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

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 Avanza Grupo  •  6h 39m

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

$35 - $47

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Bus, night train, train  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Covilhã to Vilar Formoso
  2. Take the night train from Vilar Formoso to Salamanca Hot
  3. Take the train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin Ir / ...

$51 - $78

Bus InterNorte  •  9h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Guarda to Madrid-Avenida América

$53 - $77

Bus, night train  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Covilhã to Vilar Formoso
  2. Take the night train from Vilar Formoso to Madrid-Chamartin Hot / ...

$56 - $79

Drive  •  4h 8m

  1. Drive from Covilhã to Madrid 260.4 miles

$55 - $90

Train to Lisbon, fly  •  7h 40m

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

$56 - $198

Shuttle to Porto, fly  •  7h 24m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Guarda to Porto Airport
  2. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Madrid (MAD) OPO - MAD

$284 - $409

Train, train to Badajoz, fly  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the train from Covilha to Abrantes
  2. Take the train from Abrantes to Badajoz
  3. Fly from Badajoz (BJZ) to Madrid (MAD) BJZ - MAD

$112 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Covilhã to Madrid is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 6h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Covilhã to Madrid is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 4h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Covilhã to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Covilhã and arriving at Madrid via Salamanca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 39m.

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The distance between Covilhã and Madrid is 323 km. The road distance is 416.7 km.

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The best way to get from Covilhã to Madrid without a car is to bus which takes 6h 39m and costs 30€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 6h 39m to get from Covilhã to Madrid, including transfers.

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Covilhã to Madrid bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Covilhã station.

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Covilhã to Madrid bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, arrive at Madrid station.

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Madrid is 1h ahead of Covilhã. It is currently 1:10 PM in Covilhã and 2:10 PM in Madrid.

Map of how to get from Covilhã to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 201.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 39m

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

You can take a bus from Covilhã to Madrid via Salamanca in around 6h 39m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Porto to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Badajoz to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Train operators
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
Night train from Vilar Formoso to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
cp.pt
Night train from Vilar Formoso to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
cp.pt
Train from Covilha to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$21 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Covilha to Abrantes
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $24
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$15 - $24
Train from Abrantes to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
cp.pt
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Vilar Formoso to Estación de Salamanca
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
renfe.com
Train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Vilar Formoso to Madrid Chamartín Station
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Covilhã to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Covilhã to Vilar Formoso
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Salamanca to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Express
$27
Auto Res Normal
$20
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Guarda to Madrid-Avenida América
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
internorte.pt
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Shuttle from Guarda to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$254
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Covilhã to Madrid is 417 km. It takes approximately 4h 8m to drive from Covilhã to Madrid.

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easyJet, Air Europa, Iberia and TAP Portugal offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 3870+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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