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Cheap bus and train tickets for trips from Madrid to Barcelona and return

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Are you searching for a bus from Barcelona to Madrid or from Madrid to Barcelona? Then use our bus search engine to find the perfect option. If you're in a hurry, choose the fastest bus route provided by , which will get you there in 7 hr 5 min. If you want to get more bang for your buck on your way from Madrid to Barcelona, opt for the cheapest ticket, which starts from $5.85. All you have to do is click the "Find Now" button and happy travels!
  Bus Barcelona - Madrid    314 mi
Ø Bus connections24 x
Savings-84%

The cheapest bus routes 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 AM
      6:20 PM
    4 Dec
    ALSA
    from $5.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    18 Oct
    ALSA
    from $5.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    29 Oct
    ALSA
    from $5.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    2 Oct
    ALSA
    from $5.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    3 Oct
    ALSA
    from $5.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    14 Oct
    ALSA
    from $5.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    19 Dec
    ALSA
    from $5.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    29 Oct
    ALSA
    from $9.07
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    4 Dec
    ALSA
    from $9.08
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    2 Oct
    ALSA
    from $9.09
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    3 Oct
    ALSA
    from $9.09
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    14 Oct
    ALSA
    from $9.09
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      11:30 PM
      7:20 AM
    16 Sep
    +1
    Eurolines Suisse
    from $32.20
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      11:30 PM
      7:20 AM
    17 Sep
    +1
    Eurolines Suisse
    from $32.20


  Train Barcelona - Madrid    314 mi
   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
      4:25 PM
      6:55 PM
    11 Sep
    Logitravel
    from $41.90
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      8:25 AM
      10:55 AM
    8 Sep
    Logitravel
    from $41.90
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      6:05 AM
      9:15 AM
    31 Aug
    Logitravel
    from $44.65
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      6:40 AM
      9:25 AM
    12 Sep
    Logitravel
    from $44.65


  Carpooling Barcelona - Madrid    314 mi
   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
      10:10 PM
      5:20 AM
    10 Aug
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $20.00
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      9:00 AM
      3:30 PM
    6 Jul
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $20.00
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      5:00 PM
      11:00 PM
    30 Jul
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $21.00
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      9:00 AM
      3:10 PM
    10 Jul
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $24.00


  Bus Madrid - Barcelona    314 mi
Ø Bus connections24 x
Savings-84%

The cheapest bus routes 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
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    4 Oct
    ALSA
    from $5.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    18 Oct
    ALSA
    from $5.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    23 Sep
    ALSA
    from $5.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    24 Oct
    ALSA
    from $8.85
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    25 Oct
    ALSA
    from $8.85
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    22 Sep
    ALSA
    from $8.85
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    22 Nov
    ALSA
    from $8.85
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    17 Sep
    ALSA
    from $8.85
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    27 Nov
    ALSA
    from $8.85
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    30 Aug
    ALSA
    from $8.85
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:00 PM
      10:05 PM
    6 Sep
    ALSA
    from $9.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:00 PM
      10:05 PM
    19 Oct
    ALSA
    from $9.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      11:45 PM
      7:35 AM
    24 Jul
    +1
    Eurolines Suisse
    from $32.20
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      7:45 PM
      3:25 AM
    21 Sep
    +1
    Eurolines Suisse
    from $32.20


  Train Madrid - Barcelona    314 mi

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
      6:10 AM
      8:40 AM
    30 Aug
    Logitravel
    from $36.05
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      6:20 AM
      9:29 AM
    27 Aug
    Logitravel
    from $36.05
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      6:20 AM
      7:29 PM
    13 Aug
    Logitravel
    from $36.05
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      6:20 AM
      7:29 PM
    6 Aug
    Logitravel
    from $36.05


  Carpooling Madrid - Barcelona    314 mi
   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
      6:00 PM
      12:20 AM
    22 Jul
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $18.00
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      8:00 AM
      2:10 PM
    28 Jul
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $21.00
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      10:30 AM
      4:50 PM
    26 Jun
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $24.00
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      9:00 AM
      3:10 PM
    15 Jul
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $25.00


Current ticket prices

You'd like to go traveling for a few days but you're a bit short of cash at the moment? Then the bus is the perfect option! Your trip from Barcelona to Madrid is currently available for only $5.85 with ALSA. If you book last-minute, however, the same journey might set you back $60.78. Our recommendation: don't forget to take a look at traveling times as well. Avoid spending too much time on the road by opting for . The company will get you to your destination in only 7 hr 5 min.

Bus stops in Barcelona and Madrid

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

More on bus features and services

The better the choice, the more difficult it usually becomes to book the right bus. That's exactly what we're here for: to help you find the right bus. If you are looking for a Barcelona - Madrid bus , you might find that more than one bus operator offers convenient routes.

In such cases, it’s always convenient tocompare the available offers. On CheckMyBus you can look for the quickest, the most comfortable or the most affordable bus from Madrid to Barcelona and back. Just enter your preferred date of travel and our smart bus search engine will take care of the rest. In the search results, you'll see which bus operator offers extra legroom, the most generous baggage policy or on which intercity busses you are allowed to take pets, and bulky luggage.

How about bikes? On a bus from Barcelona to Madrid, Movelia allows you to take your bicycle for an extra fee. Check out all the offers and pick the right bus. Travel smart!

Barcelona and Madrid: Useful Info

Barcelona
1.62 Million
Madrid
3.26 Million
Taxi
$4.01
$4.46
Barcelona
Madrid
A cab ride in Barcelona is 11% cheaper than in Madrid.
Local buses
$2.40
$1.67
Barcelona
Madrid
A bus fare in Barcelona is 31% more expensive than in Madrid.
Beer
$2.79
$3.34
Barcelona
Madrid
A large beer in Barcelona is 17% cheaper than in Madrid.
Water
$0.66
$0.78
Barcelona
Madrid
A bottle of water in Barcelona is 16% cheaper than in Madrid.
Meal
$11.73
$11.37
Barcelona
Madrid
A meal in Barcelona is 4% more expensive than in Madrid.