Bus Services in the Algarve Primary tabs
There are three main companies that provide bus transportation around the Algarve. They are EVA Transportes, Rede Nacional de Expressos and Renex.
The only way to get to Carvoeiro with public transportation from Faro airport is by taking the bus from the airport to the bus terminal in Faro. Then take a bus to Lagoa (direction: Lagos) followed by a third bus from Lagoa bus terminal to Carvoeiro. Depending upon the time of day and season this journey can take up to two or more hours.
Please see cp.pt for train services
EVA Transportes provides bus travel around the Algarve and also between the Algarve and other regions in Portugal.
The company covers several routes including:
A branch of EVA Transportes, Frota Azul Algarve serves the cities of Albufeira, Lagoa, Lagos, Portimão and Silves.
For schedules, addresses and contact details of EVA bus stations:
A tourist pass (passe turístico) guarantees unlimited journeys on EVA Transportes and Frota Azul-Algarve buses for three days
Rede Nacional de Expressos
Rede Nacional de Expressos provides public transport between the main towns and cities in north and south Portugal.
Tickets may be purchased online or in person at one of the ticketing offices.
For ticket offices: www.rede-expressos.pt(select a Postos de Venda from the list and select the city)
Renex buses operate within and link Braga, Porto, Lisbon and the Algarve.
Tickets may be purchased at several ticket points in the Algarve. Discounts are granted to students, youth card holders, army employees, authorities and pensioners.