Buses from Barcelona to Madrid

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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Tue
Jul 23
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$77Vueling
Wed
Jul 24
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$77Vueling
Thu
Jul 25
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$71Air Europa
Fri
Jul 26
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$92Vueling
Sat
Jul 27
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$92Air Europa
Sun
Jul 28
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$132Vueling
Mon
Jul 29
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$104Vueling
Tue
Jul 30
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$77Vueling
Wed
Jul 31
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$92Vueling
Thu
Aug 1
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$68Vueling
Fri
Aug 2
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$68Vueling
Sat
Aug 3
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$92Vueling
Sun
Aug 4
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$92Vueling
Mon
Aug 5
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$92Vueling
Tue
Aug 6
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$68Vueling
Wed
Aug 7
$51Renfe
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$59Vueling
Thu
Aug 8
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$77Vueling
Fri
Aug 9
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$68Vueling
Sat
Aug 10
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$77Vueling
Sun
Aug 11
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$77Vueling
Mon
Aug 12
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$68Vueling

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Journey Summary

Barcelona to Madrid Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
8 hours 37 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $39
Buses depart from:Barcelona
Bus arrives in:Madrid
Distance:504 km
BusBus Companies:Alsa

Buses from Barcelona to Madrid

Travel in comfort between Spain's two largest cities by booking buses from Barcelona to Madrid. Every day, between 36 and 46 buses leave Barcelona Nord bus station and cover the 385-mile distance to Madrid, so there should be a convenient departure time for everyone's schedule. The journey takes from seven-eight hours, and options are available to central Madrid or the airport if required.

Which bus companies travel from Barcelona to Madrid?

Alsa is the only bus operator on the Barcelona to Madrid route, so there's no need to compare prices between different companies. They run services out of Barcelona Nord to Madrid's Aeropuerto, the Avenida America Interchange, and Estación Sur in the center of town. All Alsa buses run direct, with no changes needed along the way.

How long is the bus from Barcelona to Madrid?

The fastest buses to Madrid from Barcelona take seven hours and five minutes to reach the Spanish capital. However, these buses all terminate at the airport. Buses which run into the city center tend to take around 7 hours and 20 minutes and can take as long as 8 hours and 15 minutes.

How many buses are there from Barcelona to Madrid?

The route between Barcelona and Madrid is one of Spain's most popular. Expect a choice of at least 36 direct buses and sometimes as many as 50. This includes departures at 1:00 a.m. which arrive in Madrid around breakfast time.

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Barcelona to Madrid?

Departure bus station: All buses to Madrid leave from Barcelona Nord, which can be found on Carrer d'Alí Bei in the northern part of Barcelona. Travelers can catch bus number 54 from Plaza Universitat in the city center or take Metro Line L1.

Arrival bus stations: Buses to Madrid stop at 3 locations. The airport is just outside of town, while Estación Sur is just south of the center. The best way to get into town is to take the C-1 rail line to Atocha. Alternatively, some buses stop at Av. America on the way into town, where you can catch Metro Lines 4, 6, 7, and 9.

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Best fares for buses from Barcelona to Madrid

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Fri, Jul 26
Bus
Alsa
07:307h 20m14:50
BarcelonaMadrid
Sat, Jul 27
Bus
Alsa
21:157h 50m05:05
BarcelonaMadrid
Fastest Buses from Barcelona to Madrid by duration
Fri, Jul 26
Bus
Alsa
07:307h 20m14:50
BarcelonaMadrid
Sat, Aug 3
Bus
Alsa
12:307h 20m19:50
BarcelonaMadrid
Fri, Aug 9
Bus
Alsa
15:307h 20m22:50
BarcelonaMadrid
Return Journeys for Buses from Madrid to Barcelona
Thu, Jul 25
Bus
Alsa
05:008h 20m13:20
MadridBarcelona
Fri, Jul 26
Bus
Alsa
21:597h 50m05:49
MadridBarcelona
Sat, Jul 27
Bus
Alsa
20:457h 20m04:05
MadridBarcelona

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Barcelona
Madrid
BusBarcelona, Estacion de Autobuses de Sants

Amenities

BusEstació d'autobusos Barcelona-Nord

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