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

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

Recommended option

Bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Lisbon

$45 - $61

Cheapest option

Fly to Porto, Metro  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Porto (OPO) MAD - OPO
  2. Take the Metro from Senhora da Hora to Matosinhos Sul

$25 - $147

6 alternative options

Train, Trenhotel  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca Ir / ...
  2. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de Salamanca to Coimbra B
  3. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa Santa Apolonia

$85 - $132

Night bus  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the night bus from Madrid to Lisbon, Lisboa N793

$42 - $69

Rideshare  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Lisbon 390.4 miles

$30 - $55

Drive  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Lisbon 392.1 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Lisbon  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Lisbon (LIS) MAD - LIS

$35 - $156

Fly to Vigo, bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Vigo (VGO) MAD - VGO
  2. Take the bus from Vigo, Vigo to Braga, Braga

$43 - $213

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Portugal is to rideshare which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 6 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Portugal is to fly which takes 4 h 3 min and costs 30€ - 140€.

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The distance between Madrid and Portugal is 358 km. The road distance is 627 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to get from Madrid to Portugal, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Santo Domingo and arriving at Martim Moniz via Madrid and Lisboa Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Madrid Sol and arriving at Lisboa Santa Apolonia via Madrid-Chamartin, Estación de Salamanca and Coimbra-B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 53 min.

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What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Portugal?

Avanza Grupo operates a bus from Madrid to Lisbon 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 7 h. Alternatively, Air Europa, Iberia and two other airlines fly from Madrid to Lisbon hourly.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 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 20 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 18 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 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $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 Coimbra-B to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$21 - $35
Metro do Porto
Phone
+351 22 508 1000
Email
metro@metro-porto.pt
Website
metrodoporto.pt
Train from Senhora da Hora to Matosinhos Sul
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
metrodoporto.pt
Bus operators
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Express
$56
Auto Res Normal
$51
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Madrid to Lisbon, Lisboa
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vigo, Vigo to Braga, Braga
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
blablacar.es

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