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There are 8 ways to get from Vila Real to Madrid by bus, train, car, shuttle or plane

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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Bus, train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Vila real - Terminal Rodoviário to Zamora - Estación de Autobuses
  2. Take the train from Zamora to Madrid-Chamartin A / ...

$107 - $133

Cheapest option

Fly Vila Real Airport to Bragança Airport, train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the plane from Vila Real Airport to Bragança Airport
  2. Take the train from Puebla de Sanabria to Madrid-Chamartin

$45 - $62

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Bus Avanza Grupo  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Vila real - Terminal Rodoviário to Zamora - Estación de Autobuses
  2. Take the bus from Zamora to Madrid Auto Res / ...

$99 - $120

Bus Autocares Lázara  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Vila Real to Tordesillas
  2. Take the bus from Tordesillas to Madrid Estacion Sur

$85 - $107

Drive  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Vila Real to Madrid 292.2 miles

$65 - $100

Shuttle to Porto, fly to Madrid  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Vila Real to Porto Airport
  2. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Madrid (MAD) OPO - MAD

$138 - $258

Fly Vila Real to Braganca, train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Vila Real (VRL) to Braganca (BGC) VRL - BGC
  2. Take the train from Puebla de Sanabria to Madrid-Chamartin

$69 - $270

Shuttle, shuttle to Vigo, fly to Madrid  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Vila Real to Porto Airport
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Porto Airport to Vigo
  3. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Madrid (MAD) VGO - MAD

$331 - $497

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vila Real to Madrid is to fly and train which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 5 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vila Real to Madrid is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vila Real to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Vila real - Terminal Rodoviário and arriving at Madrid via Zamora. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Vila Real and Madrid is 354 km. The road distance is 467.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vila Real to Madrid without a car is to bus and train which takes 6 h 1 min and costs 90€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to get from Vila Real to Madrid, including transfers.

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Vila Real to Madrid bus services, operated by Iberocoach, depart from Vila real - Terminal Rodoviário station.

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

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Vila Real to Madrid bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, arrive at Madrid station.

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Madrid is 1 h ahead of Vila Real. It is currently 12:09 AM in Vila Real and 1:09 AM in Madrid.

Map of how to get from Vila Real to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 221.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 1 min

What companies run services between Vila Real, Portugal and Madrid, Spain?

You can take a bus from Vila Real to Madrid via Zamora - Estación de Autobuses and Zamora in around 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Vigo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Vigo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
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 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Sevenair
Website
fly.sevenair.com
Flights from Vila Real to Braganca
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$19 - $200
Train operators
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 Zamora to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Puebla de Sanabria to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Vila real - Terminal Rodoviário to Zamora - Estación de Autobuses
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com
Autocares Lázara
Phone
+34 (0) 902 23 95 79
Email
info@rutasvigo.com
Website
autocareslazara.com
Bus from Vila Real to Tordesillas
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
autocareslazara.com
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
Bus from Tordesillas to Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Shuttle from Vila Real to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$115
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com
Shuttle from Porto Airport to Vigo
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$179
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com
Other operators
Aero Vip
Phone
(+351) 214 489 949
Email
reservas@aerovip.pt
Website
aerovip.pt
Plane from Vila Real Airport to Bragança Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bookings.aerovip.pt

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Yes, the driving distance between Vila Real to Madrid is 467 km. It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to drive from Vila Real to Madrid.

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

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There are 3699+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vila Real to Porto Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 5 min and costs 100€.

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