There are 10 ways to get from Albufeira to Madrid by bus, train, car, plane or night bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, train via Seville  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira to Seville Lagos > Portimao > Albufeira > Faro > Ayamonte - Portugal > Ayamonte - Espagne > Huelva > Seville > Zafra > Merida > Caceres > Plasencia > Salamanca > Valladolid > Bilbao > Conex San Sebastian > San Sebastián > Biriatou - Spain > Biriatou - France > Bayonne > Pau - University > Tarbes > Toulouse
  2. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave / ...

52€ - 125€

Cheapest option

Bus via Madrid Est Sur  •  12h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira, Albufeira - Av. Liberdade to Sevilla, Seville 1794
  2. Take the bus from Sevilla Plaza Armas to Madrid Est Sur 232

42€ - 57€

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Bus, train  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira Caliços Terminal to Seville Santa Justa Railway St.
  2. Take the train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave / ...

43€ - 120€

Bus  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira to Seville Lagos > Portimao > Albufeira > Faro > Ayamonte - Portugal > Ayamonte - Espagne > Huelva > Seville > Zafra > Merida > Caceres > Plasencia > Salamanca > Valladolid > Bilbao > Conex San Sebastian > San Sebastián > Biriatou - Spain > Biriatou - France > Bayonne > Pau - University > Tarbes > Toulouse
  2. Take the bus from Sevilla to Madrid, Estacion Sur Huelva / ...

44€ - 63€

Drive  •  7h 5m

  1. Drive from Albufeira to Madrid 750.5 km

95€ - 140€

Fly from Faro  •  4h 51m

  1. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Madrid (MAD) FAO - MAD

51€ - 167€

Bus to Sevilla, fly  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira to Seville
  2. Fly from Sevilla (SVQ) to Madrid (MAD) SVQ - MAD

44€ - 242€

Bus to Lisbon, fly  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira to Lisboa Oriente
  2. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Madrid (MAD) LIS - MAD

51€ - 234€

Bus to Jerez, fly  •  7h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira to Jerez De La Frontera
  2. Fly from Jerez (XRY) to Madrid (MAD) XRY - MAD

60€ - 297€

Bus, night bus to Badajoz, fly  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Albufeira to Evora
  2. Take the night bus from Evora to Badajoz
  3. Fly from Badajoz (BJZ) to Madrid (MAD) BJZ - MAD

90€ - 230€

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The cheapest way to get from Albufeira to Madrid is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 10h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Albufeira to Madrid is to fly which costs 50€ - 170€ and takes 4h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albufeira to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Albufeira and arriving at Madrid, Estacion Sur via Sevilla. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 5m.

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The distance between Albufeira and Madrid is 541 km. The road distance is 750.5 km.

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The best way to get from Albufeira to Madrid without a car is to bus and train via Seville which takes 6h 30m and costs 50€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 6h 30m to get from Albufeira to Madrid, including transfers.

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Albufeira to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Albufeira station.

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The best way to get from Albufeira to Madrid is to bus which takes 10h 5m and costs 40€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 50€ - 170€ and takes 4h 51m.

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The quickest flight from Faro Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Albufeira to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 540.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 30m

What companies run services between Albufeira, Portugal and Madrid, Spain?

You can take a bus from Albufeira to Madrid via Sevilla in around 10h 5m. Alternatively, Iberia and Volotea fly from Albufeira to Madrid 6 times a week.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Faro to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 350€
Flights from Sevilla to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
Flights from Jerez to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 300€
Flights from Badajoz to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Sevilla to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 150€
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Faro to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
29€ - 140€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 95€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
45€ - 65€
Promo+
54€ - 58€
Flexible
70€ - 95€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla-Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
ALSA

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 Albufeira to Seville
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
Website
alsa.com
Night bus from Evora to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
alsa.com
Rede Expressos

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 Albufeira Caliços Terminal to Seville Santa Justa Railway St.
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 25€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Albufeira to Jerez De La Frontera
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 60€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Albufeira to Evora
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
FlixBus

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 Albufeira, Albufeira - Av. Liberdade to Sevilla, Seville
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Sevilla Plaza Armas to Madrid Est Sur
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
RenEX
Phone
+351 707 223 344
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Albufeira to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
22€
Website
RenEX

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Albufeira to Madrid bus services, operated by Socibus, arrive at Madrid, Estacion Sur station.

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Madrid is 1h ahead of Albufeira. It is currently 4:29 AM in Albufeira and 5:29 AM in Madrid.

Yes, the driving distance between Albufeira to Madrid is 751 km. It takes approximately 7h 5m to drive from Albufeira to Madrid.

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Volotea and Iberia offer flights from Faro Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 4157+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Albufeira to Faro Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs 5€ - 7€.

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