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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 1st October until further notice
Route / line numbers are shown below but may not always be shown on the front of the bus.

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I cannot figure out a way of creating a useful printable file of this page! Printable version for buses to Castro Marim and Azinhal on the official website here.

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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 - during school holidays, only runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Runs on all schooldays.
SCH- bus runs on Schooldays only


Official printable version of Vila Real de Santo António <> Castro Marim <> Azinhal timetable here

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
32
32
Days of operation
SCH
NSC
SCH MFO
SCH
XXX
SCH MFO
Vila Real de Santo António Bus Terminal

0820 0820
1000
1230
1400
1735
1745
1800
Castro Marim

0828
0828
1008
1238
1408
1743
1753
1808
Montinho

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

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

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

Azinhal > Castro Marim > Vila Real de Santo António

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

0740
---
0845
0930
---
1320
1705
---
Junqueira

0744
---
0849
0934
---
1324
1709
---
Montinho

0749
---
0854
0939
---
1329
1714
---
Castro Marim

0754
0830
0859
0944
1010
1334
1719
1800
Vila Real de Santo António Bus Terminal

0802
0838
0907
0952
1018
1342
1727
1808

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

↓ - bus does NOT stop here


CCC runs only on Tuesdays and Thursdays which are not schooldays
to and from Vaqueiros  on THURSDAYS
- complete times on official timetable here
DDD - runs on all schooldays. During holidays runs only on
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

SCH - runs on schooldays only
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 - times here.
The return journey is at 1735. On Thursdays from Vaqueiros at 0730, returning at 1735 by yet another different route, times in detail here.


DDD
SCH SCH SCH NSC
NSC THU SCH

SCH NSC NSC
SCH
CCC SCH DDD
Route / Line number
58
119
128
34
128 34 119
34


34
34
128
34
73 or 119
119
58

Faro
FZG












FZJ
Faro
Vaqueiros 0605
0627
--- --- BARR
---
0730
---

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

0620 ---
0725
---
---

Alamada de Ouro
1428
1656
---
1801


---
Farelos
Montes

0625 ---
0730
---
---

Meia Légua
1431 1700 ---
1805


---
Alcarias (X)
Novos
now served by a different
route - see below


Foz de Odeleite
1441 1707 --- 1812


---
Pereiro
via

0633
---
0738
---
---

Alamo (X)
1450 1715 ---
1820


---
Santa Marta
Cachopo

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



---
Balurcos da Cima ---


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

---
Balurcos de Baixo ---
FZG

0630
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
1925
--
Odeleite ---
0723 ---
---
0827

Cortes Pereiras (X) 1745
1845
---
Laranjeiras
---

---
0710
---
0815
1616

Balurcos de Baixo 1533 1745
1930 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) now served by a different
route - see below
Novos
Meia Légua
---

---
0730
---
0835
1648

Farelos ---
---
1805
1905

via
Alamada de Ouro
---

---
0736
---
0841
1651

Giões ---
---
1810
1910

Cachopo
Azinhal
---
0740
---
0740
---
0845
0845
1705

Martin Longo --- --- 1820 --- 1944 2018
Vila Real Bus Terminal
---
0802
---
0802
---
0907
0907
1727
Vaqueiros ---
---
BARR
---
1908
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. Complete times for these buses here.
FZG
- starts from Santa Justa at 0610, runs to Martin Longo before Vaqueiros then via Furnazinhas at 0655.
   FZH - runs to Furnazinhas arriving at 1840. Full times and all stopping places for these two buses here
FZJ
- via Furnazinhas at 1905, goes to Vaqueiros before Martin Longo then after Martin Longo goes to Santa Justa arriving at 1950.

Cortes Pereiras** - the 1845 bus calls after stopping at Alcoutim, then goes to Santa Marta etc before returning to Alcoutim (X) for the rest of the journey to Balurcos da Cima.

There is another bus between Vila Real and Bentos on a different route - times here.
Alcarias (X) is served by that bus, which runs on schooldays. During school holidays, it runs only on Tuesdays in each direction, from Vaqueiros to Vila Real at 0735 returning at 1735.

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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