February 1st to 5th 2016
Olhão, Portugal
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Getting to Olhão

Travelling by Air

Faro Airport is located just 10 km from Olhão and connects to a large number of European countries. Further information on Faro Airport, including a list of operating airlines, can be found on the Faro Airport webpage. A taxi rank is situated in front of the terminal main building or taxis can be called by phone on + 351 289 827 203. Taxis are available 24 hours a day and service Olhão. The airport bus line connects the airport with the city centre of Faro, from where you can take another bus to Olhão. Several buses a day operate between Faro airport and Faro between the hours of 5:00 to 23:00. Shuttle bus and airport transfers are also available, with several companies offering this service including Faro Shuttle Bus and Faro Airport Transfers Algarve.

Travelling by Rail

Olhão is accessible by rail with trains operating between Faro and Olhão approximately every 1-2 hours between 6:30 and 22:00. Trains from Lisbon to Faro take between 3-3.5 hours, and from Faro you can either take the train or bus to Olhão. The Real Marina Hotel and Spa is approximately 10 minutes walk from the Olhão train station. Further information on train timetables, tickets and Portugal's rail network can be found at Comboios de Portugal.

Travelling by Bus

There are regular buses operating between Faro and Olhão from 6:30 to 20:30 every 15-45 minutes on weekdays but less frequently on Saturday and Sunday. Within Olhão there are two circular urban bus routes starting from the small bus terminal in the Rua Gen and going out to the various suburbs, the timetable can be viewed here. Bus timetables and further information on services can be found at Eva Transportes and Algarve Bus Info.