How to get from Porto to Madrid

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from Porto to Madrid

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

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To get from Porto to Madrid on 20 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

14:10Porto Airport1h25 16:35Madrid Barajas Airport
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£661One-way
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09:30Porto8h25 18:55Madrid, Estación Sur
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£261One-way
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06:30Porto Airport1h10 08:40Madrid Barajas Airport
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£741One-way
20:30Porto Airport1h10 22:40Madrid Barajas Airport
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£741One-way
08:20Porto Airport1h20 10:40Madrid Barajas Airport
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£811One-way

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Travel Information to Madrid from Porto

distanceDistance261 miles (421 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£13 - £23
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 8 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £23 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Ryanair

Take a coach or flight to travel 261 miles (421 km) to Madrid from 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 Alsa or Ryanair among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Porto to Madrid.

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FAQs

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

Can travellers from Portugal enter Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry 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

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

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 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 between Porto and Madrid.

The current restriction level for returning to Porto, Portugal from Spain is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Porto, Portugal from Madrid, Spain?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Porto from Madrid?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Porto, Portugal regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Portugal must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 16/05/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Porto from Madrid here.

There are 2 ways to travel from Porto to Madrid including taking a coach or flight.

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

This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:

A coach is £10 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Porto to Madrid costing on average £23.

The quickest way to travel from Porto to Madrid is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 8 h 20 min   on average.

Madrid is approximately 261 miles (421 km) away from Porto.

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

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

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

  • Travel with Alsa to go to Madrid by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Alsa Porto to Madrid tickets on Omio for £13.
  • Travel with Ryanair to go to Madrid by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Ryanair Porto to Madrid tickets on Omio for £23.
Omio customers who travel from Porto to Madrid often also extend their holiday to go to Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Madrid and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip to Madrid from Porto, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £13 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £23 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Porto to Madrid online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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