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Bus Madrid to Lisbon: Trip Overview

14
Daily Buses
1:45 AM - 11:55 PM
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures
$57
Average Ticket Price
Average Bus Trip Duration

Trip Reviews for Madrid - Lisbon

3.6 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from Madrid to Lisbon

Ratings and Reviews (31)


Veli P.January 18, 2020 | 

Driver helpful, gave advice from what platform to continue with local carrier to portimao, final destination. Smooth ride.

Sean O.November 10, 2019 | 

The bus driver was texting while driving and swerving on the road. He drove very slow and was rude to the passengers

Elaine P.October 7, 2019 | 

The bus is not confortable for a long journey. The seat is very hard and there is no curtains to close the outside lights. Thanks.

Harriet B.August 8, 2019 | 

I appreciate the 24 hour notice email. I also like the smooth check in with the driver. Being on time is nice.

Haputhanthrige F.July 11, 2019 | 

Was a pleasant and exciting, calm and cultured journey.

Brittany D.July 5, 2019 | 

The screen never said the bus was going to Lisbon so we almost missed the bus trying to find it within the station.

Mark G.July 3, 2019 | 

I booked with ALSA on my Madrid to Lisbon as I had booked with ALSA the previous week Barcelona to Madrid , this service was fantastic in , staff , on time and most importantly the bus was superb , clean , WiFi , inbuilt personal TV screen for music , movies etc . This was the main reason I booked with ALSA for my Madrid to Lisbon , what a terrible mistake by myself . Never again book with ALSA . And in Madrid there wasn't even a departure time or showing for Lisbon , just the driver calling out for departure to Lisbon and they don't say Lisbon in English either only Spanish so totally confusing . Then halfway through the trip the driver said something in Spanish that we are having a break for 25 minutes , then another empty bus pulled up and all the luggage was put onto this bus then I asked the new driver is this bus going to Lisbon he said yes , and this bus was in worse condition than the first , I could keep going on and on about my trip but I have wasted enough of my time , so goodbye and many thanks for the worse trip

Amber Laurene L.June 23, 2019 | 

There was no one on hand to let people know where to catch the bus.

Jin S.June 23, 2019 | 

The alsa madrid station is not properly managed and careless on passengers. We took the bus on 10:30pm but the information on which platform the bus will go was displaced until 10:15pm. Then we rushed to go to the gate in 5 minutes and find the driver has already locked the door and ready to go.

Satu E.March 23, 2019 | 

I have never been to a bus before in which I have had to pay for the use of toilet. That is outrageous. And there was not even water for hand washing.

Glen R.March 20, 2019 | 

I have a new respect for the bus - extremely comfortable, was surprised to see the seat back entertainment system and enjoyed watching the beautiful countryside roll past.

Maria S.March 12, 2019 | 

Excellent service. For the second time I used Alsa services to travel in Europe and I am very satisfied. One thing to mention is that on my first trip with Alsa, there was a mobile charger for each passenger, right above one's seat and it was greatly missed on my last trip with Alsa (when I arrived at Lisbon, I was unable to communicate with the person awaiting me as I had no battery left on my mobile); apart from that, great value and great service.

Jannick H.November 9, 2018 | 

Bus needs wifi and DC power. Everything has it these days. Not happy

Hamid J.August 14, 2018 | 

The bus was good, but the stuff were not very helpful

Zaynab C.July 19, 2018 | 

Missed having WiFi on the bus.

Moran K.July 11, 2018 | 

the ride was good but wifi didn't work.

Loren G.April 26, 2018 | 

Put wi-fi on ALL your busses and for Portugal as well

Ana L.April 8, 2018 | 

Great driver, seats and bus in general.

Gonçalo S.January 4, 2018 | 

Trip was good however the driver did not inform the passagers about the user and password for Wi-fi abroad.

Fernando T.September 24, 2017 | 

Bus was charging to use the toilet

Cristina C.August 7, 2017 | 

There was a huge lack of information about the right spot of departure. I'd never recommend this company.

Ekaterina M.July 19, 2017 | 

It was too hot

Valentin P.July 20, 2017 | 

Too bad there are no plugs to load our smartphones

Franz W.June 16, 2017 | 

In Portugal was noWiFi ?

Rajiv Harikisan D.April 30, 2017 | 

Mismanaged. No proper guidance regarding seat allocation or bus number.

Sarah Shahida Binti A.December 28, 2016 | 

Very very very slow wifi

Sarah Shahida Binti A.December 28, 2016 | 

Very very very slow wifi

Can Orkan Ö.November 14, 2016 | 

The seats were too narrow. my knees were at the back of the man sitting in front of me. it would be better if the seats were wider... Driver was good. Timing was good too Thanks a lot

Elisabetta A.September 15, 2016 | 

please indicate on the time table the difference between Spain and Portugal time (1hour), thanks!

Michael W.August 10, 2016 | 

No leg room, chairs shouldn't recline back so far

Madrid to Lisbon Buses

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From cheap bus tickets to more luxurious buses traveling from Madrid to Lisbon, we offer a wide range of bus services to best suit your needs depending on how much your budget is.

Bus Companies

Madrid to Lisbon buses are provided by FlixBus, Alsa Internacional SLU, BlaBlaCar, Union Ivkoni, ALSA and Avanza - Auto Res.

Stations & Stops

For a bus leaving from Madrid, the trip starts at Avenida de América Metro, Aeropuerto MAD T4, Estación Sur, Estación Sur, Plaza Eliptica, Aeropuerto MAD T1-2-3, Príncipe Pío, Moncloa, Plaza Puerta del Sol, 3 or Aeropuerto MAD T1.

In Lisbon, your bus travel ends at Sete Rios, Oriente, Sete Rios, Largo das Olarias 60, Alameda dos Oceanos, Cais Português 30, Campo Grande, LIS Aeroport, Lisboa Benfica or Lisbon.

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses14
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures1:45 AM - 11:55 PM
Minimum Price$11
Average Ticket Price$57
Minimum Trip Duration
Average Bus Trip Duration
Bus Companies on This RouteFlixBus, ALSA, BlaBlaCar, Union Ivkoni, ALSA, Avanza - Auto Res

Madrid to Lisbon Route Map

Madrid to Lisbon Route Map

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Make friends with the driver. They usually know a lot about your destination and may even recommend which side of the bus to sit on to get the best views on the road between Madrid and Lisbon!

Much more than a mere vehicle taking you from Madrid to Lisbon, riding the bus will expose you to some of the most stunning panoramas while enroute to your final bus stop.

Taking the bus creates the smallest carbon footprint compared to other modes of transport. Not to mention that buses will allow you to discover scenic gems from Madrid to Lisbon that are otherwise impossible to come by with a plane.

Tune out to the fine sounds of your best music playlist on your bus trip from Madrid to Lisbon while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.

Did you know?

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The average number of passengers on a coach bus is 32 meaning that a bus could replace a minimum of at least 30 cars!

One of the longest bus route in the world goes all the way from Ontario to Alberta in Canada (with the same bus). This trip is 3,435 km or 2,135 miles long and the price is a bit under $100.

Will you be returning to Madrid by bus?

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