Cheap bus tickets from Lisbon to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Cheapest

£22

Average

£44

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Lisbon to Madrid will cost around £ 44 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 22.

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09:45Lisbon9h15 20:00Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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£221One-way
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10:00Lisbon9h00 20:00Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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£221One-way
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10:00Lisbon8h10 19:10Madrid, Estación Sur
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£221One-way
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09:45Lisbon8h25 19:10Madrid, Estación Sur
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£221One-way
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09:30Lisbon8h40 19:10Madrid, Estación Sur
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£221One-way

Bus Timetable Lisbon to Madrid

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09:30Lisbon8h40 19:10Madrid, Estación Sur
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09:30Lisbon9h30 20:00Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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09:45Lisbon9h15 20:00Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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09:45Lisbon8h25 19:10Madrid, Estación Sur
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10:00Lisbon9h00 20:00Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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10:00Lisbon8h10 19:10Madrid, Estación Sur
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10:30Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios18h45 06:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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10:30Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios19h00 06:30Madrid
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11:00Lisboa, Gare Oriente18h15 06:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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13:00Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios9h29 23:29Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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13:00Lisbon8h30 22:30Madrid, Estación Sur
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13:00Lisbon9h29 23:29Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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13:00Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios8h30 22:30Madrid, Estación Sur
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13:30Lisboa, Gare Oriente8h59 23:29Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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13:30Lisbon8h59 23:29Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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13:30Lisboa, Gare Oriente8h00 22:30Madrid, Estación Sur
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13:30Lisbon8h00 22:30Madrid, Estación Sur
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21:15Lisbon8h25 06:40Madrid, Estación Sur
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21:15Lisbon9h00 07:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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21:30Lisbon8h10 06:40Madrid, Estación Sur
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21:30Lisbon8h45 07:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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21:45Lisbon8h30 07:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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21:45Lisbon7h55 06:40Madrid, Estación Sur
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Tue
24 May
£18Flixbus
£46TAP Portugal
Wed
25 May
£19Alsa
£38easyJet
Thu
26 May
£13Gipsyy
£69Air Europa
Fri
27 May
£18Gipsyy
£84Air Europa
Sat
28 May
£98Eurolines Switzerland
£59TAP Portugal
Sun
29 May
£16Alsa
£187Air Europa
Mon
30 May
£11Gipsyy
£104easyJet
Tue
31 May
£13Flixbus
£50easyJet
Wed
1 Jun
£13Flixbus
£38Iberia
Thu
2 Jun
£9Gipsyy
£37Iberia
Fri
3 Jun
£13Gipsyy
£46PGA-Portugalia Airlines
Sat
4 Jun
£94Eurolines Switzerland
£42Air Europa
Sun
5 Jun
£95Eurolines Switzerland
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Mon
6 Jun
£11Gipsyy
£65easyJet
Tue
7 Jun
£15Flixbus
£46Iberia
Wed
8 Jun
£13Flixbus
£39easyJet
Thu
9 Jun
£18Flixbus
£84easyJet
Fri
10 Jun
£18Gipsyy
£79Iberia
Sat
11 Jun
£19Alsa
£59TAP Portugal
Sun
12 Jun
£13Flixbus
£69Air Europa

Bus times from Lisbon to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Fastest Journey

7 h 55 m

Average

9 h 59 m

Buses per day

23

Distance

502 km

Of the 23 buses that leave Lisbon for Madrid every day 20 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 502 km distance in an average of 9 h 59 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 7 h 55 m .

The slowest buses will take 19 h and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
21:45Lisbon7h55 06:40Madrid, Estación Sur
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£311One-way
2nd Fastest
13:30Lisboa, Gare Oriente8h00 22:30Madrid, Estación Sur
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£701One-way
2nd Fastest
13:30Lisbon8h00 22:30Madrid, Estación Sur
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£311One-way
10:00Lisbon8h10 19:10Madrid, Estación Sur
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£221One-way
21:30Lisbon8h10 06:40Madrid, Estación Sur
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£311One-way

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Overview: Coach from Lisbon to Madrid

distanceDistance311 miles (502 km)
durationAverage coach duration8 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£29 (€32)
frequencyCoach frequency1 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there is 1 direct coach a day
carriersCoach companiesBlaBlaCar, Alsa, Movelia, Eurolines France, Gipsyy, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, DTG Deutsche Touring GmbH, Avanza or Union Ivkoni International

Coaches from Lisbon to Madrid cover the 311 miles (502 km) long journey taking on average 8 h with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar, Alsa, Movelia, Eurolines France, Gipsyy, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, DTG Deutsche Touring GmbH, Avanza or Union Ivkoni International. Normally, there is 1 coach operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £29, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Lisboa - Oriente and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

