGOS BUS TERMINAL

--- ---
2000
---
---
---
2015
---
2015
--- ---
--- ---
---
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. Vai e Vem route 33
Last buses Portimão - Torralta - Alvor 1930 weekdays (Vai e Vem 14), 1900 weekends and Holidays (Vai e Vem 1P)
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 in winter from these train arrivals into Albufeira town.
THERE IS A BUS AT 1930 FROM THE BUS STATION TO THE RAILWAY STATION STATION IF YOU ARE GOING TO LAGOS 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.
 
AQUA - SUMMERTIME ONLY and runs via Quatros Estradas at 0926 or 1726 and Aquashow Park at 0927 or 1727
QE - runs via Quatros Estradas at 1911 and Aquashow Park at 1912

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

Zoomarine - Armação de Pêra - Portimão - Alvor daily in summer only, every two hours, Cliffs Line Route 52. Details here.
Albufeira Bus Station - Algarve Shopping - Guia hourly every day Giro Bus 7 - times here
Patã de Baixo - Albufeira via Branqueira hourly every day Giro Bus 9 times here
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
Zoomarine - Pêra - Alcantarilha - Armação de Pêra - Senhora da Rocha every two hours in summer. Cliffs Line Route 52. Details here
Lagoa - Portimão via Estombar - irregular, daily, until 2010hrs. 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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