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Today25 Feb
from £33
Tomorrow26 Feb
from £20
Tue27 Feb
from £20
Wed28 Feb
from £17
Thu29 Feb
from £17
Fri1 Mar
from £17
Sat2 Mar
from £17
Sun3 Mar
from £17

Cheap buses leaving today

One passenger / one way

15:30
7h35m
23:05
Barcelona - Nord
Cheapest
Madrid - Aeropuerto Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas, MAD T4
Cheapest
15:30
7h50m
23:20
Barcelona - Nord
2nd Cheapest
Madrid - Avenida de América
2nd Cheapest
19:30
7h20m
02:50
Barcelona - Nord
Fastest
Madrid - Aeropuerto Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas, MAD T4
Fastest
16:30
7h35m
00:05
Barcelona - Nord
Madrid - Aeropuerto Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas, MAD T4
19:30
7h35m
03:05
Barcelona - Nord
Madrid - Avenida de América
Bus Barcelona to Madrid: Trip Overview

Bus Barcelona to Madrid: Trip Overview

Average ticket price£24
Average bus trip duration7h 35m
Number of daily buses15
Earliest bus departure01:00
Distance307 miles
Latest bus departure23:59
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4.2 out of 5 stars

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Ratings and Reviews (839)

Very poor communication for Aussies re all stops especially food and restroom stops.

Selwyn L.

28 December 2023
Şöförler hiç yardımsever değil.bagaj yukarı konulacak ilgilenmiyorlar.koktuk bozuk.arkadaki yolcu kızıyor bana.soğuk havada sürekli klima çalıştı hasta oldum.koltuklar dar ve şarj cihazı bile yoktu

Pervin Ç.

19 December 2023
Good service

Khusniddin T.

15 August 2022
Bien ÷)

Sofia M.

8 July 2022
Top class service

Margaret R.

25 June 2022
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Barcelona to Madrid buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses15
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures01:00 - 23:59
Minimum Price£18
Average Ticket Price£24
Minimum Trip Duration6h35m
Average Bus Trip Duration7h35m
Distance307 miles
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 £24. 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 313 miles 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 your 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, Estación Sur, Avenida de América Metro.

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
23/02
£34
24/02
£34
Today
£34
26/02
£20
27/02
£20
28/02
£18
29/02
£18
01/03
£18
The cheapest trip from Barcelona to Madrid was searched and found on 28 Feb 2024 with a price of £18

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 £18 to £34 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 £18, which is on 2024-02-28.

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.

What's the cheapest way to go from Barcelona to Madrid?

The bus is the cheapest travel choice for this destination
Vehicle typeTravel timeAvg priceDaily departures
Vehicle typeBusTravel time7h 35mAvg price£24Daily departures15
Vehicle typeTrainTravel time2h 45mAvg price£38Daily departures30
Vehicle typeCarpoolTravel time7h 10mAvg price£33Daily departures11

The best way to travel between Barcelona and Madrid is by bus. By choosing the bus, you'll get to save some money as you travel to your destination, as ticket prices cost £24 on average. If you're on a budget, you'll find cheap tickets from £7. If you're looking for the fastest way to get to Madrid, choose the bus, as it will take you from Barcelona to Madrid in about 2h 45m – that's the fastest way to get there!

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Bus from Madrid to Barcelona

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Train from Barcelona to Madrid

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