Madrid to Lisbon by train

Travel from Madrid (Spain) to Lisbon (Portugal) by train (503km): schedule and information to the train connection. Compare fares and buy your ticket.

To travel by train from Madrid in Spain to Lisbon in Portugal, you have three options. Choose the best one for you. First one by night train from Madrid or Irun to Lisbon. Second one in the North from Vigo to Porto. And third one by bus in the South from Seville to Faro.

Your travel route could be like that.

503 km

Your train tickets and reservations at the best price/fares. Scroll down, read the details and make use of the booking links.

How to use the following information: we show you the best routes and where to buy tickets. On longer routes you may need more than one ticket. Book your tickets step by step as explained. If you have questions about the route from Madrid to Lisbon, please ask in our forum. Of course, sometimes there are as well other travel routes possible.

The following links could be interesting for you.

connections : popular connections travelled by other users

Lisbon - Madrid / Santiago de Compostela - Lisbon / Barcelona - Porto / Madrid - Porto / Santiago de Compostela - Porto / Seville - Faro / Barcelona - Faro / Madrid - Faro / Vigo - Porto

1 Madrid (Spain) - Lisbon (Portugal)

1a Travelling from Madrid (Spain) to Lisbon (Portugal)

To travel by train from Madrid to Lisbon, make use of the direct "Lusitania" night train. It is the most comfortable way to travel. Tickets are available from EUR 25. The journey time is about 10 hours. Tickets are available at the given booking links.

There is now a new day train connection with changes via Badajoz and Elvas. Please read our blog for more information about the route, schedules and ticket prices.

The following links could be interesting for you.

train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
Regional (R) / Media Distancia (MD)

night train: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
TH 332 Madrid - Lisbon / TH 335 Lisbon - Madrid

train company:
RENFE Renfe Operadora / CP Comboios de Portugal

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Lisbon - Madrid

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections. Deutsche Bahn

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Eurail: if you want to travel this route by Eurail instead of train tickets, have a look here for reservation fees and further information.

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