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Route 89 Loulé <> Parragil <> Benafim <> Alte <> São Bartolomeu Messines

Route 83 Loulé <> Salir <> Benafim <> Santa Margarida

Includes some buses on other routes for convenient reading e.g. 45, 84

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 March 2022 until further notice. All weekend and holiday service discontinued.
The route / line number may not always be shown on the front of the bus!

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This limited service is shown to highlight what you cannot do by bus in this rather remote area.
However it is a scenic ride up into the hills if you dare. Maybe a walk one way?

For the complete service between Loulé, Salir and Benafim click here
For a few other buses between Loulé and Parragil click here

MFO – runs Mondays to Fridays only, except holidays
XXX - runs on weekdays during school holidays
 SCH - runs on schooldays only
YYY- not on Wednesdays

Days of operation
MFO MFO MFO MFO SCH
SCH
SCH
XXX MFO MFO
Route / line number

89 83
84 83
83
84 45
45
83
89
↓ - bus does not stop here







SOB

Loulé Bus Terminal
--- 0825 1340 1400
1815
1830
1830 1830 1905 1915
Alagoa
--- 1347 1837
SOB SOB 1926
Parragil
--- via 1352 via via 1842
1849 1849 via 1933
Monte Seco Crossroads
--- FDB PT
1853 1924 1935
Alto Fica
--- Tôr --- Tôr Tôr ---
CMS CMS Tôr 1945
Salir
--- 0856 --- 1425 1840
---
---
---
1930
Benafim
--- 0915 --- 1445 1900
---
---
---
1950 1955
Alte
--- 0917 --- 1452 1907
---
---
---
--- 2002
Santa Margarida
0725 0920 --- 1455 1910
---
---
---
--- 2005
Alte
0728 --- --- --- ---
---
---
---
--- ---
Monte do Charneca

0735 --- --- --- ---
---
---
---
--- ---
S.B Messines
0745 --- --- --- ---
---
--- --- --- ---

Days of operation
MFO MFO MFO SCH MFO SCH
SCH XXX MFO SCH MFO
Route / line number
83
45
89
84 83
83
84 84 83
84
89
↓ - bus does not stop here

SOB






YYY

S.B Messines
--- --- ---
--- --- ---
---
--- ---
--- 1815
Monte do Charneca

--- --- ---
--- --- ---
---
--- ---
--- 1825
Alte
--- --- ---
--- --- ---
---
--- ---
--- 1830
Santa Margarida
--- --- 0720 --- 0930 1145
---
--- 1500
--- 1835
Alte
--- --- 0723 --- 0933 1148
---
---
1503 --- ---
Benafim
0640 --- 0730 --- 0940 1155
---
---
1510 --- ---
Salir
0700 --- --- 1000 1215
---
---
1532 --- ---
Alto Fica
via CMS 0740 --- via via
---
---
via --- ---
Monte Seco Crossroads
0700 0750 BOL ---
FDB
--- ---
Parragil
Tôr 0704 0752 0933 Tôr Tôr
1235 1450
Tôr 1835 ---
Alagoa
SOB 0759 0936 1240 1455
1840 ---
Loulé Bus Terminal
0725 0744 0810 0946 1025 1240
1247 1502 1555
1847
---
TIMETABLE NOTES

The official timetable shows an extra schooldays only bus from Santa Margarida to Loulé via Salir and Tôr at 0715
 Also on schooldays from Santa Margarida to Salir at 0810, returning at 1815. Details here.
BOL - starts from Boliqueime (Route 84)
CMS - runs to or from Charneca de Monte Sêco via Monte Sêco. The morning bus waits in Parragil from 0704 to 0725.
The non-schooldays bus from Loulé at 1830 goes to Parragil then via other villages before resuming its normal route to Monte Seco etc.
FDB - runs to or from Fonte de Boliqueime (Route 84)
PT- runs to Poço Telheiro via Picota and Alfontes and continues to Paderne via Boliqueime (route 84)
SOA - between Loulé and  Parragil runs via Soalheira Crossroads and Palmeiral
SOB - between Loulé and Parragil runs via Soalheira Crossroads, Soalheira and Palmeiral

Click here for a map of Loulé centre showing the bus stops. Will open in a new window.

For a list of all the timetables on the site, click here
For an alphabetical list of places in the Algarve, click here
For some important general notes about buses in the Algarve, click here
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