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LOCAL BUS AND TRAM/STREETCAR OPERATORS IN OTHER REGIONS OF PORTUGAL -

THESE WEBSITES ARE ONLY IN PORTUGUESE UNLESS STATED.  MANY DO NOT HAVE BUS ROUTE MAPS!
This list of bus companies has been compiled as a result of travels around Portugal and from questions asked.
I have compiled summary timetables for some of the long distance routes serving major tourist destinations here.
Many rural areas are served by small bus operators who do not have websites. Local councils rarely have information on their sites.
Often the only way to find out if a bus goes where you want to go is to ask at the bus station in a nearby town.

Company and website - please copy and paste web address into your browser

Main areas covered

GREATER LISBON AND 'SILVER COAST' AREA

CARRIS http://www.cmt.pt/ (English available)
LISBON CITY BUSES AND TRAMS. INCLUDES THE AIRPORT.
(nb there are no long distance or regional buses picking up at the airport.)
LISBON AIRPORT SPECIAL BUS www.aerobus.pt
Two routes linking Lisbon Airport with city centre and business district. NOT part of the CARRIS city bus network, special fares and ticketing apply.
TRANSPOR LIS www.transporlis.sapo.pt/
COMPREHENSIVE BUS, TRAM AND TRAIN TIMES FOR THE GREATER LISBON AREA
RODOVIARIA DE LISBOA www.rodoviariadelisboa.pt NORTHERN AND NORTH EASTERN SUBURBS OF LISBON, LOURES, ODIVELAS, VILA FRANCA DE XIRA
VIMECA www.vimeca.pt
LISBON WESTERN SUBURBS - ALGÈS, AMADORA, OEIRAS, SINTRA. (nb there are no buses between Lisbon centre and Sintra, only trains, except for Vimeca's limited service for tourists from June to September. this leaves from the Marquês de Pombal square in Lisbon. Information, only in Portuguese here.)
BOA VIAGEM www.boa-viagem.pt NORTH EAST OF LISBON, LOURES, ALVERCA, VILA FRANCA DE XIRA and to/from LISBON
RODOVIARIO DO TEJO www.rodotejo.pt
(You may also need http://rodoviariadooeste.pt/)
LEIRIA, SANTAREM, FÁTIMA, TOMAR, ÓBIDOS, NAZARÉ, PENICHE, CALDAS DA RAINHA also 'Rapidas' to/from LISBON. No route map and poor timetable display.
MAFRENSE www.mafrense.pt
SINTRA, MAFRA, TORRES VEDRAS, ERICEIRA. SERVICES TO AND FROM LISBON. (nb they do not run buses between Lisbon and Sintra)
SCOTTURB www.scotturb.com SINTRA, CASCAIS, ESTORIL, OEIRAS, CABO DA ROCA, GUINCHO
(there are no buses between Lisbon city centre, Estoril and Cascais, only trains)
BARRAQUEIRO OESTE http://www.barraqueiro-oeste.pt/
LISBON  to and from  MALVEIRA, TORRES VEDRAS, LOURINHA, CADAVAL ETC
RIBATEJANA www.ribatejana.pt ALVERCA, VILA FRANCA DE XIRA, CORUCHE, BENAVENTE and to/from LISBON
TRANSPORTES SUL DO TEJO www.tsuldotejo.pt (English available)
SETBUAL, SESIMBRA, PINHAL NOVO, PRAGAL and into LISBON across the bridges
METRO SUL DO TEJO www.mts.pt
TRAMS IN PRAGAL, CACILHAS ETC (Lisbon area, south of the river Tagus)
SULFERTAGUS www.fertagus.pt
FEEDER BUSES FOR THE FERTAGUS TRAINS SOUTH OF THE TEJO RIVER


ALENTEJO REGION

RODOVÍARIO DO ALENTEJO www.rodalentejo.pt ÉVORA, BEJA, SANTIAGO DE CACEM, SINES, ELVAS, PORTALEGRE and to/from LISBON. Dreadful search function, no map and no list of timetables!
ALGARVE REGION

See my home page here.



