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Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Lisbon

Showing times and prices for 24 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Madrid to Lisbon is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Comboios De Portugal
12:093h43
Madrid
15:52Lisbon
£131One-way
0 changes
Renfe Alvia
14:383h03
Madrid
17:41Lisbon
£141One-way
0 changes

Train timetableMadrid to Lisbon

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 24 July
Comboios De Portugal
12:093h43
Madrid
15:52Lisbon
0 changes
Renfe Alvia
14:383h03
Madrid
17:41Lisbon
0 changes

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Train times from Madrid to Lisbon

Showing times and prices for 24 Jul

Fastest Journey

3 h 3 m

Average

3 h 23 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

502 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Madrid for Lisbon every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Renfe Alvia
14:383h03
Madrid
17:41Lisbon
£141One-way
0 changes
Comboios De Portugal
12:093h43
Madrid
15:52Lisbon
£131One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Madrid to Lisbon

distanceDistance311 miles
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesRenfe Intercity, Comboios De Portugal, Renfe, Renfe (3) or Renfe Regional Exprés

Trains from Madrid to Lisbon cover the 311 miles long route with our travel partners like Renfe Intercity, Comboios De Portugal, Renfe, Renfe (3) or Renfe Regional Exprés. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes and arrive in Lisbon - Oriente.

Train companies: Renfe Intercity, Comboios De Portugal and Renfe trains Madrid to Lisbon

Travel to Lisbon from Madrid on Renfe Intercity, Comboios De Portugal and Renfe trains with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Renfe Intercity is a high-speed train service operated by the Spanish national railway company, Renfe. It operates throughout Spain, connecting major cities and towns with frequent departures throughout the day. The Intercity service offers a variety of train types, including the Alvia and Talgo, all of which offer comfortable seating and modern amenities. Alvia and Talgo offer fast trains but not as fast the high-speed trains like AVE, offering more stops. Passengers can choose from a range of ticket types, including Economy, Business, and First Class. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Renfe Intercity include Madrid to Barcelona, Madrid to Seville, and Barcelona to Valencia.


    Trains from Madrid to Lisbon: Journey Details

    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.


    Renfe trains from Madrid to Lisbon

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    Renfe is Spain's national train operator and connects the country's main points of interest. In addition, Renfe has the largest high-speed network in Europe with AVE and Alvia trains. Other Renfe train types are Altaria, Euromed and Talgo. All Renfe trains are equipped with an on-board bistro, toilets, air conditioning and many of them with Wi-Fi.

    At Omio you can easily check the Renfe timetable for your trip and book cheap Renfe tickets from Madrid to Lisbon. When booking, you can choose different classes (Tourist, Tourist Plus, Preferred and Club), the seat and the type of ticket you want (Promo, Promo+, Flexible or Round Trip). If you have a Renfe discount card, you can specify it when you buy your ticket at Omio and take advantage of many offers. For information on ticket cancellation, please visit our Help centre.


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    Taking the Train from Madrid

    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.

    Getting into Lisbon by Train

    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.

    FAQs: Madrid to Lisbon train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Madrid to Lisbon 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 Madrid to Lisbon.
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    When taking a train from Madrid to Lisbon, you can count on Renfe Intercity, Comboios De Portugal, Renfe, Renfe (3) or Renfe Regional Exprés for the best way to get you to Lisbon. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Madrid and Lisbon and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

    When departing from Madrid, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Príncipe Pío. When arriving in Lisbon, you can end your journey in train stations like Lisbon - Oriente and Lisbon - Sete Rios.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Lisbon - Oriente, located 5.7 miles (9.2 km) away from the city centre.

    A day trip to Lisbon from Madrid is worth doing with a journey time of min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
    It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Madrid to Lisbon including taking a coach or flight.

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