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Duration 8h 30m
Distance 629 km
Average price 25€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The bus between Madrid and Lisbon takes 8h 30m. There is at least one bus per day from Madrid to Lisbon. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Bus

  1. Madrid Estación Sur
  2. Lisbon
8h 30m
22€ - 28€

Madrid to Lisbon bus times

Buses run twice daily between Madrid and Lisbon. The service departs Madrid at 22:30 at night, which arrives into Lisbon at 06:00. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 8h 30m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Madrid to Lisbon? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Estación Sur and arriving at Lisbon Sete Rios. Services depart twice daily, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8h 30m.

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The distance between Madrid and Lisbon is 502 km. The road distance is 629 km.

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Madrid to Lisbon bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Madrid Estación Sur station.

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Madrid to Lisbon bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Lisbon Sete Rios station.

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Lisbon is 1h behind Madrid. It is currently 2:41 AM in Madrid and 1:41 AM in Lisbon.

There are 4790+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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What companies run services between Madrid and Lisbon?

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Madrid Estación Sur to Lisbon Sete Rios twice daily. Tickets cost 22€ - 28€ and the journey takes 8h 30m.
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 28€

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Madrid Estación Sur to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 28€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
ALSA
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
alsa.com

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