Bus from Barcelona to Madrid

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Facts about the coach from Barcelona to Madrid

Cheapest Bus£26.45
Fastest Bus7h 35m
Earliest Coach07:00
Latest Coach22:00
Daily Bus Connections4 Ø
Distance505.4 km
Coach CompaniesFlixBus, ALSA, Eurolines Suisse
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CheckMyBus has got you covered! We compare all available buses from Barcelona to Madrid and show you departure times, the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the coach have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you the cheapest coaches from Barcelona to Madrid over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about long-distance bus stops in Barcelona and Madrid which will help you find your way around. We’ll also show you options for onward travel from Madrid and alternative destinations from Barcelona. If you need to continue your journey with a flight, you can find the most popular airport transfers departing from Madrid.

The cheapest coach connections from Barcelona to Madrid

Today
from £30.55
Tomorrow
from £30.55
30/09
from £30.55
01/10
from £26.45
02/10
from £26.45
03/10
from £30.55

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • FlixBus
    13:30
    Barcelona - Norte
    Duration 19h 15m
    08:45
    Madrid
    from£26.45
  • ALSA
    22:00
    Barcelona - Norte
    Duration 8h 5m
    06:05
    Madrid
    from£30.55
  • ALSA
    07:00
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    Duration 7h 35m
    14:35
    Madrid
    from£30.55
  • ALSA
    07:00
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    Duration 7h 50m
    14:50
    Madrid
    from£30.55
  • ALSA
    10:30
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    Duration 7h 40m
    18:10
    Madrid
    from£30.55
  • ALSA
    10:30
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    Duration 8h 5m
    18:35
    Madrid
    from£30.55
  • ALSA
    13:00
    Barcelona - Norte
    Duration 8h 5m
    21:05
    Madrid
    from£30.55
  • Eurolines Suisse
    07:00
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    Duration 7h 35m
    14:35
    Madrid
    from£30.55
  • Eurolines Suisse
    07:00
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    Duration 7h 50m
    14:50
    Madrid
    from£30.55
  • Eurolines Suisse
    10:30
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    Duration 7h 40m
    18:10
    Madrid
    from£30.55
  • Eurolines Suisse
    10:30
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    Duration 8h 5m
    18:35
    Madrid
    from£30.55
  • Eurolines Suisse
    13:00
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    Duration 7h 35m
    20:35
    Madrid
    from£30.55
  • FlixBus
    11:25
    Barcelona - Norte
    Duration 21h 20m
    08:45
    Madrid
    from£34.66
  • FlixBus
    11:40
    Barcelona - Norte
    Duration 21h 5m
    08:45
    Madrid
    from£40.14

The cheapest train connections from Barcelona to Madrid

No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets.

  • Renfe
    06:25
    Barcelona
    Duration 2h 30m
    08:55
    Madrid
    from£117.27
  • Renfe
    07:00
    Barcelona
    Duration 2h 30m
    09:30
    Madrid
    from£117.27
  • Renfe
    07:05
    Barcelona
    Duration 2h 45m
    09:50
    Madrid
    from£117.27
  • Renfe
    07:25
    Barcelona
    Duration 2h 36m
    10:01
    Madrid
    from£117.27

The cheapest carpooling offers from Barcelona to Madrid

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    15:00
    Barcelona
    Duration 6h 30m
    21:30
    Madrid
    from£20.08
  • BlaBlaCar
    17:30
    Barcelona
    Duration 7h 0m
    00:30
    Madrid
    from£22.82
  • BlaBlaCar
    17:30
    Barcelona
    Duration 6h 50m
    00:20
    Madrid
    from£22.82
  • BlaBlaCar
    17:00
    Barcelona
    Duration 6h 40m
    23:40
    Madrid
    from£23.73

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Bus Barcelona to Madrid: Further information

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In the search bar, we have already set Barcelona as your place of departure and Madrid as your destination. We have also already set a default travel date since most people generally book 3-7 days in advance. If you want to check a specific date, simply select the corresponding day in the calendar to update your search.
Do you already know exactly when you plan to go back? Then check your return trip straight away, and simply select your preferred date for the route from Madrid to Barcelona.
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You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customise everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the Barcelona Madrid bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transport, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your coach trip from Barcelona to Madrid!

All bus stops in Barcelona and Madrid

Stations
Calle de Méndez Álvaro 83, 28045 Madrid (Spain)
Paseo de la R. Cristina 2, 28014 Madrid (Spain)
Av. de Concha Espina 3, 28036 Madrid (Spain)
Avd. de América  , 28002 Madrid (Spain)
A2 , 28022 Madrid (Spain)
Madrid (Spain)
M-605 , 28048 Madrid (Spain)
Carretera Monte del Pilar , 28023 Madrid (Spain)
Ronda de Valencia 3, 28012 Madrid (Spain)
A-2 , 28042 Madrid (Spain)
C/ Princesa 89, 28008 Madrid (Spain)
Madrid (Spain)
28024 Madrid (Spain)
Madrid (Spain)
Plaza Fernandez Ladreda 3, 28026 Madrid (Spain)
A-2 , 28022 Madrid (Spain)
Paseo de la Florida 2, 28008 Madrid (Spain)
Calle del Corazón de María 7 - 5, 28002 Madrid (Spain)
A-2 , 28043 Madrid (Spain)
Plaza de la Independencia 10, 28001 Madrid (Spain)
Plaza Puerta del Sol 1-3, 28013 Madrid (Spain)
Madrid (Spain)
Facultades de Politicas y Sociologia Parada 4300, 28223 Madrid (Spain)
Madrid (Spain)
Calle de Marie Curie 4, 28049 Madrid (Spain)
Av. Complutense 1, 28040 Madrid (Spain)
Avda de Barajas 4, 28109 Madrid (Spain)
Polideportivo Campus Sur , 28038 Madrid (Spain)

FAQs about the Barcelona Madrid bus route

How much does a Barcelona Madrid coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the Barcelona Madrid bus trip is available from £26.45. Compare offers and save money!

How long does a bus to Madrid from Barcelona take?

The fastest coach from Barcelona to Madrid starts at 7h 35m. However, keep in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Barcelona to Madrid?

The earliest bus to Madrid departs from Barcelona at 07:00. In this context, information about departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last coach from Barcelona to Madrid?

The latest bus to Madrid departs from Barcelona at 22:00. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Is there a direct bus for the Barcelona Madrid bus trip?

CheckMyBus currently compares direct bus routes from Barcelona to Madrid. Simply use our search function to find a bus for your planned travel date that goes directly to Madrid from Barcelona.

What can I take with me on the bus to Madrid from Barcelona?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the bus for the Barcelona Madrid bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a coach that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Barcelona Madrid bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make travelling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Barcelona to Madrid on your planned travel date.

Compare Barcelona and Madrid

£3.27
£3.65
Barcelona
Madrid
A taxi journey in Barcelona is 11% cheaper than in Madrid.
£1.96
£1.37
Barcelona
Madrid
A bus fare in Barcelona is 31% more expensive than in Madrid.
£2.28
£2.74
Barcelona
Madrid
A pint of beer in Barcelona is 17% cheaper than in Madrid.
£0.54
£0.64
Barcelona
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A bottle of water in Barcelona is 16% cheaper than in Madrid.
£9.60
£9.31
Barcelona
Madrid
A meal in Barcelona is 4% more expensive than in Madrid.

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