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Madrid to Barcelona

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01:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h35 09:20Barcelona Sants
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01:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T48h25 10:10Barcelona Sants
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09:00Madrid7h50 16:50Barcelona
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10:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h35 17:50Barcelona
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10:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T48h48 19:03Barcelona Sants
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10:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h06 17:21Barcelona Sants
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10:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h20 17:35Barcelona
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10:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T48h25 18:40Barcelona Sants
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11:00Madrid7h50 18:50Barcelona
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12:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h55 20:40Barcelona Sants
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12:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h37 20:22Barcelona Sants
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12:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T46h30 19:15Barcelona Sants
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12:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h29 22:14Barcelona Sants
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13:00Madrid8h05 21:05Barcelona
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13:00Madrid7h50 20:50Barcelona
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13:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h07 20:22Barcelona Sants
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13:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h50 21:05Barcelona
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13:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T48h45 22:00Barcelona Sants
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13:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T48h59 22:14Barcelona Sants
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13:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h35 20:50Barcelona
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13:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T48h10 21:25Barcelona Sants
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14:00Madrid8h05 22:05Barcelona
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14:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h50 22:05Barcelona
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14:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h35 21:50Barcelona
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14:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T48h25 22:40Barcelona Sants
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14:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h10 21:25Barcelona Sants
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14:30Madrid7h50 22:20Barcelona
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14:30Madrid8h05 22:35Barcelona
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15:30Madrid7h20 22:50Barcelona
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15:30Madrid7h35 23:05Barcelona
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15:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h05 22:50Barcelona
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15:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T46h55 22:40Barcelona Sants
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15:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h20 23:05Barcelona
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16:30Madrid8h05 00:35Barcelona
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16:30Madrid7h50 00:20Barcelona
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19:30Madrid7h50 03:20Barcelona
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19:30Madrid7h55 03:25Barcelona
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19:30Madrid8h05 03:35Barcelona
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19:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h40 03:25Barcelona
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19:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h50 03:35Barcelona
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19:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h35 03:20Barcelona
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22:30Madrid7h50 06:20Barcelona
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22:30Madrid7h35 06:05Barcelona
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22:35Madrid8h00 06:35Barcelona
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22:35Madrid8h15 06:50Barcelona
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22:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h35 06:20Barcelona
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22:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h20 06:05Barcelona
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23:00Madrid7h35 06:35Barcelona
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23:00Madrid7h50 06:50Barcelona
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23:59Madrid7h20 07:19Barcelona
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23:59Madrid7h35 07:34Barcelona
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The fastest buses

from Madrid
to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Fastest Journey

6 h

Average

7 h 46 m

Buses per day

65

Distance

504 km

Of the 65 bus that leave Madrid for Barcelona every day 40 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 7 h 46 m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 6 h .

The slowest bus will take 9 h 29 m 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 T46h00 19:15Barcelona Sants
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$901One-way
2nd Fastest
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12:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T46h30 19:15Barcelona Sants
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$901One-way
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15:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T46h55 22:40Barcelona Sants
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$671One-way
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15:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h05 22:50Barcelona
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$521One-way
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14:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T47h05 21:20Barcelona Sants
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$901One-way

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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Wed
Sep 18
$50Renfe
$39Alsa
$92Vueling
Thu
Sep 19
$50Renfe
$39Alsa
$92Vueling
Fri
Sep 20
$50Renfe
$39Alsa
$92Vueling
Sat
Sep 21
$93Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$115Vueling
Sun
Sep 22
$78Renfe AVE
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$69Vueling
Mon
Sep 23
$50Renfe
$39Alsa
$77Vueling
Tue
Sep 24
$50Renfe
$39Alsa
$65Air Europa
Wed
Sep 25
$50Renfe
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$60Vueling
Thu
Sep 26
$50Renfe
$39Alsa
$60Vueling
Fri
Sep 27
$50Renfe
$39Alsa
$60Vueling
Sat
Sep 28
$99Renfe AVE
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Sun
Sep 29
$78Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$60Vueling
Mon
Sep 30
$50Renfe
$39Alsa
$54Vueling
Tue
Oct 1
$50Renfe
$39Alsa
$47Vueling
Wed
Oct 2
$50Renfe
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$50Vueling
Thu
Oct 3
$50Renfe
$39Alsa
$50Vueling
Fri
Oct 4
$50Renfe
$39Alsa
$54Vueling
Sat
Oct 5
$88Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$77Vueling
Sun
Oct 6
$88Renfe AVE
$39Alsa
$60Vueling
Mon
Oct 7
$50Renfe
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$50Vueling

The cheapest buses

from Madrid
to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Cheapest

$39

Average

$58

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 $ 58 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 39.

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22:30Madrid7h50 06:20Barcelona
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$391One-way
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11:00Madrid7h50 18:50Barcelona
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22:35Madrid8h00 06:35Barcelona
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09:00Madrid7h50 16:50Barcelona
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11:00Madrid7h35 18:35Barcelona
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$391One-way

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Journey Summary

Madrid to Barcelona Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
8 hours 52 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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Madrid
Barcelona
BusMadrid America

Amenities

BusMadrid Est. Sur

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

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