Barcelona Sants to Madrid train

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Cheap train tickets from Barcelona Sants to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Barcelona Sants to Madrid is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
SNCF OUIGO
06:302h45
Barcelona Sants
09:15Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
£261One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
SNCF OUIGO
10:402h45
Barcelona Sants
13:25Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
£311One-way
0 changes
iryo
10:502h45
Barcelona Sants
13:35Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
£331One-way
0 changes
iryo
07:552h45
Barcelona Sants
10:40Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
£361One-way
0 changes
iryo
09:502h45
Barcelona Sants
12:35Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
£381One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBarcelona Sants to Madrid

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 April
SNCF OUIGO
06:302h45
Barcelona Sants
09:15Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
iryo
07:552h45
Barcelona Sants
10:40Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVE
08:003h12
Barcelona Sants
11:12Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVE
09:002h45
Barcelona Sants
11:45Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe REGIONAL EXPRESS
09:039h06
Barcelona Sants
18:09Madrid Chamartín
0 changes
iryo
09:502h45
Barcelona Sants
12:35Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVLO
10:003h17
Barcelona Sants
13:17Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
SNCF OUIGO
10:402h45
Barcelona Sants
13:25Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
iryo
10:502h45
Barcelona Sants
13:35Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
iryo
11:552h45
Barcelona Sants
14:40Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVE
12:003h12
Barcelona Sants
15:12Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
iryo
12:402h45
Barcelona Sants
15:25Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVE INT
12:502h55
Barcelona Sants
15:45Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
iryo
13:452h45
Barcelona Sants
16:30Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
SNCF OUIGO
13:502h30
Barcelona Sants
16:20Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVE
14:003h12
Barcelona Sants
17:12Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
iryo
14:552h45
Barcelona Sants
17:40Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
iryo
15:552h45
Barcelona Sants
18:40Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVE
16:252h30
Barcelona Sants
18:55Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVE
17:252h30
Barcelona Sants
19:55Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
SNCF OUIGO
17:402h30
Barcelona Sants
20:10Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
iryo
17:552h45
Barcelona Sants
20:40Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVE
18:003h12
Barcelona Sants
21:12Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVE
18:252h30
Barcelona Sants
20:55Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVE
18:403h05
Barcelona Sants
21:45Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
iryo
19:052h45
Barcelona Sants
21:50Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVE
19:252h30
Barcelona Sants
21:55Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
iryo
19:552h45
Barcelona Sants
22:40Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVE
20:003h12
Barcelona Sants
23:12Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
SNCF OUIGO
20:402h55
Barcelona Sants
23:35Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
iryo
20:552h45
Barcelona Sants
23:40Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVLO
21:002h45
Barcelona Sants
23:45Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes
Renfe AVE
21:252h30
Barcelona Sants
23:55Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
0 changes

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Train times from Barcelona Sants to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Fastest Journey

2 h 30 m

Average

2 h 59 m

Trains per day

33

Distance

502 km

Of the 33 trains that leave Barcelona Sants for Madrid every day 33 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Renfe AVE
19:252h30
Barcelona Sants
21:55Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
£1121One-way
0 changes
Fastest
SNCF OUIGO
13:502h30
Barcelona Sants
16:20Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
£401One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Renfe AVE
21:252h30
Barcelona Sants
23:55Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
£991One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Renfe AVE
18:252h30
Barcelona Sants
20:55Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
£801One-way
0 changes
Fastest
SNCF OUIGO
17:402h30
Barcelona Sants
20:10Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
£491One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid

distanceDistance311 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price£40 (€44)
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 11 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAVE, Ouigo, Renfe AVLO, iryo, Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe or Renfe AVE INT

Trains from Barcelona Sants to Madrid cover the 311 miles long route taking on average 2 h 29 min with our travel partners like AVE, Ouigo, Renfe AVLO, iryo, Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe or Renfe AVE INT. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £40. Travellers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes.

Train companies: AVE, Ouigo and Renfe AVLO trains Barcelona Sants to Madrid

Find the best trains from Barcelona Sants to Madrid with Omio's travel partners AVE, Ouigo and Renfe AVLO from £15. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Iryo is a new brand from railway operator ILSA operating in Spain since 2022. Iryo uses Frecciarossa 1000 trains which are modern, can travel at up to 360km/h and have a minimal environmental impact. Iryo’s Frecciarossa trains have different classes, all of which come with free unlimited WiFi, power sockets, toilets and an onboard entertainment portal where you can watch films and TV series. The main classes are: Infinita Class, Singular Café Class, Singular Class, Inicial Class. These new trains take 2 hours and 30 minutes to travel between Madrid and Barcelona. They depart from Madrid Atocha and Barcelona Sants stations, and stop in Zaragoza along the way. Iryo services also cover Madrid, Cuenca, Valencia, Alicante, Córdoba, Seville and Málaga.

Barcelona Sants to Madrid train information with iryo:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 30 min
  • Cheapest Price: £15

FAQs: Barcelona Sants to Madrid train

FAQs: Travel by train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barcelona Sants to Madrid.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Barcelona Sants to Madrid can start from as little as £17 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Barcelona Sants to Madrid is £40; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Barcelona Sants to Madrid is on average 2 h 29 min   for the 311 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Madrid from Barcelona Sants by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid leaves at 08: 03. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid leaves at 20: 25.
There are 11 trains a day from Barcelona Sants to Madrid which require at least one change with AVE, Ouigo, Renfe AVLO, iryo, Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe or Renfe AVE INT. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid with Ouigo or iryo. Overall you can travel with the following companies: AVE, Ouigo, Renfe AVLO, iryo, Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe or Renfe AVE INT.
Take the Barcelona Sants to Madrid train with AVE, Ouigo, Renfe AVLO, iryo, Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe or Renfe AVE INT. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Madrid from Barcelona Sants as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 25.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Barcelona Sants, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid is January.
You have options as you can travel between Barcelona Sants and Madrid 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Trains departing from Barcelona Sants

Distance from Barcelona Sants to city center
Distance from Barcelona Sants to city center
1.4 miles (2.3 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Metro lines: L3, L5
Bus lines: A1, A2
Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Barcelona El Prat Airport
9 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached from the station on the R2 Nord (R2N) trains that run every 30min.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Hotspots in and near restaurants.
ATM
ATM
In the central part of the station.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
Staffed and automatic. Open daily from 05: 30 to 21: 00.
Dining
Dining
McDonald’s | Caffe di Fiore | Ars Café | Café de l'Estació | Café de l’Estació Deli | Lavazza | Como | Peter's | Tutti Frutti | Enrique Tomás | & many more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Alamo | Enterprise | National | Europcar | Sixt
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located in various locations inside the station.
Accessibility
Accessibility
All areas of the station have full disability access facilities.

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