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Lisbon to Madrid bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$10.72
Shortest Duration7h 45m
Trips per day7
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Lisbon to Madrid cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Lisbon to Madrid were $16.24.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Lisbon to Madrid is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 23 days out, tickets are on average $12.91 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Lisbon to Madrid?

The distance between Lisbon and Madrid is approximately 312.39 miles, or 502.61 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 8 hours and 52 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 45 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Lisbon to Madrid?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Lisbon to Madrid by bus is usually on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Thursday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Lisbon to Madrid?

On average there are 7 scheduled bus trips per day. FlixBus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Lisbon to Madrid, with an average of 7.083 trips per day and 106.25 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Lisbon to Madrid. Of the 7 trips there are 7 trips that are direct connections to Madrid.

1 carriers offer Lisbon to Madrid bus trips

FlixBus

Book FlixBus from Lisbon to Madrid from $10.72. There are 7.083333 trips per day offered by FlixBus from Lisbon to Madrid and you can expect on average to pay $18.06 for a FlixBus ticket to Madrid. In Lisbon, FlixBus departs to Madrid from Oriente, In Madrid, FlixBus arrives at Central Bus Station and one other station.

An average trip on FlixBus from Lisbon to Madrid takes 8 hours and 53 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Madrid in 7 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, FlixBus offers 8.875 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $18.95 for a weekend trip to Madrid.

Avg. Time
8h 53m
Avg. Price
$18.06
Buses to Madrid depart from one main station in Lisbon:
  • Oriente
Buses arrive in Madrid at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Madrid for trips arriving from Lisbon:
  • Central Bus Station
  • Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport, Terminal 4

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