Getting around the Algarve is very easy and also inexpensive whichever mode you choose. We find the easiest and most convenient way to get around the Algarve is by car. This is the quickest way to travel between towns and cities.
If you don’t have your own car there are plenty of hire companies across the region. They are quite expensive during the summer months but out of peak season, you can find cheap deals.
There are three main bus companies operating in the Algarve region, You can buy tickets at the bus stations online, or pay the driver. You can catch a bus to all the main towns and cities in the Algarve. Ubers are cheap and in abundance, there are also lots of normal taxis but tend to be a little more expensive.
The train line runs between Lagos and Vila Real de Santo António, so it’s quite easy to get from the west of the Algarve to the east.