How to travel from Coimbra to Madrid

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from Coimbra to Madrid

You can get from Coimbra to Madrid by train, bus or flight.

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flight

To get from Coimbra to Madrid on Jul 07 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:20PMPorto Airport1h25 08:45PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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511One-way
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10:30AMCoimbra10h45 10:15PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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451One-way
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07:40AMPorto Airport1h10 09:50AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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06:30AMPorto Airport1h10 08:40AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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581One-way
11:25AMPorto Airport1h10 01:35PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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741One-way

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Travel Information to Madrid from Coimbra

distanceDistance248 miles (400 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $90 (€80) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or TAP Portugal

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 248 miles (400 km) to Madrid from Coimbra. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alsa or TAP Portugal among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Coimbra to Madrid.

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FAQs

Travel between Coimbra, Portugal and Madrid, Spain is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Portugal enter Spain?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Madrid from Coimbra?

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Madrid, Spain?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Spain has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 7/1/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Coimbra and Madrid.

The restriction level for your return to Coimbra, Portugal from Spain is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Coimbra from Madrid restricted?

Entry into Portugal is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Coimbra from Madrid?

Conditions of reentry into Portugal:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Coimbra, Portugal?

You should observe these safety measures in Portugal as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Portugal was last checked on 6/27/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Coimbra from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to get from Coimbra to Madrid: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Coimbra and Madrid is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Madrid:

Taking a ferry is about $62 (€55) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $62 (€55) for this trip.

Taking a ferry is about $90 (€80) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $90 (€80) for this trip.

Taking a ferry is usually $11 (€10) less than taking a train to Madrid, which costs on average $11 (€10) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Coimbra to Madrid is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Madrid that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h 35 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Madrid by train can take on average 20 h 24 min.

The Coimbra to Madrid distance is around 248 miles (400 km).

The average frequency per day from Coimbra to Madrid is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 3 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Coimbra to Madrid as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Coimbra to Madrid:

  • Buses mostly leave from Coimbra, Rodoviária Da Beira Litoral SA and tend to arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Trains most often depart from Coimbra at Coimbra-B and arrive in Madrid at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Coimbra to Madrid:

  • You can go to Madrid from Coimbra by bus with Alsa. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $62 (€55) with Alsa from Coimbra to Madrid on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane to Madrid from Coimbra with TAP Portugal, and you can find TAP Portugal Coimbra to Madrid tickets for $90 (€80) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Coimbra to Madrid with the following travel companies:

  • You can find around 1 direct bus per day and travel with Flixbus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Madrid as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Coimbra to Madrid.

Many of our customers traveling from Coimbra to Madrid don't make Madrid their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Madrid are Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Madrid to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Coimbra to Madrid, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $62 (€55) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $90 (€80) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $11 (€10) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Coimbra to Madrid online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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