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Duration 9h 25m
Distance 647.2 km
Average price 35€
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The bus between Madrid and Sintra takes 9h 25m. The bus runs, on average, 2 times per week from Madrid to Sintra. 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
  2. Sintra
9h 25m
Bookable on Rome2rio
30€ - 45€

Madrid to Sintra bus times

Buses run twice a week between Madrid and Sintra. The service departs Madrid at 23:55 at night, which arrives into Sintra at 08:20. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 9h 25m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Madrid to Sintra? 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 and arriving at Sintra. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 9h 25m.

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The distance between Madrid and Sintra is 518 km. The road distance is 647.2 km.

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Madrid to Sintra bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid to Sintra bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Sintra station.

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Sintra is 1h behind Madrid. It is currently 12:25 AM in Madrid and 11:25 PM in Sintra.

There are 5086+ hotels available in Sintra. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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What companies run services between Madrid and Sintra?

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Madrid Estación Sur to Lisbon Oriente twice daily. Tickets cost 22€ - 27€ and the journey takes 8h.
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 27€

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 Oriente
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
FlixBus
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Sintra
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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