Alcoutim - Useful Information
Here you will find lots of useful information for Alcoutim, in eastern Algarve, Portugal! See how to get to Alcoutim from Faro Airport by bus or taxi and how much it costs, print off useful telephone numbers to take with you on holiday and see where the tourist information office in Alcoutim is.
Plan your journey from the Algarve's international airport in Faro with our Alcoutim travel information!
- Distance from Faro Airport to Alcoutim: 96 km
- Travel from Faro to Alcoutim by Train: Get the train to Vila Real de Santo António (5.20€), then the bus to Alcoutim (4.25€). Only one bus a day on Monday, Wednesday and Friday (except holidays)
- Travel from Faro to Alcoutim by Bus: Get the bus to Vila Real de Santo António (5.60€), then the bus to Alcoutim (4.25€)
- Travel from Faro to Alcoutim by Taxi: 96€ / 124€ for a 4 or 6 seater taxi (6am-9pm weekdays); 115€ / 148€ (outside of this time and holidays)
To get to Faro train or bus station (which are close to each other just before Faro marina) either get the bus from the airport (the stop is right outside the 'arrivals' doors) and will cost you around 1.95€, or get a taxi at a cost of around 10€. To check train timetables visit CP - Comboios de Portugal. (the site is available in English) and select 'Regional and Inter Regional services' to get the timetable for Lagos / Vila Real de Santo António / Lagos.
For bus timetables visit Eva Bus. Again most of it is available in English except the 'frequency' on the tables. (Days of the week: Monday is the 2nd day of the week - '2as'-and Friday is the 6th day. 'Sábado' and 'Domingo' - Saturday and Sunday; 'Feriados' is holidays; 'Diariamente' is daily,). Bus times from the 'aeroporto' to Faro are also listed .
For additional bus timetables visit Frotazul Algarve which covers a limited area of the Algarve.
*We quote Comboios de Portugal (regional) and Eva Transports pricing and prices of the standard taxi firms that work at Faro Airport. Please note that prices may vary.
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