Buses from Madrid to Barcelona

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10 buses from$ 38
Tomorrow
46 buses from$ 38
Fri, Mar 29
70 buses from$ 38

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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Mon
Mar 25
$ 100Renfe AVE
$ 38Alsa
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Tue
Mar 26
$ 51Renfe
$ 38Alsa
$ 68Iberia
Wed
Mar 27
$ 51Renfe
$ 38Alsa
$ 61Air Europa
Thu
Mar 28
$ 51Renfe
$ 38Alsa
$ 61Air Europa
Fri
Mar 29
$ 51Renfe
$ 38Alsa
$ 78Vueling
Sat
Mar 30
$ 68Renfe AVE
$ 38Alsa
$ 78Vueling
Sun
Mar 31
$ 79Renfe AVE
$ 38Alsa
$ 60Vueling
Mon
Apr 1
$ 51Renfe
Find prices
$ 55Vueling
Tue
Apr 2
$ 51Renfe
$ 38Alsa
$ 51Vueling
Wed
Apr 3
$ 51Renfe
$ 38Alsa
$ 51Vueling
Thu
Apr 4
$ 51Renfe
$ 38Alsa
$ 48Vueling
Fri
Apr 5
$ 51Renfe
$ 38Alsa
$ 55Vueling
Sat
Apr 6
$ 79Renfe AVE
$ 38Alsa
$ 78Vueling
Sun
Apr 7
$ 68Renfe AVE
$ 38Alsa
$ 60Vueling
Mon
Apr 8
$ 51Renfe
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$ 55Vueling
Tue
Apr 9
$ 51Renfe
$ 38Alsa
$ 48Vueling
Wed
Apr 10
$ 51Renfe
$ 38Alsa
$ 48Vueling
Thu
Apr 11
$ 51Renfe
$ 38Alsa
$ 48Vueling
Fri
Apr 12
$ 51Renfe
$ 38Alsa
$ 93Vueling
Sat
Apr 13
$ 89Renfe AVE
$ 38Alsa
$ 93Vueling
Sun
Apr 14
$ 79Renfe AVE
$ 38Alsa
$ 93Vueling
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Journey Summary

Madrid to Barcelona Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
8 hours 32 minutes
Coach Ticket Price:$ 38
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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Best fares for buses from Madrid to Barcelona

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Fri, Mar 29
Bus
Alsa
21:457h 20m05:05
MadridBarcelona
Sat, Mar 30
Bus
Alsa
18:456h 50m01:35
MadridBarcelona
Fastest Buses from Madrid to Barcelona by duration
Sat, Mar 30
Bus
Alsa
18:456h 50m01:35
MadridBarcelona
Wed, Mar 27
Bus
Alsa
00:457h 20m08:05
MadridBarcelona
Fri, Mar 29
Bus
Alsa
21:457h 20m05:05
MadridBarcelona
Return Journeys for Buses from Barcelona to Madrid
Wed, Mar 27
Bus
Alsa
07:007h 35m14:35
BarcelonaMadrid
Thu, Mar 28
Bus
Alsa
09:307h 40m17:10
BarcelonaMadrid
Fri, Mar 29
Bus
Alsa
06:007h 35m13:35
BarcelonaMadrid
Stations
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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