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Useful Telephone Numbers – Algarve region

Useful numbers to call in case of Fire, Police and Ambulance in the Algarve region.

European SOS 112

The number 112 can be dialled from anywhere in Europe to reach emergency services such as police, medical and fire. Calls can be made from any telephone (landline, pay phone or mobile cellular phone) and they are free. For further Information also visit SOS 112 EUROPE.

National Emergency Services

ServiceTelephone
Medical Service (ambulância) 112
National Police (polícia) 115
National Guard (Guarda Nacional Republicana, GNR) 213 217 000
Security Police (Policia de Segurança Pública de Faro, PSP) 289 899 899
Fire Service (bombeiros) 117
Pan-European emergency number 112

Useful Algarve Numbers

City/RegionPolice (G.N.R.)Fire ServicesHospitals
Albufeira 289 590 790 289 586 333 ---
Faro 289 887 603 289 888 000 289 891 100
Lagoa 282 352 310 282 352 888 ---
Lagos 282 762 809 282 770 790 282 763 034
Loulé 289 462 782 289 416 702 289 401 000
Olhão 289 703 089 289 710 000 ---
Portimão 282 420 750 282 420 130 282 450 300
São Brás de Alportel 289 842 210 289 842 666 ---
Silves 282 442 414 282 442 411 ---

Pharmacies

In general, pharmacies are open from 09:00-13:00 and 15:00-19:00. Each pharmacy will have a sign in the window showing the address of the nearest all-night pharmacy and a list of pharmacies that close late (22:00).
To find a pharmacy, call: 800 202 134.

Credit Cards

American Express: 707 50 40 50 / 21 427 82 05
Mastercard: 800 811 272
Visa: 800 811 107

Telephones/Telecommunication

Portugal Telecom: 118 (National Directory Enquiries)
Optimus: 16103
TMN: 1696
Vodafone: 16912

Airports

ANA- Portuguese airport authority. Provides departures and arrival information: www.ana.pt
Faro Airport: 289 800 800
Lisbon Airport : 21 841 35 00 / 21 841 37 00
Funchal Airport(Madeira): 291 520 700
Ponta Delgada Airport (Azoren): 296 205 400
Oporto Airport: 22 943 24 00

Post

CTT- Post Office: 707 26 26 26

Transport

CP- Comboios de Portugal (Portuguese Train):808 208 208, Internet: www.cp.pt
Tap-Portugal (Country’s airline): 707 205 700, Internet: www.tap.pt
Taxis in Faro: 289 895 790 (RádioTáxis)
Taxis in Lisbon: 21 793 27 56, 21 811 90 00 (RádioTáxis), 21 811 11 00 (Teletáxis)
Taxis in Funchal: 291 764 476
Rede-Expressos (National Coach company): 707 223 344, Internet: www.rede-expressos.pt

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