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There are 8 ways to get from Portugal to Madrid Chamartín Station by plane, bus, train, night train, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Porto  •  4h 10m

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

€10 - €87

7 alternative options

Fly from Lisbon  •  4h 32m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Madrid (MAD) LIS - MAD

€25 - €77

Bus to Vigo, fly  •  5h

  1. Take the bus from Braga to Vigo
  2. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Madrid (MAD) VGO - MAD

€48 - €169

Bus  •  10h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Airport to Madrid Avenida de América

€29 - €35

Train  •  11h 47m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Entroncamento Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Entroncamento to Badajoz Re
  3. Take the train from Badajoz to Madrid-Chamartin 197 / ...

€50 - €69

Night train, train  •  9h 11m

  1. Take the night train from Santa Apolónia to Salamanca Trenhotel Surexpreso
  2. Take the train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin Alv

€57 - €77

Night bus  •  10h 49m

  1. Take the night bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Madrid

€54 - €84

Drive  •  6h 3m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Madrid Chamartín Station 632.2 km

€75 - €110

Portugal to Madrid Chamartín Station by bus, subway and walk

The journey time between Portugal and Madrid Chamartín Station is around 11h 20m and covers a distance of around 687 km. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 53m. Operated by Aerobus Lisbon, Carris, Rede Expressos and others, the Portugal to Madrid Chamartín Station service departs from Lisbon Rossio and arrives in Madrid Chamartín Station. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
11h 20m
Fastest journey time:
9h 53m
Journey distance:
687 km
Services per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€29
Carbon emissions:
85 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:37
Last service departs at:
20:49

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Portugal to Madrid Chamartín Station bus, subway and walk schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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, India 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 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, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, 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, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine 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, Cyprus, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine and United States
  • 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

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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Madrid Chamartín Station is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Madrid Chamartín Station is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Madrid Chamartín Station 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: 29 Jul 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 Portugal to Madrid Chamartín Station is to fly which costs €10 - €90 and takes 4h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Portugal to Madrid Chamartín Station is to fly which costs €10 - €90 and takes 4h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Portugal to Madrid Chamartín Station. However, there are services departing from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia and arriving at Madrid-Chamartin via Entroncamento and Badajoz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 47m.

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It is 360 km from Portugal to Madrid Chamartín Station. It is approximately 632.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Portugal to Madrid Chamartín Station without a car is to bus which takes 10h 46m and costs €28 - €35.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from Portugal to Madrid Chamartín Station, including transfers.

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Portugal to Madrid Chamartín Station train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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The best way to get from Portugal to Madrid Chamartín Station is to fly which takes 4h 10m and costs €10 - €90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €28 - €35 and takes 10h 46m, you could also train, which costs €45 - €70 and takes 11h 47m.

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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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Portugal to Madrid Chamartín Station train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Madrid-Chamartin station.

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Map of how to get from Portugal to Madrid Chamartín Station.
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  • Distance: 360.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 10m

What companies run services between Portugal and Madrid Chamartín Station, Spain?

Ryanair, Air Europa and Iberia fly from Porto to Madrid Chamartín Station 5 times a day. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Lisbon Airport to Madrid Avenida de América twice daily. Tickets cost €22 - €28 and the journey takes 8h 45m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €150
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €130
Flights from Vigo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €100
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€26 - €90
Flights from Vigo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €200
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€9 - €75
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €75
Train operators
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 - Santa Apolonia to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€7 - €11
Train from Entroncamento to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€12 - €18
Night train from Santa Apolónia to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€40 - €55
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 Badajoz to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
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 Braga to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Airport to Madrid Avenida de América
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €28
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.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. 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 Lisbon Sete Rios to Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Portugal to Madrid Chamartín Station is 632 km. It takes approximately 6h 3m to drive from Portugal to Madrid Chamartín Station.

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

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There are 1514+ hotels available in Madrid Chamartín Station. Prices start at €87 per night.

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

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