|Distance||312 miles (504 km)|
|Average coach duration||7 h 25 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£22 (€25)|
|Coach companies||Alsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus or Flixbus|
Coaches from Madrid to Barcelona cover the 312 miles (504 km) long route taking on average 7 h 25 min with our travel partners like Alsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus or Flixbus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £22, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
Alsa and FlixBus coaches will get you from Madrid to Barcelona from £14. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.
Alsa is the main provier of coach travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK coach operator National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of coaches with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal coach with free WiFi, toilets, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium coaches provide more luxurious services when travelling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other coach tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.
These are Alsa 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach between Madrid and Barcelona:
Alsa is the service provider of bus travel between Madrid and Barcelona. The trip has an average duration of 7 hours and 30 minutes. There are more than 40 buses available every day. The earliest bus departs Madrid at 6:40 a.m., and the last leaves at 1:45 a.m.
Departure Station: Estacion Sur, located two kilometres south of Atocha train station and four kilometres away from the Plaza Mayor and the historic centre. The nearest underground stations are Puente de Vallecas and Delicias.
Arrival Station: Barcelona Nord, two kilometres away from the Ramblas and from the waterfront. Arc de Triomf underground station is barely three minutes away. This is a red line station that travels directly to the city centre. Some buses arrive at Barcelona Sants, located next to the city's main railway station. This station may be handy for travellers who want to visit the Exhibition Centre or the museums on Montjuic hill.
For most buses from Madrid to Barcelona, passengers will alight at the Intercambiador de Transporte Avenida de América station. Easily connected to the rest of the city via the Madrid Metro, the station lies to the north of the city centre. A limited night service operates, providing 24/7 connections to the main bus interchange, while taxis offer convenient pick-ups and journeys across the city centre and beyond. Journeys from Madrid to Barcelona take on average 7 hours 50 minutes, although express services can take as little as 7 hours.
Barcelona is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe, with a thriving arts culture, first-rate cuisine, and celebrated fashions at every turn. The capital of Spain's Catalonia region, Barcelona offers some of the oldest and most iconic architecture in Europe, alongside breath-taking beaches and coastal views. Most buses from Madrid to Barcelona arrive at Estació d'Autobusos Barcelona Nord (Bus Station North), the main bus interchange for regional and international journeys. The bus station is just minutes from the coast and conveniently connected to the rest of the Madrid Metro system. The city has its own subway network, alongside regular bus service and a light-rail tram system, with a limited night service available on some lines.
When taking a coach from Madrid, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. When you arrive in Barcelona, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants.
Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this trip, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Madrid.
The most popular arrival coach station, Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre of Barcelona.
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