Trains from
Lisbon to Madrid

Lisbon to Madrid route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time14h 28m
Trains per day1
Fare range€24-€108

First & last trains

First train departs at21:25
Last train departs at22:00

Fastest journey

Fastest route9h 25m


Origin StationLisbon
Destination StationMadrid

Train times for Tue 22 Aug

9h 25m1 change
10h 15mDirect
23h 45m2 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Lisbon to Madrid start at €32.12 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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What is the minimum price of a ticket from Lisbon to Madrid?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Lisbon to Madrid is €24.2. To buy train tickets from Lisbon to Madrid for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Lisbon to Madrid by train?

The average journey time between Lisbon and Madrid is 14 hours and 28 minutes and the fastest journey time is 9 hours and 25 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 3 trains per day travelling from Lisbon to Madrid. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Lisbon to Madrid?

The first train from Lisbon to Madrid departs at 21:25. The last train from Lisbon to Madrid departs at 22:00. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Lisbon and Madrid?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Lisbon to Madrid without having to change trains. There are 1 direct train from Lisbon to Madrid. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Lisbon?

By train, of course. See trains from Madrid to Lisbon.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lisbon to Madrid for a typical week day using timetable data for 22/08/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 04/08/2017 for travel on 25/09/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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