|Distance||311 miles (502 km)|
Trains from Madrid to Lisbon cover the 311 miles (502 km) long route with our travel partners like Renfe. There are direct train services available.
You can travel by train between Madrid and Lisbon with Renfe. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.
Renfe is Spain’s national train company offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.
Please follow the recommendations outlined by Renfe when booking your train tickets between Madrid and Lisbon due to the coronavirus:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
Travel between Madrid, Spain and Lisbon, Portugal by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Portugal, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
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 train from Madrid to Lisbon before traveling.
The restriction level for your return train to Madrid, Spain from Lisbon is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/22/21. 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.
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