Trains from
Madrid to Lisbon

Madrid to Lisbon route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time16h 15m
Trains per day1
Fare range€24-€84

First & last trains

First train departs at09:15
Last train departs at21:43

Fastest journey

Fastest route10h 47m


Origin StationMadrid
Destination StationLisbon

Train times for Tue 29 Aug

21h 44m3 changes
10h 47mDirect

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Madrid to Lisbon start at €31.36 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Madrid to Lisbon is €24.2. To buy train tickets from Madrid to Lisbon 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 Madrid to Lisbon by train?

The average journey time between Madrid and Lisbon is 16 hours and 15 minutes and the fastest journey time is 10 hours and 47 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 2 trains per day travelling from Madrid to Lisbon. 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 Madrid to Lisbon?

The first train from Madrid to Lisbon departs at 09:15. The last train from Madrid to Lisbon departs at 21:43. 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 Madrid and Lisbon?

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

How do I get back to Madrid?

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

  • *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 Madrid to Lisbon for a typical week day using timetable data for 29/08/2017. 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 23/10/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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