Madrid to Barcelona

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4 trains from £79
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22 trains from £40
Fri, Sep 20
24 trains from £40
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Bus
Flight
Mon
Sep 16
£79Renfe AVE
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£74Iberia
Tue
Sep 17
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£62Vueling
Wed
Sep 18
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£66Air Europa
Thu
Sep 19
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£62Vueling
Fri
Sep 20
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£74Vueling
Sat
Sep 21
£75Renfe AVE
£31Alsa
£74Air Europa
Sun
Sep 22
£62Renfe AVE
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£55Vueling
Mon
Sep 23
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£55Vueling
Tue
Sep 24
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£49Air Europa
Wed
Sep 25
£40Renfe
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£43Vueling
Thu
Sep 26
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£48Vueling
Fri
Sep 27
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£48Vueling
Sat
Sep 28
£79Renfe AVE
£31Alsa
£62Vueling
Sun
Sep 29
£62Renfe AVE
£31Alsa
£48Vueling
Mon
Sep 30
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£43Vueling
Tue
Oct 1
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£38Vueling
Wed
Oct 2
£40Renfe
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£38Vueling
Thu
Oct 3
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£40Vueling
Fri
Oct 4
£40Renfe
£31Alsa
£43Vueling
Sat
Oct 5
£70Renfe AVE
£31Alsa
£57Air Europa
Sun
Oct 6
£62Renfe AVE
£31Alsa
£48Vueling

General Information about the Journey from Madrid to Barcelona

Travelling the 624 kilometres from Madrid to Barcelona can be done quickly and conveniently by bus, train and plane. The plane offers the speediest choice reaching Barcelona in an hour and fifteen minutes. However, the fast AVE train offers a close second with a trip between city centres that takes under three hours. Passengers can also opt for the slower regional train or for the bus for a more leisurely journey.

Buses from Madrid to Barcelona

Direct buses leave Madrid throughout the day for the five and a half to seven and a half hour journey to Barcelona. Exclusively run by Alsa, the buses can be boarded at Aeropuerto Madrid, Barajas T4 bus station, Mendez Alvaro bus station or Avenida America bus station. Buses run from early morning to late evening and terminate at Barcelona (Nord).

Trains from Madrid to Barcelona

Getting to Barcelona from Madrid is a breeze on Spain's highly efficient railway system. Passengers have two options. The fastest is the AVE high-speed train which offers around two dozen daily departures from Madrid Puerta de Atocha station on weekdays and some 16 on the weekend. For a slower option, a regional express train - the Combinado - leaves the same station once a day in the late morning. It takes over six hours to reach Barcelona-Sants making many stops along the route.

Flights from Madrid to Barcelona

Passengers have a choice of around nine flights daily for the 75-minute hop from Barajas airport (MAD) Madrid to Barcelona Airport (BCN). Carriers Iberia, Air Europa and Vueling offer departures throughout the day with Air Iberia offering its Iberia Air Shuttle to Barcelona eight times daily.

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BusMadrid America

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