Trains from Barcelona to Madrid

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The cheapest trains

from Barcelona
to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Sep 17

Cheapest

£40

Average

£114

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 £ 114 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 40.

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09:03Barcelona Sants9h04 18:07Madrid Chamartín
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£401One-way
2nd Cheapest
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19:00Barcelona Sants3h00 22:00Madrid Atocha
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£651One-way
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21:15Barcelona Sants2h47 00:02Madrid Atocha
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£751One-way
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20:00Barcelona Sants3h10 23:10Madrid Atocha
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£791One-way
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16:25Barcelona Sants2h30 18:55Madrid Atocha
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£831One-way

Train Times

Barcelona to Madrid

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05:50Barcelona Sants2h30 08:20Madrid Atocha
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09:03Barcelona Sants9h04 18:07Madrid Chamartín
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11:00Barcelona Sants2h45 13:45Madrid Atocha
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12:00Barcelona Sants3h10 15:10Madrid Atocha
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12:50Barcelona Sants2h55 15:45Madrid Atocha
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13:25Barcelona Sants2h45 16:10Madrid Atocha
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14:00Barcelona Sants3h10 17:10Madrid Atocha
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15:00Barcelona Sants2h45 17:45Madrid Atocha
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15:25Barcelona Sants2h30 17:55Madrid Atocha
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16:25Barcelona Sants2h30 18:55Madrid Atocha
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17:00Barcelona Sants2h45 19:45Madrid Atocha
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19:00Barcelona Sants3h00 22:00Madrid Atocha
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19:25Barcelona Sants2h30 21:55Madrid Atocha
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20:00Barcelona Sants3h10 23:10Madrid Atocha
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21:15Barcelona Sants2h47 00:02Madrid Atocha
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Mon
Sep 16
£79Renfe AVE
£31Alsa
£91Vueling
Tue
Sep 17
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£47Vueling
Wed
Sep 18
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£47Vueling
Thu
Sep 19
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£54Vueling
Fri
Sep 20
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£61Vueling
Sat
Sep 21
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£56Air Europa
Sun
Sep 22
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£42Air Europa
Mon
Sep 23
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£56Air Europa
Tue
Sep 24
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£42Vueling
Wed
Sep 25
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£42Vueling
Thu
Sep 26
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£47Vueling
Fri
Sep 27
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£47Vueling
Sat
Sep 28
£40Renfe
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£37Air Europa
Sun
Sep 29
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£56Air Europa
Mon
Sep 30
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£47Vueling
Tue
Oct 1
£40Renfe
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Wed
Oct 2
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£39Vueling
Thu
Oct 3
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£36Vueling
Fri
Oct 4
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£47Vueling
Sat
Oct 5
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£47Vueling
Sun
Oct 6
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£54Vueling

The fastest trains

from Barcelona
to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Sep 17

Fastest Journey

2 h 30 m

Average

3 h 13 m

Trains per day

15

Distance

504 km

Of the 15 train that leave Barcelona for Madrid every day 15 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 504 km distance in an average of 3 h 13 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2 h 30 m .

The slowest train will take 9 h 4 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.

Fastest
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16:25Barcelona Sants2h30 18:55Madrid Atocha
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£831One-way
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19:25Barcelona Sants2h30 21:55Madrid Atocha
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£1991One-way
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15:25Barcelona Sants2h30 17:55Madrid Atocha
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£1181One-way
Fastest
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05:50Barcelona Sants2h30 08:20Madrid Atocha
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£841One-way
2nd Fastest
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17:00Barcelona Sants2h45 19:45Madrid Atocha
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£1691One-way

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Journey Summary

Barcelona to Madrid Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 21 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £46
Trains depart from:Barcelona
Trains arrive in:Madrid
Distance:504 km
TrainTrain Companies:Renfe AVE, Renfe

Trains from Barcelona to Madrid

The majority of trains from Barcelona to Madrid depart from Sants Station. However, a limited number of departures leave from Passeig De Gracia too. The first Renfe train departs just before 6:00 a.m. and the last train of the evening leaves at approximately 9 p.m. The duration of the journey is generally two and a half to three hours, with the majority of routes being direct. Trains depart regularly throughout the day and evening, with up to four times per hour during peak times.

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

Barcelona Sants Station: Conveniently situated in the city, Barcelona Sants is easily reached by the following metro system lines - L3 (green line) and L5 (blue line). Taxis are also readily available at the station and from the city centre.

Madrid Atocha Station: Located in the heart of the city, Atocha Station is a few minutes walk from the centre of Madrid. Alternatively, Line 1 (blue line) of Madrid's metro system connects from the station to the surrounding area.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Barcelona
Madrid
TrainBarcelona Estació De França

Amenities

TrainBarcelona Sants

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