The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Barcelona Sants to Madrid is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 30 m
2 h 30 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Barcelona Sants for Madrid every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||311 miles (502 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 30 min|
|Average train ticket price||$32 (€28)|
|Train frequency||18 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 18 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Renfe AVLO, Renfe AVE, SNCF OUIGO, Renfe, iryo or Renfe Regional Expres|
Trains from Barcelona Sants to Madrid cover the 311 miles (502 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 30 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVLO, Renfe AVE, SNCF OUIGO, Renfe, iryo or Renfe Regional Expres. Normally, there are 18 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $16 (€14), but the average price of train tickets is $32 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes.
Travel between Barcelona Sants and Madrid from $16 (€14) with Omio’s train partners Renfe, Renfe AVLO and AVE! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.
Renfe Avlo is a Spanish low-cost high-speed rail service that operates the routes between the cities of Madrid, Zaragoza, Barcelona, and Valencia by the national rail company Renfe. Avlo trains travel at speeds of up to 186 mph (300 km/h). All Avlo tickets are in Economy or "Básica" Class with assigned seats and include onboard services like free wifi, onboard-entertainment (via the PlayRenfe app or network), power sockets and vending machines. Child tickets available from 0 to 13 years old then 14 or over counts as an adult ticket. You can upgrade your ticket to bring extra luggage onboard on top of your included backpack and 55x35x25 cm hand luggage with no weight limit. Cheap Avlo tickets start from 7 Euros and are a great option for travelling from Barcelona Sants to Madrid by train.
Looking for a comfortable way to travel from Barcelona Sants to Madrid? Reserve your Renfe AVE train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid with Omio today! Renfe is Spain’s national train company that offers a wide variety of connections throughout the country as well as France and Portugal, including the Barcelona Sants to Madrid trip. Omio shows you current AVE schedules and tickets to cover the 311 miles (502 km) distance. You can choose from ticket options like Promo, Promo + or Flexible for the best deals on this journey. Renfe discount cards, such as the Renfe Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card, can also be applied when purchasing your AVE ticket on Omio.
As the main high-speed train service in Spain, AVE provides amenities like a restaurant, bathrooms, WiFi access, and onboard entertainment on its routes. AVE covers long distances and connects major cities in Spain in just a few hours thanks to its high speed. These trains can reach speeds up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes, making AVE trains one of the fastest in the entire world. AVE offers all travelers ultimate comfort, flexibility and convenience, and on Omio you can book AVE tickets in a few steps!
Renfe is Spain’s national train company offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Barcelona Sants, located approximately 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center of Barcelona Sants. The most popular arrival train station in Madrid, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from its city center.
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