|Distance||311 miles (502 km)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Train companies||Renfe or Comboios De Portugal|
Trains from Lisbon to Madrid cover the 311 miles (502 km) long route taking on average 5 h 30 min with our travel partners like Renfe or Comboios De Portugal. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Lisboa - Oriente and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
Renfe and Comboios De Portugal will get you from Lisbon to Madrid at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.
Renfe is Spain’s national train operator offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travellers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.
Comboios Portugal (CP) is the main train company in Portugal operating medium and long-distance train services operating across Portugal. CP train types include International (IN) which connect Portugal with Spain and France; Alfa Pendular (AP) operating high-speed trains up to 220 km/h between Porto, Lisbon and Faro; Intercidades, long-distance trains operating up to 200km/h; Inter-Regional (IR), which offer medium distance services; and Regional, CP's local services. There are two types of fares available for CP trains: Promo (booked 5-60 days in advance and non-refundable) and Normal (refundable for a fee) available for both 1st and 2nd class tickets. Take a train with CP from Lisbon to Madrid.
Train information from Lisbon to Madrid with Comboios De Portugal:
Train travel between the two capital cities of the Iberian peninsula, Lisbon and Madrid, is offered by a daily direct service. This daily international service departs Lisbon at 11:34 p.m. and takes just over 11 hours arriving in Madrid at 8:40 a.m. The service runs throughout the week, departing at the same time from Monday to Sunday.
Trains from Lisbon to Madrid depart from Lisboa Estacion Oriente which can be found six miles to the north of the city centre. The station can be reached from central Lisbon via the Metro Red Line in approximately 20 minutes. By road the station can be reached in 25 minutes from the city centre.
The capital city of Spain is famed for its vibrant arts scene and scintillating nightlife. The city itself is characterised by medieval and Renaissance architecture with famous landmarks, the Royal Palace and the Royal Theatre high on every visitor's itinerary. Trains from Lisbon arrive in Madrid Chamartin, the city's second biggest station found to the north of the city. Metro Lines 1 and 10 link the station with central Madrid, offering a journey time to the main shopping areas of Madrid of just 20 minutes. With the only daily train arriving in Madrid from Lisbon at 8.40 a.m. travellers can easily take the metro to the centre or change to another line to reach their final destination. Alternatively travellers can take bus number 5 from Chamartin to Puerta del Sol in half an hour.
Travel between Lisbon, Portugal and Madrid, Spain by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Madrid from Lisbon as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Madrid to Lisbon is: Partially open
Reentry to Portugal is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
What are the entry requirements?
The government of Portugal has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 27/06/2022. 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 train here.
Some of the Lisbon train stations to Madrid you can start your journey from include Lisboa - Oriente, Lisboa - Sete Rios and Lisboa - Entrecampos. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Madrid include Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Lisboa - Oriente and arriving in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Lisboa - Oriente, is located 5.7 miles (9.2 km) from the city centre of Lisbon.
The most popular arrival train station, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre of Madrid.
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