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from Porto to Madrid

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

Our recommendation

To get from Porto to Madrid on 22 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

20:25Porto Airport1h10 22:35Madrid Barajas Airport
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£621One-way
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20:25Porto Airport1h10 22:35Madrid Barajas Airport
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£621One-way
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20:05Porto Airport1h10 22:15Madrid Barajas Airport
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£751One-way
09:15Porto8h40 18:55Madrid, Estación Sur
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£701One-way
09:15Porto9h15 19:30Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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£701One-way

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Thu
21 Oct
£18Flixbus
£59Air Europa
Fri
22 Oct
£22Alsa
£62Ryanair
Sat
23 Oct
£18Flixbus
£73Ryanair
Sun
24 Oct
£18Flixbus
£142TAP Portugal
Mon
25 Oct
£19Alsa
£73Ryanair
Tue
26 Oct
£18Flixbus
£15Ryanair
Wed
27 Oct
£85Eurolines Switzerland
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Thu
28 Oct
£13Flixbus
£86Ryanair
Fri
29 Oct
£26Alsa
£151Ryanair
Sat
30 Oct
£18Flixbus
£107PGA-Portugalia Airlines
Sun
31 Oct
£13Flixbus
£65Iberia
Mon
1 Nov
£34Alsa
£68Ryanair
Tue
2 Nov
£24Flixbus
£28Ryanair
Wed
3 Nov
£22Flixbus
£18Ryanair
Thu
4 Nov
£13Flixbus
£12Ryanair
Fri
5 Nov
£18Alsa
£14Ryanair
Sat
6 Nov
£13Flixbus
£7Ryanair
Sun
7 Nov
£17Alsa
£18Ryanair
Mon
8 Nov
£22Alsa
£24Ryanair
Tue
9 Nov
£46Alsa
£28Ryanair
Wed
10 Nov
£13Flixbus
£18Ryanair

Travel Information from Porto to Madrid

distanceDistance261 miles (421 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£13 - £58
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 8 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £58 • 1 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesIberia or Flixbus

Take a flight or coach 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 9 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 journey are Iberia or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Porto to Madrid.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Madrid, Spain from Porto, Portugal currently allowed?

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:

  • 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

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 20/10/2021. 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 Porto to Madrid.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Portugal from Madrid, Spain?

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

Is my journey back to Porto from Madrid restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Portugal:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Porto, Portugal?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Portugal was last checked on 20/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Porto from Madrid closer to your date of departure here.

What are my travel options from Porto to Madrid?

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

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

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 journey is usually £44 less than a journey to Madrid by plane, which costs on average £58 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Porto to Madrid?

The quickest way to travel to Madrid from Porto is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 9 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Madrid by coach can take on average 8 h 20 min.

What is the distance from Porto to Madrid?

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

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

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

  • Most travellers take a flight from Porto Airport to Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Porto to Madrid depart from Porto, Campo 24 de Agosto to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
Which travel operators can get me from Porto to Madrid?

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

  • You can take a flight from Porto to Madrid with Iberia. Cheap tickets can be found for £58 with Iberia from Porto to Madrid.
  • You can go to Madrid from Porto by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £13 with Flixbus from Porto to Madrid on Omio.
Is there a direct service between Porto and Madrid?

Yes, there are direct services available from Porto to Madrid with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct flights with Ryanair or Air Europa.
  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus or Eurolines Switzerland.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Madrid as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Porto to Madrid.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Madrid from Porto?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Porto to Madrid often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Porto and Madrid itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Madrid and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book Porto to Madrid tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Porto to Madrid, 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 plane ticket for this trip is £58 one way on average.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £13 one way on average.

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