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Lisbon to Madrid Train Tickets E‑TICKET

Lisbon to Madrid Train Tickets

Let Renfe’s Trenhotel accommodate you in style on your next trip from Lisbon to Madrid by train! These cozy high-speed commuters come with advanced “tilting” technology, allowing you to rest your head comfortably as you travel during the night at speeds of up to 250km/h. Trenhotel trains also offer a wide range of seating/sleeping options and convenient onboard services, all designed to further optimize your trip.

A single Trenhotel overnight train departs from Lisbon every evening throughout the week, first from Santa Apolonia, then 9 minutes later from Oriente, arriving in Madrid the following morning at Chamartin.

From the Portuguese capital, you’ll be whisked away to Spain’s spirited capital of Madrid. A global city of culture, entertainment, media and education, Madrid is also home to several European art repositories including the world-renowned Prado Museum. Be sure to visit the majestic 2000-room Royal Palace of Madrid, the historic Buen Retiro Park and the vibrant Plaza Mayor square before browsing the city’s elegant Gran Via shopping district!

Your Renfe e-ticket can be purchased right here. Once booked, you’ll receive your ticket by email which you can print from any printer or send straight to your smartphone or tablet. With your ticket ready, you’ll be set to travel overnight from Lisbon to Madrid by train, seat reservation included.

Journey details

Frequency
Each day, one Renfe Trenhotel train leaves at 9:25pm from Lisbon Santa Apolonia and at 9:34pm from Lisbon Oriente, arriving at Madrid Chamartin at 8:40am the next day

Travel time
11 hours and 6 minutes (departing from Lisbon Oriente)
11 hours and 15 minutes (departing from Lisbon Santa Apolonia)

Train stations
Lisbon Santa Apolonia and Oriente, Madrid Chamartin

Train features
Renfe Trenhotel high-speed night trains, reaching a maximum speed of 250km/h

Renfe E-ticket fares

  • Renfe E-ticket Promo Fare
    The least expensive option, offers variable prices depending on time of booking and travel. Ticket exchanges or refunds are not permitted.
  • Renfe E-ticket Promo+ Fare
    Slightly more expensive than the Promo fare, and also offering variable prices depending on time of booking and travel. Refunds are permitted up to 1 day before departure, where a 30% cancellation fee applies.
  • Renfe E-ticket Base Fare
    No discounts. Prices may vary depending on time of booking and travel. Refunds are permitted up to 1 day before departure, where a 20% cancellation fee applies.

Renfe E-ticket classes

  • Turista
    Standard class with deluxe-comfort reclining seats and fold-down tables
  • Cama Turista - Señora/Caballero
    Standard class sleeper cabins with 4 beds and a wash sink. May be purchased as a whole for families or small groups. Alternatively, they may be purchased as individual beds in designated female passenger (Señora) and male passenger (Caballero) cabins
  • Cama Preferente - Individual
    First class sleeper cabins available as single or twin compartments (for 1 or 2 passengers). Each is equipped with a wash sink, flush toilet, storage closet, personal telephone for contacting onboard staff and security door lock. A complimentary travelkit containing basic toiletries is also provided. Passengers can also enjoy courtesy parking plus free club lounge and press services.
  • Cama Gran Class - Individual
    Premium class sleeper cabins available as single or twin compartments (for 1 or 2 passengers). Each is equipped with a shower, sink, toilet, closet, telephone and security door lock. A complimentary travelkit containing basic toiletries is also provided. Passengers can also enjoy courtesy parking plus free club lounge and press services.

Renfe E-ticket discounts

  • Child discount
    Children between the ages of 4 and 13 save up to 40% off the base fare.
    Children under 4 years old who do not occupy a seat travel for free.
  • Youth discount
    Youths under 26 years of age save up to 25% off the base fare. To be eligible for this discount, youth passengers must carry one of the following cards: a Carné Joven Euro<26 issued by autonomous regions in Spain and by the corresponding organizations in countries associated with the EYCA institution, a ISTC GO 25 Card issued by UNESCO or a Rail Plus Junior Card issued abroad.
  • Senior discount
    Seniors over the age of 60 save up to 40% off the base fare from Monday to Thursday and 25% off from Friday to Sunday. To be eligible for this discount, senior passengers must carry a Dorada Card, which is valid for one year and can be requested at Renfe stations, ticket offices and travel agencies for 5,05 Euros (price subject to change).

Trenhotel train services and amenities

  • Air-conditioned coaches and cabins
  • Cafeteria and restaurant cars
  • Power sockets for charging laptops and other electronic devices
  • Audio and video systems for leisure
  • Large designated storage areas for luggage items
  • Wake-up call (Cama Preferente and Cama Gran Class only)
  • Wheelchair-accessible facilities

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Seat reservations
Your Renfe e-ticket includes travel in a specific seat, bed or cabin.

E-ticket delivery
Receive your e-ticket by email as a PDF document, which can be printed out from any printer or sent to your smartphone or tablet, and is valid for travel from Lisbon to Madrid by train.

Airport transfer
Get a free transfer ticket to the airport in Madrid from Chamartin train station with the purchase of your Renfe e-ticket. After arriving at the station, go to a Renfe ticket machine and simply enter the 5 digit pass code called “CombinadoCercanias” which is located on the left upper corner of your PDF ticket to retrieve your free airport transfer ticket.

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