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4 buses from£ 29
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28 buses from£ 29
Fri, Mar 29
30 buses from£ 29

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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Sat
Mar 23
£ 76Renfe AVE
£ 29Alsa
£ 54Air Europa
Sun
Mar 24
£ 38Renfe
£ 29Alsa
£ 68Iberia
Mon
Mar 25
£ 38Renfe
£ 29Alsa
£ 45Vueling
Tue
Mar 26
£ 38Renfe
£ 29Alsa
£ 40Vueling
Wed
Mar 27
£ 38Renfe
£ 29Alsa
£ 40Vueling
Thu
Mar 28
£ 38Renfe
£ 29Alsa
£ 40Vueling
Fri
Mar 29
£ 38Renfe
£ 29Alsa
£ 45Vueling
Sat
Mar 30
£ 38Renfe
£ 29Alsa
£ 40Vueling
Sun
Mar 31
£ 38Renfe
£ 29Alsa
£ 58Vueling
Mon
Apr 1
£ 38Renfe
£ 29Alsa
£ 35Vueling
Tue
Apr 2
£ 38Renfe
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£ 35Vueling
Wed
Apr 3
£ 38Renfe
£ 29Alsa
£ 35Vueling
Thu
Apr 4
£ 38Renfe
£ 29Alsa
£ 38Vueling
Fri
Apr 5
£ 38Renfe
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£ 40Vueling
Sat
Apr 6
£ 38Renfe
£ 29Alsa
£ 40Vueling
Sun
Apr 7
£ 38Renfe
£ 29Alsa
£ 40Vueling
Mon
Apr 8
£ 38Renfe
£ 29Alsa
£ 38Vueling
Tue
Apr 9
£ 38Renfe
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£ 35Vueling
Wed
Apr 10
£ 38Renfe
£ 29Alsa
£ 35Vueling
Thu
Apr 11
£ 38Renfe
£ 29Alsa
£ 35Vueling
Fri
Apr 12
£ 38Renfe
£ 29Alsa
£ 38Vueling
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Journey Summary

Barcelona to Madrid Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
8 hours 34 minutes
Coach Ticket Price:£ 29
Buses depart from:Barcelona
Bus arrives in:Madrid
Distance:504 Kms
BusBus Companies:Alsa

Buses from Barcelona to Madrid: An Overview

Using the bus to get from Barcelona to Madrid is a great option for those with a bit of extra time and want to spend less money. The bus leaves from just outside Barcelona city centre and arrives into Madrid around 7 - 8 hours later. Many of the buses stop off at Madrid Airport, making it a great option for those who are leaving Spain for other destinations.

Which bus companies run service from Barcelona to Madrid?

All buses from Barcelona to Madrid are run by Spanish bus company ALSA.

How long is the bus journey from Barcelona to Madrid?

The journey time can vary depending on the arrival station in Madrid. Most buses terminate at Avenida de America, and it take arounds 8 hours to get here. Many of these buses also stop at Madrid's Airport en route. A couple of buses terminate at Estacion Sur de Autobus (also known as Méndez Álvaro) instead and they take around 7h35m to complete the journey.

How many buses are there from Barcelona to Madrid day?

There are around 19 buses a day that leave Barcelona for Madrid. The first bus leaves at 07:00 in the morning and the last bus leaves Barcelona Nord at 23:59 arriving into Madrid at around 07:20.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Barcelona to Madrid?

Departure Information: Buses depart from Barcelona's main coach station, Barcelona Nord, located just to the north of the centre. Barcelona can be accessed via the L1 Metro line or bus number 54. Getting to the station from the centre of Barcelona takes approximately 20 minutes, whether you go by metro or walk, and the bus takes about ten minutes. Taxis from central Barcelona are useful for those travelling at night, especially as the station is only about a ten-minute drive from the centre of Barcelona.

Arrival bus station: The Barcelona to Madrid bus mostly terminates at Avenida de America with a stop off at Madrid Airport before hand. Avenida de America is located in the North East of Madrid and is connected to the rest of the city by Metro. Some buses arrive into Estacion Sur de Autobus (also known as Méndez Álvaro), this is Madrid's main bus station and is well- connected to the rest of Madrid by Metro. A taxi rank is situated outside both stations.

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Best fares for buses from Barcelona to Madrid

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Mon, Mar 25
Bus
Alsa
22:307h 35m06:05
BarcelonaMadrid
Tue, Mar 26
Bus
Alsa
00:007h 35m07:35
BarcelonaMadrid
Wed, Mar 27
Bus
Alsa
07:007h 35m14:35
BarcelonaMadrid
Fastest Buses from Barcelona to Madrid by duration
Sun, Apr 7
Bus
Alsa
21:007h 20m04:20
BarcelonaMadrid
Sat, Apr 13
Bus
Alsa
21:007h 20m04:20
BarcelonaMadrid
Sat, Apr 20
Bus
Alsa
21:007h 20m04:20
BarcelonaMadrid
Return Journeys for Buses from Madrid to Barcelona
Mon, Mar 25
Bus
Alsa
18:457h 35m02:20
MadridBarcelona
Tue, Mar 26
Bus
Alsa
18:457h 35m02:20
MadridBarcelona
Wed, Mar 27
Bus
Alsa
00:457h 20m08:05
MadridBarcelona
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Barcelona
Madrid
BusBarcelona, Estacion de Autobuses de Sants

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BusEstació d'autobusos Barcelona-Nord

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