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Faro > Almancil > Quarteira > Vilamoura > Albufeira > Armação de Pera > Lagoa > Portimão > Lagos

The information has been obtained from printed timetables and other local sources (like taking the bus) and is given in good faith.

checked and
        updated

Bus service until further notice.  Most of the weekend bus service is now permanently suspended.
The route / line number may not always be shown on the front of the bus!

Operated by VAMUS

IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ - THIS TIMETABLE SHOWS ALL BUSES BETWEEN FARO AND LAGOA ON SEVERAL DIFFERENT ROUTES.
FOR A QUICK SUMMARY OF THE BUSES BETWEEN MAIN TOWNS ONLY, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
This timetable also shows the buses that run through to Portimão and Lagos. There is an irregular local bus service daily from Portimão to Lagos, via different route.
A LIST OF THE OTHER BUSES IS AT THE END OF THIS TIMETABLE

MOST OF THE BUSES ON THESE ROUTES DO NOT RUN AT WEEKENDS OR ON HOLIDAYS
CHECK CAREFULLY FOR THE DAYS ON WHICH BUSES RUN.

  51 - 'Linha Litoral' - Albufeira - Lagos fast bus. Stops only at the places shown in the timetable plus Portimão Hospital
52 - EVA Cliffs Line Zoomarine - Armação de Pêra - Carvoeiro - Ferragudo - Portimão - Praia da Rocha - Alvor runs until 31st October times in full here
  56 - 'Aerobus' Faro - Lagos via the airport. Stops only at the places shown and HIGHER FARES are charged - download timetable here.
57 Faro - Lagos 'TRANSRAPIDO' bus - Stops only at the places shown in the timetable plus some other locations in the city of Faro and at Portimão Hospital
about 5 minutes after Portimão itself.

9D and 66D - DIRECTA interurban semi-fast bus Faro to Albufeira via Quarteira and Vilamoura. Misses some stops. Details here

TICKETS - IF BOARDING AT A BUS TERMINAL YOU MUST BUY YOUR TICKET AT THE TICKET WINDOW BEFORE GETTING ON THE BUS.
ALLOW A FEW MINUTES FOR THIS ESPECIALLY AT FARO. OTHERWISE BUY YOUR TICKET FROM THE DRIVER AS USUAL

Faro > Almancil > Quarteira > Vilamoura > Albufeira > Armação de Pera > Lagoa > Portimão > Lagos

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Mornings

Daily - bus runs daily including holidays
MFO - bus runs Mondays to Fridays (weekdays) only, except holidays
SSH - bus runs on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays only

↓ - bus / train does not stop here  Buses stop at the University and the airport only to pick up passengers. IMPORTANT - the pick -up times at the University are only applicable WHEN THE UNIVERSITY IS OPEN.
THE TIMES FOR ALL STOPS AFTERWARDS WILL BE TEN MINUTES LATER THAN SHOWN. DURING HOLIDAYS AND AT WEEKENDS, THE TIMES FOR OTHER STOPS WILL  BE AS SHOWN.

                                                                                    NOTE - Click the letter in the left hand column for extra information about these stopping places

NOTE Route / LIne number
13 13 9
51 8
10
14 52
8
9 51 57
66D
52
13 9
56
57
14 80 52
66 56

Days of Operation

MFO
Daily Daily
MFO Daily
Daily
MFO Daily
Daily
MFO
Daily
MFO MFO
Daily
MFO Daily
Daily
MFO
Daily
Daily Daily
MFO Daily
A FARO BUS TERMINAL

--- --- 0630 ---
---
0700 ---
---
---
0735
---
0815
0800
---
---
0815
0915
0930
---
---
---
0930
1100

Gambelas (University) (only when open)
---
---
---
---
---
---
---
---
---
---
0930
---
---
---
1115

FARO AIRPORT (pick up only)

---
---
----
---
---
---
---
---
---
---
0930
---
---
---
1115
B Forum Algarve Shopping Centre
---
---
0633
---
---
0703 ---
---
---
0738
---
0830
0803
---
---
0818 0945
---
---
---
0933

