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from Madrid to Porto

You can get from Madrid to Porto by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Porto on 29 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:15Madrid, Estación Sur11h00 16:15Porto
1 changes
£481One-way
Cheapest
06:15Madrid, Estación Sur11h00 16:15Porto
1 changes
£481One-way
Other options
22:30Madrid, Estación Sur8h40 06:10Porto
0 changes
£701One-way
22:00Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h10 06:10Porto
0 changes
£701One-way
07:25Madrid Barajas Airport1h20 07:45Porto Airport
0 changes
£1991One-way

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Thu
28 Oct
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£381Air Europa
Fri
29 Oct
£48Eurolines Switzerland
£199Air Nostrum
Sat
30 Oct
£31Alsa
£86Ryanair
Sun
31 Oct
£26Alsa
£25Ryanair
Mon
1 Nov
£70Eurolines Switzerland
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Tue
2 Nov
£17Alsa
£57Iberia
Wed
3 Nov
£30Flixbus
£33Ryanair
Fri
5 Nov
£13Flixbus
£68Ryanair
Sun
7 Nov
£13Flixbus
£33Ryanair
Mon
8 Nov
£13Flixbus
£25Ryanair
Tue
9 Nov
£18Flixbus
£20Ryanair
Wed
10 Nov
£32Alsa
£15Ryanair
Fri
12 Nov
£13Flixbus
£20Ryanair
Sun
14 Nov
£9Flixbus
£24Ryanair
Tue
16 Nov
£32Alsa
£13Ryanair
Wed
17 Nov
£34Alsa
£14Ryanair

Travel Information between Madrid and Porto

distanceDistance261 miles (421 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£13 - £43
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 8 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £43 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Ryanair

Travel 261 miles (421 km) by coach or flight between Madrid and Porto. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £13. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Madrid to Porto.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Madrid, Spain to Porto, Portugal?

Travel from Madrid, Spain to Porto, Portugal is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Porto from Madrid restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Porto, Portugal from Madrid?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Porto, Portugal?

The government of Portugal has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 27/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Madrid to Porto closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Spain from Porto, Portugal?

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

Is my journey back to Madrid from Porto restricted?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Madrid from Porto?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Madrid, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 27/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Madrid from Porto closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Madrid to Porto?

There are 2 travel options from Madrid to Porto: coach or flight.

How do I get from Madrid to Porto the cheapest way?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Porto, which costs on average £13.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Porto:

A coach journey is usually £30 less than a journey to Porto by plane, which costs on average £43 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get to Porto from Madrid?

The fastest way to get to Porto from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Porto that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 8 h 10 min.

How far is it from Madrid to Porto?

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

How many services a day are there to Porto from Madrid?

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Porto is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Madrid and Porto as scheduled services by coach or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Madrid to Porto?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Madrid to Porto:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto.
  • Most travellers take a flight from Madrid Barajas Airport to Porto Airport.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Madrid to Porto?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Madrid to Porto:

  • You can go to Porto from Madrid by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £13 with Flixbus from Madrid to Porto on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Madrid to Porto with Ryanair. Cheap tickets can be found for £43 with Ryanair from Madrid to Porto.
Can I find a direct route to Porto from Madrid?

Yes, there are direct routes from Madrid to Porto with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 1 direct coach per day to Porto with Flixbus or Eurolines Switzerland.
  • You can check for a direct flight to Porto with Ryanair or Iberia with direct flights per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Porto tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Madrid to Porto ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid to Porto often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Lisbon, Paris or Santiago de Compostela. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Madrid and Porto itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Porto and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book Madrid to Porto tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Madrid to Porto, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £13 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £43 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Porto tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.