Bus from Barcelona to Madrid and return

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Although ticket prices for a bus from Barcelona to Madrid normally start at £24.59, they might be a bit more expensive in times of strong demand or when you book at short notice. This is why it’s good to check and compare! Use our search engine to find the best option for your preferences and pick one of the buses offered by Eurolines Czech Republic, FlixBus, Eurolines Suisse, Movelia and Busbud. The fastest bus from Madrid to Barcelona only takes 7 hr 5 min. All you need to do is to click "Find Now" and book your journey!

  Bus Barcelona - Madrid    505 km
Ø Bus connections10 x
Savings-84%

The cheapest coach connections from Barcelona to Madrid

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30
      18:20
    17 Feb
    Movelia
    from £5.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30
      18:20
    17 Feb
    Busbud
    from £7.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30
      18:20
    2 Feb
    Busbud
    from £7.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30
      18:20
    28 Jan
    Busbud
    from £7.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30
      18:20
    28 Feb
    Busbud
    from £7.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30
      18:20
    15 Feb
    Busbud
    from £7.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30
      18:20
    2 Mar
    Busbud
    from £7.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30
      18:20
    25 Feb
    Busbud
    from £7.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      14:30
      21:50
    24 Mar
    Movelia
    from £22.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      14:30
      21:50
    11 Dec
    Movelia
    from £22.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      23:30
      07:20
    5 Feb
    +1
    Eurolines Suisse
    from £32.11
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      23:30
      07:20
    28 Jan
    +1
    Eurolines Suisse
    from £32.11


  Train Barcelona - Madrid    505 km
   Savings

The cheapest train connections from Barcelona to Madrid

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      07:05
      09:50
    28 Jan
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from £32.00
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      21:15
      00:02
    13 Jan
    +1
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from £32.00
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      21:15
      00:02
    28 Nov
    +1
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from £40.00
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      21:15
      00:02
    9 Jan
    +1
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from £40.00


  Carpooling Barcelona - Madrid    505 km
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Barcelona to Madrid

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      17:00
      23:10
    24 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £23.00
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      08:00
      14:10
    26 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £23.00
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      14:00
      20:30
    1 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £24.00
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      11:00
      17:10
    25 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £24.65


  Bus Madrid - Barcelona    505 km
Ø Bus connections10 x
Savings-87%

The cheapest coach connections from Madrid to Barcelona

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      14:30
      22:35
    27 Feb
    Busbud
    from £7.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      14:30
      22:35
    21 Jan
    Movelia
    from £9.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      14:30
      22:35
    26 Feb
    Movelia
    from £9.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      14:30
      22:35
    12 Feb
    Busbud
    from £11.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      14:30
      22:35
    18 Feb
    Busbud
    from £11.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      14:30
      22:35
    2 Feb
    Busbud
    from £11.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      14:30
      22:35
    18 Jan
    Busbud
    from £11.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      14:30
      22:35
    26 Jan
    Busbud
    from £11.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      23:45
      07:35
    27 Feb
    +1
    Eurolines Suisse
    from £32.11
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      23:45
      07:35
    7 Jan
    +1
    Eurolines Suisse
    from £32.11
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      21:15
      16:55
    16 Dec
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £54.00
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      21:15
      16:55
    25 Nov
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £54.00


  Train Madrid - Barcelona    505 km

The cheapest train connections from Madrid to Barcelona

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      11:30
      14:40
    13 Jan
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from £32.00
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      20:30
      23:40
    5 Feb
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from £32.00
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      05:50
      08:55
    14 Dec
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from £32.00
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      06:20
      09:29
    27 Jan
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from £32.00


  Carpooling Madrid - Barcelona    505 km
   Savings

The cheapest train connections from Madrid to Barcelona

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      08:00
      14:30
    6 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £21.00
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      12:00
      18:10
    2 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £23.00
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      09:00
      15:50
    23 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £24.00
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      10:30
      17:00
    10 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £24.00


Current ticket prices

Steer clear of the price chaos by using our site! Find suitable bus rides and compare them to other travel options such as trains, carpooling and even flights. This way you’ll always get the best offer with prices currently starting from £24.59. Also check travel times: The fastest coach – at the moment provided by Eurolines Suisse – only needs 7 hr 5 min to get you to your destination.

Bus stops in Barcelona and Madrid

  Stations
Moll de Ponent , 08039 Barcelona (Spain)
C/ Alí Bei 80, 08013 Barcelona (Spain)
Plaça dels Països Catalans , 08014 Barcelona (Spain)
Gran Via Corts Catalanes 534, 08011 Barcelona (Spain)
  Stations
Avd. de América  , 28002 Madrid (Spain)
Calle de Méndez Álvaro 70, 28045 Madrid (Spain)
Calle de Méndez Álvaro 83, 28045 Madrid (Spain)

Find out more details about the service on your bus from Barcelona to Madrid and return

You think that only train or plane travel is convenient as well as comfortable? Allow us to prove you wrong. When you are taking the bus from Barcelona to Madrid or vice versa, you’ll soon find out that you don’t have to spend a lot of money to experience top-notch amenities: While air-conditioning, free luggage transportation and comfortable seats are fairly standard and available on most buses, there’s additional features catering to the needs of the modern traveller. Examples range from USB ports over entertainment systems to complimentary WiFi. On the route Madrid - Barcelona, for instance, the latter is available on the buses of FlixBus. If you want to know which provider in particular offers which features, then just check out the individual search results on CheckMyBus: Not only will you be able to tell which services are available, you will also instantly see whether they’re subject to a charge or not. A last piece of advice: Make sure to check our website for the latest promo codes. After all, who doesn’t like a good bargain?


Barcelona and Madrid: Useful Info

Barcelona
1.62 Million
Madrid
3.26 Million
Taxi
£3.20
£3.57
Barcelona
Madrid
A taxi journey in Barcelona is 11% cheaper than in Madrid.
Local buses
£1.92
£1.34
Barcelona
Madrid
A bus fare in Barcelona is 31% more expensive than in Madrid.
Beer
£2.23
£2.68
Barcelona
Madrid
A pint of beer in Barcelona is 17% cheaper than in Madrid.
Water
£0.53
£0.62
Barcelona
Madrid
A bottle of water in Barcelona is 15% cheaper than in Madrid.
Meal
£9.39
£9.10
Barcelona
Madrid
A meal in Barcelona is 4% more expensive than in Madrid.