How to get from Portugal to Spain

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Recommended option

Fly Lisbon to Madrid  •  3 h 55 min

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

$35 - $157

Cheapest option

Metro to Porto, fly to Madrid  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the Metro from Matosinhos Sul to Senhora da Hora
  2. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Madrid (MAD) OPO - MAD

$26 - $149

8 alternative options

Fly Lisbon to Sevilla  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Sevilla (SVQ) LIS - SVQ

$63 - $307

Fly Lisbon to Malaga  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Malaga (AGP) LIS - AGP

$59 - $255

Fly Porto to Barcelona  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Barcelona (BCN) OPO - BCN

$30 - $152

Bus  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon to Madrid

$44 - $64

Train, Trenhotel  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Coimbra-B
  2. Take the Trenhotel from Coimbra B to Estación de Salamanca
  3. Take the train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin Ir / ...

$85 - $129

Night bus  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the night bus from Lisbon, Lisboa to Madrid N793

$41 - $68

Rideshare  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lisbon to Madrid 390.5 miles

$37

Drive  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Madrid 391.1 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The distance between Portugal and Spain is 331 km. The road distance is 626 km.

The cheapest way to get from Portugal to Spain is to rideshare which costs 32€ and takes 7 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Portugal to Spain is to fly which takes 3 h 55 min and costs 30€ - 140€.

No, there is no direct train from Portugal to Spain. However, there are services departing from Lisboa Santa Apolonia and arriving at Madrid Sol via Coimbra B, Salamanca and Madrid Chamartín. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 14 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Portugal to Spain. However, there are services departing from Sapadores and arriving at Benavente via Lisbon, Mendez Alvaro - Av. Planetario and Metro Palos de la Frontera. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 48 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Portugal to Spain, including transfers.

What companies run services between Portugal and Spain?

Iberia, TAP Portugal and three other airlines fly from Lisbon to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, Avanza Grupo operates a bus from Lisbon to Madrid 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Porto to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Lisbon to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Lisbon to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Porto to Barcelona via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Lisbon to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Porto to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
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
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Flights from Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Train operators
Metro do Porto
Phone
+351 22 508 1000
Email
metro@metro-porto.pt
Website
metrodoporto.pt
Train from Matosinhos Sul to Senhora da Hora
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
metrodoporto.pt
Portuguese Railways (CP)
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$21 - $35
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Coimbra B to Estación de Salamanca
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Express
$56
Auto Res Normal
$51
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Lisbon, Lisboa to Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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