Useful information for a trip to Burgau

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Burgau – Useful Information

Here you will find lots of useful information for your holiday in Burgau, in western Algarve, Portugal! See how to get to Burgau from Faro Airport by transfer, bus or taxi and how much it costs. Print off useful telephone numbers to take with you on holiday and see where the nearest supermarket and tourist information office is.

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

  • Distance to Burgau from Faro Airport: 92 km
  • Travel from Faro to Burgau by Train: No direct train to Burgau; Train to Lagos (7,20€) then bus to Burgau (3,25€)
  • Travel from Faro to Burgau by Bus: No direct bus to Burgau; Bus to Lagos (5,85€) then change to go to Burgau (3,25€)
  • Travel from Faro to Burgau by Taxi: 93€ for a 4 seater Mon-Fri 6am-9pm (116€ outside this time and bank holidays); 119€ or 144€ for a 6 seater depending on time.

To get to Faro train or bus station (which are close to each other just before Faro marina) either get the bus from Faro 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 the 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 Burgau!

If you want to book Algarve car hire to travel to Burgau then it couldn’t be easier! Simply collect your car from Faro Airport and enjoy a straightforward drive through central and western Algarve to Burgau, either down the A22 motorway (now a toll road) or down the secondary N125 road.

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Useful Telephone Numbers for Burgau

Emergency Numbers: Dial 112 for Police, Ambulance and Fire from any phone (free)

  • GNR (police) Lagos: Tel. 282 762 809
  • Health Centre: Tel. 282 697 230
  • Hospital ( Lagos): Tel. 282 770 100
  • Red Cross in Lagos: Tel. 282 760 611
  • Bombeiros (Lagos): Tel. 282 770 790
  • 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.



Burgau Tourist Information Office

Lagos Tourist Information Office is the closest to Burgau

Burgau doesn’t have its own tourist information office – the nearest one is in Lagos town centre:

Posto de Turismo de Lagos
Antigo Paços do Concelho (Old town hall)
Praça Gil Eanes
Algarve, Portugal
Tel. 351 282 763 031




Burgau Supermarkets

  • Intermarche Contact on the N125 at Budens – Open every day: 09.00 to 19.30 (Monday to Friday) and 09.00h to 20.00h (Saturday and Sunday). These are winter opening hours and it may open later during the summer.

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