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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid to Évora by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Evora 793

26€ - 60€

5 alternative options

Train, bus via Badajoz  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Badajoz 194
  2. Take the bus from Badajoz to Évora A9/A3936/A4234 / ...

44€ - 58€

Train, bus  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Caceres 194 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cáceres to Evora A140/A4234 / ...

35€ - 55€

Drive  •  4h 46m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Évora 503.7 km

55€ - 85€

Fly to Lisbon, train  •  6h 26m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Lisbon (LIS) MAD - LIS
  2. Take the train from Lisboa - Oriente to Evora

40€ - 100€

Fly to Badajoz, bus  •  5h 6m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Badajoz (BJZ) MAD - BJZ
  2. Take the bus from Badajoz to Évora

78€ - 275€

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from Spain

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, Croatia, Cyprus, France, India, Lithuania, Netherlands, South Africa and Sweden
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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 Évora is 808 24 24 24.

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

The social distance requirement in Évora 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: 9 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Évora is to train and bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 7h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Évora is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4h 46m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Estacion Sur and arriving at Evora. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 30m.

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It is 415 km from Madrid to Évora. It is approximately 503.7 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Évora without a car is to bus which takes 6h 30m and costs 26€ - 60€.

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The bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Evora takes 6h 30m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Madrid to Évora bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid Estacion Sur 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 to Évora bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Evora station.

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Évora is 1h behind Madrid. It is currently 2:14 AM in Madrid and 1:14 AM in Évora.

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  • Distance: 414.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 30m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Évora, Portugal?

ALSA operates a bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Evora once daily. Tickets cost 40€ - 60€ and the journey takes 6h 30m. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 150€
Flights from Madrid to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 310€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 180€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
26€ - 180€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
21€ - 110€
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
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-Atocha Cercanias to Caceres
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 28€
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 Lisboa - Oriente to Evora
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
10€ - 15€
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 Estacion Sur to Evora
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Caceres to Evora
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
alsa.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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Evora
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Badajoz to Evora
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Caceres to Evora
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Badajoz to Évora
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Cáceres to Evora
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Évora is 504 km. It takes approximately 4h 46m to drive from Madrid to Évora.

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

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Book your Madrid to Évora bus tickets online with Omio, Busbud and FlixBus.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Évora. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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