Alte - Useful Information
Here you will find lots of useful information for your stay in Alte - how far it is from Faro to Alte; how to get to Alte by bus, train or taxi and how much it costs; useful telephone numbers; Mass times and where the nearest supermarket is and it's opening hours.
Plan your journey from the Algarve's international airport in Faro with our Alte travel information!
- Distance from Faro airport to Alte: 45km
- Travel from Faro to Alte by train: Go to Loulé (1.90€), then get a bus to Alte (3,55€)
- Travel from Faro to Alte by bus: Go to Loulé (3,25€), then get a bus to Alte (3,55€)
- Travel from Faro to Alte by taxi: 47€ / 60€ for a 4/6 seater taxi (weekdays 6am-9pm); 58€ / 72€ (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.
Book Algarve car hire to travel to Alte!
If you want to book Algarve car hire to travel to Alte then it couldn't be easier! Simply collect your car from Faro Airport and it's just a 40km to drive to Alte, either down the A22 motorway (a toll road) or down the secondary N125 road.
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