PORTO AREA

STCP PORTO www.stcp.pt (English available) PORTO CITY AND SUBURBS - for comprehensive city travel planner visit www.itinerarium.net see also here
GONDOMARENSE www.gondomarense.pt
GONDOMAR area also to/from Porto
VALPI www.valpi.pt
PENAFIEL area also to/from Porto.
ESPIRITO SANTO http://www.espiritosanto.com.pt/ (some pages in English)
VILA NOVA DE GAIA suburban area also to/from Porto
ARRIVA PORTUGAL- timetables http://www.arriva.pt/horarios/
Interurban buses PORTO - BRAGA, GUIMARÃES, BARCELOS, FAFE, VILA DA CONDE, TROFA etc
RESENDE - http://resendeturismo.com/en/tours/
North-Western suburbs of Porto, including Valongo, Matosinhos, Airport, Perafita, Guifôes


MEDIUM AND LONG DISTANCE OPERATORS

RODONORTE www.rodonorte.pt
MEDIUM DISTANCE INTERURBAN SERVICES IN THE NORTH OF PORTUGAL ALSO TO/FROM LISBON AND PORTO
BARQUENSE www.barquense.com
Direct services Porto Airport - Viana do Castelo - Ponte da Lima - Ponte da Barca. Four each way weekdays, two each way weekends.
AUTO VIAÇÃO DO TAMEGA www.avtamega.pt
EXPRESS SERVICES LISBON - FÁTIMA - COIMBRA - PORTO - VISEU - CHAVES - BRAGANÇA
TRANSDEV www.transdev.pt - has downloadable timetables (Horarios) grouped by area.
see also www.citiexpress.eu for their fast intercity network which also has some stops in Lisbon and Fátima.
INTERURBAN BUSES around AVEIRO, BRAGA, CASTELO BRANCO, COIMBRA, LEIRIA, PORTO,  VILA REAL, VISEU, VIANA DO CASTELO (generally) NORTH AND CENTRAL PORTUGAL

GRUPO AVIC EXPRESSOS http://www.avic.pt/conteudo/pdf/Horario.Expresso.pdf

LISBON - PORTO - VILA DO CONDE - VIANA DO CASTELO - VALENÇA - MONÇÃO EXPRESS

MOISÉS http://www.moises-transportes.pt/ neither route map nor list of timetables on the website
LOCAL BUSES IN THE REGION OF COIMBRA, FIGUERA DA FOZ
VIUVA MONTEIRO http://www.viuvamonteiro.pt
LISBON - SABUGAL - VILAR FORMOSO expresses ; local buses around Sabugal
A V MINHO www.avminho.pt Viana do Castelo, Esposende, Povoa de Varzim also express buses to/from Porto
AV FEIRENSE www.avfeirense.pt (no map or list of routes)
STA MARIA DA FEIRA, OVAR, ESPINHO, S.JOÂO DA MADEIRA, AROUCA


