The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Madrid to Lisbon is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 24 buses that leave Madrid for Lisbon every day 24 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average coach duration||7 h 30 min|
|Average coach ticket price||€25 (€25)|
|Coach frequency||7 a day|
|Direct coach||Yes, there are 6 direct coaches a day|
|Coach companies||ALIANZA LIS EUR, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Gipsyy, Avanza, FlixBus, Movelia, BlaBlaCar or Union Ivkoni International|
Coaches from Madrid to Lisbon cover the 502 km long journey taking on average 7 h 30 min with our travel partners like ALIANZA LIS EUR, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Gipsyy, Avanza, FlixBus, Movelia, BlaBlaCar or Union Ivkoni International. Normally, there are 7 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around €25, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as €13. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios.
You can travel by coach between Madrid and Lisbon with BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus and Alsa for as low as €13. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Alsa is the main coach operator in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK coach operator National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on coach journeys. While most travellers don’t mind travelling on normal coaches with basic services like toilets, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe coaches like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
With numerous options of arrival and departure stations, traveling from Spain to Portugal by bus has never been easier. With a choice of 13 departure times and a range of routes, passengers can cover the 380-mile journey in as little as seven hours 30 minutes. Traveling by bus a great, cost-effective mode of transport for anyone needing to visit the capital city of Portugal.
Three providers operate coaches on the Madrid to Lisbon route. Alsa, Eurolines, and Avanza all serve the route, with very little difference in journey time. Different companies depart and arrive at numerous locations across Madrid and Lisbon so passengers must be sure to check ahead that the company takes them to the most convenient station for their schedule.
The fastest bus journey from Madrid to Lisbon can be completed in just seven hours 30 minutes. Journey times vary slightly depending on congestion during peak travel. Longer journeys may take closer to nine hours 30 minutes.
Each day, there are approximately 13 departures from Madrid, with close to 50 options of routes, depending on where passengers choose to join and depart the service. Departures are spread throughout the day from approximately 9:00 a.m. with many options for overnight travel to arrive in Lisbon the following day.
Departure bus station: Buses depart from Madrid Estacion Sur, Madrid Aeropuerto Barajas T4 and Madrid Interc. Av América. A majority of services will depart from Estacion Sur, which is also known as Méndez Álvaro. The station is a transport hub that offers links to the Metro, Cercanias trains, and city, local, and international buses.
Arrival bus station: Again, passengers have a choice in their stations. They may alight the service at Lisboa Gare Oriente, Lisboa Estacion, Aeropuerto Lisboa and Lisboa, Estação Sete Rios. A majority arrive at Lisboa Gare Oriente, a major train, bus and metro station located in the Parque das Nações district of Lisbon spread over five floors with clear signage for visitors. The architecture of the station is particularly impressive. The station is close to the Vasco da Gama shopping center.
When departing from Madrid, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4 and Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses. When arriving in Lisbon, you can end your trip in coach stations like Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios, Lisbon, Av. João XXI / Pç. Londres and Lisbon, Avenida da Liberdade (Monumento aos Mortos da Grande Guerra).
Passengers board the coach most frequently from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, which is located around 3 miles (4.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios, located 3.2 miles (5.2 km) away from the city centre.
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