Bus Barcelona to Madrid and return

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Barcelona to Madrid Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$13.03
Fastest Bus7h 20m
Distance314.2 miles
Bus CompaniesALSA, FlixBus, Eurolines Suisse
  Bus Barcelona - Madrid    314 mi
Ø Bus connections11 x
Savings-65%

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
      9:30 AM
      5:05 PM
    30 Jul
    ALSAALSA
    from $13.03
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      9:30 AM
      5:05 PM
    27 Aug
    ALSAALSA
    from $13.03
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      8:00 AM
      3:50 PM
    8 Aug
    ALSAALSA
    from $25.56
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:35 PM
    8 Aug
    ALSAALSA
    from $25.56
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      11:30 AM
      7:05 PM
    8 Aug
    ALSAALSA
    from $25.56
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      2:30 PM
      9:50 PM
    30 Jul
    ALSAALSA
    from $25.78
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      2:30 PM
      9:50 PM
    12 Aug
    ALSAALSA
    from $27.30
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      1:00 PM
      8:40 AM
    7 Aug
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $32.55
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      1:00 PM
      8:40 AM
    7 Aug
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $32.55
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:15 PM
      5:50 AM
    7 Aug
    +1
    Eurolines SuisseEurolines Suisse
    from $37.36
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      11:00 PM
      6:20 AM
    7 Aug
    +1
    Eurolines SuisseEurolines Suisse
    from $37.36
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      11:30 PM
      7:20 AM
    25 Jul
    +1
    ALSAALSA
    from $37.36
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      11:15 PM
      6:50 AM
    16 Aug
    +1
    ALSAALSA
    from $37.36
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      11:15 PM
      7:05 AM
    16 Aug
    +1
    ALSAALSA
    from $37.36


  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
      12:50 PM
      3:45 PM
    28 Jul
    RenfeRenfe
    from $120.98
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      9:00 PM
      12:02 AM
    23 Aug
    +1
    RenfeRenfe
    from $120.98
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:00 AM
      1:10 PM
    18 Aug
    RenfeRenfe
    from $120.98
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      12:50 PM
      3:45 PM
    1 Aug
    RenfeRenfe
    from $120.98


  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
      6:50 AM
      1:10 PM
    3 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $20.22
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      3:30 PM
      10:00 PM
    5 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $20.22
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      2:00 PM
      8:20 PM
    25 Jul
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $28.08
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      2:00 PM
      8:50 PM
    30 Jul
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $28.08


  Bus Madrid - Barcelona    314 mi
Ø Bus connections11 x
Savings-32%

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
      1:00 PM
      9:05 PM
    8 Aug
    ALSAALSA
    from $25.56
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    8 Aug
    ALSAALSA
    from $25.56
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      7:30 PM
      3:35 AM
    5 Sep
    +1
    ALSAALSA
    from $25.78
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      7:30 PM
      3:35 AM
    12 Aug
    +1
    ALSAALSA
    from $27.30
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      7:30 PM
      3:20 AM
    25 Jul
    +1
    ALSAALSA
    from $27.97
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      7:30 PM
      3:35 AM
    8 Aug
    +1
    ALSAALSA
    from $29.09
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      8:50 PM
      4:30 PM
    7 Aug
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $32.55
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      8:50 PM
      4:30 PM
    7 Aug
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $32.55
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      7:45 PM
      3:25 AM
    7 Aug
    +1
    Eurolines SuisseEurolines Suisse
    from $37.36
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      7:45 PM
      3:20 AM
    7 Aug
    +1
    Eurolines SuisseEurolines Suisse
    from $37.36
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      11:30 PM
      7:20 AM
    16 Aug
    +1
    ALSAALSA
    from $37.36
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      11:30 PM
      7:35 AM
    16 Aug
    +1
    ALSAALSA
    from $37.36
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      11:45 PM
      7:20 AM
    16 Aug
    +1
    ALSAALSA
    from $37.36
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      11:45 PM
      7:35 AM
    16 Aug
    +1
    ALSAALSA
    from $37.36


  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
      11:30 AM
      2:40 PM
    4 Sep
    RenfeRenfe
    from $120.98
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      11:30 AM
      2:40 PM
    12 Aug
    RenfeRenfe
    from $120.98
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      1:25 PM
      4:24 PM
    10 Sep
    RenfeRenfe
    from $120.98
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      11:30 AM
      2:40 PM
    25 Jul
    RenfeRenfe
    from $120.98


  Carpooling Madrid - Barcelona    314 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers 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
    4 Aug
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $24.71
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      3:30 PM
      10:10 PM
    25 Jul
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $26.96
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:00 PM
      9:10 PM
    19 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $28.08
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      7:30 AM
      1:50 PM
    3 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $28.08


Current ticket prices


Bus stops in Barcelona and Madrid

  Stations
Calle de Méndez Álvaro 70, 28045 Madrid (Spain)
Calle de Méndez Álvaro 83, 28045 Madrid (Spain)
Avd. de América , 28002 Madrid (Spain)

More on bus features and services

Taking the bus is not only affordable but it's also the greenest way to travel thanks to its low carbon emissions. Bus operators have also taken giant steps to modernize their fleet. Most of the on-board features you get when taking the train or flying, can also be found on board a bus.

Buses have become the way to travel in the 21st century. Unlike most other transportation modes, if you buy a Barcelona - Madrid bus ticket, there’s one bus company, offering free WiFi: Eurolines France. That way you'll be able to check your Facebook feed or get some work done if you're on business. When you’re taking a bus from Madrid to Barcelona, also check whether the bus of your choice is equipped with entertainment systems.

Keep in mind that it’s best tocheck and compare offers: The on-board features of the different carriers which serve routes from Barcelona to Madrid and return can differ. We created CheckMyBus with that in mind: to help you find the right bus! The choice is yours - travel smart!

Barcelona and Madrid: Useful Info

Barcelona
1.62 Million
Madrid
3.26 Million
Taxi
$4.04
$4.49
Barcelona
Madrid
A cab ride in Barcelona is 11% cheaper than in Madrid.
Local buses
$2.42
$1.69
Barcelona
Madrid
A bus fare in Barcelona is 31% more expensive than in Madrid.
Beer
$2.81
$3.37
Barcelona
Madrid
A large beer in Barcelona is 17% cheaper than in Madrid.
Water
$0.66
$0.79
Barcelona
Madrid
A bottle of water in Barcelona is 17% cheaper than in Madrid.
Meal
$11.81
$11.46
Barcelona
Madrid
A meal in Barcelona is 3% more expensive than in Madrid.
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