By Train -- Three trains a day make the 3-hour journey from Lisbon. The one-way fare is 16€. Six daily trains from Évora take an hour and cost 6.45€ one-way. For information, call tel. 808/208-208.

By Bus -- Eight expressos (express buses) per day make the 3-hour run between Lisbon and Beja; the one-way fare is 13€. Four buses a day come from Évora. The 1-hour trip costs 7.50€ one-way. Four buses a day run from Faro; it's a 3 1/2-hour trip and costs 13€ one-way. For schedules, call tel. 28/431-36-20.

By Car -- From Albufeira in the Algarve, take IP-1 north to the junction with Route 263, which heads northeast into Beja.

Visitor Information

The Beja Tourist Office is at Rua Capitão João Francisco de Sousa 25 (tel. 28/431-19-13). The office is open Monday to Saturday 10am to 1pm and 2 to 6pm.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.