Coach companies: Alsa, Avanza and FlixBus Lisbon to Madrid

For as little as £13 you can travel by coach from Lisbon to Madrid with Alsa, Avanza and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

FlixBus
Avanza
Alsa

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: £18

When you buy your FlixBus coach tickets to Madrid from Lisbon don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from Lisbon to Madrid: Journey Details

Buses from Lisbon to Madrid run every day of the week. The main providers on the route are Avanza and Alsa. The journey time is approximately 8 and a half hours. There are numerous departures every day, starting shortly before 10:00 a.m. and continuing until 9:15 p.m. All of the journeys on this route are direct.

Return journeys on buses from Madrid to Lisbon are also available.

Taking the Bus from Lisbon

The primary departure point for buses from Lisbon to Madrid is the Sete Rios bus station in central Lisbon. Buses going to Madrid may also stop at the Oriente station as this is also an important terminus for regional and international buses. Both of these stations are stops on Lisbon's metro system. Night buses also run in the city.

Getting into Madrid by Bus

Madrid is one of Spain's truly global cities and is home to countless art galleries and royal palaces.

Buses from Lisbon to Madrid arrive at Intercambiador de Transporte, Avenida de América, which is Madrid's main bus station. Located to the north of the city centre, it is well connected to the Metro and bus networks. Night buses operate in the city and there is a taxi rank by the bus station.

Travel Tips: Coach to Madrid from Lisbon

Take the bus to Madrid easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lisbon to Madrid.
FAQs

What are the travel restrictions for Madrid, Spain if I'm coming from Lisbon, Portugal by coach?

Travel between Lisbon, Portugal and Madrid, Spain by coach is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain from Portugal?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Lisbon?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

All travellers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 19/05/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach between Lisbon and Madrid as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by coach to Lisbon, Portugal from Madrid, Spain?

The current restriction level for your return trip by coach from Madrid to Lisbon is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Portugal from Spain?

Reentry to Portugal is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Portugal from Madrid?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira

What are the safety rules to follow in Lisbon, Portugal?

The government of Portugal has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 16/05/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Madrid to Lisbon coach here.

How much do cheap coaches between Lisbon and Madrid cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches from Lisbon to Madrid to cost as little as £13  in the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a coach from Lisbon to Madrid?

If you’re looking to buy tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Lisbon to Madrid coach prices are on average £29  one way.

How far is it from Lisbon to Madrid by coach?

The Lisbon to Madrid coach distance is approximately 311 miles (502 km).

How long does it take from Lisbon to Madrid by coach?

On average the coach from Lisbon to Madrid duration is 8 h  for the 311 miles (502 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

What station does the Lisbon to Madrid coach leave from? Which Madrid coach station do I come into from Lisbon?

When taking the coach to Madrid from Lisbon, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios, Lisbon, Praça Dom Pedro IV (Rossio) and Lisboa, Praça Dom Pedro IV (Rossio). Your route can end in coach stations such as Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Lisboa - Oriente   and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

Where is the coach station in Lisbon to go to Madrid? Where is the coach station in Madrid located?

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Lisboa - Oriente and travel around 5.7 miles (9.2 km) from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and need to travel approximately 3 miles (4.9 km) from the coach station to the city centre in Madrid.

Which coach companies can get me from Lisbon to Madrid?

When taking a coach from Lisbon to Madrid, you can count on BlaBlaCar, Alsa, Movelia, Eurolines France, Gipsyy, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, DTG Deutsche Touring GmbH, Avanza or Union Ivkoni International for the best way to get you to Madrid. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service from Lisbon to Madrid and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.

Is there a direct coach to Madrid from Lisbon?

Yes, there is 1 direct coach a day between Lisbon and Madrid. If you’re looking for a direct coach from Lisbon to Madrid, consider travelling with Flixbus, Alsa or BlaBlaCar. Non-stop coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your coach tickets.

How many coach services per day are there to Madrid from Lisbon?

The average number of coaches departing Lisbon for Madrid is 1 a day. The coach schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What are the first and last departure coach times from Lisbon to Madrid?

If you prefer early morning coaches from Lisbon to Madrid, the first coach leaves at 07: 00. If you prefer late night coaches from Lisbon to Madrid, the last coach of the day leaves at 22: 59. Omio shows you the latest coach from Lisbon to Madrid times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

How early should I buy coach tickets to Madrid from Lisbon to score the best deals?

If you purchase Lisbon to Madrid coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £29. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches between Lisbon and Madrid. Look out for coach tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.