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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 until further notice
Route / line numbers may not always be shown on the front of the bus.

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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 LONGER ANY BUSES AT WEEKENDS OR ON PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

MFO - bus runs Mondays to Fridays (weekdays) only except holidays
NSC - bus runs on weekdays but only during school holidays.
SCH - bus runs on Schooldays only  
TTh - bus runs only on TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS which are NOT schooldays
on Tuesdays the 1735 from Vila Real is route 73, on Thursdays route 119 going to different places up in the hills.
There are two buses at some schoolday times, coming from or going to different places beyond Azinhal


Most buses at Azinhal are going to or coming from distant villages.

Vila Real de Santo António > Castro Marim > Azinhal

Route / line number

32
32
32
32
34
34
73
or
119
34
and
73
32
32
or
119
Days of operation
SCH NSC
SCH MFO
MFO NSC TTh SCH SCH MFO
Vila Real de Santo António Bus Terminal

0820 0820
1000
1230
1345
1630
1715
1745
1745
1815
Castro Marim

0828
0828
1008
1238
1353
1638
1723
1753
1753
1823
Montinho

0833
---
---
1243
1358
1643
1728
1758
---
1828
Junqueira

0837
---
---
1247
1402
1647
1733 1802
---
1832
Azinhal

0842
---
---
1252
1407
1652
1737
1807
---
1837

Azinhal > Castro Marim > Vila Real de Santo António

Route / line number
34
32
32
34
32
32
32
32
32
34
32
Days of operation
SCH NSC SCH NSC NSC
TTh
SCH MFO NSC SCH MFO
Azinhal

0740
0740
0845
0845
---
0930
---
1320
---
1705
---
Junqueira

0744
0744
0849
0849
---
0934
---
1324
---
1709
---
Montinho

0749
0749
0854
0854
---
0939
---
1329
---
1714
---
Castro Marim

0754
0754
0859
0859
0910
0944
1010
1334
1445
1719
1805
Vila Real de Santo António Bus Terminal

0802
0802
0907
0907
0918
0952
1018
1342
1453
1727
1813

For buses between Castro Marim and Praia Alagoa via Altura (weekdays only) click or tap here

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

For all the times at all the little villages please go to the official website
 and find the timetables for each route.

↓ - bus does NOT stop here



SCH - runs on schooldays only
DDD - runs on all schooldays. During school holidays runs only on
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

TUE - runs only on Tuesdays and only during school holidays
NSC - runs on weekdays but during school holidays only

THU - runs only on Thursdays and only during school holidays


(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.
There is a bus at 0735 on Tuesdays during school holidays from Vaqueiros to Azinhal and Vila Real by a different route.
The return journey is at 1735. On Thursdays from Vaqueiros at 0730, returning at 1735 by yet another different route,


DDD
SCH SCH SCH
SCH
NSC TUE NSC THU SCH

MFO NSC THU SCH TUE SCH SCH
DDD
Route / Line number
58
119
128
34

73
128 73 34 119
34


34
128
119 34
73
119
73
58

Faro
FZG




SJA

SJB





FZH

FZJ

Faro
Vaqueiros 0605
0627
BARR ---
0635
BARR
0732
---
0727
---

Vila Real Bus Terminal 1345 ---
1715
1735 1735
1745
1745
---
Martin Longo
0612
0616
0610 ---

0715
0721
--- 0716 ---
Azinhal
1407
---
1737
1757
1757
1807
1807
---
Giões
to

0620 ---

via 0725
via ---
---

Alamada de Ouro
1413
---
1801

---
Farelos
Montes

0625 ---

Bentos 0730
Bentos ---
---

Meia Légua
1416 ---
1805

---
Alcarias (X)
Novos
---
0657
0754
---
---

Foz de Odeleite
1426 --- 1812

---
Pereiro
via

0633
---

0738
---
---

Alamo (X)
1435 ---
1820

---
Santa Marta
Cachopo

0638
---

via 0743
via ---
---
Corte das Donas
1440
---


---
Balurcos da Cima ---


0625
Corte Corte 0745
1545
Alamo (X)
1445
--- 1820
---
Balurcos de Baixo ---
FZG

0630

Pequena Pequena 0750
1548
Laranjeiras
1450
---
1825

---
Alcoutim Crossroads ---
0635
0755
1552
Odeleite ---
1752
1822
---
Cortes Pereiras (X) ---

0645 0645
0750


Alcoutim Village 1505 1530 1835 ---
Cortes Pereiras ---

0650
0653
0755


Alcoutim (X) 1530 FZH
---
Alcoutim Village ---

0700
0700

0800
0805
1602
Cortes Pereiras** 1535
1845 via

via
--
Odeleite ---
0723 ---

---
0823

Cortes Pereiras (X) 1540
1850 Corte

Corte
---
Laranjeiras
---

---
0710

---
0815
1616

Balurcos de Baixo 1518 1930 Pequena
FZJ
Pequena
---
Alamo (X)
---

---
0715

---
0820
1621

Balurcos da Cima 1522 1935
---
Corte das Donas
---

---


--- 1626

Santa Marta ---
1547 1855

from
Alamo (X)
---

---
0715

---
0820
1631

Pereiro ---
1552
1900


Montes
Foz de Odeleite
---

---
0723

---
0828
1639

Alcarias (X) ---
1843 1853
Novos
Meia Légua
---

---
0730

---
0835
1648

Farelos ---
1600
1905
via
via via
Alamada de Ouro
---

---
0736

---
0841
1651

Giões ---
1605
1910
Bentos
Bentos Cachopo
Azinhal
---
0740
---
0740

0740
---
0842
0845
0840
1705

Martin Longo --- 1615 1859
--- 1916 1929 2018
Vila Real Bus Terminal ---
0802 ---
0802
0802
---
---
0907
---
1727
Vaqueiros ---
BARR
1848
---
1905 1918
1915
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
BARR - to or from Barroso. Check official website for times
FZG
- starts from Santa Justa at 0610, runs to Martin Longo before Vaqueiros then via Furnazinhas at 0655.
   FZH - runs via Furnazinhas arriving at 1820, Soudes 1830. After Martin Longo goes to Santa Justa arriving at 1905.
FZJ
- via Furnazinhas at 1905, goes to Vaqueiros before Martin Longo then after Martin Longo goes to Santa Justa arriving at 1950.
SJA - starts from Santa Justa at 0715, goes to Martin Longo before Vaqueiros
SJB - starts from Santa Justa at 0710, goes to Martin Longo before Vaqueiros. Connects with 0845 bus at Azinhal.

Cortes Pereiras** - the 1850 bus calls after stopping at Alcoutim, then goes to Santa Marta etc before going back to Balurcos da Cima

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

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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