Madrid to Barcelona Sants train

Fri, 19 Apr
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Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Barcelona Sants

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Renfe REGIONAL EXPRESS
07:249h13
Madrid Chamartín
16:37Barcelona Sants
£391One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Renfe AVE
07:002h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
09:30Barcelona Sants
£421One-way
0 changes
SNCF OUIGO
21:002h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
23:45Barcelona Sants
£441One-way
0 changes
iryo
06:402h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
09:10Barcelona Sants
£441One-way
0 changes
iryo
07:252h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
09:55Barcelona Sants
£471One-way
0 changes

Train timetableMadrid to Barcelona Sants

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 19 April
Renfe AVLO
06:152h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
08:45Barcelona Sants
0 changes
Renfe AVE
06:302h50
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
09:20Barcelona Sants
0 changes
iryo
06:402h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
09:10Barcelona Sants
0 changes
Renfe AVE
07:002h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
09:30Barcelona Sants
0 changes
SNCF OUIGO
07:052h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
09:50Barcelona Sants
0 changes
Renfe REGIONAL EXPRESS
07:249h13
Madrid Chamartín
16:37Barcelona Sants
0 changes
iryo
07:252h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
09:55Barcelona Sants
0 changes
Renfe AVE
07:303h12
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
10:42Barcelona Sants
0 changes
iryo
08:352h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
11:05Barcelona Sants
0 changes
Renfe AVE
09:002h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
11:30Barcelona Sants
0 changes
iryo
09:162h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
12:01Barcelona Sants
0 changes
Renfe AVE
09:303h07
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
12:37Barcelona 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
12:252h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
15:10Barcelona Sants
0 changes
iryo
13:502h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
16:35Barcelona Sants
0 changes
Renfe AVE
14:002h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
16:30Barcelona 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
Renfe AVE
15:002h29
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
17:29Barcelona Sants
0 changes
iryo
15:252h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
18:10Barcelona Sants
0 changes
Renfe AVE
16:002h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
18:30Barcelona Sants
0 changes
iryo
16:402h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
19:10Barcelona Sants
0 changes
Renfe AVE
17:002h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
19:30Barcelona 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
Renfe AVLO
18:002h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
20:30Barcelona Sants
0 changes
Renfe AVE
18:302h50
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
21:20Barcelona Sants
0 changes
iryo
18:352h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
21:05Barcelona Sants
0 changes
Renfe AVE
19:002h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
21:30Barcelona Sants
0 changes
iryo
19:252h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
22:10Barcelona Sants
0 changes
Renfe AVE
20:002h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
22:30Barcelona Sants
0 changes
iryo
20:252h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
23:10Barcelona Sants
0 changes
Renfe AVE
20:403h15
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
23:55Barcelona Sants
0 changes
SNCF OUIGO
21:002h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
23:45Barcelona Sants
0 changes
Renfe AVE
21:102h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
23:40Barcelona Sants
0 changes

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Train times from Madrid to Barcelona Sants

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Fastest Journey

2 h 29 m

Average

2 h 50 m

Trains per day

37

Distance

502 km

Of the 37 trains that leave Madrid for Barcelona Sants every day 37 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Renfe AVE
15:002h29
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
17:29Barcelona Sants
£1121One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Renfe AVLO
06:152h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
08:45Barcelona Sants
£531One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
SNCF OUIGO
17:202h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
19:50Barcelona Sants
£491One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Renfe AVE
14:002h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
16:30Barcelona Sants
£841One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Renfe AVE
21:102h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
23:40Barcelona Sants
£681One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Madrid to Barcelona Sants

distanceDistance311 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price£41 (€45)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAVE, Ouigo, Renfe AVLO, iryo, Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe or Renfe AVE INT

Trains from Madrid to Barcelona Sants cover the 311 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 30 min with our travel partners like AVE, Ouigo, Renfe AVLO, iryo, Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe or Renfe AVE INT. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £15, but the average price of train tickets is £41. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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

Buy your official AVE, Ouigo and Renfe AVLO train tickets from Madrid to Barcelona Sants from £17 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

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.

Train information from Madrid to Barcelona Sants with iryo:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 30 min
  • Cheapest Price: £19

FAQs: Madrid to Barcelona Sants train

FAQs: Travel by train from Madrid to Barcelona Sants 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 to Barcelona Sants.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Barcelona Sants can start from as little as £15 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Madrid to Barcelona Sants 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 to Barcelona Sants train time is 2 h 30 min   covering the 311 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 to Barcelona Sants leaves at 06: 05. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Madrid to Barcelona Sants leaves at 20: 10.
There are 12 trains a day from Madrid to Barcelona Sants 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 Madrid to Barcelona Sants 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.
When taking a train from Madrid to Barcelona Sants, you can count on AVE, Ouigo, Renfe AVLO, iryo, Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe or Renfe AVE INT for the best way to get you to Barcelona Sants. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Madrid and Barcelona Sants and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 10.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 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.

The cheapest month to travel from Madrid to Barcelona Sants by train is August.
You have options as you can travel from Madrid to Barcelona Sants 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Trains arriving to 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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