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There are 5 ways to get from Porto to Madrid Airport (MAD) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Porto  •  3h 37m

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

€14 - €102

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Train to Vigo, fly  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar
  2. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Madrid (MAD) VGO - MAD

€42 - €147

Bus via Avenida De América  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Oporto to Madrid

€45 - €64

Bus  •  9h

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Madrid Barajas Airport 745

€30 - €40

Drive  •  5h 33m

  1. Drive from Porto to Madrid Airport (MAD) 573.5 km

€65 - €100

Porto to Madrid Airport (MAD) by bus

The bus journey time between Porto and Madrid Airport (MAD) is around 9h and covers a distance of around 628 km. The fastest bus normally takes 9h. Operated by FlixBus, the Porto to Madrid Airport (MAD) bus service departs from Porto and arrives in Madrid Barajas Airport. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
9h
Fastest bus time:
9h
Bus distance:
628 km
Buses per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€30
Carbon emissions:
78 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
09:30
Last bus departs at:
09:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto to Madrid Airport (MAD) bus 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: Brazil and South Africa

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Conditions of entry into Spain from Portugal

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area with the exception of Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal and Sweden. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand and United States
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from India
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area, Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand and United States
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area

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Rules to follow in Spain

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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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Madrid Airport (MAD) is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Madrid Airport (MAD) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Madrid Airport (MAD) 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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 20 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to fly which costs €14 - €110 and takes 3h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to fly which costs €14 - €110 and takes 3h 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Porto and arriving at Madrid Barajas Airport. Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9h.

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The distance between Porto and Madrid Airport (MAD) is 428 km. The road distance is 573.5 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Madrid Airport (MAD) without a car is to bus via Avenida De América which takes 8h 34m and costs €40 - €65.

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It takes approximately 3h 37m to get from Porto to Madrid Airport (MAD), including transfers.

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Porto to Madrid Airport (MAD) bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Oporto station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to fly which takes 3h 37m and costs €14 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus via Avenida De América, which costs €40 - €65 and takes 8h 34m.

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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 to Madrid Airport (MAD) bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid station.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Madrid Airport (MAD).
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  • Distance: 428.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 37m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain?

Ryanair, Air Europa and Iberia fly from Porto to Madrid Airport (MAD) 5 times a day. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Oporto to Madrid once daily. Tickets cost €40 - €60 and the journey takes 8h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €140
Flights from Vigo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€23 - €85
Flights from Vigo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €160
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€12 - €75
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 Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
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
Bus from Oporto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
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
Bus from Porto to Madrid Barajas Airport
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

Madrid Airport (MAD) is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 11:13 AM in Porto and 12:13 PM in Madrid Airport (MAD).

Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Madrid Airport (MAD) is 573 km. It takes approximately 5h 33m to drive from Porto to Madrid Airport (MAD).

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

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Book your Porto to Madrid Airport (MAD) bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 1506+ hotels available in Madrid Airport (MAD). Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Porto to Porto Airport is to subway which takes 27 min and costs €1 - €2.

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