Bus from Madrid to Barcelona

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Facts about the bus from Madrid to Barcelona

Cheapest Bus$33.71
Fastest Bus7h 20m
Earliest Bus7:00 AM
Latest Bus8:50 PM
Daily Bus Routes3 Ø
Distance314.2 miles
Bus CompaniesFlixBus, ALSA, Eurolines Suisse
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CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses from Madrid to Barcelona and show you departure times, 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 from Madrid to Barcelona over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Madrid and Barcelona which will help you find your way around. We’ll also show you options for onward travel from Barcelona, alternative destinations from Madrid, and the most popular airport shuttles from Madrid and Barcelona.

The cheapest bus routes from Madrid to Barcelona

Today
from $38.94
Tomorrow
from $33.71
09/30
from $38.94
10/01
from $38.94
10/02
from $38.94
10/03
from $38.94

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

  • FlixBus
    8:50 PM
    Madrid
    Duration 19h 25m
    4:15 PM
    Barcelona - Norte
    from$33.71
  • ALSA
    7:00 AM
    Madrid
    Duration 8h 5m
    3:05 PM
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    from$38.94
  • ALSA
    7:00 AM
    Madrid
    Duration 7h 55m
    2:55 PM
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    from$38.94
  • ALSA
    9:00 AM
    Madrid
    Duration 7h 50m
    4:50 PM
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    from$38.94
  • ALSA
    9:00 AM
    Madrid
    Duration 7h 35m
    4:35 PM
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    from$38.94
  • Eurolines Suisse
    7:00 AM
    Madrid
    Duration 7h 55m
    2:55 PM
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    from$38.94
  • Eurolines Suisse
    7:00 AM
    Madrid
    Duration 8h 5m
    3:05 PM
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    from$38.94
  • Eurolines Suisse
    9:00 AM
    Madrid
    Duration 7h 35m
    4:35 PM
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    from$38.94
  • Eurolines Suisse
    9:15 AM
    Madrid
    Duration 7h 20m
    4:35 PM
    Barcelona - Estació de Sants
    from$38.94
  • FlixBus
    8:40 PM
    Madrid
    Duration 20h 30m
    5:10 PM
    Barcelona - Norte
    from$55.81

The cheapest train connections from Madrid to Barcelona

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

  • Renfe
    12:30 PM
    Madrid
    Duration 3h 0m
    3:30 PM
    Barcelona
    from$126.67
  • Renfe
    2:00 PM
    Madrid
    Duration 2h 30m
    4:30 PM
    Barcelona
    from$126.67
  • Renfe
    2:30 PM
    Madrid
    Duration 2h 51m
    5:21 PM
    Barcelona
    from$126.67
  • Renfe
    3:30 PM
    Madrid
    Duration 3h 10m
    6:40 PM
    Barcelona
    from$126.67

The cheapest carpooling offers from Madrid to Barcelona

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    4:00 PM
    Madrid
    Duration 6h 20m
    10:20 PM
    Barcelona
    from$20.94
  • BlaBlaCar
    4:00 AM
    Madrid
    Duration 6h 30m
    10:30 AM
    Barcelona
    from$25.59
  • BlaBlaCar
    3:00 PM
    Madrid
    Duration 6h 20m
    9:20 PM
    Barcelona
    from$38.38
  • BlaBlaCar
    9:30 AM
    Madrid
    Duration 6h 30m
    4:00 PM
    Barcelona
    from$38.38

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Bus Madrid to Barcelona: Further Information

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In the search bar, we have already set Madrid as the place of departure and Barcelona as the destination. We have also already set a default travel date. Generally, most people book 3-7 days in advance. If you want to check a specific date, simply select the corresponding day in the calendar to update your search.
Do you already know exactly when you plan to go back? Then check your return trip straight away, and simply select your preferred date for the route from Barcelona to Madrid.
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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 route from Madrid to Barcelona, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your bus trip from Madrid to Barcelona!

Bus stops in Madrid and Barcelona

Stations
Carrer Lope de Vega 9, 08193 Barcelona (Spain)
Vila Olímpica , 08005 Barcelona (Spain)
Plaça dels Països Catalans , 08014 Barcelona (Spain)
Barcelona (Spain)
Carrer de Còrsega 185, 08036 Barcelona (Spain)
Rambla de Prim 157, 08020 Barcelona (Spain)
Avinguda del Príncep d'Astúries 54, 08012 Barcelona (Spain)
Av. Diagonal 670, 08034 Barcelona (Spain)
C/ Alí Bei 80, 08013 Barcelona (Spain)
Carrer de Numància , 08029 Barcelona (Spain)
Av. Diagonal 686, 08028 Barcelona (Spain)
Av. del Paraŀlel 61, 08004 Barcelona (Spain)
Paseo De Gracia  32, 08007 Barcelona (Spain)
Álvarez de la Campa - Agrícola , 08039 Barcelona (Spain)
Pg de Gràcia , 08008 Barcelona (Spain)
Barcelona (Spain)
Plaça de Catalunya 18, 08002 Barcelona (Spain)
Pl. Espanya - Creu Coberta , 08004 Barcelona (Spain)
Carrer del Comte d'Urgell 282, 08036 Barcelona (Spain)
Av. del Paraŀlel 2, 08004 Barcelona (Spain)
Carrer de Sant Erasme 14, 08001 Barcelona (Spain)
Plaça Universitat , 08007 Barcelona (Spain)
Barcelona (Spain)
Ronda de Sant Pere , 08010 Barcelona (Spain)
Carrer dels Nou Barris 22, 08042 Barcelona (Spain)
Avinguda Meridiana 13, 08030 Barcelona (Spain)
Barcelona (Spain)
Moll de Barcelona 1, 08039 Barcelona (Spain)
Bellaterra Universitat Autónoma FG , 08193, Barcelona, España Barcelona (Spain)
Gran Via Corts Catalanes 534, 08011 Barcelona (Spain)
Barcelona (Spain)
Diagonal / Dr. Maranyo A , 08028 Barcelona (Spain)
Carrer d'Aribau 156, 08036 Barcelona (Spain)
08003 Barcelona (Spain)
Numància - Berlín , 08029 Barcelona (Spain)
Moll de Ponent , 08039 Barcelona (Spain)

FAQs about the bus route Madrid to Barcelona

How much does a bus trip from Madrid to Barcelona cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $33.71. Compare offers to save money!

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

The fastest bus from Madrid to Barcelona starts at 7h 20m. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Madrid to Barcelona?

The earliest bus to Barcelona from Madrid 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 Madrid to Barcelona?

The latest bus trip from Madrid to Barcelona starts at 8:50 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 Madrid to Barcelona?

CheckMyBus currently compares direct bus connections from Madrid to Barcelona. Simply use our search function to find a bus for your planned travel date that goes directly to Barcelona from Madrid.

What can I take with me on my bus trip from Madrid to Barcelona?

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 bus for the Madrid - Barcelona 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 does the bus from Madrid to Barcelona have?

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 Madrid to Barcelona on your planned travel date.

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