|Distance||311 miles (502 km)|
Trains from Madrid to Lisbon cover the 311 miles (502 km) long route with our travel partners like Renfe. There are direct train services available.
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Renfe is Spain’s national train provider operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travellers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Madrid to Lisbon trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.
When you buy your Renfe train tickets between Madrid and Lisbon don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
Trains from Madrid to Lisbon depart once a day at just before 10:00 p.m., arriving in Lisbon approximately 11 hours later, in time for breakfast. This direct service uses the Trenhotel sleeper train, called The Lusitania.
Lisbon is full of museums, palaces, high-end and quirky shops, as well as excellent food. Its mild climate means that al-fresco lunches can be enjoyed for much of the year.
Trains from Madrid to Lisbon depart from Madrid Chamartin Station, Madrid's second largest station, which is located in the city's Northern business district. The station is on lines 1 and 10 of the city's Metro system, as well as being linked by frequent bus routes, which run across the city and out to the airport and suburbs. Madrid has regular night bus routes, which operate seven days a week. Taxis are available at Madrid Chamartin Station.
Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, spreads along the banks of the River Tejo and is today one of the most popular city break destinations in Europe. The city blends wide, elegant boulevards with narrow cobbled alleys and steep staircases, topped with the impressive Castelo de São Jorge. Across the river the landscape is dominated by the Cristo Rei, a smaller version of Rio de Janeiro's Christ statue. Trains from Madrid to Lisbon arrive first at Lisbon Oriente Station and a few minutes later at Lisbon St Apolonia Station. Both are conveniently located for the city's transport network of local and Metro trains, funiculars, buses, water ferries and trams. Some tram routes still use antique carriages and are one of Lisbon's tourist attractions. Taxis are available at both stations.
Travel between Madrid, Spain and Lisbon, Portugal by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Portugal, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
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 train from Madrid to Lisbon before travelling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Lisbon to Madrid is: Partially open
Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
What are the entry requirements?
The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 25/10/2021. 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 train here.
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