Madrid to Barcelona

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Trip Madrid Barcelona

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance314 mi
Direct lineYes

How to go from Madrid to Barcelona ?

You're planning a trip from Madrid to Barcelona and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Madrid Barcelona? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

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You'll mainly use the trains, flights, carpooling and buses of Renfe, ALSA, Blablacar, SNCF, Vueling Airlines, Iberia or Air Europa to reach Barcelona.

All modes of transport Madrid-Barcelona

For your trip from Madrid (Spain) to Barcelona (Catalonia, Spain) with a distance of 314 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The train Madrid Barcelona is a direct bound.
Trains AVE or TGV of Renfe or SNCF to Barcelona leave from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha railway station in Madrid. Arrival in Barcelona will take place at Barcelona-Sants station (1.7 mi from the city centre).
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Madrid-Barcelona that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of ALSA in Madrid. The bus will drop you off at Barcelone Norte bus station (0.7 mi from Barcelona, Spain). Please make sure to show up on time at Madrid Sur bus station (1.9 mi from Madrid) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Barcelona.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Madrid-Barcelona.
The direct flight Madrid > Barcelona will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Madrid and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport, 8.1 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Barcelona (Barcelona-El Prat airport, IATA code: BCN) operated by Air Europa, Iberia or Vueling Airlines.
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