Trains from Madrid to Lisbon

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Madrid to Lisbon with Renfe

Find the best trip between Madrid and Lisbon with Renfe. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Renfe

Enjoy a comfortable train from Madrid to Lisbon with Renfe, the main provider of train services in Spain and an official travel partner of Omio. Search Renfe train schedules and tickets on Omio for the best deals on trains for the 311 miles (502 km) journey from Madrid to Lisbon. With Renfe ticket types like Promo, Promo+ and Flexible, you’ll be sure to find the most affordable Madrid to Lisbon trip to suit your needs. Renfe even offers special discount cards to qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can also use on Omio.

As Renfe routes cover around 9, 300 miles (15, 000 km) of domestic and international railway, there is no shortage of fleets with different levels of comfort, amenities and time required to travel. The high-speed AVE trains serve long-distance routes, Alvia serves domestic routes in Spain, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain and Euromed serves routes along the stunning Mediterranean coastline. Avant regional commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains are also included.

These are Renfe's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Madrid and Lisbon:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Renfe has applied temporary travel conditions for ticket holders that can no longer justify their travel or don’t wish to travel with AVE, Large Distancia, Avant or Media services for trips between 29th of October and 8th of May 2021
  • Travellers may choose to get a full refund, free of charge, or be provided with a new ticket for another date free of charge.
  • Passengers traveling international routes (Renfe–SNCF) can cancel their ticket free of charge until August 29th, 2021 if it’s requested three days before the departure date.

Trains from Madrid to Lisbon

There is one daily direct train from Madrid to Lisbon, an overnight service that leaves the Spanish capital in late evening and arrives in the Portuguese capital in early morning. This international service takes around ten and a half hours, with departures from Madrid seven days a week. Trains offer sleeper compartments or reclining seats.

Which train companies travel from Madrid to Lisbon?

The overnight trains from Madrid to Lisbon are all operated by the Spanish state rail company Renfe. The Lusitania Trenhotel trains used on the journey to Portugal offer travelers a choice of booking a seat, a Turista class sleeping berth, or a private two-bed sleeping compartment for individuals or couples.

How long is the train from Madrid to Lisbon?

The non-stop overnight journey from Madrid to Lisbon takes ten hours and 37 minutes to complete the 350-mile trip. This includes a short wait at the border. International timetables take into account the fact that Portuguese time is one hour behind Spanish time.

How many trains are there from Madrid to Lisbon?

There is one daily direct train from Madrid to Lisbon. This departs from Madrid Chamartin Station at 9:43 p.m., and arrives in Lisbon at 7:20 a.m. It is possible to make an indirect journey, departing Madrid at 8:00 a.m. involving changes at Badajoz in Spain and Entroncamento in Portugal, arriving in Lisbon at 8:00 p.m.

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

Departure train station: Madrid Chamartin Station The evening train to Lisbon departs from Chamartin Station, about four miles north of central Madrid. Public transport connections include stops on Madrid Metro lines 1 and 10, and local bus connections across the city from stops beside the station. Taxis are available from a stand at the entrance.

Arrival train station: Lisbon Gare do Oriente Trains from Madrid arrive at the modern Gare do Oriente, situated about five miles north-east of central Lisbon. The station's metro stop offers fast connections to the airport and the city center. The adjacent bus station serves routes across Portugal. Oriente station has a shopping mall attached, and taxi stands on the main concourse.

Train tickets from Madrid to Lisbon: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 37 €
2 weeks earlier 28 €32%
3 weeks earlier 27 €37%
1 month before 28 €32%
2 months earlier 28 €32%
3 months earlier 30 €23%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Madrid - Lisbon. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Madrid - Lisbon 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 37% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Madrid - Lisbon with 2 months in advance you save up to about 32% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 23%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from Madrid to Lisbon
Travel by train to Lisbon easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Lisbon.
FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Madrid to Lisbon?

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Lisbon, Portugal by train 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

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 6/9/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Lisbon from Madrid before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Spain from Lisbon, Portugal?

The restriction level for your return train to Madrid, Spain from Lisbon is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Madrid from Lisbon restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 6/11/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Madrid from Lisbon closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the distance from Madrid to Lisbon by train?
The Madrid to Lisbon train distance is approximately 311 miles (502 km).
Which train companies can get me from Madrid to Lisbon?
If you're looking for trains from Madrid to Lisbon, you can rely on Renfe to get you to Lisbon. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Madrid to Lisbon trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train 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 1<br>Bus lines 47, 55, 19, 85, 10, 24, 57, 102, C