COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Spain. Learn More.

There are 9 ways to get from Porto to Plaza de Madrid by plane, train, bus, night bus, car or towncar

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

Fly Porto to Alicante, train  •  5h 28m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Alicante (ALC) OPO - ALC
  2. Take the train from San Gabriel to Elche-Carrús/ Elx Carrus

38€ - 109€

8 alternative options

Train to Vigo, fly to Alicante  •  9h 19m

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

71€ - 169€

Fly Porto to Valencia, train  •  7h 42m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Valencia (VLC) OPO - VLC
  2. Take the train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Elche-Carrus

48€ - 120€

Bus  •  13h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Oporto to Madrid Estacion Sur
  2. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Elche

74€ - 104€

Train via Madrid  •  13h 52m

  1. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar Ic
  2. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Madrid-Chamartin Alv
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Alicante-Termino Ave / ...

95€ - 182€

Train  •  14h 50m

  1. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar Ic
  2. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Segovia Guiomar Alv
  3. Take the train from Segovia Guiomar to Alicante-Termino Alv

90€ - 120€

Night bus, bus  •  14h 30m

  1. Take the night bus from Porto to Madrid N795
  2. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Elche

64€ - 85€

Drive  •  9h 28m

  1. Drive from Porto to Plaza de Madrid 977.7 km

110€ - 170€

Towncar, train  •  12h 56m

  1. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Madrid
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Alicante-Termino Ave / ...

539€ - 757€

Portugal → Spain
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

International entry into Spain from Portugal

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

Restricted for: Brazil, India and South Africa

Show less

Conditions of entry into Spain from Portugal

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
Show more details
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area with the exception of Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland and Vatican. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Australia, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Macau, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United Kingdom
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
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
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
This applies to arrivals from India
  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Brazil, India and South Africa

Show less

Rules to follow in Spain

1.5m

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.

Explore options for future travel

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

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Plaza de Madrid is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Plaza de Madrid is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Plaza de Madrid 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: 9 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Plaza de Madrid is to fly and train which costs 35€ - 110€ and takes 5h 28m.

More details

The fastest way to get from Porto to Plaza de Madrid is to fly and train which takes 5h 28m and costs 35€ - 110€.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Porto to Plaza de Madrid. However, there are services departing from Oporto and arriving at Avinguda Llibertat - Correus via Madrid Estacion Sur and Universitat - Estació Autobusos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 11m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Porto to Plaza de Madrid. However, there are services departing from Porto - Campanha and arriving at Elche-Carrús/ Elx Carrus via Vigo Guixar, Chamartin, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and Alicante-terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 52m.

More details

The distance between Porto and Plaza de Madrid is 747 km. The road distance is 977.7 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Porto to Plaza de Madrid without a car is to bus which takes 13h 11m and costs 70€ - 110€.

More details

It takes approximately 5h 28m to get from Porto to Plaza de Madrid, including transfers.

More details

Porto to Plaza de Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Oporto station.

More details

Porto to Plaza de Madrid train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Porto - Campanha station.

More details

The best way to get from Porto to Plaza de Madrid is to bus which takes 13h 11m and costs 70€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can train via Madrid, which costs 95€ - 190€ and takes 13h 52m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Porto to Plaza de Madrid.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 747.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 28m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Plaza de Madrid, Spain?

You can take a bus from Porto to Plaza de Madrid via Madrid Estacion Sur, Elche, Universitat - Estació Autobusos, and Avinguda Llibertat - Correus in around 13h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Porto to Plaza de Madrid via Vigo Guixar, Madrid-Chamartin, Chamartin, Atocha, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Alicante-terminal, and Elche-Carrús/ Elx Carrus in around 13h 52m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 350€
Flights from Vigo to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 290€
Flights from Vigo to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 290€
Flights from Vigo to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 290€
Flights from Vigo to Alicante via Barcelona, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 290€
Flights from Vigo to Alicante via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 290€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 280€
Flights from Vigo to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 450€
Flights from Vigo to Alicante via Madrid, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 450€
Flights from Porto to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 70€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vigo to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 290€
Flights from Vigo to Alicante via Barcelona, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 290€
Flights from Vigo to Alicante via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 290€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 140€
Flights from Porto to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
25€ - 85€
Train operators
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Gabriel to Elche-Carrús/ Elx Carrus
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Renfe Cercanias
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 San Gabriel to Elche-Carrus
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
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 Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Elche-Carrus
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Guixar to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Guixar to Segovia Guiomar
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Segovia Guiomar to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Alicante-Termino
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 95€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
50€ - 65€
Promo+
56€ - 60€
Flexible
75€ - 95€
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 Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Elche
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
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 Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Porto Airport to Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
500€ - 650€
More information at
VMTransfers

Want to know more about travelling around Spain

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Alicante Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

Search flights

Porto to Plaza de Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Elche station.

More details

Plaza de Madrid is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 6:38 PM in Porto and 7:38 PM in Plaza de Madrid.

Porto to Plaza de Madrid train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Alicante-Termino station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Plaza de Madrid is 978 km. It takes approximately 9h 28m to drive from Porto to Plaza de Madrid.

Get driving directions

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

Search flights

There are 253+ hotels available in Plaza de Madrid. Prices start at 75€ per night.

More details

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

More details