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Porto to Madrid by train

The journey from Porto to Madrid by train is 262 mi and takes 9 hr 24 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 8:13 AM and the last at 11:45 AM. It is possible to travel from Porto to Madrid by train for as little as $32.79 or as much as $177.87. The best price for this journey is $32.79.

Lowest Price$32.79
Journey Duration9 hr 24 min
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$32.79
Highest Price$177.87
First Departure8:13 AM
Last Departure11:45 AM
Distance262 mi
DeparturePorto
ArrivalMadrid
CarriersAlvia, AVEMore

Porto to Madrid Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024

Your journey from Porto to Madrid with Virail

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How much do train tickets from Porto to Madrid cost?

The prices for train tickets from Porto to Madrid vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Porto to Madrid will cost $32.79. The average train ticket price is approximately $79.32. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Porto to Madrid. On average, though, you'll pay about $79.32 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How long does the journey from Porto to Madrid take by train?

The average journey time is 9 hr 24 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 262 mi from Porto to Madrid. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Porto to Madrid to take longer than 9 hr 24 min. The distance between Porto and Madrid is around 262 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 9 hr 24 min. However, the fastest routes between Porto and Madrid take 7 hr 51 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the first and last departures from Porto to Madrid?

The first daily departure from Porto to Madrid leaves at 8:13 AM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 11:45 AM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Porto and Madrid. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. The first departure of the night from Porto to Madrid leaves at 8:13 AM, while the last journey sets out at 11:45 AM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Porto and Madrid. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

When traveling from Porto to Madrid by train, which stations can I use?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Porto and Madrid. You can start your journey in Porto at stations such as Porto Casa Da Musica,Porto (Aeroporto),Porto, Aliados,Porto - Campanhã. These connect to stations including Madrid Chamartin,Madrid Puente de la Cea,Madrid Méndez Alvaro,MADRID (E),Madrid - Avenida de America,Madrid-Atocha,MADRID BARAJAS aeropuerto T1,Madrid Barajas Airport in Madrid. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Porto to Madrid.

How many times a day do journeys run from Porto to Madrid?

You will be able to travel from Porto to Madrid using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 1 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Porto to Madrid using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 0 direct connections from Porto to Madrid each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 1 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Porto to Madrid. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Porto to Madrid
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Porto to Madrid.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Porto to Madrid, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Porto to Madrid.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $32.79 to $126.99 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 74% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Porto to Madrid

The cheapest Porto - Madrid train tickets can be found for as low as $13.11 if you’re lucky, or $83.85 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $108.99.

Find the best day to travel to Madrid by train

When travelling to Madrid by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

AVE stands for "Alta Velocidad Española", which means "Spanish High Speed". AVE is a high-speed train service operated by the Spanish national railway company Renfe. With the AVE trains you can travel to many major cities in Spain, including routes to Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Malaga, and Zaragoza.

Alsa, founded in 1923, is a prominent Spanish bus company that operates national and international routes. The company has grown to become one of the largest bus companies in Europe. Alsa provides a comprehensive range of services, including regular and express routes, luxury buses, and sleeper buses. Alsa, dedicated to sustainability, reduces its carbon footprint by using alternative fuels and energy-efficient technologies.

Alvia, operated by Renfe, is a high-speed train service in Spain. With speeds of up to 250 km/h, Alvia trains, slightly slower than the 300 km/h maximum AVE trains reach, offer comfort and amenities like air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. They seamlessly connect regional stations to major cities, ensuring efficient travel. The three train models available are Class 120, Class 130, and Class 730.

Ticket types and facilities from Porto to Madrid

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by AVE when traveling from Porto to Madrid.

Básico

The Basico are the most affordable tickets, but they come with certain restrictions, such as no changes or refunds. They also typically have limited availability and must be purchased well in advance.
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Elige Estándar

The Elige tickets provide enhanced flexibility for exchanging or canceling your reservation. Elige Estándar," provides travelers with the standard, regular seating arrangement known as the "Estándar seat." Additionally, you can choose your preferred seat by paying an extra fee, and upgrading to Premium is also possible.
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Elige Confort

If you go for "Elige Confort," you get the bigger and likely more comfortable XL Confort seat. The Elige tickets provide enhanced flexibility for exchanging or canceling your reservation. Additionally, you can choose your preferred seat by paying an extra fee, and upgrading to Premium is also possible.
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Prémium

Renfe AVE's Premium tickets are the priciest but also the most flexible, limited to Confort class only. They allow free train changes and provide the benefit of boarding the next train for free in case you miss your scheduled one.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Travel in comfort as all AVE trains are air-conditioned.
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Stay connected at high speeds with PlayRenfe, AVE's complimentary WiFi service, ensuring you remain online even at 300 km/h.
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The Silent Carriage is available exclusively for standard seats on AVE trains, excluding the AVE International route between Spain and France, as well as Euromed trains. Due to its popularity, early ticket purchase is advised.
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Every AVE seat is fitted with power sockets and at-seat radios for your convenience.
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AVE provides a complimentary care and assistance service for individuals with limited mobility. To utilize this service, please reach out to AVE directly.
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On AVE trains, you're welcome to bring along 3 bags, each not surpassing 85 x 55 x 35 cm and 25 kg (55 lbs) in weight. Moreover, instruments are considered hand luggage if they're within 30 x 120 x 38 cm and safely tucked in a case.
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Visit the onboard AVE bar carriage for a treat or wait for the food trolley that travels through the train. Prémium Ticket holders can enjoy in-seat dining featuring Chef Ramón Freixa's expertise. Please ensure you request special menus, from vegetarian to Halal, at least 12 hours before departure to enjoy a tailored meal experience.
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You can bring along your bike or scooter, just make sure it's folded and snug in a case. Don't forget to remove the pedals and give those handlebars a 90-degree turn. If your case's total dimensions are under 180cm, it counts as hand luggage. Anything larger falls into the special luggage category but keep it within 120 x 90 x 40 cm.
Services on board AVE, Alsa and Autna from Porto to Madrid
Compare services on board when travelling from Porto to Madrid by train.
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Porto to Madrid CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
29.51kg
Bus
31.62kg
Flight
84.33kg
Car
67.46kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Porto to Madrid by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Porto and Madrid are 29.51kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Porto and Madrid? By taking the train between Porto and Madrid you will save 54.82kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.11kg compared to a bus and 37.95kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Porto to Madrid?
A train ticket from Porto to Madrid is $79.32. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $32.79.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Porto to Madrid?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Porto to Madrid is $32.79. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Porto and Madrid by train?
Porto to Madrid is 262 mi.
How long does the train between Porto and Madrid take?
Porto to Madrid is on average 9 hr 24 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 7 hr 51 min.
Which companies operate from Porto to Madrid?
The train journey from Porto to Madrid is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Alvia, AVE, Renfe TRENCELTA, Alsa, Autna and Renfe REGIONAL EXPRESS.
How many train connections per day go from Porto to Madrid?
Porto to Madrid has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Porto to Madrid leave?
The earliest train from Porto to Madrid departs at 8:13 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Porto to Madrid depart?
The latest train from Porto to Madrid departs at 11:45 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Porto to Madrid in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $32.79 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Porto to Madrid by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Porto and Madrid is 7 hr 51 min.
Is there a direct train from Porto to Madrid?
Yes, there is a direct train between Porto and Madrid.
What are the CO2 emissions for Porto to Madrid by train?
The train journey from Porto to Madrid creates 29.51kg of CO2 emissions.

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