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Lisbon to Carvoeiro by train

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Lisbon to Carvoeiro by train

Myself and my husband will be travelling from Lisbon to Carvoeiro by train. Looking at the train schedule it appears we will travel from Libson Oriente station. However, I can't find a direct train connection to Lagoa and it would look like we will need to travel to Tunes and then on to Lagoa on the regional train. Is carvoeiro far from Tunes and could someone tell me if it is really necessary to travel on to Lagoa. Im thinking that we might get a taxi from Tunes if it was not too far.

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1. Re: Lisbon to Carvoeiro by train

There is no train station at either Carvoeiro nor Lagoa.

Nearest Station to Carvoeiro is Estombar but unless you arrange a taxi or car to meet you, you will be stuck as it is now just a halt with no ticket office nor facilities.

I would not recommend descending at Tunes as there are rarely taxis available at the Station there either.

I would suggest that you should either get off the lisbon - faro train at Albufeira Station and get a taxi there or get off the lisbon - faro train at Tunes Station, change to a local train to Portimão and then get a taxi at Portimao to Carvoeio. Warning late in the evening there may be no taxis at Portimao station. In my opinion the Portimao option is the best.

TTaxis who also posts to this forum may also be able give you more advice.

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2. Re: Lisbon to Carvoeiro by train

I also think that you are better travelling to Portimao and then getting a taxi to Carveiro which is'nt that far .We got a taxi from Portimao to Lagoa a couple of years ago can not remember how much it was but know it was'nt extortionate, whenever we have used the train to Portimao there have been taxis at the station they know when a train is due.

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3. Re: Lisbon to Carvoeiro by train

I would support the Portimao option - a taxi from there to Carvoeiro is the sensible choice. It would take only about 20 minutes, if that. Estombar train station is indeed a bleak place!

The connections at Tunes are immediate - the local train to Portimao waits for the Lisbon express trains.

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4. Re: Lisbon to Carvoeiro by train

barlaventoexport, algarveaddict, cubsur,

Thanks for the information it is very much appreciated. Looks like Lisbon/Tunes/Portimao is the way to go.

Thanks again

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5. Re: Lisbon to Carvoeiro by train

I think you have made the right choice ,we have been to Lisbon and did that ,think it was about 9pm when we arrived in Portimao and there were taxis waiting outside

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6. Re: Lisbon to Carvoeiro by train

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