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from Madrid to Lisbon

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

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To get from Madrid to Lisbon on Jun 15 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:45AMMadrid Barajas Airport1h20 07:05AMLisbon Portela Airport
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$621One-way
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06:45AMMadrid Barajas Airport1h20 07:05AMLisbon Portela Airport
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$621One-way
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07:25AMMadrid Barajas Airport1h25 07:50AMLisbon Portela Airport
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$851One-way
05:55PMMadrid Barajas Airport1h20 06:15PMLisbon Portela Airport
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$3671One-way
11:05AMMadrid Barajas Airport1h20 11:25AMLisbon Portela Airport
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Jun 14
$23Flixbus
$58Iberia
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Jun 15
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$62Air Europa
Wed
Jun 16
$26Flixbus
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Jun 17
$19Flixbus
$51Air Europa
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Jun 18
$23Flixbus
$51Air Europa
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Jun 19
$23Flixbus
$51Air Europa
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Jun 20
$23Flixbus
$51Air Europa
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Jun 21
$23Flixbus
$51Air Europa
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Jun 22
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$41Iberia
Wed
Jun 23
$26Flixbus
$54Iberia
Thu
Jun 24
$19Flixbus
$51Air Europa
Fri
Jun 25
$19Flixbus
$51Air Europa
Sat
Jun 26
$19Flixbus
$51Air Europa
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Jun 27
$23Flixbus
$51Air Europa
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Jun 28
Find prices
$51Air Europa
Tue
Jun 29
$19Flixbus
$41Iberia
Wed
Jun 30
$26Flixbus
$41Iberia
Thu
Jul 1
$28Flixbus
$62Air Europa
Fri
Jul 2
$19Flixbus
$51Air Europa
Sat
Jul 3
$19Flixbus
$41Iberia
Sun
Jul 4
$19Flixbus
$51Air Europa

How to Travel from Madrid to Lisbon

The journey across the Iberian peninsula from Madrid to Lisbon can be made by bus, train or plane. The quickest and most frequent way to travel from Madrid to Lisbon is by taking a flight, while the slowest route is by train with just one departure leaving Madrid per day.

Trains from Madrid to Lisbon | Buses from Madrid to Lisbon | Flights from Madrid to Lisbon

Madrid to Lisbon Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€27

8:00 h

1 Day Ahead

trains

€49

10:40 h

2 Weeks Ahead

flight

€45

4:00 h

2 Weeks Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Madrid to Lisbon?

Cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Lisbon


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Lisbon. Buses traveling from Madrid to Lisbon depart from Madrid's Estacion Sur and take at least 8 hours to arrive at Lisbon's Oriente bus station. Over 15 buses travel from Madrid to Lisbon everyday with the earliest departing at 9:15 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Madrid to Lisbon include Avanza, Alsa, and Eurolines.


Fastest way to travel from Madrid to Lisbon


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Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Madrid to Lisbon. Flights depart from Madrid-Barajas Airport and arrive at Lisbon's Portela Airport after approximately 4 hours of travel time. Airlines that travel directly from Madrid to Lisbon include TAP Portugal, Iberia, Air Europa and EasyJet. Approximately 15 direct flights travel from Madrid to Lisbon everyday with the earliest departing at 4:45 a.m.


Most popular way to travel from Madrid to Lisbon


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Taking a flight is the most popular way to travel from Madrid to Lisbon. Taking a flight is almost 4 hours faster than traveling from Madrid to Lisbon by bus and at least 6 hours faster than taking the train. The convenient public transportation options from both Madrid and Lisbon's airports to their respective city centers also help reduce the total travel time when flying between Madrid and Lisbon.


How to get from Madrid to Lisbon

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Madrid to Lisbon there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 64,34% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Madrid to Lisbon. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Lisbon, Portugal from Madrid, Spain?

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

Is international entry into Lisbon 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 Lisbon, 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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Lisbon, 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 6/9/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Madrid to Lisbon closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Madrid, Spain from Lisbon, Portugal?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from Portugal?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Spain from Portugal?

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Madrid, Spain was last verified on 6/11/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Madrid from Lisbon.

How do I reach Lisbon from Madrid?

There are 2 ways to get from Madrid to Lisbon: bus or flight.

How many miles from Madrid to Lisbon would I travel?

Lisbon is approximately 311 miles (502 km) away from Madrid.

What are the departure and arrival points in Madrid and in Lisbon?

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

  • Flights mostly leave from Madrid Barajas Airport and tend to arrive in Lisbon Portela Airport.
  • Buses from Madrid to Lisbon most often leave from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios.
Who can get me from Madrid to Lisbon?

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

  • You can go to Lisbon from Madrid by plane with Iberia. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $47 (€36) with Iberia from Madrid to Lisbon on Omio.
  • You can go to Lisbon from Madrid by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $19 (€15) with Flixbus from Madrid to Lisbon on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Madrid to Lisbon?

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

  • You can find a direct flight to Lisbon with White Airways, Air Europa or Iberia.
  • You can check for a direct bus to Lisbon with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.

Direct services to Lisbon 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 Lisbon?
Your trip from Madrid to Lisbon doesn't have to end in Lisbon. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Porto, Paris or Barcelona. If you’d like to add Porto, Paris or Barcelona to your Madrid to Lisbon tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lisbon today!
How early should I book tickets from Madrid to Lisbon online for the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $47 (€36) one way.
  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $19 (€15) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Lisbon 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 to travel from Madrid to Lisbon?

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Lisbon is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $19 (€15) compared to other travel options to Lisbon:

A bus is $28 (€21) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Madrid to Lisbon costing on average $47 (€36).

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

The fastest way from Madrid to Lisbon is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Lisbon by bus can take on average 8 h 5 min.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Lisbon
Madrid America
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Madrid Est. Sur
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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
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