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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 $ 37 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 26.
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8 h 45 m
9 h 17 m
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Of the 2 buses that leave Madrid for Lisbon every day 2 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 9 h 17 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 8 h 45 m .
The slowest buses will take 9 h 50 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.
|Distance||311 miles (502 km)|
|Average bus duration||7 h 35 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$22 (€18)|
|Bus frequency||2 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||Alsa, Flixbus, Avanza, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Union Ivkoni International or Movelia|
Buses from Madrid to Lisbon cover the 311 miles (502 km) long route taking on average 7 h 35 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 $22 (€18), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $18 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios.
For as little as $18 (€15) you can travel by bus from Madrid to Lisbon with Alsa, Avanza and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.
Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
Alsa's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus from Madrid to Lisbon are the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Travel by bus between Madrid, Spain and Lisbon, Portugal is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
The government of Portugal has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from Madrid to Lisbon closer to your date of departure here
The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Lisbon to Madrid is: Partially open
Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
What are the requirements?
The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/21/22. 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.
Some of the Madrid bus stations to Lisbon you can start your journey from include Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de 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.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios and need to travel approximately 2.4 miles (3.9 km) from the bus station to the city center in Lisbon.
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