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from Madrid to Porto

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

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Porto on Sep 28 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:00AMMadrid Barajas Airport1h15 11:15AMPorto Airport
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$601One-way
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10:30PMMadrid, Estación Sur8h40 06:10AMPorto
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$521One-way
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04:45PMMadrid Barajas Airport1h15 05:00PMPorto Airport
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$531One-way
06:50AMMadrid Barajas Airport1h10 07:00AMPorto Airport
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$611One-way
10:00PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h10 06:10AMPorto
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$521One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Mon
Sep 27
$31Flixbus
$64Ryanair
Tue
Sep 28
$35Flixbus
$53Ryanair
Wed
Sep 29
$28Flixbus
$45Ryanair
Thu
Sep 30
$31Flixbus
$138Air Nostrum
Fri
Oct 1
$31Flixbus
$111Air Europa
Sat
Oct 2
$52Eurolines Switzerland
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Sun
Oct 3
$19Flixbus
$46Ryanair
Mon
Oct 4
$25Flixbus
$32Ryanair
Tue
Oct 5
$35Flixbus
$60Ryanair
Wed
Oct 6
$22Flixbus
$51Ryanair
Thu
Oct 7
$77Eurolines Switzerland
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Fri
Oct 8
$25Flixbus
$155Ryanair
Sat
Oct 9
$19Alsa
$113Ryanair
Sun
Oct 10
$19Flixbus
$60Ryanair
Mon
Oct 11
$19Flixbus
$33Ryanair
Tue
Oct 12
$77Eurolines Switzerland
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Wed
Oct 13
$22Flixbus
$22Ryanair
Thu
Oct 14
$25Flixbus
$27Air Nostrum
Fri
Oct 15
$19Flixbus
$74Ryanair
Sat
Oct 16
$19Alsa
$28Ryanair
Sun
Oct 17
$19Flixbus
$27Air Nostrum

Travel Information to Porto from Madrid

distanceDistance261 miles (421 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$19 - $61
cheapestCheapest modeBus • () • 8 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Ryanair

Take a bus or flight to travel 261 miles (421 km) to Porto from Madrid. A bus is best for those looking to save money on this journey, with tickets costing about (). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Madrid to Porto.

How to Travel from Madrid to Porto?

There are several ways to travel to Porto from Madrid. You can use a train, bus, or plane, which all offer trips on a daily basis. The air distance between Madrid and Porto is 263 miles, and the road distance is 351 miles.

Which is the Cheapest Way to Get from Madrid to Porto?

The cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Porto is by taking a direct bus. A direct bus takes around 9 hours and 45 minutes to reach Porto, and buses are available every day. You should note that the ride usually includes ten stops, and the final stop will be at either the Porto Casa de Musica, R. De Alexandre Herculano, or Porto Campo 24 de Agosto. The main operators servicing this route are FlixBus and Eurolines.

What is the Fastest Way to Travel from Madrid to Porto?

The fastest way to travel from Madrid to Porto is by taking a flight. The air distance between these two cities is 263 miles, and the respective airports are accessible via public transportation. The departure airport will be Madrid Airport (MAD), and the plane will arrive into Porto Airport (OPO) after an hour long flight. Factoring in checkin, train trips, subway rides and changes, the entire travel time from the Madrid city center to the Porto city center will total just over four hours.

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Travel from Madrid to Porto by Train

You can travel by train from Madrid to Porto with the Trainline service, but there is no direct train on this route. The trains depart from Sol Station and stop at Chamartin, at which point you will need to transfer. From Chamartin, you will take a train to Vigo Guixar, and from there you will board the final train to Porto. Each of these trains is available at least once every day. With the two changes, it takes total of about 10 hours and 38 minutes to reach Porto from Madrid.

Travel from Madrid to Porto by Bus

Several bus services operate on this route, and the most popular are FlixBus and Eurolines. FlixBus tends to be the most popular operator for this route, since it usually offers the cheapest and fastest options. A bus ride from Madrid to Porto with FlixBus will take roughly 8 hours and 40 minutes. Rides offered by Eurolines can take up to 15 hours. Most of the buses stop at R. De Alexandre Herculano, Porto Campo 24 de Agosto, or Casa da Musica in Porto.

Travel from Madrid to Porto by Plane

Traveling by plane is the best option for people who prefer short travel times, as it takes just over an hour to fly from Madrid to Porto. It is also worth noting that flights on this route can be quite inexpensive, especially if you book your trip early. Some airlines servicing this route include Air Europa, Ryanair, Tap Air Portugal, and Iberia. Flights are available on a daily basis. Travelers should remember that they will need to factor in extra time for trains and subway rides to Madrid Airport (MAD) from the Madrid city center.

How to get from Madrid to Porto

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Madrid to Porto, 62,93% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Madrid to Porto, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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

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

Is international entry into Porto 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 Porto, 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 Porto, 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 Porto closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

The current restriction level for returning to Madrid, Spain from Portugal is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Madrid, Spain from Porto, Portugal?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Madrid from Porto?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/25/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Madrid from Porto here.

How do I travel from Madrid to Porto?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Madrid to Porto. You can take a bus or flight.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Madrid and Porto?

The cheapest way to travel between Madrid and Porto is by taking a bus with an average price of ().

This is compared to other travel options to Porto:

A bus is $42 (€33) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Madrid to Porto costing on average $61 (€48).

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

The fastest way from Madrid to Porto is by travel with an average journey time of 0 h 0 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Porto by bus can take on average 8 h 10 min.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 1 h 10 min.

What is the distance between Madrid and Porto?

You should expect to travel around 261 miles (421 km) between Madrid and Porto.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Madrid to Porto?

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Porto is:

  • 1 bus a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Madrid to Porto depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Porto Airport.
Which travel companies can take me from Madrid to Porto?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Porto by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Madrid to Porto for $19 (€15) on Omio.
  • Travel with Ryanair to go to Porto by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Ryanair Madrid to Porto tickets on Omio for $61 (€48).
Is there a way to travel directly from Madrid to Porto?

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

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus or Eurolines Switzerland with 1 direct bus per day.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Madrid to Porto?
Many of our customers traveling from Madrid to Porto don't make Porto their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Porto are Lisbon, Paris or Santiago de Compostela, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Porto to any of these top destinations today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Madrid to Porto online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $19 (€15) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $61 (€48) one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Porto
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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