All about getting around

Useful information about the getting around in Algarve

The Algarve, Portugal is the perfect holiday destination because it really does have something for everybody. It's steeped in history, boasts all the modern amenities for a luxury holiday, is very family orientated, has superb sports facilities, and great food.

 

Everybody knows that the Algarve weather is wonderful! With over 3,000 hours of sunshine per year, the climate is consistently pleasant, with no huge seasonal extremes.

 

The Algarve is easy to get to, and easy to get around. Flying time from most of Europe is under 3 hours and private airport transfers from Faro to your accommodation are good value and easy to book online. The road system has been considerably improved in recent years which means hiring a car is a great way to explore.

Getting around

Getting around couldn't be easier - the main roads (the EN 125 and the A22)

run East to West with feeder roads to all the resorts

to the South and inland to the North.

TRAVEL OPTIONS

Many ways to travel to Algarve

A GREAT ROAD AND MOTORWAY NETWORK

The Algarve also benefits from a good road network, composed of motorways, trunk roads and a range of secondary roads, making the journey comfortable

and efficient whether you're travelling by bus or driving in a rented car.

MORE WAYS TO TRAVEL

Select which form of travel suits you

By Plane

Due to its peripheral location, the Algarve enjoys good transport connections, both internally with the other Portuguese cities and externally with the rest of the world.

 

Various national airlines have regular flights to the Algarve, making Faro a busy international airport.

By Train

Rail transport is another alternative for visitors to the region. The Portuguese rail service (CP - Comboios de Portugal) has a vast network of trains to places all over the country.

By Car

The Algarve also benefits from a good road network, composed of motorways, trunk roads and a range of secondary roads, making the journey comfortable and efficient whether you're travelling by bus or driving in a rented car. International

 

Access by Road N431 (Huelva, Spain) / A22 - (Via do Infante, Portugal) National Access Roads IC1, N2, N120, N122