Almancil

---
---
0652
---
---
via ---
---
from
0757
---
0817
---
---
0837
---
---
---
0952

Quarteira Bus Terminal

---
---
0712
---
from
Loulé ---
---
Rocha
0817
---
non
0835
---
---
0857
non
non
---
---
---
1012
non
N Vilamoura Praia da Marina
--- --- 0717 ---
Falésia
---
---
Baixinha
0822 --- 0840
---
---
0902
---
---
---
1017
C Olhos De Água
---
---
0742
---
0810
---
---
0845
0847 ---
stop
0900
---
---
0927
---
---
---
1042

Balaia

---
---
0747
---
0812
---
---
0847 0852
---
0905
---
---
0931
stop
stop
---
---
---
1046
stop

Oura (Estrada de Sta Eulalia)
---
---
0750
---
0814
---
---
0849 0855
---
0908
---
---
0935
---
---
---
1050
D Areias São João

---
---
0753

0816
---
---
0851 0858
---
0911
---
---
0938
---
---
---
1053
E Albufeira Shopping (Continente)
---
---
0756
---
0818
0828
---
---
0853 0901
---
0914
---
--
0941
---
---
---
1056
F ALBUFEIRA BUS TERMINAL

---
0730
0800
0800 0820
0830 0845
---
0855 0905 0910
0910
0918
---
0930 0945
1010
1025
1100
---
---
1100
1155
G Algarve Shopping

---

---
0810 ---
---
0858
---
---
---
0920
0924
---
---
---
1039
1111
---
---
---

Guia Rotunda/Roundabout
---

---
0811
---
---
0859
---
---
---
0921
0925
---
---
---
1040
1114
---
---
---

Zoomarine

---

---
0814
---
---
0902
---
---
---
0924
0928
---
---
---
1043
1117
---
1100
---
Z Albufeira Avenida do Ténis (for old town)
---
0735
---

---
---

---
---
---

---
---
0935 ---

---
---

Vale de Parra

---
0742
---

---
---

---
---
---

---
---
0942 ---

---
---

Pêra (N125 main road)
0715
0748
---

---
---
0904
---
---
---

---
---
0948 ---
1119
---
1102 ---

Alcantarilha

0717
0750
---
0817
---
---
0905
0900
---
---
0927
---
---
0950 ---
1120
---
1103
---
H Armação de Pêra

0725
0758
---
0822
---
---
0910
0903
---
---
0932
0935
---
---
0958 ---
1050
1125
---
1106
---

Alcantarilha



---

---
---
0915
---
---

---
---

---
1130
--
---

Senhora da Rocha Crossroads
0729
0802
---
0825
---
---

0907
---
---
0935
non
---
---
1002 ---
non

---
1110
---
non

Alporchinhos/Pestana Viking Hotel
0733
0806
---

---
---

0911
---
---

---
---
1006 ---

---
1114
---

Senhora da Rocha Crossroads
0737
0810
---
0825
---
---

0915
---
---
0935
stop
---
---
1008 ---
stop

---
1118
---
stop
J Porches

0742
0815
---
0828
---
---
0921
0920
---
---
0938
---
---
1015 ---
1136
---
1123
---

LAGOA BUS TERMINAL

0750
0823
---
0836
---
---
0930
Carvoeiro
---
---
0946
0950
---
Route
1023 ---
1040
1105 1145
---
Carvoeiro ---
1225
K Portimão Bus Terminal Rua Abicada
---
---
---
Ferragudo
---
---
---
52
---
1055
---
Ferragudo ---
1240
K PORTIMÃO Avenida Guanaré
0810 0843
---
0851
---
---
0950
1037
---
---
1001
1005
---
1037
1043 ---
1120
1205
1210
1240
---
L Praia da Rocha (Clube Praia da Rocha)

---
---
---
0856
---
---
---
1042
---
---
1006
---
1042
---
---
very
1245
---

Torralta near Hotel Delfim

---
---
---
0904
---
---
---
1048
---
---
1014 ---
1048
---
---
non
non
risky
1251
---
non

Torralta Hotel Dom João II

---
---
---
0907
---
---
---
1050
---
---
1017 ---
1050
---
---
!!!
1253
---
M Alvor Roundabout

