There are 8 ways to get from Portimão to Madrid by bus, train, 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, train via Cordoba Central  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Portimao to Huelva
  2. Take the train from Huelva-Termino to Cordoba Central A
  3. Take the train from Cordoba Central to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$79 - $115

Cheapest option

Bus, bus to Sevilla, fly  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Portimao to Huelva
  2. Take the bus from Huelva to Seville
  3. Fly from Sevilla (SVQ) to Madrid (MAD) SVQ - MAD

$43 - $266

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Portimão to Sevilla Santa Justa
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$87 - $142

Bus ALSA  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Portimao to Huelva Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Huelva to Madrid Estacion Sur

$47 - $75

Bus Socibus  •  13 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Portimão to Ayamonte 83
  2. Take the bus from Ayamonte to Madrid

$46 - $72

Drive  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Portimão to Madrid 484 miles

$110 - $160

Bus to Faro, fly  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Portimão to Faro Airport
  2. Fly from Faro (FAO) to Madrid (MAD) FAO - MAD

$60 - $273

Train to Lisbon, fly  •  8 h 47 min

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

$57 - $201

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portimão to Madrid is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 13 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portimão to Madrid is to bus and fly which costs 50€ - 240€ and takes 5 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portimão to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Portimao and arriving at Madrid Estacion Sur via Huelva. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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The distance between Portimão and Madrid is 555 km. The road distance is 774.3 km.

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The best way to get from Portimão to Madrid without a car is to bus and train which takes 7 h 18 min and costs 65€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 18 min to get from Portimão to Madrid, including transfers.

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Portimão to Madrid bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Portimao station.

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The quickest flight from Faro Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Portimão to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 347.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 18 min

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

You can take a bus from Portimão to Madrid via Huelva in around 9 h 40 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Faro to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $700
Flights from Sevilla to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Sevilla to Madrid via Almeria
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Faro to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $460
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid via Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $160
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 Huelva-Termino to Cordoba Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cordoba Central to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional 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 train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Tunes to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Bus operators
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 Portimao to Huelva
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Huelva to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Portimão to Sevilla Santa Justa
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Schedules at
internorte.pt
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Huelva to Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Huelva to Seville
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Damas
Phone
902 114 492
Email
servcliente@damas-sa.es
Website
damas-sa.es
Bus from Portimão to Ayamonte
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
damas-sa.es
Bus from Huelva to Seville
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
damas-sa.es
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Portimão to Ayamonte
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Bus from Portimão to Faro Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Bus from Huelva to Seville
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Socibus
Website
socibus.es
Bus from Ayamonte to Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
socibus.es
Book at
compra.socibus.es

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