on 08 Dec
on 08 Dec
The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Madrid to Barcelona is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
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Of the 34 trains that leave Madrid for Barcelona every day 34 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
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|Average train duration||2 h 30 min|
|Average train ticket price||£36 (€40)|
|Train frequency||19 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 19 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Renfe, Renfe AVE, Renfe AVE INT, Renfe AVLO, Renfe REGIONAL EXPRESS, SNCF OUIGO, iryo|
Trains from Madrid to Barcelona cover the 312 miles long route taking on average 2 h 30 min with our travel partners like Renfe, Renfe AVE, Renfe AVE INT, Renfe AVLO, Renfe REGIONAL EXPRESS, SNCF OUIGO, iryo. Normally, there are 19 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £36. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid Atocha Cercanias and arrive in Barcelona Sants.
Renfe trains will get you between Madrid and Barcelona from £17. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Renfe is Spain’s national train provider operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travellers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Madrid to Barcelona trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.
When departing from Madrid, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Madrid Atocha Cercanias, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes and Madrid Chamartín. When arriving in Barcelona, you can end your journey in train stations like Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid Atocha Cercanias, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Barcelona Sants, located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city centre.
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