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from Madrid to Coimbra

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

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To get from Madrid to Coimbra on Jun 22 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:50AMMadrid Barajas Airport1h10 07:00AMPorto Airport
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Travel from Madrid to Coimbra
Travel to Coimbra 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 Coimbra.
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Coimbra, Portugal if I’m coming from Madrid, Spain?

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

Can I enter Portugal if coming from Spain?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Coimbra if traveling 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 measures do I need to follow in Coimbra, Portugal due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Portugal must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 6/20/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Madrid to Coimbra.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back 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 2 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
  • Health screen upon arrival

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 6/21/21. 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.

How do I get from Madrid to Coimbra?

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

How far is it from Madrid to Coimbra?

You should expect to travel around 248 miles (400 km) between Madrid and Coimbra.

When traveling to Coimbra from Madrid, what are the departure and arrival points in Madrid and Coimbra?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Coimbra, Rodoviária Da Beira Litoral SA.
Which travel companies can take me from Madrid to Coimbra?

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 $21 (€16) with Ryanair from Madrid to Coimbra on Omio.
  • You can go to Coimbra from Madrid by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $26 (€20) with Flixbus from Madrid to Coimbra on Omio.
Can I travel directly to Coimbra from Madrid?

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

  • You can find direct flights to take to Coimbra with.
  • You'll find direct bus services to Coimbra with Flixbus.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Madrid to Coimbra?
Your trip from Madrid to Coimbra doesn't have to end in Coimbra. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Lisbon, Porto or Salamanca. If you’d like to add Lisbon, Porto or Salamanca to your Madrid to Coimbra tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Coimbra today!
How early should I purchase tickets between Madrid and Coimbra online for 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 costs $21 (€16) one way on average for this trip.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $26 (€20) one way for this journey.

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.

What is the cheapest way from Madrid to Coimbra?

The cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Coimbra is by taking a flight with an average price of $21 (€16).

This is compared to other travel options to Coimbra:

Taking a flight is usually $5 (€4) less than taking a bus to Coimbra, which costs on average $26 (€20) for the same trip.

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

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

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

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid America
Madrid Est. Sur

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
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