How to get to Lagos
Lagos, a picturesque coastal town nestled in the Algarve region of Portugal, offers a variety of transportation options to reach its charming shores. Your journey to Lagos will depend on your starting point and preferred mode of travel.
The closest airport to Lagos is Faro Airport, located approximately 80 km away. From Faro Airport, you can take a taxi, or hire a car to reach your chosen villa. To avoid the airport crowds our car hire partner will take you to their car hire depot just outside of the main airport complex where paperwork can be completed at their office. We provide you with GPS coordinates and instructions to your villa to make the journey as stress free as possible. Click here for car hire prices.
We can also arrange taxi transfers from the airport to your chosen villa with fully insured drivers who will wait for you in the arrivals hall and drive you safely to your holiday accommodation. Transfer prices are listed on each villa page. If you would like to hire a car but don’t really want to start your holiday driving on the motorway, then why not let us arrange for your hire car to be delivered to your villa – please ask for details at time of booking.
For those traveling from Lisbon, the A2 motorway offers a direct route from north to south. The road is well-signposted, making navigation a breeze. The A2 motorway connects seamlessly with the A22 motorway, leading you to Lagos. This scenic drive typically takes between 2.5 to 3 hours.
Various bus companies operate routes to Lagos from different cities in Portugal and Spain. Rede Expressos and EVA Transportes are among the prominent bus companies that provide daily services to Lagos. You can choose this cost-effective option to reach your destination.
While Lagos does not have a direct train service, you can take a train to nearby towns such as Tunes and Portimão. From there, we can arrange comfortable taxi transfers to your chosen villa, ensuring a seamless transition from the train station to your holiday accommodation.
Lagos serves as a sought-after port of call for numerous Mediterranean cruise ships and private yachts. If you’re arriving by boat, we can organize taxi transfers from Lagos Marina directly to your villa. Additionally, if you’d like to have a rental car at your disposal, we can arrange for it to be delivered to your doorstep for added convenience.
Upon your arrival in Lagos, you’ll find a variety of local transportation options, including taxis, Uber, and buses, to explore the town and its scenic surroundings. Enjoy your stay in this beautiful coastal gem of Portugal.