There are 6 ways to get from Madrid to Lisbon by plane, bus, night bus, night train, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Lisbon (LIS) MAD - LIS

$32 - $153

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Lisbon 390.4 miles

$30 - $55

4 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Lisbon

$40 - $60

Night bus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the night bus from Madrid to Lisbon, Lisboa N793

$42 - $69

Trenhotel  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Madrid Chamartín Station to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Lusitania

$96 - $122

Drive  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Lisbon 392.1 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Lisbon is to rideshare which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 6 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Lisbon is to fly which costs 28€ - 140€ and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Lisbon is 502 km. The road distance is 627.4 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Madrid to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Lisbon. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Madrid Sol and arriving at Lisboa Santa Apolonia via Madrid Chamartín Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 47 min.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Madrid to Lisbon train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Chamartín station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 313.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Lisbon, Portugal?

Air Europa, Iberia and two other airlines fly from Madrid to Lisbon hourly. Alternatively, Avanza Grupo operates a bus from Madrid to Lisbon 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Madrid Chamartín Station to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
9 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
[email protected]
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Express
$55
Auto Res Normal
$50
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
[email protected]
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Madrid to Lisbon, Lisboa
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
blablacar.es

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