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Faro > Olhão > Tavira > Monte Gordo > Vila Real de Santo António (Route 67)

(also shows some other buses for easy reading)

The information has been obtained from printed timetables and other local sources (like taking the bus) and is given in good faith.
Bus service from 14th October until further notice. Most weekend bus service remains suspended.
The route / line number may not always be shown on the front of the bus!

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Operated by EVA - Rota do Rio Formosa
(Some other times included for convenience)
THE TRAIN SERVICE ALONG THIS PART OF THE COAST OFFERS A CHEAPER, MORE FREQUENT AND QUICKER ALTERNATIVE - TIMES HERE
Faro <> Olhão <> Tavira <> Vila Real - Horaires des trains, horários de comboio, Zugfahrpläne içi/aqui/hier

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Daily - bus runs daily including holidays

MFO - bus runs Mondays to Fridays only, except holidays

Days of operation


MFO
MFO
Daily
MFO MFO Daily MFO
MFO
MFO
MFO
Daily
MFO
MFO
Daily
Route / Line number


43
40
67
43
67
67
67
43
43
40
67
67
67
67
Faro Bus Terminal

A
---
---
0715
---
0830
0930
1130
---
---
---
1330
1515
1730
1830
Olhão Bus Terminal

A
---
---
0735
---
0850
0950
1150
---
---
---
1350
1535
1750
1850
Alfandanga

B
---
---
0750
---
0905
1005
1205
---
---
---
1405
1550
1805
1905
Luz de Tavira

C
---
0708
0800
---
0915
1015
1215
---
---
1343
1415
1600
1815
1915
Tavira Bus Terminal

D
CAR
0720
0815
---
0930
1030
1230
---
---
1358
1430
1615
1830
1930
Conceição

D
MR
--
0822
MR
0937
1037
1237
MR
MR
---
1437
1622
---
1937
Cacela (Vila Nova de)

E
0722
---
0830
0948
0945
1045
1245
1303
1418
---
1445
1630
---
1945
Altura (N125)


0730
---
0840
0955
0955
1055
1255
1310
1425
---
1455
1640
---
1955
Monte Gordo Church

F
0745
---
0848
1005
1003
1103
1303
1320
1435
---
1503
1648
---
2003
Vila Real de Santo António Terminal

F
0752
---
0855
1012
1010
1110
1310
1327
1442
---
1510
1655
---
2010
TIMETABLE NOTES

A - for times of all buses between Faro and Olhão please click here. Olhão map here.
B - this is the closest stop to Fuzeta, about 1.5km away. There are a few buses into Fuzeta on another route; click here for times.
Fuzeta has two fairly centrally placed railway stations with service about every hour weekdays; about every two hours at weekends. Train times here.
C  - Additional bus on route 40 Luz de Tavira to Tavira at 1653 on schooldays only  All buses in Luz use the same stop, in the square opposite the church.
D - For more buses between Tavira and Conceição, click here. For Tavira map, click here.
E - on market days (3rd Sunday of the month) buses stop on the N125 not in the village centre
F - for complete service between Monte Gordo and Vila Real, click here.
The bus station in Vila Real is adjacent to the ferry crossing over to Spain; details of ferries here. Map here.

CAR - starts at Carrapateira 0655 via Manta Rota at 0719. Also runs via Praia Alagoa at 0735.
MR - from Manta Rota, leaving 3 minutes before the time shown for Cacela.

Vila Real de Santo António > Monte Gordo > Tavira > Olhão > Faro


Days of operation


MFO
Daily MFO
MFO
MFO Daily
MFO
MFO
MFO Daily
MFO
MFO Daily
MFO
Route / Line number


67
67
67
67
43
67
43
43
67
67
43
40
67
67
Vila Real de Santo António Terminal

F
---
0700
---
0815
0915
1000
1230
1340
1345
1630
1730
---
1800
1830
Monte Gordo Church

F
---
0707
---
0822
0922
1007
1237
1347
1352
1637
1737
---
1807
1837
Altura(N125)


---
0715
---
0830
0932
1015
1247
1402
1400
1645
1747
---
1815
1845
Cacela (Vila Nova de)

