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There are 6 ways to get from Palmela to Madrid by bus, plane, night bus, train or car

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Bus, fly  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Palmela to Lisboa
  2. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Madrid (MAD) LIS - MAD

24€ - 136€

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Bus  •  10h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Setubal to Madrid Auto Res

42€ - 53€

Night bus, train  •  10h 42m

  1. Take the night bus from Setubal to Caceres
  2. Take the train from Caceres to Madrid-Atocha Cercanias 17907 / ...

52€ - 73€

Train  •  12h 18m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Oriente to Entroncamento Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Entroncamento to Badajoz Re
  3. Take the train from Badajoz to Madrid-Atocha Cercanias 197 / ...

51€ - 72€

Night bus  •  9h 54m

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

33€ - 44€

Drive  •  5h 34m

  1. Drive from Palmela to Madrid 588.5 km

70€ - 110€

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The cheapest way to get from Palmela to Madrid is to night bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 9h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Palmela to Madrid is to bus and fly which costs 24€ - 140€ and takes 4h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palmela to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Palmela and arriving at Madrid via Setubal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 39m.

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The distance between Palmela and Madrid is 491 km. The road distance is 588.5 km.

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The best way to get from Palmela to Madrid without a car is to bus which takes 10h 39m and costs 40€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 4h 51m to get from Palmela to Madrid, including transfers.

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Palmela to Madrid bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, depart from Setubal station.

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The best way to get from Palmela to Madrid is to bus which takes 10h 39m and costs 40€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 12h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Palmela to Madrid bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, arrive at Madrid station.

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Map of how to get from Palmela to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 491 km
  • Duration: 4h 51m

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

Avanza Grupo operates a bus from Setubal to Madrid once daily. Tickets cost 40€ - 50€ and the journey takes 9h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Palmela to Madrid via Lisboa, Lisboa - Oriente, Entroncamento, and Badajoz in around 12h 18m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
29€ - 180€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 140€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 110€
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 Caceres to Madrid-Atocha Cercanias
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 30€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Badajoz to Madrid-Atocha Cercanias
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
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 Lisboa - Oriente to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
7€ - 10€
Train from Entroncamento to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
12€ - 18€
Bus operators
Transportes Sul do Tejo
Phone
(+351) 707 508 509
Email
tst@tsuldotejo.pt
Website
tsuldotejo.pt
Bus from Palmela to Lisboa
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Transportes Sul do Tejo
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
Night bus from Setubal to Caceres
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
alsa.com
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
Night bus from Lisbon, Lisbon to Madrid, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Madrid is 1h ahead of Palmela. It is currently 9:39 AM in Palmela and 10:39 AM in Madrid.

Yes, the driving distance between Palmela to Madrid is 589 km. It takes approximately 5h 34m to drive from Palmela to Madrid.

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

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There are 3644+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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