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Journey Summary

Madrid to Lisbon Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
9 hours 41 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $30
Buses depart from:Madrid
Bus arrives in:Lisbon
Distance:502 km
Bus Companies:Union Ivkoni International, Flixbus, Alsa
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Alsa, Avanza and FlixBus buses from Madrid to Lisbon

Alsa, Avanza and FlixBus buses will get you from Madrid to Lisbon from $19 (€15). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

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Enjoy one of the most comfortable travel experiences at a budget price with a bus from Madrid to Lisbon with Alsa. The Alsa bus ride covers 311 miles (502 km) between Madrid and Lisbon at prices starting as low as $33 (€26). Alsa even has different ticket types on select routes for the budget traveler in mind, including Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares. Simply check Omio for Alsa bus schedules and tickets and book the best Madrid - Lisbon bus for you.

As Spain’s main bus company offering thousands of regional and urban routes throughout the country, plus more than 300 international routes in 16 different European countries and Morocco, Alsa offers 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.

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Alsa when booking your bus tickets between Madrid and Lisbon due to the coronavirus:

  • 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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Buses from Madrid to Lisbon
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by bus from Madrid, Spain to Lisbon, Portugal?

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

Can I enter Portugal from Spain?

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

Do I need to 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

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

All travelers in Portugal must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 6/14/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Lisbon from Madrid as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Spain from Lisbon, Portugal?

Return travel from Portugal to Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Madrid from Lisbon?

Entry into 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test

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

Last checked on 6/14/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Madrid from Lisbon.

How much are cheap buses between Madrid and Lisbon?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Madrid to Lisbon for as low as $19 (€15)  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus between Madrid and Lisbon?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $29 (€23)  for a bus ticket between Madrid and Lisbon.
What is the distance from Madrid to Lisbon by bus?
You should expect to travel around 311 miles (502 km)  to Lisbon from Madrid by bus.
How long is the bus from Madrid to Lisbon?
The bus time from Madrid to Lisbon is on average 7 h 50 min  for the 311 miles (502 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Madrid and Lisbon by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the bus from Madrid to Lisbon depart from? Which Lisbon bus station do I come into from Madrid?

Some of the Madrid bus stations to Lisbon you can start your journey from include Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Lisbon include Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios, Lisbon, Av. João XXI / Pç. Londres and Lisbon, Rossio.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arriving in Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios.

Where is the bus station in Madrid? Where is the bus station in Lisbon?

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Madrid. The most popular arrival bus station in Lisbon, called Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

Which bus providers can get me from Madrid to Lisbon?
When taking a bus from Madrid to Lisbon, you can count on Alsa, Flixbus, Avanza, Bla Bla Car, Eurolines France or Movelia for the best way to get you to Lisbon. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service from Madrid to Lisbon and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
What time is the earliest bus from Madrid to Lisbon? What time is the last bus from Madrid to Lisbon?
The first Madrid to Lisbon bus departs at 6: 30 AM   and the last bus from Madrid to Lisbon leaves at 11: 45 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Madrid to Lisbon on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I purchase bus tickets from Madrid to Lisbon for the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Madrid to Lisbon is on average $29 (€23) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus companies offering this journey. In general, you can find bus tickets from Madrid to Lisbon available a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Madrid America
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Madrid Est. Sur
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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