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There are 7 ways to get from Sintra to Madrid Airport (MAD) by train, plane, bus, night train, night bus or car

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Train, fly  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Portela de Sintra to Lisboa Oriente
  2. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Madrid (MAD) LIS - MAD

$36 - $158

6 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Airport to Madrid Airport T4

$48 - $64

Bus, train  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa to Navalmoral de la Mata Auto Res
  2. Take the train from Navalmoral de la Mata to Madrid-Atocha Cercanías Tlg / ...

$59 - $93

Train, night train  •  12 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Coimbra-B Ic
  2. Take the night train from Coimbra-B to Salamanca Hot
  3. Take the train from Salamanca to Madrid-Chamartin Ir / ...

$75 - $133

Night bus  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the night bus from Lisboa Oriente to Madrid

$45 - $93

Night train  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the night train from Lisboa Oriente to Madrid-Chamartin Hot / ...

$74 - $128

Drive  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Sintra to Madrid Airport (MAD) 416.3 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Sintra to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to train and fly which costs 30€ - 140€ and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sintra to Madrid Airport (MAD) is to train and fly which costs 30€ - 140€ and takes 4 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sintra to Madrid Airport (MAD). However, there are services departing from Sintra Estação and arriving at Madrid Airport T4 via Amoreiras and Lisbon Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sintra to Madrid Airport (MAD). However, there are services departing from Portela de Sintra and arriving at Madrid Airport via Lisboa Oriente, Coimbra-B, Salamanca and Chamartín. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 9 min.

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The distance between Sintra and Madrid Airport (MAD) is 530 km. The road distance is 666.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sintra to Madrid Airport (MAD) without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 40 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Sintra to Madrid Airport (MAD), including transfers.

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Sintra to Madrid Airport (MAD) bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Lisbon Airport station.

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Sintra to Madrid Airport (MAD) train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Lisboa Oriente station.

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Sintra to Madrid Airport (MAD).
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  • Distance: 331 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

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

Rede Expressos operates a bus from Sintra to Madrid Airport (MAD) twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 9 h.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional 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 train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Portela de Sintra to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$3 - $5
Train from Lisboa Oriente to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$20 - $35
Night train from Coimbra-B to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
cp.pt
Night train from Lisboa Oriente to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
10 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
cp.pt
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Navalmoral de la Mata to Madrid-Atocha Cercanías
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Coimbra B to Estación de Salamanca
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 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
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Gare do Oriente to Madrid Chamartín Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Airport to Madrid Airport T4
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Avanza Grupo
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Lisboa Oriente to Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com

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Sintra to Madrid Airport (MAD) bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Madrid Airport T4 station.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) is 1 h ahead of Sintra. It is currently 3:26 AM in Sintra and 4:26 AM in Madrid Airport (MAD).

Sintra to Madrid Airport (MAD) train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Madrid-Chamartin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sintra to Madrid Airport (MAD) is 666 km. It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to drive from Sintra to Madrid Airport (MAD).

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easyJet, Air Europa, Iberia and TAP Portugal offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 3744+ hotels available in Madrid Airport (MAD). Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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