There are 7 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Covilhã by plane, taxi, train, bus, night train or car

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

Recommended option

Fly to Porto, taxi  •  5 h 19 min

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

$300 - $416

Cheapest option

Bus Avanza Grupo  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid-Barajas Airport to Salamanca Auto Res Express
  2. Take the bus from Salamanca to Covilhã K780

$32 - $53

5 alternative options

Fly to Lisbon, train  •  5 h 58 min

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

$57 - $197

Fly to Badajoz, bus, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Badajoz (BJZ) MAD - BJZ
  2. Take the bus from Elvas to Portalegre
  3. Take the bus from Portalegre to Castelo Branco
  4. Take the train from Castelo Branco to Covilha

$88 - $197

Train, Trenhotel  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca A
  2. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de Salamanca to Vilar Formoso Lusitania / ...

$56 - $89

Bus ALSA  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Guarda

$72 - $116

Drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Covilhã 268.2 miles

$60 - $90

What companies run services between Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain and Covilhã, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Covilhã via Salamanca in around 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Madrid to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Madrid to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa Oriente to Covilha
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $50
Train from Castelo Branco to Covilha
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$7 - $12
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Estación de Salamanca to Vilar Formoso
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Rodoviaria do Alentejo
Phone
266 738 120
Email
geral@rodalentejo.pt
Website
rodalentejo.pt
Bus from Elvas to Portalegre
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
rodalentejo.pt
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Portalegre to Castelo Branco
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Madrid-Barajas Airport to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Salamanca to Covilhã
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Madrid Avenida de América to Guarda
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
internorte.pt
bus
Bus from Madrid Avenida de América to Guarda
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
eurolines.es
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Taxi from Porto Airport to Guarda
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$271
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Covilhã?

The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Covilhã is 332 km. The road distance is 429 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Covilhã?

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Covilhã is to bus which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 6 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Covilhã?

The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Covilhã is to drive which takes 4 h 14 min and costs 45€ - 75€.

Is there a direct bus between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Covilhã?

No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Covilhã. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Barajas Airport and arriving at Covilhã via Salamanca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Covilhã?

It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Covilhã, including transfers.