Bus from Barcelona to Madrid

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Facts about the bus from Barcelona to Madrid

Cheapest Bus$34.16
Fastest Bus7h 35m
Earliest Bus7:00 AM
Latest Bus1:30 PM
Daily Bus Routes3 Ø
Distance314.2 miles
Bus CompaniesFlixBus, ALSA, Eurolines Suisse, Movelia
Do you want to travel by bus from Barcelona to Madrid?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from Barcelona and arriving in Madrid and show you 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 bus have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets for the Barcelona Madrid bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Barcelona and Madrid which will help you find your way around. In addition, we'll show you options for onward travel from Madrid, alternative destinations from Barcelona, and the most popular airport shuttles from Madrid.

The cheapest bus routes from Barcelona to Madrid

Today
from $39.46
Tomorrow
from $39.46
10/22
from $39.46
10/23
from $39.46
10/24
from $39.46
10/25
from $39.46

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

  • FlixBus
    1:30 PM
    Barcelona - Norte
    Duration 19h 15m
    8:45 AM
    Madrid
    from$34.16
  • ALSA
    7:00 AM
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    Duration 7h 50m
    2:50 PM
    Madrid
    from$39.46
  • ALSA
    7:00 AM
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    Duration 7h 35m
    2:35 PM
    Madrid
    from$39.46
  • ALSA
    10:30 AM
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    Duration 7h 40m
    6:10 PM
    Madrid
    from$39.46
  • ALSA
    10:30 AM
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    Duration 8h 5m
    6:35 PM
    Madrid
    from$39.46
  • Eurolines Suisse
    7:00 AM
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    Duration 7h 35m
    2:35 PM
    Madrid
    from$39.46
  • Eurolines Suisse
    7:00 AM
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    Duration 7h 50m
    2:50 PM
    Madrid
    from$39.46
  • Eurolines Suisse
    10:30 AM
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    Duration 7h 40m
    6:10 PM
    Madrid
    from$39.46
  • Eurolines Suisse
    10:30 AM
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    Duration 8h 5m
    6:35 PM
    Madrid
    from$39.46
  • Eurolines Suisse
    1:00 PM
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    Duration 7h 35m
    8:35 PM
    Madrid
    from$39.46
  • Movelia
    7:00 AM
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    Duration 7h 35m
    2:35 PM
    Madrid
    from$39.46
  • Movelia
    7:00 AM
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    Duration 7h 50m
    2:50 PM
    Madrid
    from$39.46

The cheapest train connections from Barcelona to Madrid

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

  • Renfe
    6:25 AM
    Barcelona
    Duration 2h 30m
    8:55 AM
    Madrid
    from$151.46
  • Renfe
    7:00 AM
    Barcelona
    Duration 2h 30m
    9:30 AM
    Madrid
    from$151.46
  • Renfe
    7:05 AM
    Barcelona
    Duration 2h 45m
    9:50 AM
    Madrid
    from$151.46
  • Renfe
    7:25 AM
    Barcelona
    Duration 2h 36m
    10:01 AM
    Madrid
    from$151.46

The cheapest carpooling offers from Barcelona to Madrid

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    8:00 AM
    Barcelona
    Duration 6h 30m
    2:30 PM
    Madrid
    from$24.75
  • BlaBlaCar
    3:30 PM
    Barcelona
    Duration 6h 30m
    10:00 PM
    Madrid
    from$27.11
  • BlaBlaCar
    9:00 AM
    Barcelona
    Duration 6h 20m
    3:20 PM
    Madrid
    from$28.29
  • BlaBlaCar
    9:30 AM
    Barcelona
    Duration 6h 40m
    4:10 PM
    Madrid
    from$35.36

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Bus Barcelona to Madrid: Further Information

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By the way: For the Barcelona Madrid bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your bus trip from Barcelona to Madrid!

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 bus route Barcelona to Madrid

How much does a Barcelona Madrid bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $34.16. Compare offers to save money!

How long does a bus journey from Barcelona to Madrid take?

The fastest bus from Barcelona to Madrid starts at 7h 35m. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Barcelona to Madrid?

The earliest bus arriving in Madrid from Barcelona starts at 7:00 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Barcelona to Madrid?

The latest bus trip departing from Barcelona for Madrid starts at 1:30 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Is there a direct bus from Barcelona to Madrid?

CheckMyBus currently compares direct bus connections for the Barcelona Madrid bus route. 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 Barcelona to Madrid bus route?

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 Barcelona Madrid bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus 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 traveling 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

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A cab ride in Barcelona is 11% cheaper than in Madrid.
$2.53
$1.77
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A bus fare in Barcelona is 31% more expensive than in Madrid.
$2.95
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A large beer in Barcelona is 17% cheaper than in Madrid.
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A bottle of water in Barcelona is 16% cheaper than in Madrid.
$12.40
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