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Duration 12h 53m
Distance 629 km
Average price 64€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The train between Madrid and Lisbon takes 12h 53m. There is at least one train 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.

Train, night train

  1. Madrid-Principe Pio
  2. Salamanca
  3. Lisbon
11h 13m
57€ - 76€

Madrid to Lisbon train times

Trains run once daily between Madrid and Lisbon. The service departs Madrid at 19:37 in the evening, which arrives into Lisbon at 07:30. All services require a transfer at SALAMANCA and take an average of 12h 53m. 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

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Principe Pio and arriving at Santa Apolónia via Salamanca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 13m.

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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 train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Madrid-Principe Pio station.

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Madrid to Lisbon train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Santa Apolónia station.

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Lisbon is 1h behind Madrid. It is currently 4:41 AM in Madrid and 3:41 AM in Lisbon.

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

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