Useful information for a trip to Armação de Pêra

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Armação de Pêra – Useful Information

Here you find lots of useful information about Armação de Pêra in central Algarve, Portugal. Plan your route from Faro to Armação de Pêra, with the distance from Faro Airport to Armação and how much it will cost you to go by train, bus or taxi. Print off useful telephone numbers for Armação to take with you, see where the Armação de Pêra tourist information office is and see where the supermarkets are and what time they open!

Armação de Pêra Travel

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Plan your journey from the Algarve’s international airport in Faro with our Armação de Pêra travel information!

  • Distance from Faro Airport to Armação de Pêra: 52 km
  • Travel from Faro to Armação de Pêra by Train: No direct train; Closest train stops at Alcantarilha (approximately 8 km away) and costs 4,45€
  • Travel from Faro to Armação de Pêra by Bus: 5,50€
  • Travel from Faro to Armação de Pêra by Taxi: 53€ / 63€ for a 4 or 6 seater Mon-Fri 6am-9pm (68€ / 81€ outside this time and bank 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 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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Useful Telephone Numbers for Armação de Pêra

For an emergency situation in Armação de Pêra, the emergency numbers is 112 for Police, Ambulance and Fire from any phone (and it is free).

  • GNR (Police): Tel. 282 312 178
  • District Hospital Portimão : Tel. 282 450 300
  • District Hospital Faro: Tel. 289 803 411
  • Bombeiros (Firefighters): Tel. 282 322 666
  • Centro de Saúde (Health centre): Tel. 282 312 572
  • Cruz Vermelha Portuguesa (Red Cross) in Faro: Tel. 289 899 900
  • Pharmacy Edite: Tel. 282 312 224
  • Pharmacy Sousa Coelho: Tel. 282 315 617
  • Taxi Tel. 282 315 501
  • Tourist support services Tel: 808 781 212

Note: Just remember, if you are calling from a foreign mobile phone in the Algarve, Portugal, you will need to dial 00351 in front of the numbers here.



Armação de Pêra Tourist Information Office

Armação de Pêra Tourist Information Office - 'Posto de Turismo de Armação de Pêra'Armação de Pêra Tourist Information Office
‘Posto de Turismo de Armação de Pêra’
Avenida Marginal
Armação de Pêra
Postcode: 8365
Tel: ( 351) 282 312 145




Armação de Pêra Tourist Train

The tourist train (‘comboio turístico’) is a great way to travel around a town and helps visitors to get a feel for an area, which can be really useful on arrival, as well as providing cheap travel throughout a holiday.

Armação de Pêra tourist train information:

  • The tourist train (Comboio túristico) has 6 stops around Armação de Pêra and starts from the tourist information office near the old fort.
  • It stops twice in the ‘old village’ (along Fishermen’s Beach), the campsite, Rosamar aparthotel and Hotel Vila Galé Nautico.
  • It starts running at 10am and the last run is at 23.15h.
  • The cost is around 3.00€.

Please note: Some tourist train organisations may reserve the right to cancel tours without prior notice, due to the maintenance of the vehicles, weather conditions or insufficient number of passengers.



Armação de Pêra Supermakets

  • Pingo Doce – Lugar Panasqueira. Opening hours daily: winter: 9.00h to 20.00h, summer: 8.30h – 21.00h and July and August: 8.00h to 21.30h.
  • Pingo Doce – Lugar da Torre. Opening hours daily (including Sundays and holidays) : 9.00h to 21.00h; Summer: 8.30h to 22.00h.
  • Minipreço – along the sea front. Opening hours daily 9.00h to 20.00h
  • Ecomarche – just off the seafront down a road near the tourist office. Open daily 08.30 to 21.00


Mass times in Armação de Pêra at Nossa Senhora dos Navegantes

Monday to Friday at 19.00 (summer) and 18.00 (winter)
Saturdays at 17.30
Sundays at 09.30 and 18.00

Popular activities here in Armação de Pêra