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Overview: Train from Madrid to Porto

distanceDistance261 miles (421 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Madrid to Porto cover the 261 miles (421 km) long journey taking on average 14 h 36 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Porto - Campanha.

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FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Madrid and Porto?

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Porto, Portugal by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Portugal from Spain?

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

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

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)
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira

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

All travellers in Portugal must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 16/05/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Madrid and Porto as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Spain from Porto, Portugal?

The restriction level for your return train to Madrid, Spain from Porto is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Madrid from Porto restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 16/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Madrid from Porto closer to your date of departure here.

How far is it from Madrid to Porto by train?

The Madrid to Porto train distance is approximately 261 miles (421 km).

How long is the train journey to Porto from Madrid?

The Madrid to Porto train duration is on average 14 h 36 min, which is to be expected when travelling 261 miles (421 km) between Madrid and Porto. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Which train station from Madrid to Porto do I depart from? Which Porto train station from Madrid do I arrive in?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arriving in Porto - Campanha.

Where is the train station in Madrid to go to Porto? Where is the train station in Porto located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Porto most often arrive at Porto - Campanha and need to travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from this train station to the city centre.

How many trains are there between Madrid and Porto a day?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Madrid to Porto. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Porto
The major railway station for departures from Madrid is Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha for your trip between Madrid and Porto.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+34 912432343
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
Public transport options for Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Metro lines: 1
Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203
Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10