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Madrid to Lisbon

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

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How to go from Madrid to Lisbon ?

Trip Madrid Lisbon

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

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from Madrid to Lisbon? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

On Vivanoda, a unique travel planner that compares and combines flights, trains, carpooling and buses to go to Lisbon from Madrid, you'll save time and money! Simply enter your travel date to Lisbon and Vivanoda does the rest. To refine your search according to your preferences, use the filters and sorting options available.

To reach your destination from Madrid, you will travel with ALSA, FlixBus, Blablacar, Fertagus, Renfe, Rede Expressos, Comboios de Portugal CP or Air Europa by buses, carpooling, trains or flights.

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

Madrid to Lisbon bus

Are you looking for a bus from Madrid to Lisbon? There is indeed a direct bus line that operates this route.

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between Madrid and Lisbon and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Lisbon.

  • With very cheap prices, it is almost impossible for train or carpooling companies operating between Madrid and Lisbon to offer cheaper fares.
  • If ythe duration of the trip Madrid and Lisbon by coach may seem a little long, the night buses Madrid Lisbon are the solution for not wasting time and arrive at Lisbon in the early morning.
  • These are professional drivers who will drive you to Lisbon safely and confidently.
  • During the trip Madrid Lisbon, 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 recent coaches with which you will travel from Madrid to Lisbon are equipped with onboard toilets as well as comfortable reclining seats to make you travel in the best conditions.

Which coach companies to travel between Madrid and Lisbon?

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

FlixBus Madrid LisbonALSA Madrid Lisbon

Departure bus stations in Madrid

You will have to arrive at your Madrid stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. To avoid catching the wrong bus, check in front where the destination 'Lisbon' should be displayed. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Madrid Sur

Bus stops at arrival in Lisbon

Once the bus has arrived at Lisbon, check and collect your belongings so as not to forget anything.

  • Lisboa Sete Rios
  • Lisboa Oriente

Train Madrid to Lisbon

Is there a direct train bound for Lisbon from Madrid?

Indeed, the cities of Lisbon and Madrid are linked with a direct train connection. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Lisbon and there may be fewer direct trains from Madrid on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Madrid-Lisbon train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity train Madrid Lisbon

The railway station bewteen Madrid and Lisbon are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

Regional train Madrid Lisbon

Night train Madrid Lisbon

Instead of arriving in Lisbon at night and pay a hotel room, prefer departing Madrid in the evenning with the comfort of a sleeper train equipped with berths.

Madrid Lisbon train companies

These are the 2 railways companies that you may take during your trip to Lisbon: Comboios de Portugal CP and Renfe.
Comboios de Portugal CP Madrid LisbonRenfe Madrid Lisbon

Departure train stations in Madrid

  • Madrid-Atocha Cercanias
  • Madrid-Chamartin

Arrival train stations in Lisbon

  • Campolide
  • Lisboa-Santa Apolónia
  • Entrecampos
  • Lisboa-Oriente

Cheap flights from Madrid to Lisbon

Here's a few tips that can be useful to help you get the best deals to fly from Madrid to Lisbon:

  • It is highly recommended to book your Madrid Lisbon flight several weeks (or even months) in advance. With few exceptions, prices increase as you get closer to the departure date in order to save seats for business customers who book late and are keen to pay more.
  • Be flexible with your dates of travel to Lisbon. 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 operate the Madrid to Lisbon flights ?

You can choose between 4 airlines to travel by plane on this route: Iberia, Easyjet, Air Europa or TAP Portugal.
Iberia Madrid LisbonEasyjet Madrid LisbonAir Europa Madrid LisbonTAP Portugal Madrid Lisbon

Departure airport in Madrid

  • MAD Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas

Arrival airport in Lisbon

  • LIS Lisboa Humberto Delgado

Carpool from Madrid to Lisbon

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Madrid-Lisbon car journeys with others. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. This means that when looking for Madrid-Lisbon rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). Good option for lastminute stay in Lisbon!

When you are about to book a Madrid-Lisbon ride, you can message the driver if you need any other details (pickup location, time, luggage...). The payment is done on our partner's site; this avoids to talk about money with the driver.

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