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Vila Real de Santo António > Castro Marim > Azinhal and beyond

The information has been obtained from printed timetables and other local sources (like taking the bus) and is given in good faith.
Bus times from 13th December until further notice
Route / line numbers may not always be shown on the front of the bus.

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Map of Vila Real de Santo António showing railway station, bus station and ferry.
Picture of  the bus station at Vila Real de Santo António here.
Information about ferries to Ayamonte (Spain) here. There is no local bus service across the bridge.

BUSES RUN ACCORDING TO THE DAYS SHOWN BELOW
THERE ARE NO LONGER ANY BUSES AT WEEKENDS OR ON PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

MFO - bus runs Mondays to Fridays (weekdays) only except holidays
NSC - bus runs on weekdays but only during school holidays.
XXX - bus runs only on TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS which are not schooldays
on Tuesdays is route 73, on Thursdays route 119 going to different places up in the hills
SCH- bus runs on Schooldays only


Most buses at Azinhal are going to or coming from distant villages.

Vila Real de Santo António > Castro Marim > Azinhal

Route / line number

32
32
32
32
34
34
34
73
32
32
or
119
Days of operation
SCH
NSC
SCH MFO
SCH
NSC SCH
XXX
SCH MFO
Vila Real de Santo António Bus Terminal

0820 0820
1000
1230
1400
1630
1735
1735
1745
1800
Castro Marim

0828
0828
1008
1238
1408
1638
1743
1743
1753
1808
Montinho

0833
---
---
1243
1413
1643
1748
1748
---
1813
Junqueira

0837
---
---
1247
1417
1647
1752
1752
---
1817
Azinhal

0842
---
---
1252
1422
1652
1757
1757
---
1822

Azinhal > Castro Marim > Vila Real de Santo António

Route / line number
34 or
73
32
32
34
32
32
32
34
32
Days of operation
SCH
NSC
SCH
NSC SCH MFO
NSC SCH
MFO
Azinhal

0740
0740
0845
0845
---
1320
---
1705
---
Junqueira

0744
0744
0849
0849
---
1324
---
1709
---
Montinho

0749
0749
0854
0854
---
1329
---
1714
---
Castro Marim

0754
0754
0859
0859
1010
1334
1445
1719
1805
Vila Real de Santo António Bus Terminal

0802
0802
0907
0907
1018
1342
1453
1727
1813

Vila Real de Santo António <> Alcoutim and way beyond, up into the hills

Pay attention! These timetables are very complicated! It is impossible to do a round trip in one day
Buses run certain days of the week only as shown by the codes below. None of these buses run at weekends or holidays

For all the times at all the little villages please go to the official website
 and find the timetables for each route.

↓ - bus does NOT stop here



SCH - runs on schooldays only
DDD - runs on all schooldays. During school holidays runs only on
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

TUE - runs only on Tuesdays and only during school holidays
NSC - runs on weekdays but during school holidays only

THU - runs only on Thursdays and only during school holidays


(X) - time at the crossroads where the road to the village turns off GOT ALL THAT!! THERE WILL BE A TEST


THESE BUSES RUN ON WEEKDAYS ONLY! THERE IS NO WEEKEND OR HOLIDAY SERVICE
The 0627 bus from Vaqueiros starts in Martin Longo at 0616.
There is a bus at 0735 on Tuesdays during school holidays from Vaqueiros to Azinhal and Vila Real by a different route.
The return journey is at 1735. On Thursdays from Vaqueiros at 0730, returning at 1735 by yet another different route,


DDD
SCH SCH SCH NSC
TUE
NSC THU SCH

SCH NSC NSC
SCH
THU TUE
SCH DDD
Route / Line number
58
119
128
34
128 73
34 119
34


34
34
128
34
119
73
119
58

Faro
FZG


SJA

SJB







FZH

FZJ
Faro
Vaqueiros 0605
0627
--- --- BARR
0732
---
0727
---

Vila Real Bus Terminal 1400 1630 ---
1735 1735
1735
1800
---
Martin Longo
0612
0616
0610 ---
0715
0721
--- 0716 ---
Azinhal
1422
1652
---
1757
1757
1757
1822
---
Giões
to

