The cheapest buses from Madrid to Lisbon

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Cheapest

$49

Average

$55

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Madrid to Lisbon will cost around $ 55 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 49.

08:00AMMadrid, Estación Sur7h00 02:00PMLisboa, Gare Oriente
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$491One-way
08:30AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h30 05:00PMLisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios
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$561One-way
09:30PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h00 05:30AMLisboa, Gare Oriente
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$561One-way
08:30AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h00 04:30PMLisboa, Gare Oriente
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$561One-way
09:30PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h30 06:00AMLisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios
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$561One-way

Timetable Madrid to Lisbon

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08:00AMMadrid, Estación Sur7h00 02:00PMLisboa, Gare Oriente
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08:30AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h30 05:00PMLisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios
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08:30AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h00 04:30PMLisboa, Gare Oriente
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09:30PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h00 05:30AMLisboa, Gare Oriente
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09:30PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h30 06:00AMLisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios
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Thu
Sep 23
$56Eurolines Switzerland
$134easyJet
Fri
Sep 24
$25Flixbus
$105easyJet
Sat
Sep 25
$27Flixbus
$45Air Europa
Sun
Sep 26
$25Flixbus
$65Iberia
Mon
Sep 27
$25Flixbus
$45Air Europa
Tue
Sep 28
$56Eurolines Switzerland
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Wed
Sep 29
$56Eurolines Switzerland
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Thu
Sep 30
$19Flixbus
$57Air Europa
Fri
Oct 1
$25Flixbus
$52Iberia
Sat
Oct 2
$25Alsa
$45Air Europa
Sun
Oct 3
$25Flixbus
$38easyJet
Mon
Oct 4
$19Flixbus
$38easyJet
Tue
Oct 5
$27Flixbus
$95easyJet
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Oct 6
$56Eurolines Switzerland
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Thu
Oct 7
$19Flixbus
$32Air Europa
Fri
Oct 8
$19Flixbus
$118Air Europa
Sat
Oct 9
$56Eurolines Switzerland
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Sun
Oct 10
$22Alsa
$50Iberia
Mon
Oct 11
$19Alsa
$31easyJet
Tue
Oct 12
$19Flixbus
$31easyJet
Wed
Oct 13
$19Flixbus
$31easyJet

The fastest buses from Madrid to Lisbon

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Fastest Journey

7 h

Average

8 h 48 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

502 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Madrid for Lisbon every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 502 km distance in an average of 8 h 48 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 7 h .

The slowest buses will take 9 h 30 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
08:00AMMadrid, Estación Sur7h00 02:00PMLisboa, Gare Oriente
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$491One-way
09:30PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h00 05:30AMLisboa, Gare Oriente
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$561One-way
08:30AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h00 04:30PMLisboa, Gare Oriente
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$561One-way
08:30AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h30 05:00PMLisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios
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$561One-way
09:30PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h30 06:00AMLisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios
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$561One-way

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Bus Information from Madrid to Lisbon

distanceDistance311 miles (502 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$39 (€31)
frequencyBus frequency2 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 2 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersAlsa, Flixbus, Avanza, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Union Ivkoni International or Movelia

Buses from Madrid to Lisbon cover the 311 miles (502 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 5 min with our travel partners like Alsa, Flixbus, Avanza, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Union Ivkoni International or Movelia. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $39 (€31), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $25 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios.

Bus companies

Travel with Alsa, Avanza and FlixBus between Madrid and Lisbon

Travel between Madrid and Lisbon from $25 (€20) with Omio’s bus partners Alsa, Avanza and FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

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Alsa is the main provider of bus travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of buses with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal bus with free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium buses provide more luxurious services when traveling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other bus tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.

    Alsa's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus between Madrid and Lisbon are the following:

    • Normal conditions apply
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Buses from Madrid to Lisbon

    With numerous options of arrival and departure stations, traveling from Spain to Portugal by bus has never been easier. With a choice of 13 departure times and a range of routes, passengers can cover the 380-mile journey in as little as seven hours 30 minutes. Traveling by bus a great, cost-effective mode of transport for anyone needing to visit the capital city of Portugal.

    Which bus companies travel from Madrid to Lisbon?

