Loulé – Useful Information
Here you find lots of useful information about Loulé in central Algarve, Portugal. Plan your route from Faro Airport, with the distance from Faro to Loulé and how much it will cost you to go by train, bus or taxi. Print off useful telephone numbers for Loulé to take with you on holiday, see where the Loulé tourist information office is and see where the supermarkets are and what time they open! We also include times of Mass in Loulé churches.
Plan your journey from the Algarve’s international airport in Faro with our Loulé travel information!
- Distance from Faro Airport to Loulé: 16 km
- Travel from Faro to Loulé by Train: 1.90€ (regional train), 9,10€ (InterCity) , 11,10€ (Alfa Pendular). NOTE: the station is 5kms out of town.
- Travel from Faro to Loulé by Bus: 3,25€
- Travel from Faro to Loulé by Taxi: 20€ / 26€ for a 4 or 6 seater Mon-Fri 6am-9pm (24€ / 30€ outside this time and bank holidays).
Loulé – Faro Train & Bus Information
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.
Loulé has a local bus network to get around the town with ease. Loulé bus timetables and route maps.
*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 Loulé!
If you want to book Algarve car hire to travel to Loulé then it couldn’t be easier! Simply collect your car from Faro Airport and it’s just a 16km to drive to Loulé, either down the A22 motorway (a toll road) or down the secondary N125 road.
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