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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid to Abrantes by bus, train, car, plane or towncar

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Bus  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Vilar Formoso
  2. Take the bus from Vilar Formoso to Abrantes 320

46€ - 64€

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Bus via Madrid, Madrid  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid, Madrid to Vilar Formoso 745
  2. Take the bus from Vilar Formoso to Abrantes N1155

31€ - 38€

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Train  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Badajoz 194
  2. Take the train from Badajoz to Abrantes Re

41€ - 53€

Drive  •  5h 4m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Abrantes 468 km

55€ - 85€

Fly to Lisbon, train  •  6h 42m

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

35€ - 235€

Fly to Badajoz, train  •  7h 34m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Badajoz (BJZ) MAD - BJZ
  2. Take the train from Badajoz to Abrantes

85€ - 258€

Fly to Porto, towncar, bus  •  8h 19m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Porto (OPO) MAD - OPO
  2. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Fátima
  3. Take the bus from Fatima to Abrantes

222€ - 470€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Abrantes is to bus via Madrid, Madrid which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 9h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Abrantes is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 5h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Abrantes. However, there are services departing from Madrid Estacion Sur and arriving at Abrantes via Vilar Formoso. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 30m.

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The distance between Madrid and Abrantes is 398 km. The road distance is 468 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Abrantes without a car is to bus which takes 8h 30m and costs 45€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 8h 30m to get from Madrid to Abrantes, including transfers.

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Madrid to Abrantes bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Abrantes is to bus which takes 8h 30m and costs 45€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 9h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Madrid to Abrantes bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Abrantes station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Abrantes.
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  • Distance: 397.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 30m

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

You can take a bus from Madrid to Abrantes via Vilar Formoso in around 8h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Abrantes via Badajoz, Abrantes, and Abrantes station in around 9h 45m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 180€
Flights from Madrid to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 130€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
19€ - 140€
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
18€ - 110€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
22€ - 95€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
18€ - 140€
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
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 Abrantes
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
10€ - 15€
Train from Lisboa - Oriente to Alferrarede
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
9€ - 14€
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 Vilar Formoso
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Vilar Formoso to Abrantes
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Eurolines FR
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
Bus from Madrid, Madrid to Vilar Formoso
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vilar Formoso to Abrantes
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Fatima to Abrantes
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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

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Abrantes is 1h behind Madrid. It is currently 11:24 AM in Madrid and 10:24 AM in Abrantes.

Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Abrantes is 468 km. It takes approximately 5h 4m to drive from Madrid to Abrantes.

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

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There are 162+ hotels available in Abrantes. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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