---
---
---
0912
---
---
---
1054
---
---
1022 ---
1054
---
---
stop
stop
---
1257
---
stop

Penina Hotel

---
---
---
0918
---
---
---
---
---
---
1028 ---
---
---
---
---
1220
---
---

LAGOS BUS TERMINAL

---
---
---
0935
---
---
---
---
---
---
1045 1045 ---
---
---
---
1125
1150
---
1250
---
---
1310
TIMETABLE NOTES - AT THE BOTTOM

Faro > Almancil > Quarteira > Vilamoura > Albufeira > Armação de Pera > Lagoa > Portimão > Lagos

Afternoons
NOTE Route / LIne number 51 9 56
13 52
57 13 9
51
8
80
56
52
9 13 57
9
51 56
52
57 57

Days of Operation Daily
MFO
Daily MFO
Daily
Daily
Daily
Daily
MFO
Daily
Daily
Daily
Daily
MFO MFO
MFO Daily MFO
Daily
Daily
MFO SSH
A FARO BUS TERMINAL
---
1045
1100
---
---
1230
---
1215
---
---
---
1400
---
1335
---
1430
1430
---
1545
---
1600
1605

Gambelas (University) (only when open) ---
1115
---
---
---
---
---
---
1415
---
---
---
1600
---

FARO AIRPORT (pick up only) ---
1115
---
---
---
---
---
---
1415
---
---
---
1600
---
B Forum Algarve Shopping Centre ---
1048
---
---
1245
---
1218
---
---
---
---
1338
---
1445
1433
---
---
1615 1620

Almancil
---
1107

---

---
1237
---
from
---
---
1357
---
1452
---
---


Quarteira Bus Terminal
---
1127
non

---
non
---
1257
---
Rocha
---
non
---
1417
---
non
1512
---
non
---
non
non
N Vilamoura Praia da Marina ---
1132 ---
---

--- 1302 ---
Baixinha
---
---
1422
---
1517
---
---
C Olhos De Água ---
1157
---
---

---
1327
---
1420
---
---
1447
---
stop
1542
---
---


Balaia
---
1202
stop
---
---
stop
---
1332
---
1422
---
stop
---
1452
---
1547
---
stop
---
stop
stop

Oura (Estrada de Sta Eulalia) ---
1205
---
---

---
1335
---
1426
---
---
1455
---
1550
---
---

D Areias São João
---
1208
---
---

---
1338
---
1428
---
---
1458
---
1553
---
---

E Albufeira Shopping (Continente) ---
1211
---
---

---
1341
---
1431
---
--
1501
---
1555
---
---

F ALBUFEIRA BUS TERMINAL
1200
1215
1155
1245
---
1325
1345
1345
1415
1435
---
1455
---
1505
1515
1525
1600
1615
1640
---
1655
1700
G Algarve Shopping
1210
---

---
1339

---
1425
---
---
---
---
1539

1625 ---
1709
1714

Guia Rotunda/Roundabout 1211
---

---
1340

---
1427
---
---- ---
--- 1540
---
1626 ---
1710
1715

Zoomarine
1214
---
non

1300
1343

---
1429
---
---
non 1500
---

1543
---
1629
non
1700
1713
1718
Z Albufeira Avenida do Ténis (for old town)
---
stop
1250

1350
---
---
---
stop
---
1520
---

stop


Vale de Parra

---
1257

1358
---
---
---
---
1527
---



Pêra (N125 main road)
---
1303
1502
1405
---
---
---
1502 ---
1533
---

1702

Alcantarilha
1217
---
1305
1303

1407
---
1432
---
---
1503
---
1535
---
1632
1703

H Armação de Pêra
1222
---
1313
1306
1350
1415
---
1437
---
---
1506
---
1543 1550 ---
1637
1706
1720 1725

