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Journey Information

There are 9 intercity coaches per day from Madrid to Porto. Traveling by coach from Madrid to Porto usually takes around 8 hours and 43 minutes, but the fastest Gipsyy coach can make the trip in 6 hours and 40 minutes.

Distance263 mi (423 km)
Shortest duration6h 40m
Cheapest price£6.90
Trips per day8
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Coach lines2

How much is a coach ticket from Madrid to Porto?

£12.17 is the average price of a bus ticket from Madrid to Porto. This is currently one of the best deals in bus travel. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in November. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just £22 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Madrid to Porto in July, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £42 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most coach companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your coach tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap coach tickets is to book at least 19 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £22.15 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from Madrid to Porto?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Madrid to Porto that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 6 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus68h 52m£26.74
Gipsyy48h 13m£25.88
  • First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 6 trips from Madrid to Porto, and usually makes the trip in about 8 hours and 52 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Gipsyy is a Portuguese bus company with trips across Portugal and Spain to cities such as Lisbon, Madrid, and Porto. Vehicles have an onboard restroom, complimentary WiFi, USB charging ports, and luggage space for surfboards, snowboards, and skis.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 8 hours and 43 minutes to cover the 263 miles from Madrid to Porto. However, the fastest coach only takes 6 hours and 40 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.

"Friday is the busiest travel day for coaches as people head from Madrid to Porto for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet."

The first coach leaves at 07:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Madrid to Porto, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 9 scheduled coaches that travel from Madrid to Porto every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 8 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

City Information

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Madrid?

Main departure station: Central Bus Station

Madrid has two coach stations with service to Porto.

All coach stations in Madrid:

  • Central Bus Station

  • Madrid Airport (T4)

Where does the coach arrive in Porto?

Main arrival station: Porto (TIC Campanha)

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Porto.

Coach stations in Porto:

  • Porto (TIC Campanha)

  • Porto Campanha Bus Station

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