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There are 6 ways to get from Porto Airport (OPO) to Madrid City Center by plane, towncar, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Madrid (MAD)

Towncar, bus, train

  1. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Bragança
  2. Take the bus from Bragança to Zamora
  3. Take the train from Zamora to Madrid-Chamartin

Train

  1. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar
  2. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Madrid-Chamartin

Night bus

  1. Take the night bus from Porto to Madrid

Drive

  1. Drive from Porto Airport (OPO) to Madrid City Center

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Madrid

Porto Airport (OPO) to Madrid City Center by subway, train and walk

The journey time between Porto Airport (OPO) and Madrid City Center is around 13h and covers a distance of around 840 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 22m. The fastest journey normally takes 12h 54m. Operated by Metro do Porto, Renfe Viajeros and Renfe Cercanias, the Porto Airport (OPO) to Madrid City Center service departs from Aeroporto and arrives in Sol. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
8h 37m
Layover time:
4h 22m
Total time:
13h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
12h 54m
Journey distance:
840 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
44 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:11
Last service departs at:
07:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto Airport (OPO) to Madrid City Center subway, train and walk schedules

Portugal → Spain
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International entry into Spain from Portugal

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Portugal

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Spain

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Portugal

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from Portugal.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Madrid City Center is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Madrid City Center is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Madrid City Center is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Portugal from Spain.

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Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto Airport (OPO) to Madrid City Center is to fly which costs €11 - €100 and takes 2h 4m.

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The fastest way to get from Porto Airport (OPO) to Madrid City Center is to fly which takes 2h 4m and costs €11 - €100.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Porto and arriving at Madrid. This bus operates Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto Airport (OPO) to Madrid City Center. However, there are services departing from Aeroporto and arriving at Sol via Senhora da Hora, Porto - Campanha, Vigo Urzaiz and Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 5m.

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The distance between Porto Airport (OPO) and Madrid City Center is 428 km. The road distance is 572 km.

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The best way to get from Porto Airport (OPO) to Madrid City Center without a car is to towncar and bus and train which takes 7h 51m and costs €230 - €380.

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It takes approximately 2h 4m to get from Porto Airport (OPO) to Madrid City Center, including transfers.

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Porto Airport (OPO) to Madrid City Center bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Porto station.

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Porto Airport (OPO) to Madrid City Center train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Porto - Campanha station.

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The best way to get from Porto Airport (OPO) to Madrid City Center is to fly which takes 2h 4m and costs €11 - €100. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €55 - €80 and takes 11h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Porto Airport (OPO) to Madrid City Center.
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  • Distance: 427.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 4m

What companies run services between Porto Airport (OPO), Portugal and Madrid City Center, Spain?

Ryanair, Air Europa and Iberia fly from Porto Airport (OPO) to Madrid City Center 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Porto Airport (OPO) to Madrid City Center via Senhora da Hora, Campanha, Porto - Campanha, Vigo Guixar, Vigo Urzaiz, Madrid-Chamartin, and Chamartin in around 11h 5m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€12 - €110
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€25 - €140
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €260
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zamora to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zamora to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €55
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€23 - €30
Promo+
€29 - €31
Flexible
€40 - €55
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bragança to Zamora
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
iberocoach.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
Bus from Bragança to Zamora
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Porto Airport to Bragança
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€200 - €250
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VMTransfers
Towncar from Porto Airport to Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€500 - €650
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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Porto Airport (OPO) to Madrid City Center bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Madrid station.

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Madrid City Center is 1h ahead of Porto Airport (OPO). It is currently 7:52 AM in Porto Airport (OPO) and 8:52 AM in Madrid City Center.

Porto Airport (OPO) to Madrid City Center train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Madrid-Chamartin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto Airport (OPO) to Madrid City Center is 572 km. It takes approximately 5h 34m to drive from Porto Airport (OPO) to Madrid City Center.

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Ryanair, Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Porto Airport to Madrid Airport.

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Book your Porto Airport (OPO) to Madrid City Center bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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