The cheapest buses from Madrid to Lisbon

Showing times and prices for 25 Oct

Cheapest

£40

Average

£52

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 Madrid to Lisbon will cost around £ 52 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 40.

08:30Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h30 17:00Lisbon
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£401One-way
22:00Madrid9h00 06:00Lisbon
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£401One-way
22:30Madrid, Estación Sur8h15 05:45Lisbon
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£401One-way
09:00Madrid8h45 16:45Lisbon
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£401One-way
21:30Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h15 05:45Lisbon
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£401One-way

Timetable Madrid to Lisbon

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08:30Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h30 17:00Lisbon
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08:30Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h00 16:30Lisboa, Gare Oriente
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08:30Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h30 17:00Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios
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08:30Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h15 16:45Lisbon
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08:30Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h00 16:30Lisbon
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09:00Madrid9h00 17:00Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios
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09:00Madrid8h45 16:45Lisbon
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09:00Madrid8h30 16:30Lisboa, Gare Oriente
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09:00Madrid8h30 16:30Lisbon
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09:00Madrid9h00 17:00Lisbon
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09:30Madrid, Estación Sur8h30 17:00Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios
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09:30Madrid, Estación Sur8h00 16:30Lisbon
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09:30Madrid, Estación Sur8h30 17:00Lisbon
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09:30Madrid, Estación Sur8h15 16:45Lisbon
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09:30Madrid, Estación Sur8h00 16:30Lisboa, Gare Oriente
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21:30Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h15 05:45Lisbon
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21:30Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h00 05:30Lisboa, Gare Oriente
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21:30Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h30 06:00Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios
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21:30Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h00 05:30Lisbon
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21:30Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h30 06:00Lisbon
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22:00Madrid9h00 06:00Lisbon
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22:00Madrid8h45 05:45Lisbon
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22:00Madrid9h00 06:00Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios
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22:00Madrid8h30 05:30Lisbon
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22:00Madrid8h30 05:30Lisboa, Gare Oriente
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22:30Madrid, Estación Sur8h00 05:30Lisboa, Gare Oriente
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22:30Madrid, Estación Sur8h15 05:45Lisbon
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22:30Madrid, Estación Sur8h00 05:30Lisbon
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22:30Madrid, Estación Sur8h30 06:00Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios
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22:30Madrid, Estación Sur8h30 06:00Lisbon
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Mon
25 Oct
£27Flixbus
£105easyJet
Tue
26 Oct
£27Flixbus
£104easyJet
Wed
27 Oct
£26Alsa
£84Air Europa
Thu
28 Oct
£22Flixbus
£219Royal Air Maroc
Fri
29 Oct
£22Flixbus
£162Air Europa
Sat
30 Oct
£26Alsa
£144easyJet
Sun
31 Oct
£19Flixbus
£84Ryanair
Mon
1 Nov
£31Alsa
£55Air Europa
Tue
2 Nov
£13Alsa
£54easyJet
Wed
3 Nov
£19Alsa
£40Ryanair
Thu
4 Nov
£13Flixbus
£42Air Europa
Fri
5 Nov
£13Flixbus
£71easyJet
Sat
6 Nov
£18Flixbus
£58Iberia
Sun
7 Nov
£13Flixbus
£42Air Europa
Mon
8 Nov
£18Flixbus
£29Ryanair
Tue
9 Nov
£13Flixbus
£31easyJet
Wed
10 Nov
£17Alsa
£9Ryanair
Thu
11 Nov
£13Flixbus
£35Air Europa

The fastest buses from Madrid to Lisbon

Showing times and prices for 25 Oct

Fastest Journey

8 h

Average

8 h 45 m

Buses per day

30

Distance

502 km

Of the 30 buses that leave Madrid for Lisbon every day 30 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 8 h 45 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 8 h .

The slowest buses will take 9 h 30 m 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
22:30Madrid, Estación Sur8h00 05:30Lisboa, Gare Oriente
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£701One-way
Fastest
22:30Madrid, Estación Sur8h00 05:30Lisbon
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£401One-way
Fastest
09:30Madrid, Estación Sur8h00 16:30Lisbon
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£401One-way
Fastest
09:30Madrid, Estación Sur8h00 16:30Lisboa, Gare Oriente
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£701One-way
2nd Fastest
22:30Madrid, Estación Sur8h15 05:45Lisbon
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£401One-way

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Coach Information to Lisbon from Madrid

distanceDistance311 miles (502 km)
durationAverage coach duration8 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£29 (€33)
frequencyCoach frequency2 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 2 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesAlsa, Flixbus, Avanza, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Union Ivkoni International or Movelia

Coaches from Madrid to Lisbon cover the 311 miles (502 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 15 min with our travel partners like Alsa, Flixbus, Avanza, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Union Ivkoni International or Movelia. Normally, there are 2 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £22, but the average price of coach tickets is £29. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios.

