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Loulé <> Santa Barbara de Nexe <> Faro
São Bras de Alportel <> Santa Barbara de Nexe <> Faro

The information has been obtained from printed timetables and other local sources (like taking the bus) and is given in good faith.
Correct to the best of my knowledge as of 1st April 2017 - checked on official website but not in person

Operated by EVA
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For main service between Loulé and Faro, click here
For main service between São Bras de Alportel and Faro, click here.

FRI - bus runs on FRIDAYS only, except holidays
MFO - bus runs Mondays to Fridays only, except holidays
SAT - bus runs on Saturdays only, except holidays
SCH - bus runs on schooldays only
NSC - bus runs Mondays to Fridays but during school holidays only
SHX - bus does not run on Sundays or Holidays

NO BUSES ON SUNDAYS AND HOLIDAYS
S. Bras bus                terminal
Printable timetable
Days of operation
MFO
SHX
SCH
SAT
MFO
SHX
MFO
SCH
NSC
SCH

SHX
MFO
SAT
MFO
SAT
MFO
MFO
MFO
Loulé Bus Terminal
---
0745
--
---
0930
1235
---
---
1745
1830
Faro Bus Terminal
---
1115
1145
1335
1400
1615
1730
1930
Goldra
---
|
---
---
|
1241
---
---
1751
1836
Bela Salema
---
|
|
1353
1418
1633
1745
1948
São Bras de Alportel
0655
|
---
0800
|
|
---
---
|
|
Sta Barbara de Nexe
0758
1135
1205
1405
1430
1645
1750
2000
Céu
0700
|
0800
0807
|
|
---
---
|
|
Valados (note)
|
|
1211
|
|
|
|
|
Gorjões
0707
|
0805
0812
|
1248
1422
1655
1758
1843
Agostos
|
1143
|
|
|
bbb
1758
2009
Agostos
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
---
Gorjões
0807
|
|
1413
1438
1653
1806
2018
Valados (note)
|
0754
|
|
0939
|
|
|
|
---
Céu
|
|
|
---
|
ccc
|
2023
Sta Barbara de Nexe
0716
0800
0813
0821
0945
1256
1430
1703
1806
---
São Bras de Alportel
|
|
|
---
|
ccc
|
2030
Bela Salema
0728
---
0825
0833
|
|
|
|
|
---
Goldra
0814
1150
|
---
1445
---
1813
---
Faro Bus Terminal
0743
---
0843
0851
1005
1316
1450
1723
1826
---
Loulé Bus Terminal
0820
1156
1220
---
1451
---
1819
---
TIMETABLE NOTES

Valados is on the road between Loulé and Faro and is near the stop called Alfarrobeira on that route.
bbb- connecting bus from Sta Barbara de Nexe on schooldays
ccc - continues to S.Bras de Alportel during school holidays only

São Bras de Alportel <> Alportel <> Martin Longo

Printable timetable
















Days of operation
SAT
MFO
MFO
SHX
FRI
MFO
MFO
MFO

SAT
MFO
MFO
MFO
SHX
MFO
MFO
FRI
São Bras de Alportel
0650
0655
0755
0930
1055
1355
1805
1910
Martin Longo ---
---
---
0645
---
---
---
see
Almargens
|
|
|
|
|
1359
|
1914
Cachopo (see note)
---
---
---
0705
---
---
---
note
Alportel
0655
0700
0800
0935
1100
1404
1811
1919
Montes Novos
to
to
to
0737
---
to
---
|
Barranco Velho
---
---
---
---
1110
from
1840
from
Barranco Velho
Faro
Faro
Faro
0745
---
Faro
---
1909
Montes Novos
---
---
---
---
see
Loulé 1848
Faro
Alportel
0655
0700
0800
0804
0935
1405
1920
1925
Cachopo (see note)
---
---
---
---
note
---
1920
---
Almargens
0700
0705
0805
|
0940
|
|
|
Martin Longo
---
---
---
---
|
---
1940
---
São Bras de Alportel
0704
0709
0809
0810
0944
1410
1925
1930
TIMETABLE NOTES

The bus at 0645 from Martin Longo runs to Faro via Estoi; the 1805 bus from S. Bras de Alportel to Martin Longo starts in Faro at 1730 and runs via Estoi.
There is one bus a day MFO at 0750 from Barranco Velho to Loulé with a return journey at 1810, connections with buses above. The 1805 from S. Bras waits at Barranco Velho.
The 1055 FRIDAYS ONLY bus from S. Bras starts in Faro at 1015, runs to Ameixal. The 1909 from Barranco Velho is the return trip; bus continues to Faro.

There is one bus a day MFO between Cachopo and Tavira; click here for details

São Bras de Alportel <> Loulé

Days of operation
SHX
MFO
MFO
SAT
MFO

MFO
SHX
MFO
SAT
SAT
MFO
MFO
printable timetable From
Faro

From
Faro

From
Faro


to
Alportel




to
Alportel
to
Faro
São Bras de Alportel
0825
1055
1253
1305
1720
Loulé Bus Terminal
0730
0900
---
1235
---
1330
1820
São Romao (x)
0832
1102
1300
1312
1727
Fonte de Apra
0744
0914
---
1249
---
1344
1834
Ceu
0834
Y
1302
---
1729
Ceu
0746
0916
Y
1251
---
1346
1836
Fonte de Apra
0836
---
1304
---
1731
São Romao
0748
0918
1227
1253
1315
1348
1838
Loulé Bus Terminal
0850
---
1318
---
1745
São Bras de Alportel
0755
0925
1234
1300
1322
1355
1845
TIMETABLE NOTES

Y - Runs to or from São Romao Village and Cordelo
Note 1 - there is a very limited service between S. Bras de Alportel and Tavira - click here for details
Note 2 - there is a direct bus from São Romão village to Faro at 0700 MFO; a return journey at 1840. These buses via run via Bordeira and Estoi.

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

Tavira <> Santa Catarina <> São Bras de Alportel

FGP_BOX

No service at weekends or on holidays. Check carefully for which days the buses operate. A scenic ride but come back a different way!
MON - Mondays only   MX - not on Mondays   TTF - Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays only
WED - Wednesdays only MW - Mondays and Wednesdays MFO - Mondays to Fridays (weekdays) only
SCH - Schooldays only but not on Wednesdays!

days of operation
MW
TTF
MX
MON
WED
SCH
MFO
Tavira Bus Station
0850
0850
1345
1345
1610
1745
1915
Prego
0900
0900
1355
1355
1620
1755
1925
Santa Catarina
0910
0910
1405
1405
1630
1800
1935
São Bras de Alportel
0930
---
---
1425
1650
---
---








days of operation
MFO
TTF
MW
MX
MON
WED
SCH
São Bras de Alportel
---
---
0930
---
1425
1650
---
Santa Catarina
0715
0915
0950
1405
1445
1710
1805
Prego
0725
0925
1000
1415
1455
1720
1815
Tavira Bus Station
0735
0935
1010
1425
1505
1730
1825

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