Colonial-Style Villa in Lagos, Portugal

Getting to Portugal and Around

Portugal is in South-Western Europe and is easily reachable from wherever you are.

The distances are small in Portugal and you can get almost everywhere easily and efficiently by train, bus or ferry. However trains are usually cheaper.


Airports

The nearest Airport is Faro.  This is less than one hours drive from Lagos (83 kms) and it is easy to navigate, being almost all motorway.

Lisbon airport is about 3 hours to 3 and half hours drive.

Numerous airlines fly to Faro including low cost carriers such as Easy Jet, Ryan air, Air Berlin, GoFly, Thompson and many others.  If you have trouble finding a suitable flight, please contact us as we may be able to help.

 

 

 


Railways

Trains reach most of larger cities from Lisbon to Porto, Braga, Aveiro, Coimbra, Evora, Faro. Lisbon is connected to Madrid, Spain; Porto to VigoSpain; Vilar Formoso to Spain, France and the rest of Europe. All trains are operated by CP (Caminhos de Ferro Portugueses).

Lagos is the last stop on the Western Algarve and can be reached via Faro or Lisbon (change at Tunes).


Roads

International Driving Permits and foreign driving licenses are accepted. If you Traveling by taxi is relatively cheap, and in all cities plentiful. Across major towns and for shorter journeys in areas where other transportation may be limited, a taxi is worth considering.


Ferries

The country is served by numerous sea ports that receive a lot of foreign traffic, mostly merchant but also passengers boats (mainly cruisers).


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