0620 ---
0725
via ---
---

Alamada de Ouro
1428
1656
---
1801


---
Farelos
Montes

0625 ---
0730
Bentos ---
---

Meia Légua
1431 1700 ---
1805


---
Alcarias (X)
Novos
0754
---
---

Foz de Odeleite
1441 1707 --- 1812


---
Pereiro
via

0633
---
0738
---
---

Alamo (X)
1450 1715 ---
1820


---
Santa Marta
Cachopo

0638
---
0743
via ---
---
Corte das Donas
1455
---



---
Balurcos da Cima ---


0625 Corte 0745
1545
Alamo (X)
1500
1715
--- 1820

---
Balurcos de Baixo ---
FZG

0630
Pequena 0750
1548
Laranjeiras
1505
1720
---
1825


---
Alcoutim Crossroads ---
0635 0755
1552
Odeleite ---
1812
1837
---
Cortes Pereiras (X) ---

0645 0645 0750


Alcoutim Village 1520 1730 1735 1835
Cortes Pereiras ---

---
0653 0755


Alcoutim (X) 1530 1740
---
Alcoutim Village ---

---
0700
0800
0805
1602
Cortes Pereiras** 1740
1845 via

--
Odeleite ---
0723 ---
---
0823

Cortes Pereiras (X) 1745
1850 Corte

---
Laranjeiras
---

---
0710
---
0815
1616

Balurcos de Baixo 1533 1745
1930 Pequena
FZJ
---
Alamo (X)
---

---
0715
---
0820
1621

Balurcos da Cima 1537 1750
1935
---
Corte das Donas
---

---

--- 1626

Santa Marta ---
---
1752 1855

from
Alamo (X)
---

---
0715
---
0820
1631

Pereiro ---
---
1757
1900

Montes
Foz de Odeleite
---

---
0723
---
0828
1639

Alcarias (X)---
---
1843 Novos
Meia Légua
---

---
0730
---
0835
1648

Farelos ---
---
1805
1905
via
via
Alamada de Ouro
---

---
0736
---
0841
1651

Giões ---
---
1810
1910
Bentos
Cachopo
Azinhal
---
0740
---
0740
---
0842
0845
0842
1705

Martin Longo --- --- 1820 --- 1919
1916 1944 2018
Vila Real Bus Terminal
---
0802
---
0802
---
---
0907
---
1727
Vaqueiros ---
---
BARR
---
1908
1905 1933
2025
TIMETABLE NOTES (as if there were not enough already!)

Faro - this bus makes a connection at Cachopo with a bus to and from São Bras de Alportel and Faro.
Full times and all stopping places here
BARR - to or from Barroso. Check official website for times
FZG
- starts from Santa Justa at 0610, runs to Martin Longo before Vaqueiros then via Furnazinhas at 0655.
   FZH - runs via Furnazinhas arriving at 1840, Soudes 1850. After Martin Longo goes to Santa Justa arriving at 1925.
FZJ
- via Furnazinhas at 1905, goes to Vaqueiros before Martin Longo then after Martin Longo goes to Santa Justa arriving at 1950.
SJA - starts from Santa Justa at 0715, goes to Martin Longo before Vaqueiros
SJB - starts from Santa Justa at 0710, goes to Martin Longo before Vaqueiros. Connects with 0845 bus at Azinhal.

Cortes Pereiras** - the 1850 bus calls after stopping at Alcoutim, then goes to Santa Marta etc before going back to Balurcos da Cima

Vila Real de Santo António <> Beja via Alcoutim and Mértola

ROUTE DISCONTINUED

There is one daily long-distance bus (coach to UK readers) between Vila Real and Beja via Castro Marim, Odeleite, Alcoutim and Mértola; for details see www.rede-expressos.pt

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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