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from Porto to Madrid

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

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To get from Porto to Madrid on Jan 26 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:30AMPorto Airport1h10 09:40AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$261One-way
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07:30AMPorto Airport1h10 09:40AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$261One-way
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06:30AMPorto Airport1h10 08:40AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$471One-way
08:20AMPorto Airport1h20 10:40AMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$671One-way
12:20PMPorto Airport1h20 02:40PMMadrid Barajas Airport
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$621One-way

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Wed
Jan 26
$24Flixbus
$26Air Europa
Thu
Jan 27
$18Flixbus
$38Ryanair
Fri
Jan 28
$18Flixbus
$19Ryanair
Sat
Jan 29
$18Flixbus
$25Ryanair
Sun
Jan 30
$24Flixbus
$38Air Europa
Mon
Jan 31
$23Alsa
$40Ryanair
Tue
Feb 1
$94Eurolines Switzerland
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Wed
Feb 2
$18Flixbus
$10Ryanair
Thu
Feb 3
$94Eurolines Switzerland
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Fri
Feb 4
$12Flixbus
$10Ryanair
Sat
Feb 5
$12Flixbus
$15Ryanair
Sun
Feb 6
$18Flixbus
$15Ryanair
Mon
Feb 7
$18Alsa
$10Ryanair
Tue
Feb 8
$94Eurolines Switzerland
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Wed
Feb 9
$12Flixbus
$10Ryanair
Thu
Feb 10
$18Flixbus
$10Ryanair
Fri
Feb 11
$18Flixbus
$10Ryanair
Sat
Feb 12
$12Flixbus
$10Ryanair
Sun
Feb 13
$18Flixbus
$22Ryanair
Mon
Feb 14
$18Alsa
$10Ryanair

Travel Information to Madrid from Porto

distanceDistance261 miles (421 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$10 - $22
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $10 (€8) • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $10 (€8) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Ryanair

Travel 261 miles (421 km) by bus or flight between Porto and Madrid. 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Porto to Madrid.

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 How to Travel from Porto to Madrid?

If you wish to travel from Porto to Madrid, you will want to know the various modes of transportation to choose from. The two ways to travel from Porto to Madrid are by bus and by plane, both providing a convenient route to reach your destination. There are about 13 buses that leave every day, and the trip takes about 10 hours and 47 minutes on average. There are about 40 daily flights from Porto to Madrid, with an average flight time of 3 hours and 20 minutes.

What is the Cheapest Way To Get from Porto to Madrid?

The cheapest way to travel from Porto to Madrid, if booked at least a few weeks before the departure date, is by plane. On the other hand, the bus will be the cheapest mode of transportation if tickets are booked close to the travel date. It is also important to consider the date of the departure. During the weekk the flights tend to be more affordable from Monday to Thursday and a bit more expensive from Friday to Sunday. The bus prices tend to fluctuate around the same price regardless of date.

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

The fastest mode of transportation from Porto to Madrid is by plane. The plane ride averages around 3 hours and 20 minutes, with the fastest direct journey taking just 1 hour and 15 minutes. Meanwhile, the fastest journey time by bus is around 9 hours. Flights usually depart from the Porto Airport (OPO) and arrive at the Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD). All the airports are located a short drive from the city centers.

 Find and Book with Omio the Best Tickets from Porto to Madrid

The services provided by the Omio app and website enable travelers to search, filter and book tickets for all of the methods of transportation that are available between Porto to Madrid. 

Travel from Porto to Madrid by Bus

 Traveling to Madrid from Porto by bus perfect if you wish to enjoy the scenery or bring bulkier and heavier luggage with you. The average travel time with the bus is usually 10 hours and 47 minutes, with the fastest journey time taking only 8 hours and 30 minutes. The distance between Madrid and Porto is around 262 miles. There are usually 13 buses that leave daily from either Campo 24 de Agosto or Interface Casa de Musica in Porto, and arrive into the Estacion Sur, Barajas Airport T4 or Av. America stations in Madrid. These routes are all catered by Eurolines, Rede Expressos, Alsa, Citi Express, and FlixBus.

Travel from Porto to Madrid by Plane

The fastest - and usually the most affordable - method of transportation from Porto to Madrid is by plane. You will be able to find at least 40 flights for this route each day, 10 of which will be direct. Although the average journey time is 3 hours and 20 minutes, the fastest direct routes will take only 1 hour and 15 minutes. Flights only leave from the Porto Airport (OPO) and arrive directly at the Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD), both of which are easily connected to the city center with public transport. The flights are operated by RyanAir, Air Europa, Iberia, TAP Air Portugal, Air France, KLM and Turkish Airlines.

How to get from Porto to Madrid

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Porto to Madrid, 51,41% 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 Porto to Madrid, 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 are the international travel restrictions for Spain due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Porto and Madrid?

Travel between Porto, Portugal and Madrid, Spain is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Portugal enter Spain?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Madrid from Porto?

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Madrid, Spain?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Spain has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 1/25/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Porto to Madrid.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Portugal from Madrid, Spain?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Portugal from Spain?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Portugal:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Porto, Portugal was last verified on 1/24/22. 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 Porto from Madrid.

How do I reach Madrid from Porto?

There are 2 ways to travel between Porto and Madrid including taking a bus or flight.

How do I get from Porto to Madrid the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Madrid is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $10 (€8) compared to other travel options to Madrid:

A flight is generally $12 (€10) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $22 (€18) from Porto to Madrid.

What is the fastest way from Porto to Madrid?

The quickest way to travel between Porto and Madrid 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, getting to Madrid by bus can take on average 8 h 20 min.

How far is Madrid from Porto?

The distance is approximately 261 miles (421 km) from Porto to Madrid.

When traveling between Porto and Madrid, what are the departure and arrival points in Porto and Madrid?

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

  • Buses from Porto to Madrid most often leave from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Flights from Porto to Madrid most often leave from Porto Airport and arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Porto to Madrid?

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

  • You can take a bus from Porto to Madrid with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $22 (€18) with Flixbus from Porto to Madrid.
  • You can travel by plane between Porto and Madrid with Ryanair, and you can find Ryanair Porto to Madrid tickets for $10 (€8) on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly from Porto to Madrid?

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

  • You can book a direct bus with Flixbus.
  • You'll find direct flights with Air Nostrum, Ryanair, Air Europa or Iberia.

Direct services to Madrid 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 route.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Porto to Madrid?

Many of our customers traveling from Porto to Madrid don't make Madrid their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Madrid are Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Madrid to any of these top destinations today!

When should I purchase a ticket from Porto to Madrid online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $22 (€18) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $10 (€8) one way on average.

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