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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 $37.79. All you have to do is click the "Find Now" button and happy travels!
  Bus Barcelona - Madrid    314 mi
Ø Bus connections11 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
    19 Dec
    Movelia
    from $5.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    4 Oct
    Movelia
    from $5.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    17 Oct
    Movelia
    from $5.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    29 Oct
    Movelia
    from $5.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    27 Dec
    Movelia
    from $5.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    21 Dec
    Movelia
    from $5.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    28 Nov
    Movelia
    from $5.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    8 Nov
    Busbud
    from $7.20
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    1 Nov
    Busbud
    from $7.21
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    18 Oct
    Busbud
    from $7.24
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    8 Oct
    Busbud
    from $7.27
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    15 Nov
    Busbud
    from $7.43
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      11:30 PM
      7:20 AM
    2 Sep
    +1
    Eurolines Suisse
    from $32.11
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      11:30 PM
      7:20 AM
    23 Sep
    +1
    Eurolines Suisse
    from $32.11


  Train Barcelona - Madrid    314 mi

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
      7:05 AM
      9:50 AM
    27 Oct
    Logitravel
    from $36.05
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      7:05 AM
      9:50 AM
    20 Oct
    Logitravel
    from $36.05
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      7:05 AM
      9:50 AM
    13 Oct
    Logitravel
    from $36.05
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      12:50 PM
      3:45 PM
    15 Nov
    Logitravel
    from $36.05


  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
      5:00 PM
      11:10 PM
    27 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $20.00
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      4:00 PM
      10:50 PM
    24 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $25.00
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      8:30 AM
      2:50 PM
    1 Sep
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $25.00
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      11:50 AM
      6:40 PM
    21 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $25.00


  Bus Madrid - Barcelona    314 mi
Ø Bus connections11 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
    19 Dec
    Movelia
    from $5.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    14 Nov
    Movelia
    from $5.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    30 Oct
    Movelia
    from $5.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    25 Oct
    Movelia
    from $5.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    11 Dec
    Movelia
    from $5.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    9 Nov
    Movelia
    from $5.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    23 Nov
    Busbud
    from $7.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    21 Oct
    Busbud
    from $7.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    9 Nov
    Busbud
    from $7.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    24 Oct
    Busbud
    from $8.85
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    25 Oct
    Busbud
    from $8.85
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    22 Nov
    Busbud
    from $8.85
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      11:45 PM
      7:35 AM
    22 Sep
    +1
    Eurolines Suisse
    from $32.11
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      11:45 PM
      7:35 AM
    24 Sep
    +1
    Eurolines Suisse
    from $32.11


  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
      5:50 AM
      8:55 AM
    23 Nov
    Logitravel
    from $36.05
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      7:30 AM
      10:40 AM
    1 Nov
    Logitravel
    from $36.05
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      9:25 PM
      11:55 PM
    7 Dec
    Logitravel
    from $36.05
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      9:25 PM
      11:55 PM
    9 Nov
    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
      8:00 PM
      2:30 AM
    25 Aug
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $20.00
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      3:20 PM
      9:40 PM
    27 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $20.79
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      10:00 AM
      4:20 PM
    21 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $23.00
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      4:00 AM
      10:30 AM
    2 Sep
    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 $37.79 with . If you book last-minute, however, the same journey might set you back $52.89. 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)
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)

More on bus features and services

Don't settle for less! No matter how you want to travel, our smart bus search will help you pick just the right bus. On your intercity bus ride from Barcelona to Madrid you might be looking for a particularly short travel time, for the cheapest bus ticket or for the best amenities.

While carry-on luggage is normally allowed free of charge, there might be limitations regarding additional baggage or oversized luggage. If you want to bring a very large bag exceeding the usual weight requirements on a bus from Madrid to Barcelona, then you should opt for an offer provided by Movelia.

The details of every individual bus schedule are shown in our search results and you can also see if they are free of charge or not: Just check for the company that allows you to take your pet or that has free wireless internet, power plugs and a good selection of drinks. You'll also find other useful info on CheckMyBus, such as details on current offers. Travel smart!

Barcelona and Madrid: Useful Info

Barcelona
1.62 Million
Madrid
3.26 Million
Taxi
$4.22
$4.71
Barcelona
Madrid
A cab ride in Barcelona is 11% cheaper than in Madrid.
Local buses
$2.53
$1.77
Barcelona
Madrid
A bus fare in Barcelona is 31% more expensive than in Madrid.
Beer
$2.94
$3.53
Barcelona
Madrid
A large beer in Barcelona is 17% cheaper than in Madrid.
Water
$0.69
$0.82
Barcelona
Madrid
A bottle of water in Barcelona is 16% cheaper than in Madrid.
Meal
$12.38
$12.00
Barcelona
Madrid
A meal in Barcelona is 4% more expensive than in Madrid.