There are 8 ways to get from Madrid to Coimbra by bus, night train, train, car, plane or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Ouibus  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Salamanca Auto Res Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Salamanca to Coimbra Ouibus

$29 - $122

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Bus InterNorte  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid-Estación Sur to Guarda 745
  2. Take the bus from Guarda to Coimbra Red

$35 - $85

Trenhotel  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Madrid Chamartín Station to Coimbra B Lusitania

$71 - $92

Train, Trenhotel  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca Ir / ...
  2. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de Salamanca to Coimbra B Lusitania

$68 - $97

Drive  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Coimbra 322.3 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Porto, taxi  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Porto (OPO) MAD - OPO
  2. Take the taxi from Porto Airport to Coimbra

$176 - $296

Fly to Lisbon, train  •  5 h 54 min

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

$51 - $191

Fly to Vigo, bus, taxi  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Vigo (VGO) MAD - VGO
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Porto Airport
  3. Take the taxi from Porto Airport to Coimbra

$202 - $375

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Coimbra is to bus which costs 30€ - 75€ and takes 11 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Coimbra is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Coimbra is 401 km. The road distance is 515.7 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 23 min to get from Madrid to Coimbra, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Coimbra. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Coimbra via Salamanca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Coimbra. However, there are services departing from Madrid Sol and arriving at Coimbra B via Madrid Chamartín Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 8 min.

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

You can take a bus from Madrid to Coimbra via Salamanca in around 8 h 23 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Madrid to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Madrid to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Madrid to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Madrid Chamartín Station to Coimbra B
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Estación de Salamanca to Coimbra B
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Portuguese Railways (CP)
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa Oriente to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$16 - $22
1st Class
$20 - $35
Bus operators
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Madrid to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Express
$27
Auto Res Normal
$20
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Salamanca to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Salamanca to Coimbra - Em frente à Central junto à Cruz Vermelha.
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Madrid-Estación Sur to Guarda
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
internorte.pt
bus
Bus from Madrid Sur to Guarda
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$51
Schedules at
eurolines.es
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Guarda
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Viuva Monteiro
Website
viuvamonteiro.pt
Bus from Guarda to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
viuvamonteiro.pt
Autna
Phone
+34 (0) 986 288 030
Email
autna@autna.com
Website
autna.com
Bus from Vigo to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
autna.com
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Taxi from Porto Airport to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$153
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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