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Bus via Salamanca  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Moncloa to Salamanca Auto Res Express
  2. Take the bus from Salamanca to Celorico da Beira N1152

€27 - €38

4 alternative options

Bus  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Guarda

€34 - €51

Train, night train  •  6h 32m

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

€45 - €60

Drive  •  3h 49m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Celorico da Beira 390.1 km

€35 - €55

Fly, towncar, bus  •  7h 24m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Porto (OPO) MAD - OPO
  2. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Viseu
  3. Take the bus from Viseu to Celorico Da Beira

€156 - €280

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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

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area

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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
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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
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Celorico da Beira is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Celorico da Beira is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Celorico da Beira 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: 18 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Madrid to Celorico da Beira is to bus via Salamanca, which costs €26 - €40 and takes 6h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Celorico da Beira is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 3h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Celorico da Beira. However, there are services departing from Madrid Moncloa and arriving at Celorico da Beira via Salamanca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 20m.

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The distance between Madrid and Celorico da Beira is 313 km. The road distance is 390.1 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Celorico da Beira without a car is to bus via Salamanca which takes 6h 20m and costs €26 - €40.

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It takes approximately 6h 20m to get from Madrid to Celorico da Beira, including transfers.

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Madrid to Celorico da Beira bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Madrid to Celorico da Beira bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Guarda station.

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Celorico da Beira is 1h behind Madrid. It is currently 6:28 AM in Madrid and 5:28 AM in Celorico da Beira.

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  • Distance: 312.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 20m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Celorico da Beira, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Madrid to Celorico da Beira via Salamanca in around 6h 20m.

Airlines
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€23 - €85
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€12 - €75
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €140
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €150
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-Chamartin to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
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
Night train from Salamanca to Guarda
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€12 - €17
Bus operators
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Madrid Moncloa to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €24
Schedules at
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Auto Res Express
€24
Auto Res Normal
€18
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 Salamanca to Celorico da Beira
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Viseu to Celorico da Beira
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Guarda
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
alsa.com
Rodonorte
Phone
+ 351 259 340 710
Email
geral@rodonorte.pt
Website
rodonorte.pt
Bus from Viseu to Celorico Da Beira
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Schedules at
rodonorte.pt
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 Celorico Beira
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Citi Express
Email
info@citiexpress.eu
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Viseu to Celorico Beira
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €8
Schedules at
Citi Express
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Porto Airport to Viseu
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€130 - €160
More information at
VMTransfers

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Celorico da Beira is 390 km. It takes approximately 3h 49m to drive from Madrid to Celorico da Beira.

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

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Book your Madrid to Celorico da Beira bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Celorico da Beira. Prices start at €75 per night.

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