Bus from Barcelona to Madrid

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Facts about the bus from Barcelona to Madrid

Cheapest Bus$25.97
Fastest Bus7h 45m
Earliest Bus7:00 AM
Latest Bus11:00 PM
Daily Bus Routes2 Ø
Distance314.2 miles
Bus CompaniesALSA, Avanza Grupo, FlixBus
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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. We’ll show you bus tickets from companies traveling this route, such as ALSA, FlixBus or Avanza Grupo. 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

from $29.51
from $43.64
from $25.97
from $43.64
from $43.64
from $25.97

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

  • ALSA
    11:00 PM
    Duration 7h 45m
    6:45 AM
  • ALSA
    7:00 AM
    Duration 7h 50m
    2:50 PM
  • ALSA
    10:30 AM
    Duration 8h 5m
    6:35 PM
  • ALSA
    11:30 AM
    Duration 7h 50m
    7:20 PM

The cheapest train connections from Barcelona to Madrid

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

  • OUI.sncf
    9:03 AM
    Duration 9h 4m
    6:07 PM
  • Renfe
    5:00 PM
    Duration 2h 45m
    7:45 PM

The cheapest carpooling offers from Barcelona to Madrid

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    11:40 PM
    Duration 7h 0m
    6:40 AM
  • BlaBlaCar
    8:00 AM
    Duration 6h 50m
    2:50 PM

What are the cheapest buses from Barcelona to Madrid you would typically find?

Bus schedules may change. Below, you'll find bus companies that usually provide the bus route Barcelona to Madrid but are currently out of service.
  • Avanza Grupo
    8:30 AM
    Duration 4h 0m
    12:30 PM
    Temporarily not available: last found 06/20/2021
  • FlixBus
    1:30 PM
    Barcelona - Norte
    Duration 19h 15m
    8:45 AM
    Temporarily not available: last found 04/15/2021

Bus Barcelona to Madrid: Further Information

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Once you get your results, you can compare all available buses from Barcelona to Madrid and consider multiple factors before booking your trip. The cheapest bus tickets are offered by ALSA at $25.97, whereas the quickest connection takes 7h 45m. So it's up to you whether you want to choose the cheapest ticket, the fastest trip or the bus with the most amenities. No matter what you're looking for, we can help you find the deal that best meets your needs!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customize everything according to your needs.
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

Calle de Méndez Álvaro 83, 28045  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Atocha
Paseo de la R. Cristina 2, 28014  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Atocha Station
Paseo de la R. Cristina 2, 28014  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Avenida de Aragon
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Barrio del Aeropuerto
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Bernabéu
Av. de Concha Espina 3, 28036  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Bus Station Avenida America
Avd. de América  , 28002  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Colonia Fin de Semana
A2 , 28022  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Edificio Ibm
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - El Pardo
M-605 , 28048  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - El Plantío
Carretera Monte del Pilar , 28023  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Embajadores
Ronda de Valencia 3, 28012  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Emilio Muñoz - Alfonso Gómez
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Hotel Auditorium
A-2 , 28042  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Intercambiador Moncloa
C/ Princesa 89, 28008  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Legazpi
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Maqueda-aluche
28024  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Mauricio Legendre
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Moncloa
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Parque Conde Orgaz
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Paseo de la Virgen del Puerto
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Pinos Alta - Bravo Murillo
28029  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Plaza Elíptica
Plaza Fernandez Ladreda 3, 28026  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Poligono 17 Rustica
Poligono 17 Rustica 19, 28049  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Polígono de las Mercedes
A-2 , 28022  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Príncipe Pío
Paseo de la Florida 2, 28008  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Prosperidad
Calle del Corazón de María 7 - 5, 28002  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Puente de la CEA
A-2 , 28043  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Puerta de Alcalá
Plaza de la Independencia 10, 28001  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Puerta del Sol
Plaza Puerta del Sol 1-3, 28013  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Santo Domingo
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Somosaguas
Facultades de Politicas y Sociologia Parada 4300, 28223  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - South
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Universidad Autónoma
Calle de Marie Curie 4, 28049  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Universidad Complutense
Av. Complutense 1, 28040  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Universidad Europea
Avda de Barajas 4, 28109  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Universidad Politécnica
Polideportivo Campus Sur , 28038  Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Valdecarros
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid - Valdelagua
Madrid  (Spain)
Madrid Central Station
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 $25.97 and takes 7h 45m to reach Madrid. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Barcelona to Madrid?

This route is offered by 1 bus company with a range of ticket prices between $25.97 and $75.53. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Madrid.

On average, how many connections are available from Barcelona to Madrid each day?

Every day, the Barcelona Madrid bus route is served by approximately 2 connections. With our search engine, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

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

The fastest bus from Barcelona to Madrid is offered by Avanza Grupo and takes 7h 45m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $33.54. 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 11:00 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.

Which bus companies operate the Barcelona Madrid route?

When traveling by bus from Barcelona to Madrid, passengers can travel with ALSA, FlixBus and Avanza Grupo. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus from Barcelona to Madrid?

If you're looking for a direct bus route from Barcelona to Madrid, CheckMyBus currently compares 2 direct bus connections with the following companies: ALSA

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

A cab ride in Barcelona is 11% cheaper than in Madrid.
A bus fare in Barcelona is 31% more expensive than in Madrid.
A large beer in Barcelona is 17% cheaper than in Madrid.
A bottle of water in Barcelona is 16% cheaper than in Madrid.
A meal in Barcelona is 3% more expensive than in Madrid.

Bus routes from Barcelona and Madrid

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