Madrid to Barcelona Sants train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Madrid to Barcelona Sants

Showing times and prices for Apr 19

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

2 h 29 m

Average

2 h 51 m

Trains per day

38

Distance

502 km

Cheap train tickets from Madrid to start from $49 with an average ticket price of $56.

The fastest train from Madrid to takes 2h 29m in comparison to an average duration of 2h 51m and covers a distance of 502 km.

38 trains that leave Madrid for every day with 38 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Renfe REGIONAL EXPRESS
07:24AM9h13
Madrid Chamartín
04:37PMBarcelona Sants
$491One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
SNCF OUIGO
09:00PM2h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
11:45PMBarcelona Sants
$511One-way
0 transfers
iryo
08:25PM2h45
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
11:10PMBarcelona Sants
$571One-way
0 transfers
iryo
06:40AM2h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
09:10AMBarcelona Sants
$591One-way
0 transfers
iryo
07:25AM2h30
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes
09:55AMBarcelona Sants
$621One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Madrid to Barcelona Sants

distanceDistance311 miles (502 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$51 (€45)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAVE, Ouigo, Renfe AVLO, iryo, Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe or Renfe AVE INT

Trains from Madrid to Barcelona Sants cover the 311 miles (502 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 30 min with our travel partners like AVE, Ouigo, Renfe AVLO, iryo, Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe or Renfe AVE INT. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $51 (€45), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $19 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Train providers: AVE, Ouigo and Renfe AVLO from Madrid to Barcelona Sants trains

AVE, Ouigo and Renfe AVLO trains will get you from Madrid to Barcelona Sants from $22 (€19). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Travel comfortably to Barcelona Sants from Madrid with AVE, Renfe's high-speed trains. When you travel on the AVE train to Barcelona Sants from Madrid, the distance to travel is 311 miles (502 km) and prices start as low as $103 (€91). Check all the AVE train schedules and find the cheapest ticket between Madrid and Barcelona Sants on Omio!

Renfe is the main railroad company in Spain and offers a wide variety of AVE tickets perfect for your budget, such as Promo, Promo + and Flexible tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards such as the Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card that you can add when booking your Renfe AVE ticket with Omio.

The Renfe AVE trains are among the fastest in the world, reaching 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes, and the AVE connects the main cities of the country in just a few hours, offering comfort and flexibility in long and medium distances. All AVE trains have a restaurant, WiFi, bathrooms and entertainment on board, and when you book your ticket on Omio, we offer you the possibility of choosing the seat that suits you best.

AVE from Madrid to Barcelona Sants train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 30 min
  • Cheapest Price: $103

FAQs: Trains from Madrid to Barcelona Sants

FAQs: Travel by train from Madrid to Barcelona Sants easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Barcelona Sants.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Barcelona Sants can start from as little as $19 (€17) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Madrid to Barcelona Sants is $51 (€45); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Madrid to Barcelona Sants train travel time is 2 h 30 min   for the 311 mile (502 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Madrid to Barcelona Sants leaves at 6: 05 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Madrid to Barcelona Sants leaves at 8: 10 PM.
There are 12 trains a day from Madrid to Barcelona Sants which require at least one change with AVE, Ouigo, Renfe AVLO, iryo, Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe or Renfe AVE INT. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Madrid to Barcelona Sants with Ouigo or iryo. Overall you can travel with the following companies: AVE, Ouigo, Renfe AVLO, iryo, Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe or Renfe AVE INT.
For the trip from Madrid to Barcelona Sants you can take a train with AVE, Ouigo, Renfe AVLO, iryo, Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe or Renfe AVE INT. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Madrid and Barcelona Sants on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 10 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Barcelona Sants, located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Madrid to Barcelona Sants by train is August.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Barcelona Sants from Madrid including taking a train, bus or flight.

Trains arriving to Barcelona Sants

Distance from Barcelona Sants to city center
Distance from Barcelona Sants to city center
1.4 miles (2.3 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Metro lines: L3, L5
Bus lines: A1, A2
Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Barcelona El Prat Airport
9 miles (14 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached from the station on the R2 Nord (R2N) trains that run every 30min.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Hotspots in and near restaurants.
ATM
ATM
In the central part of the station.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
Staffed and automatic. Open daily from 05: 30 to 21: 00.
Dining
Dining
McDonald’s | Caffe di Fiore | Ars Café | Café de l'Estació | Café de l’Estació Deli | Lavazza | Como | Peter's | Tutti Frutti | Enrique Tomás | & many more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Alamo | Enterprise | National | Europcar | Sixt
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located in various locations inside the station.
Accessibility
Accessibility
All areas of the station have full disability access facilities.

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