Coach companies

FlixBus, Alsa and Avanza Madrid – Lisbon

FlixBus, Alsa and Avanza coaches will get you from Madrid to Lisbon from £22. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

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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: £22

When you buy your FlixBus coach tickets between Madrid and 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 Madrid to Lisbon

There are regular buses running between Madrid and Lisbon. There are approximately 14 different coach options between the two cities. In addition, there are four overnight bus trips. The first bus departs at 9:00 a.m. from Madrid, arriving in Lisbon at 6:00 p.m. The last bus departs at 11:00 p.m. arriving in Lisbon at 6:30 a.m. The average bus trip takes 8:23 h. The overnight buses depart between 10:15 p.m and 11:00 p.m and arrive between 06:30 a.m and 06:45 a.m in the morning. Buses from Madrid to Lisbon depart from Madrid Coach Station. Buses between the two cities are offered by ALSA, Eurolines.

Taking the Bus from Madrid

Buses from Madrid to Lisbon leave from the Intercambiador de Transporte, Avenida de América to the north of the city, which is well served by local and regional buses operated by Alsa and Veolia. The nearest metro station is Avenida de América, providing quick links from across the city and the airport. Madrid has a regular night bus service. There is a taxi rank at the bus station.

Getting into Lisbon by Bus

Lisbon is a fascinating blend of history, culture and nightlife. Younger visitors will enjoy the Jardim Zoológico and Oceanarium, while football fans will appreciate a tour of the Benfica home ground, Estádio da Luz. A great way to get around Lisbon above ground is on one of the vintage trams still in use. The towering Cristo do Rei overlooks Lisbon and taking the lift to the top reveals incredible views of the city and its large natural harbour.

Buses from Madrid to Lisbon stop first at the Oriente Station, a main terminus for local, regional and international buses and trains, and continue on to the Sete Rios Bus Station. Both are on Lisbon's Metro system. Lisbon has a regular night bus service. There are taxi ranks at both stations.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my coach between Madrid and Lisbon?

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

What is the status of international entry into Portugal from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 safety rules to follow in Lisbon, Portugal?

When travelling in Portugal, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 24/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach from Madrid to Lisbon before travelling.

What restrictions are there on reentering Spain from Lisbon, Portugal?

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

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

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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

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

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

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

Last verified on 24/10/2021. 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 Lisbon to Madrid coach here.

What is the price of the cheapest coach to Lisbon from Madrid?
Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets between Madrid and Lisbon for as low as £22  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a coach ticket from Madrid to Lisbon on average?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Madrid to Lisbon coach prices are on average £29  one way.
How many miles is it from Madrid to Lisbon by coach?
The distance from Madrid to Lisbon by coach is approximately 311 miles (502 km).
What is the average Madrid to Lisbon coach duration?
While the time it takes to travel 311 miles (502 km) from Madrid to Lisbon can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Madrid to Lisbon is on average 8 h 15 min.
What is the departure coach station in Madrid and arrival coach station in Lisbon?

There are a few coach stations in Madrid to start your journey from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. In Lisbon you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios, Lisbon, Av. João XXI / Pç. Londres and Lisbon, Rossio.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arrive in Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios.

Where do I find the Madrid coach station to Lisbon? Where is the Lisbon coach station?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their coaches from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.

Passengers arriving in Lisbon most often arrive at Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios and need to travel around 2 mile (s) / 3 km from this coach station to the city centre.

Which coach companies can take me from Madrid to Lisbon?
For the route from Madrid to Lisbon you can take a coach with Alsa, Flixbus, Avanza, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Union Ivkoni International or Movelia. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services between Madrid and Lisbon on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any direct coaches between Madrid and Lisbon?
Yes, there are 2 direct coaches per day from Madrid to Lisbon. You can look to travel with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct coach tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
How many coaches per day are there to Lisbon from Madrid?
The average number of coaches departing Madrid for Lisbon is 2 a day. The coach schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest coach from Madrid to Lisbon? What time is the last coach from Madrid to Lisbon?
The earliest coach for this route departs from Madrid at 06: 40. The last coach leaves from Madrid at 21: 30. Check Omio for the latest coach timetable from Madrid to Lisbon and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a coach ticket to Lisbon from Madrid to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy coach tickets to Lisbon from Madrid within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £29 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your coach ticket from Madrid to Lisbon a few months in advance.

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