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Wed
Sep 29
$37Flixbus
$227TAP Portugal
Thu
Sep 30
$31Flixbus
$152Air Europa
Fri
Oct 1
$43Flixbus
$169Air Nostrum
Sat
Oct 2
$25Flixbus
$141Ryanair
Sun
Oct 3
$31Flixbus
$151TAP Portugal
Mon
Oct 4
$25Flixbus
$25Ryanair
Tue
Oct 5
$25Flixbus
$13Ryanair
Wed
Oct 6
$25Flixbus
$13Ryanair
Thu
Oct 7
$19Flixbus
$13Ryanair
Fri
Oct 8
$25Alsa
$54Air Europa
Sat
Oct 9
$19Flixbus
$28Ryanair
Sun
Oct 10
$19Alsa
$28Ryanair
Mon
Oct 11
$25Alsa
$28Ryanair
Tue
Oct 12
$33Flixbus
$134Ryanair
Wed
Oct 13
$25Flixbus
$70Ryanair
Thu
Oct 14
$19Flixbus
$25Ryanair
Fri
Oct 15
$25Flixbus
$60Ryanair
Sat
Oct 16
$19Flixbus
$22Ryanair
Sun
Oct 17
$19Flixbus
$81Ryanair
Mon
Oct 18
$19Alsa
$22Ryanair

Travel Information between Porto and Madrid

distanceDistance261 miles (421 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$25 - $50
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€20) • 8 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $50 (€40) • 1 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Nostrum or Flixbus

Travel 261 miles (421 km) by flight or bus from Porto to Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 9 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 journey are Air Nostrum or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus 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.

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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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