There are 8 ways to get from Coimbra to Madrid by bus, night train, train, car, taxi or plane

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 Ouibus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra to Salamanca Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Salamanca to Madrid Auto Res Express / ...

$30 - $121

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Bus InterNorte  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra to Guarda Red
  2. Take the bus from Guarda to Madrid-Estación Sur

$58 - $85

Trenhotel  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Coimbra B to Madrid Chamartín Station Lusitania

$75 - $93

Trenhotel, train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Coimbra B to Estación de Salamanca Lusitania
  2. Take the train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin Ir / ...

$70 - $95

Drive  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Coimbra to Madrid 322.2 miles

$70 - $110

Taxi to Porto, fly  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the taxi from Coimbra to Porto Airport
  2. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Madrid (MAD) OPO - MAD

$175 - $295

Train to Lisbon, fly  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa Oriente
  2. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Madrid (MAD) LIS - MAD

$51 - $187

Train, train to Vigo, fly  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Porto(Campanha)
  2. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar
  3. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Madrid (MAD) VGO - MAD

$61 - $248

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Coimbra to Madrid is to bus which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 11 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Coimbra to Madrid is to taxi and fly which costs 150€ - 260€ and takes 5 h 16 min.

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The distance between Coimbra and Madrid is 401 km. The road distance is 515.5 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 4 min to get from Coimbra to Madrid, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Coimbra to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Coimbra and arriving at Madrid via Salamanca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Coimbra to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Coimbra B and arriving at Madrid Sol via Salamanca and Madrid Chamartín. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 31 min.

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

You can take a bus from Coimbra to Madrid via Salamanca in around 8 h 4 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Vigo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Porto to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Vigo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid via Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $160
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Coimbra B to Madrid Chamartín Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Coimbra B to Estación de Salamanca
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
cp.pt
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$16 - $22
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Coimbra-B to Porto(Campanha)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
cp.pt
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$11 - $18
Train from Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
cp.pt
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Coimbra to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Coimbra - Em frente à Central junto à Cruz Vermelha. to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Salamanca to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Express
$27
Auto Res Normal
$20
Viuva Monteiro
Website
viuvamonteiro.pt
Bus from Coimbra to Guarda
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
viuvamonteiro.pt
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Guarda to Madrid-Estación Sur
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Taxi from Coimbra to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$153
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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