How to get from Madrid to Porto

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from Madrid to Porto

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

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flight

To get from Madrid to Porto on 21 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:25Madrid Barajas Airport1h15 06:40Porto Airport
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£741One-way
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09:30Madrid, Estación Sur8h25 16:55Porto
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£311One-way
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10:35Madrid Barajas Airport1h25 11:00Porto Airport
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£901One-way
09:30Madrid, Estación Sur8h40 17:10Porto
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£311One-way
09:30Madrid, Estación Sur9h00 17:30Porto
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£311One-way

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Travel Information between Madrid and Porto

distanceDistance261 miles (421 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£22 - £53
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £22 • 8 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £53 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Iberia

Take a coach or flight to travel 261 miles (421 km) to Porto from Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Iberia among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Madrid to Porto.

Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Porto

Travel to Porto 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 Porto.
FAQs

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

Can travellers from Spain enter Portugal?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Porto from Madrid?

Conditions of entry into Portugal:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Porto, Portugal?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Portugal has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 16/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Madrid to Porto.

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:

  • 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 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 19/05/2022. 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.

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Madrid to Porto. You can take a coach or flight.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Porto, which costs on average £22.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Porto:

A coach is generally £31 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £53 from Madrid to Porto.

The fastest way from Madrid to Porto is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options between Madrid and Porto can usually take longer:

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

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

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Porto Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Madrid to Porto, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Porto by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Madrid to Porto for £22.
  • Travel with Iberia to go to Porto by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Iberia Madrid to Porto tickets on Omio for £53.
Your journey from Madrid to Porto doesn't have to end in Porto. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Lisbon, Paris or Santiago de Compostela. If you’d like to add Lisbon, Paris or Santiago de Compostela to your Madrid to Porto trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Porto today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £22 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is £53 one way on average.

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.

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