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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Idanha-a-Nova by train, car, bus, night train or plane

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Train, drive  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Caceres Tlg
  2. Drive from Caceres to Idanha-a-Nova

$55 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 31m

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

$34 - $64

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Trenhotel, bus  •  11h 21m

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Madrid Chamartín Station to Vilar Formoso Lusitania / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vilar Formoso to Castelo Branco Bus Terminal Ouibus

$59 - $93

Drive  •  4h 8m

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

$50 - $80

Fly to Lisbon, train  •  7h 7m

  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  •  9h 6m

  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€ - 60€ and takes 9h 31m.

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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 4h 8m.

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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 9h 31m.

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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 bus which takes 9h 31m and costs 29€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 6h 48m 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 1h 15m.

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

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Idanha-a-Nova is 1h behind Madrid Airport (MAD). It is currently 11:04 PM in Madrid Airport (MAD) and 10:04 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: 6h 48m

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 Bus Terminal, and Castelo Branco in around 9h 31m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Madrid to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
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 Caceres
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Madrid Chamartín Station to Vilar Formoso
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Badajoz to Abrantes
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
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
2h 43m
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
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$9 - $14
Bus operators
Avanza Grupo
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Salamanca to Castelo Branco Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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Bus from Vilar Formoso to Castelo Branco Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
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
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Vilar Formoso to Castelo Branco
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus

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

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easyJet, Air Europa, Iberia 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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