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Bus travel for Lisbon-Albufeira

Zionsville, Indiana
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Bus travel for Lisbon-Albufeira


My wife and I will be traveling to Albufeira in early May.. Does anyone have suggestions on the best way to travel by bus from Lisbon airport to Gale/Albufeira?

I've been on the EVA bus website but it's not clear to me the best arrangements or costs. The site has been very slow the past few days...

Do you have a bus experience you are willing to share?

Thanks in advance for anyone's advice.

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1. Re: Bus travel for Lisbon-Albufeira

Have a look at these recent posts on this subject on my blog


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2. Re: Bus travel for Lisbon-Albufeira

There are two websites you should consult for the Lisbon - Albufeira buses.

These are www.rede-expressos.pt and www.renex.pt but please note that these are in Portuguese only.

Both operate several daily services from the Sete Rios bus terminal in Lisbon to Albufeira's bus station. One way fare is about €18 and it takes between 3 and 4 hours depending on intermediate stops etc.

You will need a taxi for the short journey from the airport to the Sete Rios bus terminal as there are no direct buses I know of.

From Albufeira to Gale is about 15 minutes by local bus, however services are very infrequent and do not operate at all on Sundays and holidays until July.

I have the times for those buses at my website page


Gale would only cost a few Euros by taxi from the bus station in Albufeira.

Hope that helps.

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3. Re: Bus travel for Lisbon-Albufeira

Thanks to both of you for these references.. This is a big help for us. My wife and I really appreciate it.

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