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There are 7 ways to get from Lisbon to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha by plane, bus, train, night train, rideshare or car

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Fly

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

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Madrid Estacion Sur

Bus via Oriente

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon to Madrid

Train

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Entroncamento
  2. Take the train from Entroncamento to Badajoz
  3. Take the train from Badajoz to Madrid-Atocha Cercanias

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Santa Apolónia to Salamanca
  2. Take the train from Salamanca to Madrid-Principe Pio

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Lisbon to Madrid

Drive

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to bus which costs €24 - €30 and takes 8h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to fly which costs €21 - €140 and takes 4h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. However, there are services departing from Lisbon Sete Rios and arriving at Estación De Atocha via Méndez Álvaro - Estación Sur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. However, there are services departing from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia and arriving at Madrid-Atocha Cercanias via Entroncamento and Badajoz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 26m.

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The distance between Lisbon and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is 503 km. The road distance is 628.3 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha without a car is to bus which takes 8h 59m and costs €24 - €30.

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It takes approximately 4h 31m to get from Lisbon to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, including transfers.

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Lisbon to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Lisbon Sete Rios station.

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Lisbon to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is to fly which takes 4h 31m and costs €21 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €24 - €30 and takes 8h 59m, you could also train, which costs €45 - €70 and takes 11h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha.
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  • Distance: 502.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 31m

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Spain?

TAP Portugal, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Lisbon to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha hourly. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Madrid Estacion Sur twice daily. Tickets cost €22 - €28 and the journey takes 8h 45m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €270
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €170
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €150
Train operators
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban 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 connect to trains in Portugal's 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. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 808 109 110
Email
apoiocliente@cp.pt
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€7 - €11
Train from Entroncamento to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€12 - €18
Night train from Santa Apolónia to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€40 - €55
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 Badajoz to Madrid-Atocha Cercanias
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Salamanca to Madrid-Principe Pio
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €22
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 Sete Rios to Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €28
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book 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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
6 times a week
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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Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€32
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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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 to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is 1h ahead of Lisbon. It is currently 4:57 PM in Lisbon and 5:57 PM in Madrid-Puerta De Atocha.

Lisbon to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Madrid-Atocha Cercanias station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha is 628 km. It takes approximately 5h 57m to drive from Lisbon to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha.

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

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There are 1190+ hotels available in Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lisbon and Madrid-Puerta De Atocha. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to subway which takes 17 min and costs €1 - €6.

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