LOCAL SERVICES IN SMALLER CITIES AND TOWNS -
ordered by town / city name

TRANSPORTES URBANOS DE ABRANTES - http://www.rodotejo.pt/wp-content/uploads/Urbana_ABRANTES.pdf
ABRANTES AND SUBURBS - three routes operating at irregular intervals weekdays only 0700 - 1900. No service weekends or holidays.
MOVE AVEIRO - www.moveaveiro.pt AVEIRO CITY AND SUBURBS
TRANSPORTES URBANOS  DE BRAGA- www.tub.pt
BRAGA CITY AND SUBURBS - for details see also here
SERVIÇO DE TRANSPORTES URBANOS DE BRAGANÇA  www.stub.com.pt BRAGANÇA CITY AND RURAL AREA
TRANSPORTE URBANO DE CARTAXO - http://www.rodotejo.pt/wp-content/uploads/Urbana_CARTAXO.pdf
CARTAXO - one route going all over town operating 0800 - 1800 weekdays, 0800 - 1300 Saturdays and Sundays.
TRANSPORTES URBANOS DE COIMBRA - www.smtuc.pt
COIMBRA CITY AND SUBURBS (Coimbra has the last surviving trolleybuses in Portugal!) see also here
TRANSPORTES URBANOS DE COVILHÃ -  www.covibus.com
COVILHÃ city and suburbs - for details see also here
TRANSPORTES RODOVÍARIOS DE ÉVORA - http://www.trevo.com.pt/pt/default.asp
ÉVORA city and suburbs - for details see also here
AVIC COSTA DE PRATA - http://www.avic.pt/index.php?seccao=transportes&conteudo=figueira FIGUEIRA DE FOZ AND SUBURBS
TRANSPORTES URBANOS DA GUARDA - http://transportes.mun-guarda.pt/index.php
GUARDA city and suburbs - for details see also here
TRANSPORTES URBANOS DE GUIMARÃES - www.cm-guimaraes.pt/
GUIMARÃES CITY AND SUBURBS - for details see also here
TRANSPORTES URBANOS DE LEIRIA - www.mobilis.pt
LEIRIA CITY AND SUBURBS. Nine routes plus a weekend tourist circuit in July and August. In general, on weekdays buses run 0700 - 2100 on most routes, until 0100 on one but no service on Saturdays after 1400hrs nor all day Sundays. Info also in English.
TRANSPORTES URBANOS MIRANDELA - http://www.cm-mirandela.pt/pages/703
And they have a train! The MIRANDELA metro - http://www.cm-mirandela.pt/pages/702
MIRANDELA - two routes around town weekdays only 715am to 1930hrs - train is a 17km metre gauge railway line offering commuter service daily Cachão <> Mirandela extended weekdays for Carvalhais
SCALABUS - SANTARÉM - www.scalabus.pt
Four weekday routes, including three connecting the railway station with the town, including colleges and the polytechnic in term time. Weekend service consists of one route to and from the retail park and a sparse service (only 1 bus on winter Sundays) between town and railway station.
TRANSPORTE URBANO SINES - http://www.sines.pt/uploads/document/file/6327/Circuito_Transportes_Urbanos.pdf
One route circulates around town and immediate suburbs 0700 - 2000 weekdays only
For other buses see www.rodalentejo.pt as above.
TRANSPORTES URBANOS DE TOMAR - http://www.rodotejo.pt/wp-content/uploads/Urbana_TOMAR.pdf
TOMAR and suburbs - two routes operating every 20 minutes weekdays 0700 - 1900, one route every 40 minutes Saturdays 0800 - 1330, Sundays and Holidays 1400 - 1930
TRANSPORTES URBANOS TORREJANOS (TORRES NOVAS) - http://www.cm-torresnovas.pt/index.php/tut/linhas-horarios-tarifarios TORRES NOVAS and suburbs -  three routes operating about once an hour weekdays 0700 - 2000, Saturdays 0700 to 1400.. No service Saturday afternoons, Sundays or Holidays
TRANSPORTES URBANOS TORRES VEDRAS - http://www.cm-tvedras.pt/mobilidade/transportes-publicos/
TORRES VEDRAS AND SUBURBS

VIANA DO CASTELO -  http://www.avic.pt/index.php?seccao=transportes&conteudo=viana

VIANA DO CASTELO AND SUBURBS

TRANSPORTES URBANOS DE VILA REAL - www.corgobus.pt
VILA REAL CITY AND SUBURBS (nb this is the Vila Real in the north of Portugal)


INTERNATIONAL SERVICES
 PORTO - VIGO - SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

AUTNA www.autna.com (Spanish company)

INTERNORTE www.internorte.pt One trip daily, via Braga and Valença do Minho
PORTO AIRPORT - PORTO - VIANA DO CASTELO - VALENCA - TUI - VIGO - SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA (Spain) Autna website is only in Spanish.

ALSA also offers some service across the border in the north - www.alsa.es

This list is far from complete! Many bus operators do not have websites or, if they do, I do not know of their existence. If you can add to this list, please email me.

PORTO, BRAGA, COIMBRA, COVILHÃ, GUARDA, GUIMARÃES, ÉVORA AND SINES

I visited these cities (they are NOT in the Algarve!) and picked up some more detailed information about local trains, trams and buses while I was there. I have added information to this site, which I hope will be of help if you are planning to visit any of these places. They are a long way from the Algarve, so a day trip is not possible. They are all quite pleasant in their own way! Porto  Braga Coimbra Guimarães Sines Covilhã Guarda Évora

Click here for a summary of major bus connections at Faro
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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