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Journey Summary

Madrid to Barcelona Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
8 hours 38 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $39
Buses depart from:Madrid
Bus arrives in:Barcelona
Distance:504 Kms
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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Fri, May 24
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Alsa
12:157h 50m20:05
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Sat, May 25
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Alsa
20:457h 20m04:05
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Fastest Buses from Madrid to Barcelona by duration
Sat, May 25
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Alsa
20:457h 20m04:05
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Mon, Jun 17
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Alsa
20:457h 20m04:05
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Fri, Jun 28
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20:457h 20m04:05
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Return Journeys for Buses from Barcelona to Madrid
Thu, May 23
Bus
Alsa
21:307h 35m05:05
BarcelonaMadrid
Fri, May 24
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Alsa
21:007h 20m04:20
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Sat, May 25
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Alsa
11:007h 35m18:35
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Madrid
Barcelona
BusMadrid America

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BusMadrid Est. Sur

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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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