    Three providers operate coaches on the Madrid to Lisbon route. Alsa, Eurolines, and Avanza all serve the route, with very little difference in journey time. Different companies depart and arrive at numerous locations across Madrid and Lisbon so passengers must be sure to check ahead that the company takes them to the most convenient station for their schedule.

    How long is the bus from Madrid to Lisbon?

    The fastest bus journey from Madrid to Lisbon can be completed in just seven hours 30 minutes. Journey times vary slightly depending on congestion during peak travel. Longer journeys may take closer to nine hours 30 minutes.

    How many buses are there from Madrid to Lisbon?

    Each day, there are approximately 13 departures from Madrid, with close to 50 options of routes, depending on where passengers choose to join and depart the service. Departures are spread throughout the day from approximately 9:00 a.m. with many options for overnight travel to arrive in Lisbon the following day.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Madrid to Lisbon?

    Departure bus station: Buses depart from Madrid Estacion Sur, Madrid Aeropuerto Barajas T4 and Madrid Interc. Av América. A majority of services will depart from Estacion Sur, which is also known as Méndez Álvaro. The station is a transport hub that offers links to the Metro, Cercanias trains, and city, local, and international buses.

    Arrival bus station: Again, passengers have a choice in their stations. They may alight the service at Lisboa Gare Oriente, Lisboa Estacion, Aeropuerto Lisboa and Lisboa, Estação Sete Rios. A majority arrive at Lisboa Gare Oriente, a major train, bus and metro station located in the Parque das Nações district of Lisbon spread over five floors with clear signage for visitors. The architecture of the station is particularly impressive. The station is close to the Vasco da Gama shopping center.

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    FAQs
    Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by bus between Madrid and Lisbon?

    Travel between Madrid, Spain and Lisbon, Portugal by bus is: Partially open.

    What is the status of international entry into Portugal from Spain?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Portugal from Madrid?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

    What are the safety rules to follow in Lisbon, Portugal?

    When traveling in Portugal, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

    • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Lisbon from Madrid before traveling.

    Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Madrid, Spain from Lisbon, Portugal?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Lisbon to Madrid is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Spain from Portugal?

    Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Lisbon?

    What are the requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
    • Health screen upon arrival
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

    The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    Last checked on 9/22/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Madrid from Lisbon here.

    How much do cheap buses between Madrid and Lisbon cost?
    Bus tickets between Madrid and Lisbon for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $25 (€20)  one way in the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a bus from Madrid to Lisbon?
    If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Madrid to Lisbon bus price to come in at an average of $39 (€31)  one way.
    How far is Madrid to Lisbon by bus?
    The Madrid to Lisbon bus distance is approximately 311 miles (502 km).
    How long is the bus to Lisbon from Madrid?
    On average the Madrid to Lisbon bus time is 8 h 5 min  covering the 311 miles (502 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    What bus station in Madrid goes to Lisbon? What bus station do I come into Lisbon from Madrid?

    When taking a bus from Madrid, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. When you arrive in Lisbon, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios, Lisbon, Av. João XXI / Pç. Londres and Lisbon, Rossio.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   to Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios.

    Where is the bus station in Madrid to go to Lisbon? Where is the bus station in Lisbon located?

    Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their buses from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

    Passengers arriving in Lisbon most often arrive at Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios and need to travel around 2 mile (s) / 3 km from this bus station to the city center.

    What bus companies offer a service between Madrid and Lisbon?
    For the route from Madrid to Lisbon you can take a bus with Alsa, Flixbus, Avanza, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Union Ivkoni International or Movelia. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services from Madrid to Lisbon on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Can I buy a direct bus from Madrid to Lisbon?
    Yes, there are 2 direct buses per day from Madrid to Lisbon with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your bus ticket.
    How many bus services per day are there to Lisbon from Madrid?
    The average number of buses departing Madrid for Lisbon is 2 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When is the earliest bus from Madrid to Lisbon? When is the last bus from Madrid to Lisbon?
    You can take the first bus from Madrid to Lisbon at 6: 00 AM. The last bus from Madrid to Lisbon that you can take departs at 9: 55 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Madrid to Lisbon schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
    How early should I purchase Madrid to Lisbon bus tickets to get the best deals?
    If you book a bus ticket from Madrid to Lisbon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $39 (€31) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets between Madrid and Lisbon are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Madrid
    Lisbon
    Madrid America
    Amenities
    Madrid Est. Sur
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    Refreshments
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 6<br>Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11<br>Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10