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from Madrid to Coimbra

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

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$50Flixbus
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$36Flixbus
$204Air Europa
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$31Flixbus
$53Ryanair
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$36Flixbus
$80Air Nostrum
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Sep 27
$31Flixbus
$28Ryanair
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Sep 28
$25Flixbus
$35Air Europa
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Sep 29
$19Flixbus
$10Ryanair
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$25Flixbus
$80Air Nostrum
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Oct 1
$31Flixbus
$80Air Nostrum
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Oct 2
$25Flixbus
$35Air Europa
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Oct 3
$31Flixbus
$39Ryanair
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Oct 4
$25Flixbus
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Oct 5
$31Flixbus
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$22Ryanair
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Oct 7
$25Flixbus
$66Air Nostrum
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Oct 8
$31Flixbus
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$25Flixbus
$51Ryanair
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Oct 11
$25Flixbus
$46Ryanair
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$25Flixbus
$17Ryanair

Travel Information to Coimbra from Madrid

distanceDistance248 miles (400 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$25 - $61
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€20) • 6 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $61 (€48) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or Flixbus

Travel 248 miles (400 km) by flight or bus from Madrid to Coimbra. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Ryanair or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Madrid to Coimbra.

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FAQs
Does Portugal have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to Coimbra from Madrid?

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

Is international entry into Coimbra 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 Coimbra, Portugal from Madrid?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Coimbra, 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 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Madrid and Coimbra closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Madrid, Spain from Coimbra, Portugal?

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

Is my journey back to Madrid from Coimbra 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 Coimbra?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

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 9/22/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Madrid from Coimbra closer to your date of departure here.

What are the ways to get from Madrid to Coimbra?

There are 2 travel options from Madrid to Coimbra: flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way from Madrid to Coimbra?

The cheapest way to go to Coimbra from Madrid is by taking a bus, which costs on average $25 (€20).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Coimbra:

A bus is $36 (€28) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Madrid to Coimbra costing on average $61 (€48).

What is the fastest way to get from Madrid to Coimbra?

The quickest way to travel between Madrid and Coimbra is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h 25 min   on average.

What is the distance from Madrid to Coimbra?

Coimbra is approximately 248 miles (400 km) away from Madrid.

When traveling between Madrid and Coimbra, where do I depart from Madrid and where do I arrive in Coimbra?

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Madrid to Coimbra depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Coimbra, Rodoviária Da Beira Litoral SA.
Which travel operators can get me to Coimbra from Madrid?

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

  • You can go to Coimbra from Madrid by plane with Ryanair. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $61 (€48) with Ryanair from Madrid to Coimbra on Omio.
  • You can take a bus from Madrid to Coimbra with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $25 (€20) with Flixbus from Madrid to Coimbra.
Is it possible to travel directly from Madrid to Coimbra?

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

  • You can take a direct flight with Iberia.
  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Madrid and Coimbra ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid to Coimbra often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Lisbon, Porto or Salamanca. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Madrid and Coimbra itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Coimbra and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets to Coimbra from Madrid online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $61 (€48) one way.
  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $25 (€20) one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Coimbra
Madrid America
Amenities
Madrid Est. Sur
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus 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 6<br>Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11<br>Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10
Madrid Chamartín
Amenities
Refreshments