Licensed taxis are painted either beige or black and green. They have a 'taxi' sign on top. Beware unlicensed taxis

Information below taken from the official poster at a town centre taxi rank and from theofficial Taxis Albufeira website. They will act as guide for journeys starting elsewhere.  Minimum fare is 3,25€ on day time and 3.90€ on night time from 21.00hrs to06.00hrs also all day at  weekends and public holidays.

To call a taxi, ring 289 583 230 , 289 583 232 , 96 393 11 11 , 91 446 00 48 . (Beware if you phone a taxi  to pick you up there will be an extra 80 cents on top of the fare). These are all the numbers. It is NOT possible to make advance reservations, just call any time a few minutes before wishing to leave. In the old town centre you can use two taxi ranks and there are others around town eg at the 'strip', the bus station and outside the Continente / Modelo shoppng centre. Beware that in July and August queues can be very long between 10.00 pm and 1.00 am; half hour waits are not unknown.

It is possible to hail a taxi on the street, but most will be already on a call so don't rely on this.

These prices are for an ordinary taxi for 1-4 people. For a six and eight-seater add 25%.

Basic rate : €3,25 for the first 3  kilometres then 90 cents for each subsequent kilometre.  After 21.00hrs, weekends & public holidays €3.90 for first 3 kms then €1.08 for each subsequent kilometre. For those who don't think in Kilometres, one mile is 1.6 kilometres.

Excess charges: after 9 pm till 6 am, at weekends and on public holidays + 20%; baggage €1,60 per item.

Sample fares from old town:

Algarve Shopping, Nike Store, Leroy Merlin €9

Albufeira Marina €3,25

Bus Station - €3,25 Railway Station - €7 Airport - €40

Portimao - €40  Lagos - €55  Carvoeiro - €33  Alte - €20  Alvor - €40

Salgados - €8  Gale - €7  São Rafael/Castelo - €6  Olhos D'Agua - €8  Falesia - €11

Zoomarine - €12  Aqualand €17  Slide n Splash - €30

Aquashow - €22

Sand Sculptures - €14

Karting Almancil - €23  Portimao Autodrome (F1 racetrack) - €44

Quarteira Market - €23  Loulé Saturday Market - €29

Paderne - €9  Guia - €7 Boliqueime - €8 Vilamoura - €19

For more information including detailed fares from many locations in and around town, click on the following links:


Faro Airport Transfers Algarve - one of the largest taxi reservation agencies in Portugal, providing and arranging taxis to over 100,000 customers every year. They have achieved all this by staying true to the basic principles on which was first founded.

www.algarvesuntransfers.com  AlgarveSunTransfers provide private and economic transfers. They  will get you directly and comfortable anywhere within Algarve. Transfers are provide by  licensed vehicles, where all the divers speak excellent English. The prices includes tolls on the motorway, there is no hidden fees or extra charges.

PIX Transfers - PIX Transfers offer Private Faro Airport Transfers at a very low price. 

Faro Airport Taxis -  Offer informative, user-friendly website with the best prices guaranteed.  

Chillout Transfers  - New 2014 company working at Faro Airport 

www.algarvesuntransfers.com 

AlgarveSunTransfers provide private and economic transfers. They  will get you directly and comfortable anywhere within Algarve. Transfers are provide by  licensed vehicles, where all the divers speak excellent English. The prices includes tolls on the motorway, there is no hidden fees or extra charges.

 www.exo-transfers.com -  Specializing in Faro airport transfers ,  provides private transfers to and from Faro airport, taking you comfortably to anywhere in the Algarve.

Stork Transfers Faro Airport Private Transfers to and from Albufeira 

Cheap-taxis.com offers private transfers to the Algarve at a set rate - great prices and can sometimes work out cheaper than the bus.

Taxi Transfers 

http://www.taxis-albufeira.pt/destino...

http://www.algarserra.com/faro-airpor...

Algarve Taxi Transfers 4 U - Based in Central Algarve and provides service from Faro Airport to any holidays resort or private villas. The company is licensed for public transportation, has quality vehicles and a friendly staff.

Algarve Vintage Travel -  serving clients in the areas of Tavira, Quinta Lago, Vale Lobo, Vilamoura, Albufeira, Carvoeiro, Praia Rocha, Alvor, Lagos, with a regional luxury chauffeur transport service.  

 Yellowfishtransfers.com - Private transfers for 1 to 8 people, excellent reliable  licensed company

 Algarve-365.com - Private transfers for 1 to 8 people, Fully licensed & reliable

 Bravotur.com - Private transfers for 1 to 8 people, Fully licensed & reliable 

Algarve Emotions - Faro airport transfers, Golf Transfers... Private, Reliable and Client Friendly company based in the Algarve. Use TRIP5 promotional code and get 5% discount on your transfers. What ever your transport needs are contact Algarve Emotions for the best service.

Prime Algarve Transfers and Tours- family business, private and reliable, they have insurance, the price includes tolls (always use motorway) and fresh water, cars are always extremely clean.