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There are 6 ways to get from Santa Apolónia 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

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

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Bus

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

Train

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

Night train, train

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

Night bus

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Santa Apolónia to Madrid Chamartín Station

Santa Apolónia to Madrid Chamartín Station by bus, subway and walk

The journey time between Santa Apolónia and Madrid Chamartín Station is around 9h 34m and covers a distance of around 687 km. This includes an average layover time of around 41 min. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 3m. Operated by Carris, Rede Expressos and Metro de Madrid, the Santa Apolónia to Madrid Chamartín Station service departs from Estação Sta. Apolónia and arrives in Madrid Chamartín Station. Typically 15 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 53m
Layover time:
41 min
Total time:
9h 34m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
9h 3m
Journey distance:
687 km
Services per week:
15
Cheapest price:
€27
Carbon emissions:
85 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:28
Last service departs at:
21:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Santa Apolónia 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.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Apolónia to Madrid Chamartín Station is to bus which costs €27 - €35 and takes 10h 7m.

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The fastest way to get from Santa Apolónia to Madrid Chamartín Station is to fly which takes 4h 6m and costs €23 - €95.

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No, there is no direct train from Santa Apolónia 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 50m.

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The distance between Santa Apolónia and Madrid Chamartín Station is 505 km. The road distance is 633.9 km.

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The best way to get from Santa Apolónia to Madrid Chamartín Station without a car is to bus which takes 10h 7m and costs €27 - €35.

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It takes approximately 4h 6m to get from Santa Apolónia to Madrid Chamartín Station, including transfers.

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Santa Apolónia 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 Santa Apolónia to Madrid Chamartín Station is to fly which takes 4h 6m and costs €23 - €95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €27 - €35 and takes 10h 7m, you could also train, which costs €45 - €70 and takes 11h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Madrid Chamartín Station is 1h ahead of Santa Apolónia. It is currently 11:24 PM in Santa Apolónia and 12:24 AM in Madrid Chamartín Station.

Map of how to get from Santa Apolónia to Madrid Chamartín Station.
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  • Distance: 505.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 6m

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

TAP Portugal, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Santa Apolónia to Madrid Chamartín Station every 2 hours. Alternatively, Rede Expressos operates a bus from Lisbon Oriente to Madrid Avenida de América twice daily. Tickets cost €22 - €28 and the journey takes 8h 30m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €220
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €160
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €95
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €120
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €140
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
+351 808 109 110
Email
apoiocliente@cp.pt
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
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
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
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 Oriente to Madrid Avenida de América
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
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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Santa Apolónia to Madrid Chamartín Station train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Madrid-Chamartin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Apolónia to Madrid Chamartín Station is 634 km. It takes approximately 6h 3m to drive from Santa Apolónia to Madrid Chamartín Station.

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Ryanair, Air Europa, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Madrid Airport.

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