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Of the 14 buses that leave Madrid for Barcelona every day 14 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 504 km distance in an average of 7 h 35 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 7 h 20 m .
The slowest buses will take 8 h 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.
|Distance||312 miles (504 km)|
|Average bus duration||7 h 20 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$42 (€33)|
|Bus providers||Alsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus or Flixbus|
Buses from Madrid to Barcelona cover the 312 miles (504 km) long route taking on average 7 h 20 min with our travel partners like Alsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus or Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $42 (€33), but the average price of bus tickets is $42 (€33). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
You can travel by bus between Madrid and Barcelona with Alsa and FlixBus for as low as $42 (€33). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Enjoy one of the most comfortable travel experiences at a budget price with a bus from Madrid to Barcelona with Alsa. The Alsa bus ride covers 312 miles (504 km) between Madrid and Barcelona at prices starting as low as $42 (€33). Alsa even has different ticket types on select routes for the budget traveler in mind, including Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares. Simply check Omio for Alsa bus schedules and tickets and book the best Madrid - Barcelona bus for you.
As Spain’s main bus company offering thousands of regional and urban routes throughout the country, plus more than 300 international routes in 16 different European countries and Morocco, Alsa offers an impressive fleet of buses with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal bus with free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium buses provide more luxurious services when traveling by road, depending on the specific route.
When you buy your Alsa bus tickets between Madrid and Barcelona don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
The route from the Spanish capital Madrid to Barcelona is operated by the tour operator ALSA. ALSA transports guests to Barcelona at almost any time of the day. Passengers will be able to board the bus in Madrid at intercam Avenida de America. This is one of the largest underground stations in Madrid. This should make your journey comfortable. The journey time varies in length, but it is always about 7:00 to 8:00 hours on average. Some connections also start at the Aeropuerto Madrid - Barajas T4 airport in Madrid. The bus arrives either in Barcelona/North or also in Barcelona/Sants, the main station of Barcelona. From there a direct connection to other parts of Barcelona is guaranteed.
The Spanish capital Madrid with the landmark with the Puerta del Sol is considered one of the most popular tourist destinations worldwide. The Spanish climate allows travellers to visit the cultural and political centre of Spain both in the hot summer and in the pleasant winter months. The central square is the Plaza Mayor, where daily events take place. The home of the Real Madrid football club, the Bernabeu Stadium, is a must for every football fan. The Retiro Park is a beautiful recreation area. There you can relax in cafés by the big lake.
Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is next to Madrid, probably the most famous city of Spain. A must for tourists is the Boulevard Ramblas, in which there is a huge shopping and gastronomy offer. The Museo Picasso is not only a nice activity for art lovers. The huge Mercat de Sant Josep is the biggest market of Barcelona, where several bizarre and fascinating food and drinks can be found and is not only meant for the palate, but also for the eye. The Gothic quarter Barri Gotic is a series of architecturally successful buildings from the Middle Ages.
When taking the bus to Barcelona from Madrid, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. Your trip can end in bus stations such as Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the bus station to the city center in Barcelona.
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