By Train -- The train station is at Fontainhas (tel. 808/208-208), about 3km (2 miles) north of the city. Local buses connect the station to Praça da República, in the center. Four trains a day make the 5 1/2-hour trip from Lisbon. The one-way fare is 15€.

By Bus -- The bus station is at Praça 25 do Abril (tel. 26/862-28-75). Four buses per day make the 4-hour trip from Lisbon. The one-way fare is 12€. Two buses daily make the 2-hour trip from Évora. The one-way fare is 12€. From Badajoz, frequent buses run throughout the day. The ride takes 20 minutes.

By Car -- From Estremoz, continue east toward Spain along Route 4.

Visitor Information

The Elvas Tourist Office is on Praça da República (tel. 26/862-22-36). It's open Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 12:30pm and 2 to 5:30pm.

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.