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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Idanha-a-Nova by train, night train, taxi, bus, car 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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Train, Trenhotel, taxi  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca Ir / ...
  2. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de Salamanca to Guarda
  3. Take a taxi from Guarda to Idanha-a-Nova

$124 - $167

Cheapest option

Bus via Salamanca  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid-Barajas Airport to Salamanca Auto Res Express
  2. Take the bus from Salamanca to Castelo Branco Ouibus

$34 - $52

5 alternative options

Train, Trenhotel, bus  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca Ir / ...
  2. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de Salamanca to Vilar Formoso
  3. Take the bus from Vilar Formoso to Castelo Branco

$56 - $85

Bus ALSA  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Guarda
  2. Take the bus from Guarda Bus Terminal to Castelo Branco L02

$48 - $111

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Idanha-a-Nova 237 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Lisbon, train  •  6 h 41 min

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

$58 - $191

Fly to Badajoz, train  •  8 h 40 min

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

$109 - $227

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Idanha-a-Nova is to bus which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Idanha-a-Nova is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Idanha-a-Nova. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Barajas Airport and arriving at Idanha-a-Nova via Salamanca and Castelo Branco. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 49 min.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Idanha-a-Nova is 316 km. The road distance is 379.3 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Idanha-a-Nova without a car is to train and Trenhotel and taxi which takes 7 h 31 min and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Idanha-a-Nova, including transfers.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Idanha-a-Nova bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, depart from Madrid-Barajas Airport station.

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

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Idanha-a-Nova bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Castelo Branco station.

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Idanha-a-Nova is 1 h behind Madrid Airport (MAD). It is currently 10:18 PM in Madrid Airport (MAD) and 9:18 PM in Idanha-a-Nova.

Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Idanha-a-Nova.
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  • Distance: 197.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 31 min

What companies run services between Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain and Idanha-a-Nova, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Idanha-a-Nova via Salamanca, Castelo Branco, and Castelo Branco in around 8 h 49 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Estación de Salamanca to Guarda
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Estación de Salamanca to Vilar Formoso
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
renfe.com
Train from Badajoz to Abrantes
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $22
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 Lisboa Oriente to Castelo Branco
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Abrantes to Castelo Branco
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$9 - $14
Bus operators
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
$18 - $30
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
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 Salamanca to Castelo Branco
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Vilar Formoso to Castelo Branco
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Guarda
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Madrid-Avenida América to Guarda
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
internorte.pt
bus
Bus from Madrid Avenida de América to Guarda
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
eurolines.es
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Guarda Bus Terminal to Castelo Branco
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
citiexpress.eu
Bus from Guarda to Castelo Branco
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
citiexpress.eu
Other operators
Taxi from Guarda to Idanha-a-Nova
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Eco-nómico Táxis, Lda
Phone
+351 917 126 060
Website
economicotaxis.pt

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) to Idanha-a-Nova is 379 km. It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Idanha-a-Nova.

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

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There are 55+ hotels available in Idanha-a-Nova. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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