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Lisbon to Madrid

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1 suggested route to go from Lisbon to Madrid by flight, train, car, bus

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How to travel from Lisbon to Madrid ?

Trip Lisbon Madrid

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance313 mi
Direct lineYes

You're planning a trip from Lisbon to Madrid and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Lisbon Madrid? In general, you browse several websites and spend hours without being sure that all transport solutions were considered.

On Vivanoda, a unique travel planner that compares and combines flights, trains, carpooling and buses to go to Madrid from Lisbon, you'll save time and money! Just enter your travel dates to Madrid then Vivanoda will do the rest. Refine, filter, sort according to your travel preferences then select the Lisbon - Madrid offer that suits you best.

You'll mainly use the trains, flights, carpooling and buses of ALSA, Comboios de Portugal CP, Blablacar, Renfe, Easyjet, FlixBus, Iberia or Air Europa to reach Madrid.

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Lisbon to Madrid bus

If you are looking for a bus service from Lisbon to Madrid, you're lucky because there actually is a direct service.

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between Lisbon and Madrid and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to Madrid.

  • With very cheap prices, it is almost impossible for train or carpooling companies operating between Lisbon and Madrid to offer cheaper fares.
  • When travelling by night bus Lisbon Madrid, you save a hotel night at Madrid and arrive at your destination in the early morning. Ideal for discovering Madrid.
  • The fleet of FlixBus or ALSA coaches is new and, therefore, greener than carpooling. Since the Lisbon Madrid road has already been built for a long time, buses don't require any additional infrastructure that distorts the landscape.
  • During the trip Lisbon Madrid, no need to worry about the autonomy of your smartphone or computer: electrical outlets in your seat (and USB ports) will prevent you from battery failure.
  • The modern buses that you take from Lisbon to Madrid are all comfortable, with toilets and reclining seats.

Which coach companies to travel between Lisbon and Madrid?

Several bus companies serve the cities of Lisbon and Madrid with direct bus line: FlixBus and ALSA.

FlixBus Lisbon MadridALSA Lisbon Madrid

Departure bus stations in Lisbon

It is recommended that you arrive at the Lisbon bus station between 15 and 30 minutes before the departure time, depending on the coach company. In general, the destination 'Madrid' is displayed at the front of the bus with the other cities served. Finally, present your ticket to the staff of ALSA or FlixBus who will allow you to put your suitcases in the trunk and then board.

  • Lisboa Sete Rios
  • Lisboa Oriente

Bus stops at arrival in Madrid

When you arrive in Madrid, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Madrid Sur

Train Lisbon to Madrid

Is it possible to go directly by train from Lisbon to Madrid?

Yes, it is possible to go from Lisbon to Madrid by train without making any changes. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Madrid and there may be fewer direct trains from Lisbon on certain days. To find the cheapest Lisbon-Madrid train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Night train Lisbon Madrid

Night trains are a good opportunity to save a hotel night in Madrid since you can sleep whether in seat or a comfortable spleeping berth.

Intercity train Lisbon Madrid

Intercity trains serve the most important cities along the Lisbon-Madrid route with an improved travel duration compared to regional trains.

Lisbon Madrid train companies

There are 2 carriers that operate rail journeys between Lisbon and Madrid: Comboios de Portugal CP and Renfe.
Comboios de Portugal CP Lisbon MadridRenfe Lisbon Madrid

Departure train stations in Lisbon

  • Lisboa-Santa Apolónia

Railway stations in Madrid

  • Madrid-Chamartin
  • Madrid-Atocha Cercanias

Cheap flights from Lisbon to Madrid

To help you find cheaper flights to fly to Madrid, we wanted to give you a few pieces of advice:

  • Book your Lisbon Madrid flight well in advance to get the best prices. This is one of the most important rule in airline industry: leisure travellers who are keen to pay less book early; business travelles are keen to pay more but book late.
  • Avoid weekends to fly to Madrid and be flexible. Prices vary along the time depending many factors including the date and time of travel. So you'd better be able to have a 2- or 3-day flexibility to book your trip.

Which airlines fly from Lisbon to Madrid ?

Air Europa, Iberia, TAP Portugal and Easyjet carry out a direct flight from Lisbon to the airport of Madrid, Spain.
Air Europa Lisbon MadridIberia Lisbon MadridTAP Portugal Lisbon MadridEasyjet Lisbon Madrid

Departure airport in Lisbon

  • LIS Lisboa Humberto Delgado

Arrival airport in Madrid

  • MAD Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas

Carpool from Lisbon to Madrid

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey Lisbon-Madrid with other travellers looking for the same route. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

On the contrary to other means of transportation, carsharing doesn't provide to travellers a defined scheduled. So, you have more probabilities to find Lisbon-Madrid rides five days before your date of travel than three months. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Madrid.

When you book a ride between Lisbon Madrid, you'll set directly with the driver how he can pick you up. The payment is done on our partner's site; this avoids to talk about money with the driver.

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