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THIS IS A SUMMARY OF THE 'TRANSPORT ON DEMAND' BUSES IN VERY RURAL AREAS OF THE ALGARVE
RIDES MUST BE PREBOOKED AT THE VAMUS CUSTOMER SERVICE TELEPHONE NUMBER NOT LATER THAN 1300hrs THE WORKING DAY BEFORE
THAT NUMBER IS (+351) 300 074 830
EXCEPT THAT NEITHER THE BUSES NOR THE BOOKING SERVICE ARE AVAILABLE AT WEEKENDS OR PUBLIC HOLIDAYS.
MOST ROUTES HAVE ONE BUS INTO TOWN IN THE MORNING AND A RETURN JOURNEY EARLY AFTERNOON
CHECK THE STOPPING PLACES ON THE OFFICIAL TIMETABLE
Area Route (click for official timetable - external link) Other Places Served Days of running
Albufeira
904 Areeiro - Paderne
Lentiscais, Alcaria, Matos de Baixo, Matos de Cima, Vale de Pegas, Centieira
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
Albufeira
910 Cotivo - Albufeira Bus Station
direct, no stops
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
Alcoutim
912 Alcoutim - Balurcos de Baixo
Marmeleiro, Corte de Seda, Alcoutim Crossroads, Torneiro.
Mondays and Fridays to connect with Rede Expressos to and from Lisbon
Almancil
985 Quinta do Lago - Almancil
From Almancil at 0940 and 1600, From Quinta do Lago Beach 0950 and 1615
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Loulé
927 Corte do Ouro - Loulé
None listed, but it's a 52 minute journey so I wonder where it does go!
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Loulé
945 Vale Covo - Loulé
Alfeição, Vale Telheiro
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Loulé
972 Águas Frias. Loulé
Zambujal, Malhão, Monte Ritas, Macheira, Frixo de Baixo, Palmeiros, Nave do Barão
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Loulé
989 Macheira - Loulé
Soidos de Cima, Soidos de Baixo, Monte Brito, Esteval de Mouros, Espargal
Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Olhão
963 Poço Longo - Olhão
direct, no stops
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
São Bartolmeu Messines
913 São Bartolomeu Messines - Silves Norinha, Torres e Cercas, Quinta da Vista, Reservatórios, Fonte Luzeiro, Figuerinhas, Nora, Carvoeiro (X)**, Pocinho, Benaciate, Monte Velho, Monte de São José. Twice each way on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. ** this is NOT the Carvoeiro by the seaside!
São Bras de Alportel
924 Cabeço do Velho - São Bras de Alportel
Bico Alto
Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Silves
913 Silves - São Bartolomeu Messines
Norinha, Torres e Cercas, Quinta da Vista, Reservatórios, Fonte Luzeiro, Figuerinhas, Nora, Carvoeiro (X)**, Pocinho, Benaciate, Monte Velho, Monte de São José.
Twice each way on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. ** this is NOT the Carvoeiro by the seaside!
Silves
911 Monte Figuerinhas - Silves
Boião, Monte Ruivo, Perna Seca de Cima, Perna Seca de Baixo
Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays
Silves
917 Odelouca - Silves
Taborda, Vale de Lama, Falacho, Almarjão
Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays
Silves
931 Vales de Pêra - Silves
Torres Montes, Canas / Vala, Poço Fundo
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Silves
971 Fonte João Luis - Silves
Vale Fuzeiros, Barragem, Baralha
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Tavira
942 Fonte Salgada - Tavira
None, a quick ten minute journey
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Tavira
943 Estiramantens - Tavira
Santo Estevão ONLY WHEN SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED!
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Vila do Bispo
948 Hortas de Tabual - Vila do Bispo
connects with buses to and from Lagos
Mondays and Fridays
Vila Real de Santo António
901 Santa Rita - Vila Real de Santo António  Bus Station
Montinho da Conveniência, Casas da Alcaria, Casa Alta, Castro Marim
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays

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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