Bus Barcelona to Madrid and return

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You can get a bus ticket from Barcelona to Madrid or from Madrid to Barcelona for only $32.62. Eurolines Czech Republic, Eurolines Suisse, Movelia and Busbud offer inexpensive and convenient intercity buses between these two cities, allowing travellers to travel without spending too much money without compromising comfort. This route's fastest travel time starts at 7 hr 5 min . The choice is yours: Just click "Find Now" and see all available bus schedules!
  Bus Barcelona - Madrid    314 mi
Ø Bus connections8 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
    3 Feb
    Movelia
    from $5.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    17 Feb
    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
    10 Mar
    Movelia
    from $5.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    6 Mar
    Movelia
    from $5.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    15 Jan
    Movelia
    from $5.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    16 Jan
    Movelia
    from $5.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    15 Nov
    Busbud
    from $7.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    20 Dec
    Busbud
    from $7.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      10:30 AM
      6:20 PM
    17 Feb
    Busbud
    from $7.25
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      11:30 PM
      7:20 AM
    20 Nov
    +1
    Eurolines Suisse
    from $32.11
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      11:30 PM
      7:20 AM
    5 Feb
    +1
    Eurolines Suisse
    from $32.11


  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
      9:15 PM
      12:02 AM
    13 Nov
    +1
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from $36.05
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      2:00 PM
      5:10 PM
    11 Dec
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from $36.05
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      9:15 PM
      12:02 AM
    20 Nov
    +1
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from $44.70
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      9:15 PM
      12:02 AM
    7 Dec
    +1
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from $44.70


  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
      4:30 PM
      3:10 AM
    7 Nov
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $22.00
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      3:00 PM
      9:20 PM
    24 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $23.52
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      4:00 PM
      10:50 PM
    25 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $24.00
  • Barcelona
    Madrid
      12:20 PM
      6:50 PM
    2 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $24.00


  Bus Madrid - Barcelona    314 mi
Ø Bus connections8 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
    11 Dec
    Movelia
    from $5.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    7 Feb
    Movelia
    from $5.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    27 Feb
    Busbud
    from $7.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    14 Nov
    Movelia
    from $9.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    3 Jan
    Movelia
    from $9.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    21 Jan
    Movelia
    from $9.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    26 Feb
    Movelia
    from $9.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    27 Dec
    Busbud
    from $11.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      2:30 PM
      10:35 PM
    22 Nov
    Busbud
    from $11.25
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      11:45 PM
      7:20 AM
    28 Oct
    +1
    Eurolines Suisse
    from $32.10
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      11:45 PM
      7:35 AM
    20 Dec
    +1
    Eurolines Suisse
    from $32.11


  Train Madrid - Barcelona    314 mi
   Savings

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
    30 Nov
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from $36.05
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      5:50 AM
      8:55 AM
    7 Dec
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from $36.05
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      7:00 AM
      9:30 AM
    8 Dec
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from $41.90
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      6:10 AM
      8:40 AM
    4 Dec
    LogitravelLogitravel
    from $44.70


  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
      12:30 PM
      6:50 PM
    27 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $21.00
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      10:30 AM
      4:40 PM
    24 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $25.00
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      5:10 PM
      11:10 PM
    29 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $25.00
  • Madrid
    Barcelona
      11:00 AM
      5:30 PM
    8 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $25.76


Current ticket prices

There's two things to consider when it comes to selecting the perfect bus. Number one is to compare prices. For the trip Barcelona - Madrid, fares currently start from $32.62. It typically depends on whether you book in advance or at short notice. Number two is to compare travel times since there can be significant differences. While Eurolines Suisse only needs 7 hr 5 min for the whole journey, you might have to spend more hours on the road with other companies.

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 coach trip from Barcelona to Madrid you might be looking for a particularly short travel time, for the cheapest bus ticket or for the best on-board features.

While a small bag on-board is normally allowed free of charge, there might be restrictions when it comes to additional baggage or bulky baggage. 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 displayed in our search results and you can also see whether they are free of charge or not: Just check for the company that allows you to take your pet or that has free WiFi, power plugs and a good selection of beverages. You'll also find other useful info on CheckMyBus, such as details on current reduced rates. 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.