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Barcelona to Madrid

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01:00Barcelona7h50 08:50Madrid
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07:00Barcelona7h35 14:35Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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08:00Barcelona7h35 15:35Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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09:30Barcelona7h35 17:05Madrid
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09:30Barcelona7h20 16:50Madrid
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10:30Barcelona8h05 18:35Madrid
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10:30Barcelona7h40 18:10Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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11:30Barcelona7h35 19:05Madrid
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13:00Barcelona7h35 20:35Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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14:30Barcelona7h20 21:50Madrid
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15:30Barcelona7h20 22:50Madrid
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15:30Barcelona7h05 22:35Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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16:30Barcelona7h50 00:20Madrid
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19:30Barcelona7h20 02:50Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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19:30Barcelona7h35 03:05Madrid
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22:15Barcelona7h35 05:50Madrid
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22:15Barcelona7h20 05:35Madrid
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23:00Barcelona7h20 06:20Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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23:00Barcelona7h35 06:35Madrid
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23:59Barcelona7h20 07:19Madrid
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23:59Barcelona7h05 07:04Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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The fastest buses

from Barcelona
to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Sep 16

Fastest Journey

7 h 5 m

Average

7 h 32 m

Buses per day

24

Distance

504 km

Of the 24 bus that leave Barcelona for Madrid every day 24 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct bus cover the 504 km distance in an average of 7 h 32 m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 7 h 5 m .

The slowest bus will take 8 h 5 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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23:59Barcelona7h05 07:04Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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£431One-way
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15:30Barcelona7h05 22:35Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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£421One-way
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14:30Barcelona7h20 21:50Madrid
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£311One-way
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23:00Barcelona7h20 06:20Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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£311One-way
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23:59Barcelona7h20 07:19Madrid
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£421One-way

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Prices across different modes

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Flight
Sun
Sep 15
£100Renfe AVE
£31Alsa
£118Vueling
Mon
Sep 16
£41Renfe
£31Alsa
£73Vueling
Tue
Sep 17
£41Renfe
£31Alsa
£42Vueling
Wed
Sep 18
£41Renfe
£31Alsa
£55Vueling
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Sep 19
£41Renfe
£31Alsa
£47Vueling
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Sep 20
£41Renfe
£31Alsa
£61Vueling
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Sep 21
£41Renfe
£31Alsa
£57Air Europa
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Sep 22
£41Renfe
£31Alsa
£42Air Europa
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Sep 23
£41Renfe
£31Alsa
£47Vueling
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Sep 24
£41Renfe
£31Alsa
£40Vueling
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Sep 25
£41Renfe
£31Alsa
£40Vueling
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Sep 26
£41Renfe
£31Alsa
£47Vueling
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Sep 27
£41Renfe
£31Alsa
£55Vueling
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Sep 28
£41Renfe
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£37Air Europa
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Sep 29
£41Renfe
£31Alsa
£57Air Europa
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Sep 30
£41Renfe
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£41Renfe
£31Alsa
£27Air Europa
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£41Renfe
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£41Renfe
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£41Renfe
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£47Vueling
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£41Renfe
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£42Vueling

The cheapest buses

from Barcelona
to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Sep 16

Cheapest

£31

Average

£34

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Barcelona to Madrid will cost around £ 34 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 31.

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01:00Barcelona7h50 08:50Madrid
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£311One-way
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10:30Barcelona8h05 18:35Madrid
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14:30Barcelona7h20 21:50Madrid
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23:00Barcelona7h20 06:20Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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£311One-way
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07:00Barcelona7h35 14:35Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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£311One-way

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Journey Summary

Barcelona to Madrid Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
8 hours 36 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: £31
Buses depart from:Barcelona
Bus arrives in:Madrid
Distance:504 km
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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Barcelona
Madrid
BusBarcelona, Estacion de Autobuses de Sants

Amenities

BusEstació d'autobusos Barcelona-Nord

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