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There are 3 ways to get from Madrid to Idanha-a-Nova by train, car, night train or bus

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Train, drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanías to Plasencia-Ciudad Ir / ...
  2. Drive from Plasencia-Ciudad to Idanha-a-Nova

$46 - $66

2 alternative options

Night train, bus  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Take the night train from Madrid-Chamartin to Vilar Formoso Hot
  2. Take the bus from Vilar Formoso to Castelo Branco Bus Terminal Ouibus

$59 - $93

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Idanha-a-Nova 224.8 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Idanha-a-Nova is to train and drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 4 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Idanha-a-Nova is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Idanha-a-Nova is 306 km. The road distance is 359.6 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Idanha-a-Nova without a car is to night train and bus which takes 11 h 27 min and costs 50€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Madrid to Idanha-a-Nova, including transfers.

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Idanha-a-Nova is 1 h behind Madrid. It is currently 4:01 AM in Madrid and 3:01 AM in Idanha-a-Nova.

Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Idanha-a-Nova is 360 km. It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to drive from Madrid to Idanha-a-Nova.

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There are 55+ hotels available in Idanha-a-Nova. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Idanha-a-Nova.
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  • Distance: 191.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Idanha-a-Nova, Portugal?

There is no direct connection from Madrid to Idanha-a-Nova. However, you can take the train to Plasencia-Ciudad then take the drive to Idanha-a-Nova. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Madrid to Idanha-a-Nova via Chamartin, Madrid-Chamartin, Vilar Formoso, Castelo Branco Bus Terminal, and Castelo Branco in around 11 h 27 min.

Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanías to Plasencia-Ciudad
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Madrid-Chamartin to Vilar Formoso
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Vilar Formoso to Castelo Branco Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Vilar Formoso to Castelo Branco
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus

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