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There are 9 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Fátima by train, bus, night bus, night train, car, plane or towncar

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Train

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Badajoz
  2. Take the train from Badajoz to Entroncamento

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Madrid to Coimbra
  2. Take the bus from Coimbra to Fátima Bus Terminal

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Viseu
  2. Take the bus from Viseu to Fatima

Train, night train, bus

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Principe Pio to Salamanca
  2. Take the night train from Salamanca to Coimbra
  3. Take the bus from Coimbra to Fátima Bus Terminal

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Fátima

Fly to Lisbon, bus

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Lisbon (LIS)
  2. Take the bus from Lisbon to Fátima Bus Terminal

Fly to Porto, towncar

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Porto (OPO)
  2. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Fátima

Fly to Vigo, bus

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Vigo (VGO)
  2. Take the bus from Vigo Central Bus Station to Porto Campo 24 Agosto
  3. Take the bus from Porto to Fatima

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Madrid to Porto Airport
  2. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Fátima
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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, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Portugal with the above exceptions

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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 issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Spain
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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 India, Nepal and South Africa
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States

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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

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

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

The social distance requirement in Fátima 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: 14 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Fátima is to night bus and bus which costs €30 - €45 and takes 9h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Fátima is to drive which costs €60 - €95 and takes 5h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Fátima. However, there are services departing from Reina Sofía and arriving at Fatima via Madrid and Viseu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 12m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Fátima is 432 km. The road distance is 528 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Fátima without a car is to train which takes 11h 55m and costs €45 - €65.

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It takes approximately 11h 55m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Fátima, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Fátima bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Fátima is to train which takes 11h 55m and costs €45 - €65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €70 and takes 12h 12m.

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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 Fátima bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Fatima station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Fátima.
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  • Distance: 432.3 km
  • Duration: 11h 55m

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

You can take a train from Madrid Atocha Station to Fátima via Madrid-Atocha Cercanias, Badajoz, Entroncamento, Fatima, and Chão de Maçãs-Fátima station in around 11h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Fátima via Diego De León, Madrid, and Viseu in around 12h 12m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €150
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €260
Flights from Madrid to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €280
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €220
Flights from Madrid to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €220
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €120
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€25 - €140
Flights from Madrid to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €140
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€12 - €110
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €95
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
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
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 Badajoz to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€12 - €18
Night train from Salamanca to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€24 - €35
Bus operators
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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Viseu
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Coimbra to Fatima
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
alsa.com
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Viseu to Fatima
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €15
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Coimbra to Fatima
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €12
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Oriente to Fatima
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Fatima
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Rodonorte
Phone
+ 351 259 340 710
Email
geral@rodonorte.pt
Website
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Viseu to Fátima
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Schedules at
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Coimbra to Fátima Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €11
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rodonorte.pt
Bus from Lisbon to Fátima Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €12
Schedules at
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Porto Campo 24 de Agosto to Fátima
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €14
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Viseu to Fatima
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €14
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Citi Express
Bus from Coimbra to Fatima
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
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Citi Express
Bus from Lisboa Oriente to Fatima
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €11
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Citi Express
Bus from Porto to Fatima
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
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Citi Express
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 Madrid to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lisbon to Fatima
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
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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RenEX
Phone
+351 707 223 344
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Oriente to Fatima
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
RenEX
Bus from Porto to Fatima
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
RenEX
Autna S.L.
Phone
+34 (0) 986 288 030
Email
autna@autna.com
Website
autna.com
Bus from Vigo Central Bus Station to Porto Campo 24 Agosto
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Autna S.L.
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Porto Airport to Fátima
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€190 - €240
More information at
VMTransfers
Towncar from Madrid to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€500 - €650
More information at
VMTransfers

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Fátima is 1h behind Madrid Atocha Station. It is currently 6:55 PM in Madrid Atocha Station and 5:55 PM in Fátima.

Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Fátima is 528 km. It takes approximately 5h 33m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Fátima.

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Ryanair, Air Europa, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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