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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Estoril by plane, train, night bus, bus, night train or car

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Recommended option

Fly, line 19001 train  •  5h 13m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Lisbon (LIS) MAD - LIS
  2. Take the line 19001 train from Lisboa - Cais Do Sodre to Estoril

€34 - €91

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Sintra N793

€34 - €48

5 alternative options

Train, night bus  •  10h 35m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Caceres 194 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Caceres to Lisbon N794

€42 - €54

Bus via Lisbon Cais do Sodré  •  10h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Lisboa - Aeropuerto Auto Res

€46 - €64

Train, night train via Chamartin  •  13h 1m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca Alv
  2. Take the night train from Salamanca to Santa Apolónia Trenhotel Surexpreso

€66 - €89

Train, night train  •  14h 31m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Principe Pio to Salamanca 18903 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Salamanca to Santa Apolónia Trenhotel Surexpreso

€62 - €84

Drive  •  6h 3m

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Estoril 645.8 km

€75 - €110

Madrid Atocha Station to Estoril by walk, train and night bus

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Estoril is around 27h 49m and covers a distance of around 699 km. The fastest journey normally takes 16h 10m. Services are operated by Renfe Viajeros, FlixBus and Comboios De Portugal. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
27h 49m
Fastest journey time:
16h 10m
Journey distance:
699 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€42
Carbon emissions:
60 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
16:38
Last service departs at:
18:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Estoril walk, train and night bus schedules

Spain → Portugal
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International entry into Portugal from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Portugal, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from Spain

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, Nepal and South Africa
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom

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Rules to follow in Portugal

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Considerations leaving from Spain

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Portugal from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Estoril is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Estoril is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Estoril is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from Portugal.

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Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Estoril is to bus which costs €30 - €50 and takes 11h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Estoril is to fly and line 19001 train which costs €30 - €95 and takes 5h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Estoril. However, there are services departing from Estación De Atocha and arriving at Estoril Estacao via Madrid and Portela Estacao Sul. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 55m.

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It is 524 km from Madrid Atocha Station to Estoril. It is approximately 645.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Estoril without a car is to train and night bus which takes 10h 35m and costs €40 - €55.

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It takes approximately 5h 13m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Estoril, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Estoril bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Madrid 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 Atocha Station to Estoril bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Sintra station.

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Estoril is 1h behind Madrid Atocha Station. It is currently 7:41 PM in Madrid Atocha Station and 6:41 PM in Estoril.

Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Estoril.
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  • Distance: 524.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 13m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Estoril, Portugal?

Avanza Grupo operates a bus from Madrid to Lisboa - Aeropuerto once daily. Tickets cost €40 - €55 and the journey takes 7h 45m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €130
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€26 - €190
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€26 - €90
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€26 - €75
Train operators
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban 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 connect to trains in Portugal's 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. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa - Cais Do Sodre to Estoril
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€1 - €3
Night train from Salamanca to Santa Apolónia
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€40 - €55
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
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Caceres
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €28
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Principe Pio to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Caceres to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Madrid to Sintra
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Estoril is 646 km. It takes approximately 6h 3m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Estoril.

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

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