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There are 5 ways to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Madrid by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly  •  1h 51m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Madrid (MAD) LIS - MAD

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Bus  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Airport to Madrid Estacion Sur

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa - Aeropuerto to Cáceres Auto Res
  2. Take the train from Caceres to Madrid-Atocha Cercanias Alv / ...

Night bus  •  9h 21m

  1. Take the night bus from Lisbon to Madrid N793

Drive  •  5h 52m

  1. Drive from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Madrid 622 km

Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Madrid by bus

15 Weekly Buses
8h 15m Average Duration
€21 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Madrid is to bus which costs €21 - €27 and takes 8h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Madrid is to fly. Taking this option will cost €27 - €160 and takes 1h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lisbon Airport and arriving at Madrid Estacion Sur. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 15m.

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The distance between Lisbon Airport (LIS) and Madrid is 500 km. The road distance is 622 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Madrid without a car is to bus which takes 8h 15m and costs €21 - €27.

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It takes approximately 1h 51m to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Madrid, including transfers.

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Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Madrid bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Lisbon Airport station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Madrid is to fly which takes 1h 51m and costs €27 - €160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €21 - €27 and takes 8h 15m.

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Madrid bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 499.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 51m

What companies run services between Lisbon Airport (LIS), Portugal and Madrid, Spain?

Air Europa, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Lisbon Airport to Madrid Estacion Sur twice daily. Tickets cost €21 - €27 and the journey takes 8h 15m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€25 - €320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€22 - €170
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €270
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€25 - €220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€17 - €130
Train operators
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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Caceres to Madrid-Atocha Cercanias
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €28
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
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
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Airport to Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €27
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Madrid is 1h ahead of Lisbon Airport (LIS). It is currently 6:44 AM in Lisbon Airport (LIS) and 7:44 AM in Madrid.

Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Madrid is 622 km. It takes approximately 5h 52m to drive from Lisbon Airport (LIS) to Madrid.

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Ryanair, Air Europa, TAP Portugal and two other airlines offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Madrid Airport.

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