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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Portimão by plane, bus, 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, bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Faro (FAO) MAD - FAO
  2. Take the bus from Faro Airport to Portimão

$58 - $269

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Airport T4 to Evora Bus Terminal 793
  2. Take the bus from Evora Bus Terminal to Portimão

$47 - $75

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Train, bus via Cordoba Central  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Cordoba Central Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cordoba to Faro
  3. Take the train from Faro(P) to Portimao R

$64 - $96

Train, bus  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Sevilla Santa Justa Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Portimão

$84 - $150

Train Spanish Railways (RENFE), bus  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Huelva-Termino A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Huelva to Vila Real Santo Antonio 83
  3. Take the train from Vila Real Santo Antonio to Faro(P) R
  4. Take the train from Faro(P) to Portimao R

$76 - $147

Drive  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Portimão 497.4 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Portimão is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 12 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Portimão is to fly and bus which costs 50€ - 240€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Portimão. However, there are services departing from Madrid Airport T4 and arriving at Portimão via Evora Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 45 min.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Portimão is 568 km. The road distance is 795.8 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Portimão without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 55 min and costs 55€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Portimão, including transfers.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Portimão bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Madrid Airport T4 station.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Faro Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Portimão bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Portimão station.

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Portimão is 1 h behind Madrid Airport (MAD). It is currently 4:28 PM in Madrid Airport (MAD) and 3:28 PM in Portimão.

Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Portimão.
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  • Distance: 354.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

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

You can take a bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Portimão via Evora Bus Terminal in around 12 h 45 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Faro
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $700
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Faro via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $460
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
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 Faro(P) to Portimao
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$6 - $10
Train from Vila Real Santo Antonio to Faro(P)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$5 - $9
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Huelva-Termino
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Faro Airport to Portimão
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
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damas-sa.es
Bus from Huelva to Vila Real S. Antonio Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Book at
damas-sa.es
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 Cordoba to Faro
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Portimão
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Bus from Huelva to Vila Real Santo Antonio
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Huelva to Vila Real Santo Antonio
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Madrid Airport T4 to Evora Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Evora Bus Terminal to Portimão
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid Barajas Airport, Madrid Airport to Evora, Évora
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) to Portimão is 796 km. It takes approximately 7 h 29 min to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Portimão.

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Iberia and TAP Portugal offer flights from Madrid Airport to Faro Airport.

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