Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) to Barcelona train

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Cheap train tickets from Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
iryo
08:252h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
11:10Barcelona Sants
£371One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
SNCF OUIGO
07:052h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
09:50Barcelona Sants
£371One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
iryo
09:162h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
12:01Barcelona Sants
£381One-way
0 changes
SNCF OUIGO
10:052h55
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
13:00Barcelona Sants
£431One-way
0 changes
iryo
10:002h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
12:45Barcelona Sants
£471One-way
0 changes

Train timetableMadrid Barajas Airport (MAD) to Barcelona

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 April
SNCF OUIGO
07:052h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
09:50Barcelona Sants
0 changes
iryo
08:252h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
11:10Barcelona Sants
0 changes
iryo
09:162h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
12:01Barcelona Sants
0 changes
iryo
10:002h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
12:45Barcelona Sants
0 changes
SNCF OUIGO
10:052h55
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
13:00Barcelona Sants
0 changes
iryo
11:252h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
14:10Barcelona Sants
0 changes
iryo
13:502h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
16:35Barcelona Sants
0 changes
SNCF OUIGO
14:152h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
16:45Barcelona Sants
0 changes
iryo
14:252h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
17:10Barcelona Sants
0 changes
iryo
15:252h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
18:10Barcelona Sants
0 changes
iryo
16:402h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
19:10Barcelona Sants
0 changes
SNCF OUIGO
17:202h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
19:50Barcelona Sants
0 changes
iryo
17:252h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
20:10Barcelona Sants
0 changes
iryo
18:352h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
21:05Barcelona Sants
0 changes
iryo
20:252h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
23:10Barcelona Sants
0 changes
SNCF OUIGO
21:002h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
23:45Barcelona Sants
0 changes

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Train times from Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Fastest Journey

2 h 30 m

Average

2 h 41 m

Trains per day

16

Distance

492 km

Of the 16 trains that leave Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) for Barcelona every day 16 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
iryo
18:352h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
21:05Barcelona Sants
£1011One-way
0 changes
Fastest
iryo
16:402h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
19:10Barcelona Sants
£931One-way
0 changes
Fastest
SNCF OUIGO
17:202h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
19:50Barcelona Sants
£851One-way
0 changes
Fastest
SNCF OUIGO
14:152h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
16:45Barcelona Sants
£721One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
iryo
08:252h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
11:10Barcelona Sants
£371One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) to Barcelona

distanceDistance304 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price£41 (€46)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersOuigo, iryo, AVE, Renfe AVE INT or Renfe AVLO

Trains from Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) to Barcelona cover the 304 miles long route taking on average 2 h 30 min with our travel partners like Ouigo, iryo, AVE, Renfe AVE INT or Renfe AVLO. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £41, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £20.

Train providers: Ouigo, iryo and AVE trains Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) to Barcelona

Find the best trains between Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) and Barcelona with Omio's travel partners Ouigo, iryo and AVE from £13. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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.

Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) to Barcelona train information with iryo:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 30 min
  • Cheapest Price: £13

FAQs: Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) to Barcelona train

FAQs: Travel by train from Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) to Barcelona 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 Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) to Barcelona.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) to Barcelona can start from as little as £20 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) to Barcelona is £41; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) to Barcelona train time is 2 h 30 min   covering the 304 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) to Barcelona leaves at 06: 25. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) to Barcelona leaves at 20: 00.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) to Barcelona with Ouigo or iryo. Overall you can travel with the following companies: Ouigo, iryo, AVE, Renfe AVE INT or Renfe AVLO.
For the best Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) to Barcelona train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Ouigo, iryo, AVE, Renfe AVE INT or Renfe AVLO. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) and Barcelona to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 00.
The cheapest month to travel from Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) to Barcelona by train is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Barcelona from Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD) including taking a coach, train or flight.

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