How to travel from Madrid to Albufeira

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from Madrid to Albufeira

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

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To get from Madrid to Albufeira on May 21 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:45PMMadrid, Estación Sur12h55 10:40AMAlbufeira
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10:00PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T413h40 10:40AMAlbufeira
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06:35AMMadrid Barajas Airport9h55 03:30PMFaro Airport
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3911One-way

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Travel Information to Albufeira from Madrid

distanceDistance335 miles (540 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$51 - $63
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $51 (€46) • 14 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $63 (€57) • 5 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or TAP Portugal

Travel 335 miles (540 km) by bus or flight to Albufeira from Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $51 (€46). 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 Madrid to Albufeira.

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FAQs

Travel from Madrid, Spain to Albufeira, Portugal is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Albufeira from Madrid restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Albufeira, Portugal from Madrid?

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Albufeira, Portugal?

The government of Portugal has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 5/16/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Madrid to Albufeira closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Is my journey back to Madrid from Albufeira restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • 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)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Madrid, Spain?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 5/19/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Madrid from Albufeira closer to your date of departure here.

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Madrid and Albufeira. You can take a bus or flight.

The cheapest way to go to Albufeira from Madrid is by taking a bus, which costs on average $51 (€46).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Albufeira:

A bus is generally $12 (€11) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $63 (€57) from Madrid to Albufeira.

The quickest way to travel to Albufeira from Madrid is by flight, which takes on average 5 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 14 h 15 min   on average.

Albufeira is approximately 335 miles (540 km) away from Madrid.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Madrid to Albufeira:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Madrid to Albufeira depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Albufeira, Terminal Rodoviário.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Madrid to Albufeira, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Alsa can take you to Albufeira by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Alsa from Madrid to Albufeira for $51 (€46).
  • Travel with TAP Portugal for flights to Albufeira. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for TAP Portugal Madrid to Albufeira tickets on Omio for $63 (€57).

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

  • You'll find direct buses with.
  • You'll find direct flights with.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Madrid to Albufeira? Many Omio customers who go from Madrid to Albufeira usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Lisbon, Sevilla or Faro. If you're looking to explore Lisbon, Sevilla or Faro from Albufeira, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Madrid to Albufeira, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $51 (€46) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $63 (€57) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Albufeira tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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