The Renfe Lusitania night train is the quickest and most direct way to travel from Madrid to Lisbon. There is a variety of sleeping accommodation to suit every budget including luxurious ‘Gran Class’ single compartments as well as reclining seat options. This train departs daily from the center of Madrid and arrives in the heart of Lisbon less than 11 hours later. You do not need to worry about airport queues or stressful traffic jams, simply catch the Lusitania and arrive in the city center the next morning ready to explore.
Lusitania night train
Lusitania night train route
Lusitania night trains run daily between Spain’s capital city, Madrid to Portugal’s capital city, Lisbon. The train departs every day from Madrid (Chamartín station) at 9: 50 p.m. and arrives in Lisbon (Oriente) less than 11 hours later at 7:20 a.m. In the other direction the train departs every day from Lisbon (Oriente) at 9:27 p.m. and arrives in Madrid (Chamartín station) the next morning at 8:10 a.m.
- Madrid - Lisbon
When a reservation is mandatory you must reserve your seat or sleeping accommodation in advance. It's not possible to board the train without this reservation.
Reservations on the Lusitania night trains are mandatory. We recommend you make your reservations as far in advance as possible.
How to make reservations for the Lusitania
You can reserve your seat or sleeping accommodation on the Lusitania in the following ways:
At the train station. Keep in mind that trains can become full during busy times.
Seat: 7 euros
4-bed sleeper: 29 euros p.p.
Double sleeper (1st class): 49 euros p.p.
Single sleeper (1st class): 92 euros
Double deluxe sleeper with private bathroom (1st class): 82 euros p.p.
Single deluxe sleeper with private bathroom (1st class): 140.50 euros
Facilities and services
Facilities may differ per train and route.
1st class pass holders have access to the CP lounge at Madrid Chamartín station, so you can relax in style while waiting for your train to arrive.