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Albufeira Giro Bus Red Route/Linha Vermelha Giro 2

The information has been obtained from printed timetables and other local sources (like taking the bus) and is given in good faith.
Everything is correct to the best of my knowledge as of 17th March 2015

IMPORTANT - THERE WERE CHANGES TO THE GIRO BUS SERVICE STARTING ON 1ST FEBRUARY.
ALL SERVICE NOW STOPS TWO HOURS EARLIER THAN IT PREVIOUSLY DID
SERVICE IS REDUCED TO ONE BUS AN HOUR AFTER 1300HRS SATURDAYS AND ALL DAY SUNDAYS AND HOLIDAYS.
INFORMATION AT BUS STOPS HAS NOT BEEN UPDATED

Also, from 1st February, this route was extended beyond Quinta da Balaia to serve Branqueira. Timing details checked personally!

Operated by EVA under contract to Albufeira Council

Buses run every day including holidays.

Summer timetable applies 1st June to 30th September
Diagram of Albufeira's bus routes here You can stay on the bus at the terminal to travel eg from Modelo to Albufeira Jardim
Note that times are approximate but based on personal use  - no timetables are shown at the bus stops nor is one published!
See also the timetable for the Linha Vermelha Giro 1 which also serves the section between the 'Dolphins' and the Bus Terminal via old town
Route diagram (now slightly out of date) showing all stops. Click the GIRO logo below for a map of town with all routes - external links.
All stops are REQUEST STOPS - ring the bell to get off.
To print the timetable - click here - use landscape setting
Infos en français, auf Deutsch, em Portugues içi, hier, aqui

GIRO 2


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WEEKDAYS
SATURDAYS
SUNDAYS AND HOLIDAYS
ADULT CASH FARE €1,40
WITH PRE-PAY PASS 80 CENTS

FIRST BUSES
LAST BUS IN WINTER LAST BUS IN SUMMER





LAST BUS IN WINTER 1 June -30 September ONLY


LAST BUS IN WINTER 1 June -30 September ONLY
Bus Terminal Stand 19
0700 0730 THEN EVERY HALF HOUR AT THE SAME TIMES PAST EACH HOUR UNTIL 1900 2100
0700 0730 THEN EVERY HALF HOUR AT THE SAME TIMES PAST EACH HOUR UNTIL 1300 THEN EVERY HOUR AT THE SAME TIMES PAST EACH HOUR UNTIL 1900 2000 2100
0700 THEN EVERY HOUR AT THE SAME TIMES PAST EACH HOUR UNTIL 1900 2000 2100
Centro de Saúde/Health Centre
0704 0734 1904 2104
0704 0734 1304 1904 2004 2104
0704 1904 2004 2104
Rotunda os Golfinhos /Dolphins #
0708 0738 1908 2108
0708 0738 1308 1908 2008 2108
0708 1908 2008 2108
Albufeira Jardim 1
0709 0739 1909 2109
0709 0739 1309 1909 2009 2109
0709 1909 2009 2109
Rua Samora Barros (near Boavista Hotel)
0710 0740 1910 2110
0710 0740 1310 1910 2010 2110
0710 1910 2010 2110
Rua Coronel Aguas (near Rocamar Hotel)
0712 0742 1912 2112
0712 0742 1312 1912 2012 2112
0712 1912 2012 2112
Centro Antigo/Old Town Rua 1 Dezembro *
0714 0744 1914 2114
0714 0744 1314 1914 2014 2114
0714 1914 2014 2114
Avenida do Ténis Parque Ludico +
0715 0745 1915 2115
0715 0745 1315 1915 2015 2115
0715 1915 2015 2115
Old Town/Centro Antigo Av. Da Liberdade Stand 4 arrive
0718 0748 1918 2118
0718 0748 1318 1918 2018 2118
0718 1918 2018 2118
Old Town/Centro Antigo Av. Da Liberdade Stand 4 leave
0720 0750 1920 2120
0720 0750 1320 1920 2020 2120
0720 1920 2020 2120
Centro de Saude/Health Centre
0722 0752 1922 2122
0722 0752 1322 1922 2022 2122
0722 1922 2022 2122
Bus Terminal (outside ++)
0724 0754 1924 2124
0724 0754 1324 1924 2024 2124
0724 1924 2024 2124
Camara (Town Hall)
0728 0758 1928 2128
0728 0758 1328 1928 2028 2128
0728 1928 2028 2128
Continente/Modelo Shopping §
0730 0800 1930 2130
0730 0800 1330 1930 2030 2130
0730 1930 2030 2130
Areias São João (The 'Strip')
0732 0802 1932 2132
0732 0802 1332 1932 2032 2132
0732 1932 2032 2132
Globes Roundabout/Parque Corcovada
0733 0803 1933 2133
0733 0803 1333 1933 2033 2133
0733 1933 2033 2133
Quinta da Balaia Rotunda/Roundabout ¤
0734 0804 1934 2134
0734 0804 1334 1934 2034 2134
0734 1934 2034 2134
Branqueira
0737 0807 1937 2137
0737 0807 1337 1937 2037 2137
0737 1937 2037 2137
Vale Navio
0738 0808 1938 2138
0738 0808 1338 1938 2038 2138
0738 1938 2038 2138
Branqueira
0740 0810 1940 2140
0740 0810 1340 1940 2040 2140
0740 1940 2040 2140
Quinta da Balaia Rotunda/Roundabout ¤
0742 0812 1942 2142
0742 0812 1342 1942 2042 2142
0742 1942 2042 2142
Globes Roundabout/Parque Corcovada
0743 0813 1943 2143
0743 0813 1343 1943 2043 2143
0743 1943 2043 2143
Areias São João (The 'Strip')
0744 0814 1944 2144
0744 0814 1344 1944 2044 2144
0744 1944 2044 2144
Rotunda da Minholas/Worms Roundabout**
0745 0815 1945 2145
0745 0815 1345 1945 2045 2145
0745 1945 2045 2145
Continente/Modelo Shopping (opposite) §
0747 0817 1947 2147
0747 0817 1347 1947 2047 2147
0747 1947 2047 2147
Escola Caliços (Market and School)
0749 0819 1949 2149
0749 0819 1349 1949 2049 2149
0749 1949 2049 2149
Bus Terminal Stand 19
0752 0822 1952 2152
0700 0822 1352 1952 2052 2152
0752 1952 2052 2152

* close to Merlin's Bar and Vila Recife; short walk down into old town centre.
* *the stop is outside the smaller Pingo Doce supermarket; note the bus does not stop here going in the opposite direction!
+ stop is in the Avenida do Ténis just by the roundabout
# Dolphins Roundabout, about 200 metres/yards to Encosta da Orada. Páteo is about 300 metres up the hill
++ the stop in this direction is OUTSIDE the Bus Terminal across the road by the pedestrian crossing. About 30 metres to walk.
¤ the official posters refer to this stop as 'Rotunda da Esfera Amilar'.
§ the official posters refer to this stop as 'Rotunda das Relógios´(Watches roundabout).
From Branqueira etc, this is the nearest stop to the old town 6 / 7 minutes walk.
No bus connection towards old town. Coming back up the hill, Linha Verde will bring you to this stop.

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