Alcantarilha

---



---
---
---
---

---



Senhora da Rocha Crossroads 1225
---
1317
1310

1419
---
1440
---
---
1510
---
1547
---
1640
1710


Alporchinhos/Pestana Viking Hotel
---
1321
1314

1423
---
---
---
1514
---
1551
---

1714


Senhora da Rocha Crossroads 1225
---
1325
1318

1427
---
1440 ---
---
1518
---
1555
---
1640
1718

J Porches
1228
---
1330
1323

1432
---
1443
---
---
1523
---
1600
---
1643
1723


LAGOA BUS TERMINAL
1236
---
1225
1338
Carvoeiro
1405
1440
---
1451
---
---
1525
Carvoeiro ---
1608
1605
Route
1651
1710
Carvoeiro
K Portimão Bus Terminal Rua Abicada ---
1240
Ferragudo
---
---
---
1540
Ferragudo ---
52
1725
Ferragudo
K PORTIMÃO Avenida Guanaré 1251
---
1358
1440
1415
1500
---
1506
---
1545
1640
---
1628
1620
1640
1706
1840
1745
1750
L Praia da Rocha (Clube Praia da Rocha) 1256
---
---
1445

--- ---
1511
---

1645
---
---
1645
1711
1845


Torralta near Hotel Delfim 1304
---
non
---
1451
non
---
---
1519
---

non
1651
---
---
non
1651
1719
non
1851
non
non

Torralta Hotel Dom João II
1307
---
---
1453

---
---
1522
---

1653
---
---
1653
1722
1853

M Alvor Roundabout
1312
---
stop
---
1457
stop
---
---
1527
---

stop
1657
---
---
stop
1657
1727
stop
1857
stop
stop

Penina Hotel
1318
---
---
---

---
---
1533
---
1555
---
---
---
---
1733
---


LAGOS BUS TERMINAL
1335
---
1310
---
---
1440
---
---
1550
---
1625
1610
---
---
---
1650
---
1750
1755
---
1810
1815
TIMETABLE NOTES - AT THE BOTTOM

Faro > Almancil > Quarteira > Vilamoura > Albufeira > Armação de Pera > Lagoa > Portimão > Lagos

Evenings - times of two late trains are shown for your convenience
NOTE Route / LIne number
66 8
52
51
9
13
57
9
8 13 56
14 9
9 9
57
TRAIN
TRAIN

Days of Operation

MFO
MFO
Daily
Daily
MFO MFO MFO
Daily
Daily
MFO
Daily
MFO MFO
MFO
Daily
MFO
Daily
Daily
A FARO BUS TERMINAL

1545
---
---
---
1630
---
1730
1700
---
---
1800
---
1815
1845
1915
1940
1922
2050

Gambelas (University) (only when open)
--- ---
---
---
---
---
1815
---

FARO AIRPORT (pick up only)
---
---
---
---
---
---
1815
---
2000
B Forum Algarve Shopping Centre
1548
---
---
---
1633
---
1745
1703
---
---
---
1818
1848
1918
1955

Almancil

1607
From
---
---
1652
---

1722
From
---
---
1837
1907
1937 1935
2103

Quarteira Bus Terminal

1627
Rocha
----
----
1707
---
non
1737
Rocha
---
non

1857
1920
1957
non
N Vilamoura Praia da Marina
1632
Baixinha ---
---
---
---

1742
Baixinha ---
---
1902 QE
2002
C Olhos De Água
1657
1710
---
---
---
---

1807
1815
---
---
1927
---
2027
stop

Balaia

1702
1712
---
---
---
---
stop
1812
1817
---
stop
---
1932
---
2032

Oura (Estrada de Sta Eulalia)
1705
1714
---
---
---
---

1815
1819
---
---
1935
---
2035
D Areias São João

1708
1716
---
---
---
---

1818
1821
---
---
1938
---
2038
E Albufeira Shopping (Continente)
1712
1718
---
---
---
---

1821
1823
---
---
1940
---
2041
TRAIN TRAIN
F ALBUFEIRA BUS TERMINAL

1715
1720
---
1800
---
1800
1825
1825
1825
1845
1905
1910
1945
---
2045
2040
2001
2123
G Algarve Shopping