E
---
0725
---
0840
0939
1025
1254
1408
1410
1655
1754
---
1825
1855
Conceição

D
---
0733
---
0848
MR
1038
MR
PA
1418
1703
MR
---
1833
1903
Tavira

D
0645
0740
0815
0855
---
1045
---
MR
1425
1710
CAR
1830 1840
1910
Luz de Tavira

C
0700
0755
0830
0910
---
1100
---
---
1440
1725
---
1842 1855
---
Alfandanga

B
0710
0805
0840
0920
---
1110
---
---
1450
1735
---
to 1905
---
Olhão Bus Terminal

A
0730
0825
0900
0940
---
1125
---
---
1510
1755
---
Brejos 1920
---
Faro Bus Terminal

A
0750
0850 0920
1005
---
1150
---
---
1535
1820
---
---
1940
---
TIMETABLE NOTES

A - for times of all buses between Olhão and Faro please click here. Olhão map here
B - this is also called Fuzeta (X) and is the closest stop to Fuzeta, about 1.5km away. There are a few buses from Fuzeta on another route; click here for times.
Fuzeta has two fairly centrally placed railway stations with service about every hour weekdays; about every two hours at weekends. Train times here.
C  - Additional bus from Tavira to Luz de Tavira at 1325 on all weekdays and at 1630 on schooldays
All buses in Luz, in both directions, use the same stop, in the square opposite the church.
D - For more buses between Conceição and Tavira, click here. For Tavira Map, click here.
E - on market days (3rd Sunday of the month) daytime buses stop on the N125 not in the village centre
F - for the complete service between Vila Real and Monte Gordo, click here.
The bus station in Vila Real is adjacent to the ferry crossing from Spain; details of ferries here. Map here.
MR - to Manta Rota, arriving 3 minutes after the time shown for Cacela. 
PA - runs via Praia Alagoa, 10 minutes after the time shown for Monte Gordo.
CAR - after Manta Rota this bus continues to Carrapateira arriving at 1822

Vila Real town centre Vila Real Bus Station
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Tavira town centre
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tavira town centre

Vila Real de Santo António <> Monte Gordo complete service all routes

The 'marginal' route 96 is the one via the Lighthouse and along the coast road

MOST WEEKEND SERVICE IS SUSPENDED

THERE MAY BE A BETTER WEEKEND SERVICE IN SUMMER 2022 AS THERE WAS BEFORE THE 'CRISIS'

Vila Real de Santo António > Monte Gordo Church via N125 and Hortas route 43 and 67

7 minutes journey

Mondays to Fridays except holidays(weekdays) first bus at 0700, 0725, 0815, 0915, 1000, 1230, 1340, 1345, 1515, 1630, 1700, 1730, 1800, 1830.

Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays - only at 0700, 1000, 1315, 1630 and 1800

Monte Gordo Church > Vila Real de Santo António via Hortas and N125 routes 43 and 67

The bus stop at Monte Gordo Church is in the square, about 50 metres from the Hotel Navegadores.
All buses in both directions use the same stop, which is about 4 minutes walk to the beach through the pedestrian streets.

Mondays to Fridays except holidays (weekdays) first bus at  0740, 0810, 0815, 0848, 1005, 1033, 1103, 1233,  1320,
1435, 1503, 1530, 1648, 1715, then no more buses until 2003.

Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays - only at 0848, 1103, 1330, 1503 and 2003

THE OTHER ROUTE BETWEEN VILA REAL DE SANTO ANTÓNIO MONTE GORDO ROUTE 96

Winter service until 30th June 2022
Ten minutes journey - one way adult fare €2.35
In Monte Gordo these buses start and finish outside the Hotel Vasco da Gama on the seafront.

VIla Real de Santo António > Monte Gordo Praia via Lighthouse (Farol) and EM511 road (Estrada Marginal)

Weekdays only at 0830 and 1815

Monte Gordo Praia > Vila Real de Santo António via Lighthouse (Farol) and EM511 road

Weekdays only at 0845 and 1830

THIS BUS RUNS ABOUT ONCE EACH HOUR EVERY DAY IN SUMMER

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