COVID-19 Travel Guide
Learn more ›

Coaches from Madrid to Lisbon

Lowest Prices

We partner with the top coach & train carriers to bring you the best deals.

No Wanderu Fees

Without any extra fees, we make it easy to book your tickets.

Best Travel Options

We help you find & compare the best buses & trains in one place.

Madrid - Lisbon Coach Timetable

Find cheap rental carsFind great deals on cheap cars in the area.
RentalCars logotypeRentalCars logotype

Journey Information

There are 7 intercity coaches per day from Madrid to Lisbon. Traveling by coach from Madrid to Lisbon usually takes around 9 hours and 3 minutes, but the fastest Gipsyy coach can make the trip in 7 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance312 mi (502 km)
Shortest duration7h 30m
Cheapest price£8.49
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Coach lines3

How much is a coach ticket from Madrid to Lisbon?

The average price for a coach ticket to Lisbon is £8.58, This is a superb deal on a coach trip, one of the best that we have seen. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on coach tickets everytime, we search all of the best coach options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Monthly average prices


The lowest coach ticket prices on this route can usually be found in September. That’s when the average price of a coach ticket is expected to be just £20 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Madrid to Lisbon in December, expect to spend more on your coach trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £26 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What coach companies travel from Madrid to Lisbon?

There are 3 coach lines from Madrid to Lisbon available for you to search and book on Wanderu. With 7 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most coaches running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus79h 8m£24.64
Gipsyy17h 30m£18.18
Union Ivkoni18h 0m£39.14
  • FlixBus


    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity coach companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 7 trips from Madrid to Lisbon, and usually makes the trip in about 9 hours and 8 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Gipsyy


    Book Gipsyy from Madrid to Lisbon from £8. There are 1 Gipsyy schedules from Madrid to Lisbon and you can expect on average to pay for a Gipsyy ticket to Lisbon. In Madrid, Gipsyy departs to Lisbon from Central Bus Station and no other station. In Lisbon, Gipsyy arrives at Estação do Oriente and no other station.

    An average trip on Gipsyy from Madrid to Lisbon takes 7 hours and 30 minutes .

    On weekends, Gipsyy offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Lisbon.

  • Union Ivkoni

    Union Ivkoni

    Union Ivkoni was founded in Bulgaria in 1992 and quickly expanded its operations throughout Europe. Popular routes include both shorter travels within one country and long-haul international trips. Their reliable coaches offer amenities to make your trip comfortable, including air conditioning, extra legroom, and power outlets. Union Ivkoni usually operates 1 trips per day on the route from Madrid to Lisbon, and the trip usually takes 8 hours and 0 minutes to complete.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Madrid to Lisbon during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach takes an average of 9 hours and 3 minutes to cover the 312 miles from Madrid to Lisbon. However, the fastest coach only takes 7 hours and 30 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in Lisbon. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Madrid?

The first coach leaves at 00:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Madrid to Lisbon, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach schedules are there most days?

There are 7 scheduled coaches that travel from Madrid to Lisbon every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 6 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Madrid?

Departure stations

Coaches to Lisbon leave from 3 stations in Madrid.

All coach stations in Madrid:

  • Central Bus Station

  • Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport, Terminal 4

  • Central Bus Station

Where does the coach arrive in Lisbon?

Arrival stations

All coaches from Madrid arrive at one main station in Lisbon.

Coach stations in Lisbon:

  • Estação do Oriente

Need a return trip from Lisbon to Madrid?

Search Coach Tickets

Plan your next adventure

Wanderu is the simplest way to book bus and train travel.

With just a quick search on Wanderu, you can compare bus and train schedules and prices from hundreds of travel companies in one convenient place to find the trip that works best for you. Wanderu’s simple checkout process makes it easy to book cheap bus and train tickets hassle-free and with no additional fees. Most importantly, as Wanderu is an official partner of all leading bus and train companies, we always have the best bus and train deals out there.

Book coaches and trains on the go with the Wanderu app.

Download our app and snag the best travel deals across North America & Europe.Learn more

Available on iOS & Android