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Madrid to Barcelona

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The fastest buses

from Madrid
to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Jul 24

Fastest Journey

6h 5m

Average

7h 46m

Buses per day

90

Distance

504 km

Of the 90 bus that leave Madrid for Barcelona every day 60 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct bus cover the 504 km distance in an average of 7h 46m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 6h 5m .

The slowest bus will take 9h 29m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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13:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T46h0519:20Barcelona Sants
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$1161One-way
2nd Fastest
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12:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T46h2518:40Barcelona Sants
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$841One-way
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12:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T46h3519:20Barcelona Sants
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$1161One-way
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15:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T46h5522:40Barcelona Sants
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$811One-way
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01:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h0408:49Barcelona Sants
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$911One-way

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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Tue
Jul 23
$94Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$93Iberia
Wed
Jul 24
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$78Vueling
Thu
Jul 25
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$72Air Europa
Fri
Jul 26
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$78Vueling
Sat
Jul 27
$68Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$63Iberia
Sun
Jul 28
$89Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$70Vueling
Mon
Jul 29
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$60Vueling
Tue
Jul 30
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$60Vueling
Wed
Jul 31
$51Renfe
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$51Vueling
Thu
Aug 1
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$60Air Europa
Fri
Aug 2
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$55Vueling
Sat
Aug 3
$78Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$60Air Europa
Sun
Aug 4
$81Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$78Vueling
Mon
Aug 5
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$60Vueling
Tue
Aug 6
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$51Vueling
Wed
Aug 7
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$51Vueling
Thu
Aug 8
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$60Vueling
Fri
Aug 9
$51Renfe
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$60Air Europa
Sat
Aug 10
$70Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$55Vueling
Sun
Aug 11
$78Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$70Vueling
Mon
Aug 12
$51Renfe
$39Alsa
$60Air Europa

The cheapest buses

from Madrid
to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Jul 24

Cheapest

$43

Average

$62

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Madrid to Barcelona will cost around $ 62 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 43.

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19:30Madrid7h5503:25Barcelona
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$431One-way
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19:30Madrid7h5003:20Barcelona
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$431One-way
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14:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h5022:05Barcelona
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$431One-way
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$431One-way
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14:00Madrid8h0522:05Barcelona
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$431One-way

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Journey Summary

Madrid to Barcelona Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
8 hours 51 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $39
Buses depart from:Madrid
Bus arrives in:Barcelona
Distance:504 km
BusBus Companies:Alsa

Buses from Madrid to Barcelona

Buses in Spain are an affordable way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international routes. Visitors will find a reliable schedule of buses from Madrid to Barcelona, with direct services operated by ALSA departing Madrid throughout most of the day. First departures leave at 7:00 a.m. each morning, running at least once per hour during peak times, with late-night services departing until1:30 a.m. from the Intercambiador de Transporte Avenida de América bus station.

Taking the Bus from Madrid

Most buses from Madrid to Barcelona depart from Madrid's Intercambiador de Transporte Avenida de América station. Well connected to the rest of the city via the Madrid Metro, the station lies to the north of Madrid's city center. A limited night bus operates, providing connections to the main bus station, while taxis offer convenient pick-ups and journeys across the city center and beyond. Journeys from Madrid to Barcelona take on average 7 hours 50 minutes, although express services can take as little as 7 hours.

Getting into Barcelona by Bus

Barcelona is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe, with a thriving arts culture, first-rate cuisine, and celebrated fashions at every turn. Most buses from Madrid to Barcelona arrive at Estació d'Autobusos Barcelona Nord (Bus Station North), the main bus interchange for regional and international journeys. The bus station is just minutes from the coast and conveniently connected to the rest of the Madrid Metro system. The city has its own subway network, alongside regular bus service and a light-rail tram system, with a limited night service available on some lines.

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Best fares for buses from Madrid to Barcelona

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Fri, Jul 26
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Alsa
21:597h 50m05:49
MadridBarcelona
Sat, Jul 27
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Alsa
20:457h 20m04:05
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Fastest Buses from Madrid to Barcelona by duration
Sat, Jul 27
Bus
Alsa
20:457h 20m04:05
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Sun, Jul 28
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Alsa
15:457h 20m23:05
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Sat, Aug 10
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20:457h 20m04:05
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Return Journeys for Buses from Barcelona to Madrid
Thu, Jul 25
Bus
Alsa
21:157h 50m05:05
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Fri, Jul 26
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Alsa
07:307h 20m14:50
BarcelonaMadrid
Sat, Jul 27
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Alsa
21:157h 50m05:05
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Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Madrid
Barcelona
BusMadrid America

Amenities

BusMadrid Est. Sur

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines 6
Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11
Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10

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