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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 below apply until further notice
checked and updated

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 BUSES AT WEEKENDS OR ON PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

MFO - bus runs Mondays to Fridays (weekdays) only except holidays
NSC - bus runs on weekdays and only during school holidays.
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 from distant villages.

Vila Real de Santo António > Castro Marim > Azinhal

Days of operation

MFO
SCH
MFO
SCH
MFO
SCH
SCH
Vila Real de Santo António Bus Terminal

0820 1000
1230
1400
1735
1745
1800
Castro Marim

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

Days of operation
MFO
MFO
SCH
MFO
SCH
SCH
Azinhal

0740
0845
---
1320
1705
---
Junqueira

0744
0849
---
1324
1709
---
Montinho

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

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

0802
0907
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 Furnazinhas - complete times on official timetable here
MFO - runs on weekdays except holidays

SCH - runs on schooldays only
NSC - runs on weekdays but during school holidays only

MWF - runs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays only


(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.


MFO
SCH
CCC
MFO
MFO

SCH


SCH

MFO
CCC SCH
MFO

Faro
FZG

XXX








FZJ
Faro
Vaqueiros
0605
0627
---
---
---

---

Vila Real Bus Terminal
1400

1735
1735
1800
---
Martin Longo
0612
0616
---
0600 ---

---

Azinhal
1422

1757
1757
1822
---
Giões
to

---
0610 ---

---

Alamada de Ouro
1428

1801


---
Farelos
Montes

---
0615 ---

---

Meia Légua
1431

1805


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


Foz de Odeleite
1441

1812


---
Pereiro
via

---
0623
---

---

Alamo (X)
1450

1820


---
Santa Marta
Cachopo

---
0628
---

---

Corte das Donas
1455




---
Balurcos da Cima ---

---

0625
1545
Alamo (X)
1500

1820


---
Balurcos de Baixo ---
FZG
---

0630

1548
Laranjeiras
1505

1825


---
Alcoutim Crossroads ---

---

0635
1552
Odeleite



1812
1837
---
Cortes Pereiras (X) ---

---
0635
0645



Guerreiros do Rio (X)



---

---
Cortes Pereiras ---

---
---
0650


Alcoutim Village
1520

1835
---

---
Alcoutim Village
---

---
---
0700

1602

Alcoutim (X) 1530
1925 ---

--
Odeleite
---
0723
0723
---




Cortes Pereiras**

1845 ---

---
Laranjeiras
---


---
0710

1616

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


---
0715

1621

Balurcos da Cima 1537
1935 ---

---
Corte das Donas
---


---


1626

Santa Marta ---

1855
---

from
Alamo (X)
---


---
0715

1631

Pereiro ---

1900
---

Montes
Foz de Odeleite
---


---
0723

1639

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


---
0730

1648

Farelos ---

1905
---

via
Alamada de Ouro
---


---
0736

1651

Giões ---

1910
---

Cachopo
Azinhal
---
0740
0740
---
0740

1705

Martin Longo ---

---
---
1944
2018
Vila Real Bus Terminal
---
0802
0802
---
0802

1727

Vaqueiros ---

---
---
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
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.
XXX -   A change of bus is needed at Cortes Pereiras (X).
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 on Tuesdays and Thursdays in each direction, from Bentos to Vila Real at 0657 returning at 1800

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

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