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

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Fly

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Porto (OPO)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Barajas Airport to Porto

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Zamora
  2. Take the bus from Zamora to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto

Train

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Vigo Urzaiz
  2. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha

Bus via Madrid

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Oporto

Night bus

  1. Take the night bus from Madrid Barajas Airport to Porto

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rio Tinto (River)

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The most affordable way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rio Tinto (River) is to bus, which costs €30 - €40 and takes 9h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rio Tinto (River) is to fly which costs €30 - €140 and takes 2h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rio Tinto (River). However, there are services departing from Madrid Barajas Airport and arriving at Edp via Largo 1º de Dezembro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rio Tinto (River). However, there are services departing from Aeropuerto T4 and arriving at Porto - Campanha via Madrid-Chamartin and Vigo Guixar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 7m.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Rio Tinto (River) is 426 km. The road distance is 571.3 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rio Tinto (River) without a car is to train and bus which takes 7h 58m and costs €70 - €140.

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It takes approximately 2h 12m to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rio Tinto (River), including transfers.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rio Tinto (River) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Madrid Barajas Airport station.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rio Tinto (River) train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Madrid-Chamartin station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rio Tinto (River) is to fly which takes 2h 12m and costs €30 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €40 and takes 9h 18m, you could also train, which costs €50 - €70 and takes 10h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rio Tinto (River).
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  • Distance: 425.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 12m

What companies run services between Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain and Rio Tinto (River), Porto, Portugal?

Air Europa, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rio Tinto (River) every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Madrid Barajas Airport to Porto 4 times a week. Tickets cost €30 - €40 and the journey takes 9h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €270
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €150
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €280
Train operators
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 Madrid-Chamartin to Zamora
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Vigo Urzaiz
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Guixar to Porto - Campanha
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Zamora to Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
iberocoach.com
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 Madrid Barajas Airport to Porto
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 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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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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Oporto
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
alsa.com

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

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rio Tinto (River) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Porto station.

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Rio Tinto (River) is 1h behind Madrid Airport (MAD). It is currently 4:58 AM in Madrid Airport (MAD) and 3:58 AM in Rio Tinto (River).

Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rio Tinto (River) train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Porto - Campanha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rio Tinto (River) is 571 km. It takes approximately 5h 29m to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Rio Tinto (River).

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Ryanair, TAP Portugal, Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Porto Airport.

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There are 576+ hotels available in Rio Tinto (River). Prices start at €87 per night.

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