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TomorrowMar 1
from $34
SatMar 2
from $34
SunMar 3
from $34
MonMar 4
from $29
TueMar 5
from $29
WedMar 6
from $29
ThuMar 7
from $29
FriMar 8

Cheap buses leaving tomorrow

One passenger / one way

1:00PM
7h35m
8:35PM
Barcelona - Nord
Cheapest
Madrid - Madrid Interc. Plaza Castilla
Cheapest
1:00PM
8h5m
9:05PM
Barcelona - Nord
2nd Cheapest
Madrid - Estación Sur
2nd Cheapest
1:00PM
7h20m
8:20PM
Barcelona - Nord
Fastest
Madrid - Aeropuerto Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas, MAD T4
Fastest
7:30PM
7h20m
2:50AM
Barcelona - Nord
Madrid - Aeropuerto Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas, MAD T4
11:00PM
1d11h
10:15AM
Barcelona - Sants
Madrid - Madrid (South)
Bus Barcelona to Madrid: Trip Overview

Bus Barcelona to Madrid: Trip Overview

Average Ticket Price$65
Average Bus Trip Duration7h 35m
Number of daily buses15
Earliest bus departure1:00 AM
Distance504 km
Latest bus departure11:59 PM

Barcelona to Madrid Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses15
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures1:00AM - 11:59PM
Minimum Price$30
Average Ticket Price$65
Minimum Trip Duration6h35m
Average Bus Trip Duration7h35m
Distance504 km
Bus companies on this routeALSA, Infobus, FlixBus
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions on the trip Barcelona - Madrid

The average bus ticket price from Barcelona to Madrid is $65. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Barcelona to Madrid is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

The average travel time between Barcelona and Madrid is around 7h 35m, although the fastest bus will take about 6h 35m.This is the time it takes to travel the 505 km that separates the two cities.

The number of buses from Barcelona to Madrid can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 15 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Barcelona to Madrid by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

When taking the bus from Barcelona to Madrid, you can travel comfortably and safely with ALSA, Infobus, FlixBus.

Buses travelling between Barcelona and Madrid leave from Nord or Barcelona Airport and arrive at Madrid Airport, Avenida de América Metro, Estación Sur.

Find cheapest prices for buses

Find cheapest prices for buses

Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
02-27
$58
02-28
$58
Today
$58
03-01
$34
03-02
$34
03-03
$34
03-04
$30
03-05
$30
The cheapest trip from Barcelona to Madrid was searched and found on Mar 4, 2024 with a price of $30

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Barcelona to Madrid, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $30 to $309 for a bus ticket from Barcelona to Madrid based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $30 which is on 2024-03-04.

Usually Flixbus will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

If you're abroad, study some local language. Not only could it get you out of a pickle during your bus trip from Barcelona to Madrid but it'll also be endearing to native speakers who will surely appreciate your effort.

Much more than a mere vehicle taking you from Barcelona to Madrid, riding the bus will expose you to some of the most stunning panoramas while enroute to your final bus stop.

Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Barcelona to Madrid.

Tune out to the fine sounds of your best music playlist on your bus trip from Barcelona to Madrid while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.

Did you know?

The average number of passengers on a coach bus is 32 meaning that a bus could replace a minimum of at least 30 cars!

Did you know some bus companies in Germany offer to their passenger low-costs snacks and regional beer based on their destination? Prosit!

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

Will you be returning to Barcelona by bus?

Bus from Madrid to Barcelona

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Train from Barcelona to Madrid

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