Travelling in Spain by bus is a good solution for last minute reservations or cheap trips rather than trains and flights. 30 rides connect everyday Madrid to Barcelona, one every 30 minutes. Buses to Barcelona generally leave from Aeropuerto MAD Barajas T4 bus station and arrive at Barcelona Gran Via Urgell bus station. ALSA, Flixbus are the most important providers on this route.
Prices and buses schedules from Madrid to Barcelona
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Tickets and deals on buses Madrid - Barcelona
A coach ticket from Madrid to Barcelona costs on average € 38, but you can get low-cost tickets for as less as € 22. On Wanderio you’ll find the best ALSA and Flixbus deals to travel by bus from Madrid to Barcelona. Prices for ALSA coach tickets start from € 22, while Flixbus tickets start from € 69. If you need to travel this week, prices range from 32€. When booking your coach ticket a few weeks in advance though, you can find low cost buses from Madrid to Barcelona with fares starting from 28€, saving up to 11%.
Schedule and travel times from Madrid to Barcelona
The journey by coach from Madrid to Barcelona takes about 9 hours on average. Travelling on a ALSA bus you’ll get 28 bus connections every day to get from Madrid to Barcelona in about 8 hours on average. As for the bus timetable, the first ride from Madrid to Barcelona leaves at 00:14, while the last bus leaves at 23:59. You can get from Madrid to Barcelona by bus with Flixbus as well, thanks to its 2 daily rides between the two cities, from 20:50 to 21:15
Buying your bus ticket from Madrid to Barcelona online
You can easily buy bus tickets online for getting from Madrid to Barcelona on Wanderio. Search for the bus schedule for the selected dates and safely book your tickets. Download the free Wanderio App for iOS and Android and you’ll have your Madrid to Barcelona bus tickets always at hand.
Search for bus deals Madrid - Barcelona
Even though buses are generally the cheapest means of transport compared to trains and flights, you can find far cheaper tickets Madrid - Barcelona if you book them in advance, this way you’ll make the most of ALSA, Flixbus promotions. Do you want to know all the ways to get from Madrid to Barcelona? Compare buses, trains, buses, flights and choose the best option easily.
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