---
---
---
1810
---

1839
---
---

1923
---
---
---
2054
TRAIN
TRAIN

Guia Rotunda/Roundabout
---
---
---
1811
---

1840
---
---

1924
---
---
---
2055

Zoomarine

---
---
1700
1814
---

1843
---
---

1927
---
---
---
2058
Z Albufeira Avenida do Ténis (for old town)
---
---

---
1805

---
---
1850

---
---
---

Vale de Parra

---
---

---
1812

---
---
1857

---
---
---

Pêra (Centro/Village Centre)
---
---
1702
---
1818

---
---
1903
non
1929
---
---
---

Alcantarilha

---
---
1703
1817
---
1820

---
---
1905
stop
1930
---
---
---
H Armação de Pêra

---
---
1706
1822
---
1828
1850
---
---
1913
1935
---
---
---
2105

Alcantarilha

---
---

---


---
---
---
1940
---
---
---

Senhora da Rocha Crossroads

---
---
1710
1825
---
1832

---
---
---

---
---
---

Alporchinhos/Pestana Viking Hotel
---
---
1714

---
1836

---
---
---

---
---
---

Senhora da Rocha Crossroads

---
---
1718
1825
---
1840

---
---
---

---
---
---
J Porches

---
---
1723
1828
---
1849

---
---
---
1946
---
---
---

LAGOA BUS TERMINAL

---
---
Carvoeiro
1830
---
1853
1905
---
---
---
1935
1955
---
---
---
2120
TRAIN TRAIN
K Portimão Bus Terminal Rua Abicada
---
---
Ferragudo

---
---
---
1950
---
---
---
2130
K PORTIMÃO Avenida Guanaré
---
---
1840
1851
---
1913
1920
---
---
---
2015
---
---
---
2140
2051 2204
L Praia da Rocha (Clube Praia da Rocha)
---
---
1845
1856
---
---

---
---
---
---
---
---
---
---
TRAIN TRAIN

Torralta near Hotel Delfim
---
---
1851
1904
---
---
non
---
---
---
non ---
---
---
---
---

Torralta Hotel Dom João II

---
---
1853
1907
---
---

---
---
---
---
---
---
---
---
M Alvor Roundabout

---
---
1857
1912
---
---
stop
---
---
---
stop
---
---
---
---
---

Penina Hotel

---
---
---
1918
---
---

---
---
---
---
---
---
---
---

LAGOS BUS TERMINAL

---
---
---
1935
---
---
1950
---
---
---
2020
---
---
---
---
---
2110 2222
TIMETABLE NOTES

FOR BUSES IN THE OTHER DIRECTION PLEASE CLICK HERE
Connection information and last buses from Portimão

Last buses Portimão to Praia da Rocha at 1938 and 2008 daily. Later buses every 30 minutes until 2330 in July and August
Last buses Portimão - Torralta - Alvor 1915 and 1945 weekdays, 1900 and 1930 weekends and Holidays.
 No later buses, even in summer. Details
2001 train arrival - Albufeira railway station is 4 miles / 6km from the town. There are buses at 2000, 2030 and in summer at 2130hrs but only as far the main bus station.
There are no connections in winter for any other destination. Trains run via Loulé and Silves but the stations there are a long way from town. Train times here

Please also read the general notes about buses along the coast here and about the Algarve bus system in general here. This might save you some problems.
  QE - runs via Quatros Estradas at 1911 and Aquashow at 1912.

OTHER BUSES ALONG THE COAST/LES AUTRES LIGNES LITTORAL/ANDERE BUSSE/OUTROS AUTOCARROS AO LONGO DA COSTA

Rocha Baixinha - Falésia - Olhos D'Agua - Albufeira, very irregular. Times here
Silves - Pera - Alcantarilha - Armação de Pera very irregular service. Times here
Lagoa - Portimão via Estombar - irregular, daily, until 2010. Times here.
Portimão to Praia da Rocha  - Local minibus route 33 every 30 minutes daily - information here
Portimão - Penina - Local minibus route 11 no service at weekends - information here
Portimão - Alvor direct (weekdays only) or daily via Torralta and Praia do Vau. Local minibus routes 13, 14 and 1P- information here
Portimão - Lagos via Penina and Odiáxere - very irregular and infrequent service. Times here

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
Back to the main page here

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