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Train from Porto to Madrid?

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Train from Porto to Madrid?

hi, im looking to travel from Porto to Madrid. i visited the Renfe website but am still a bit confused. the only option it gave me was Lisbon to Madrid, 9 hours! do you know if there is a "speed rail" similar to the AVE that travels from Madrid to Portugal?

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1. Re: Train from Porto to Madrid?

You have to travel to Coimbra to pick up the night train to Madrid. www.cp.pt/cp/displayPage.do…

Other than that, there is a low cost airline (Ryanair) between Porto and Madrid and regular airlines: TAP and Iberia.

Edited: 10:44 am, October 22, 2012
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2. Re: Train from Porto to Madrid?

There is no high speed rail link between Spain and Portugal and never likely now to be one. In fact, there are now only three trains a day between anywhere in Portugal and anywhere in Spain. One of these is the daily journey Lisbon - Madrid, with its connection from Porto.

For about €45 you can travel by motor coach between Portugal and Madrid with most runs only between Lisbon and Madrid.

See www.alsa.es, www.anibal.eu or avanzabus.com/web/horarios/horarios-autobus-…

That takes 8 to 10 hours from Lisbon.

Edited: 11:24 am, October 22, 2012
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3. Re: Train from Porto to Madrid?

This helps, thank you!

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4. Re: Train from Porto to Madrid?

Check ryanair! Depending on the date you could fly Porto -> Madrid for less than €20...

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